Bars, Dessert

Easy Raspberry Crumble Bars

Raspberries have always been one of my favorite berries.  I always had such a grand time picking raspberries in my grandma’s and Aunt’s backyards while we visiting during the summer.  It’s too bad that raspberries don’t grow very well here in coastal Georgia–it’s too hot! Even though I can’t pick fresh raspberries, using raspberry jam… Read More Easy Raspberry Crumble Bars

Bars, Dessert, Easter

Easy Lemon Bars

One year when my grandparents were visiting from Canada, we were going to bake lemon bars from our little Robin Hood flour cookbook.  I was looking forward to trying this delightful spring dessert that Grandma was going to make.  Our baking plans were brought to a halt when we realized we didn’t have enough flour! … Read More Easy Lemon Bars

Bars, Christmas

No Bake Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo bars are a Canadian treat that are really popular in our house.  Something amazing happens when chocolate, coconut, butter, and vanilla are made into one attractive and memorable dessert!  These made-from-scratch Nanaimo bars have a scrumptious chocolate and coconut base, sweet and creamy vanilla filling, and crunchy chocolate topping.  You’ll definitely want a second… Read More No Bake Nanaimo Bars

Bars, Christmas

Classic Date Squares

Date squares are a popular dessert in Canada around Christmastime.  Everyone loves the thick layer of date filling and the crunchy oat topping and base.  They make a fantastic addition to a plate of Christmas cookies, and can freeze extremely well.  You just might not have any extra ones to freeze, though!  😉 These squares… Read More Classic Date Squares


Caramel Pecan Bars

Several years ago, my Dad had a coworker at the pulp mill that had a pecan and blueberry farm.  In late fall, he would sell his pecans to employees at the pulp mill.  A couple of times, Dad ordered one or two of these huge paper bags filled with aromatic Georgia pecans.  Although of the… Read More Caramel Pecan Bars