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Homemade Pecan Turtles

by Laura

I’m so excited!  I’ve never made turtles before, and after paying way too much money for them over the years, I finally decided to just make them…they couldn’t be that hard, right?  And they’re INCREDIBLY EASY!  I read a few recipes, and then I picked Joan Konnad’s brain when she took me to a local bakery supply store (more on that below).  Finally, I just decided to wing it, and I’m thrilled with the results!  Read More »

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

 

By Laura

Years ago, my friend Elizabeth gave me this recipe (based on a similar but less tasty Martha Stewart version).  It quickly became a family favorite!  I stock up on canned pumpkin and chocolate chips every fall, so we’re always able to enjoy these treats.  Bonus: they’re incredibly easy to make, so kids can help!

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Going Bananas with Apples!

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By Laura and Melessa

Nothing says “fall” to me more than apple treats! I love going to the local apple orchard (or, if I’m lucky, a friend’s apple trees for freebies) every fall. Melessa and I both have our favorite apple recipes. I firmly believe in scouring the internet and potlucks to discover mine, but Melessa is far more creative and has invented some of her own! Read More »

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