Easy muesli cookies

muesli cookies

Super-simple, delicious muesli cookies from just 6 ingredients. Light, soft, crumbly melt-in-the-mouth cookies that are almost healthy enough for breakfast! A while ago I visited Cofco – the Cambridge organic food company – and they very kindly gave me two bags of their prototype muesli to take home and try. Two…

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‘Tarted up’ mince pies – extra-fruity mincemeat hand pies

Extra fruity mincemeat hand pies

It can’t be ignored that Jews like their food. It’s an old joke that the archetypal Jewish festival can be summarised by the phrase, “they tried to kill us, we survived, now let’s eat!” but there really does seem to be a traditional dish for even the most minor of…

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Spring flower thumbprint cookies

Spring flower thumbprint cookies

I probably have somewhere in the region of 150 different cookie cutters. Many of them are in themed sets – letters, numbers, geometric shapes, animals (of different types and sizes), a large gingerbread family, diggers and tractors, various Jewish-related sets, seasonal shapes like pumpkins… I could go on. Anyway, despite…

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Brown sugar hamantaschen

Brown sugar hamentaschen

The brown sugar crust is crisp on the outside, tender within, and the fruity jam filling keeps these delicious hamantaschen moist and moreish. Quick & easy! Purim is just a few days away! This (minor) Jewish festival is a rowdy celebration of the events in the Biblical Book of Esther,…

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