Easter Magic Bars

If you are looking for a delicious, easy, make-ahead treat for Easter dinner, this Easter Magic Bars recipe is for you! All I did was take my traditional recipe for Magic Bars/Hello Dolly Squares (some people call them Magic Bars and some Hello Dolly Squares) and tweaked it a bit to make them more ”Eastery”. (I don’t think that’s even a word...but you get the idea!) I love how they turned out, not only do that taste amazing, the pretty pastel colours look very Easter and … [Read more...]

Mini Eggs & Pudding Easter Cookies

Mini Eggs & Pudding Easter Cookies ~ I have made this basic recipe, using chocolate chips, for what seems like forever! I think I got it from my mom, but I am not sure where she discovered it or its origin.  Because of the somewhat unusual addition of a pudding mix to these cookies, I suspect the recipe may have come from a pudding company. Perhaps, at one time it was written on the package itself or found in a magazine or product insert. I have made the Pudding Chocolate Chip version … [Read more...]

32 Easter Treats “Everybunny” Will Love

32 Easter Treats "Everybunny" Will Love ~ Most of this past winter I have longed for the warmer days of spring. Finally, the snow is now melting and the temperatures are starting to rise. I even heard some brave birds chirping this morning! Maybe, just maybe, spring will actually arrive this year! Other than the snow melting, the days becoming longer and the temperatures moderating, even though the calendar says differently, to me Easter marks the "official" arrival of spring. I remember … [Read more...]

An Easter Story About Rabbits and Eggs

Happy Easter! Photo credit: Simply Viola via Visual Hunt / CC BY-NC-SA Don’t panic, but Easter is right around the corner. I was abruptly reminded of this on the weekend when I visited our local mall. It seemed every store featured fine displays of brightly coloured spring clothing, toys, Easter  baskets filled with dyed eggs, and chocolate bunnies.   On the drive home, I was thinking about these things and came to the realization that I had no idea why our Easter celebration involved … [Read more...]

No-Bake, Easter Egg Nests

I have made the basic recipe for what I know as "Frogs" for as long as I can remember.  I think some people refer to these cookies as Chocolate Macaroons, but to me they will always be "Frogs".  How or why they came to have that name escapes me; they are not green, greenish or frog shaped. I have made them special for Easter by pushing three candy coated chocolate eggs into each cookie, forming a little chocolate nest. What these cookies are, is delicious mounds of chocolate that can be … [Read more...]

25 Easter Recipes & Crafts {Round-Up}

25 Easter Recipes & Crafts   I love to decorate the house and make specialty goodies around specific holidays.  I just find it makes our house homey plus all the baking makes it smell good too! With Easter just around the corner, I thought now would be a good time to share some yummy Easter themed recipes and crafts.  I have gathered together a great selection of 25 Easter Recipes & Crafts from some of my very awesome fellow bloggers.  I hope you will give some of these a … [Read more...]

How to Make Hot Cross Buns {Recipe}

Hot Cross Buns are an Easter/Springtime tradition for us.  In the past I would always buy them, but last year, I decided to make them... and they were DELICIOUS! If you are not familiar, Hot Cross Buns are a spiced sweet bun made with currants and other dried fruits and marked with a cross on the top.  In many countries, they are  traditionally eaten on Good Friday, but are now popular all year round, especially in the spring. In many historically Christian countries, these buns are … [Read more...]

Carrot Cupcakes – Perfect for Easter or any Special Occasion

These Carrot Cupcakes are dense, moist and delicious.  They are perfect for Easter dinner, or if you simply omit the Easter egg decorations, they are perfect for birthdays, parties or any special occasion. I have a wonderful recipe for Carrot Cake.  I  have made for many, many years and it is one of my requested recipes. I recently decided to try the recipe as a cupcake and the result was fabulous 5.0 from 2 reviews Carrot Cupcakes   Print Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 24 … [Read more...]

Breakfast Bake {Recipe}

I make this Breakfast Bake for just about every special occasion we celebrate (also known as Christmas Morning "Wife" Saver, but I call it Christmas Morning "Husband" Saver!) Christmas, Easter, overnight guests, brunch, when we are in the mood for this easy dish I will whip it up.  It is a "go to" dish in our home and once you make it, will soon become a standard in your home too! Perfect served with cut up juice or fresh fruit, cinnamon rolls and lots of freshly brewed coffee! 5.0 … [Read more...]

Happy Easter Everyone!

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Easter Dessert

Wordless Wednesday ~ Even the Easter Bunny loves Carrot Cake! {If you would like to make this dense and delicious cake for Easter dinner, here is the RECIPE}  … [Read more...]