Christmas Recipes

Making Tropical Almond Macaroons For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Face it... The dark days of winter may bring the holidays, but they also bring a longing for warmer, sunnier weather. So we decided to give a tropical...

Making Brown Butter Fig Thumbprint Cookies For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

For this cookie, we created a hybrid of two of our favourite treats — fig bars and jam-filled thumbprint cookies. We started with a basic thumbprint...

Making Sweet-And-Salty Kitchen Sink Cookies For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

This is the cookie to make when you're looking to clean out the cupboards. We've packed them with all manner of treats — and oddities — from rolle...

Making Ice Cream Cone Caramel Date Bars For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

And you thought you were done with ice cream cones for the season. But we found a way not just to bring them back, but to do so deliciously and with j...

Making Peanut Butter And Jelly Cookies For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Peanut butter cookies — with that iconic crosshatch pattern pressed into their tops — are a holiday classic for many Americans. But as good as the...

Making Apple-Orange Spice Drops For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

These drop cookies may be fast and easy to make, but they deliver big, bold flavour just right for the holidays.We take a basic brown sugar and butter...

Making Mango Marshmallow Bars For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

This bar cookie has all the makings of a classic summer s'mores — graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallow — but with a decidedly more festive s...

How To Make No-Bake Cranberry Coconut Bites

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

For anyone who loves macaroon's, these chewy, cranberry-speckled no-bake cookies should help you satisfy your coconut cravings.Feel free to decorate t...

How To Make Strawberry Pistachio Icebox Cookies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Freeze-dried strawberries add a potent blast of flavour to these cookies without watering down the dough. You'll find them in the grocer's natural foo...

How To Make Oatmeal Blues Drop Cookies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Everyone loves a basic oatmeal cookie. But these are no ordinary oatmeal cookies. In addition to studding them with chewy, sweet dried blueberries, we...

How To Make Cherry Lime Brownies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

We've seen all manner of ways to make brownies a holiday treat, everything from burying peppermint candies in them to topping them with candy canes. B...

How To Make Honeyed Apricot Tassies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

These tiny tarts — named for the small cup or goblet they resemble — could be filled with any chopped dried fruit, but we loved the idea of beauti...

Some Savvy Holiday Crafts and Recipes

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Get creative -- or just get inspired -- with these simple DIY activities and recipes that don't just look good on Pinterest. We've got holiday crafts and recipes you'll love to make for the holidays.

How To Create A Frothy Cup Of Eggnog To Call Your Own

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Living

EDMONTON - When top Edmonton chef Brad Smoliak summons up smells and tastes of the holiday season, he recalls the sugary Christmas cookies and juicy m...

B.C. Premier Welcomes Conflict Probe

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. premier has pledged to fully co-operate should a conflict of interest probe be launched into her role in the controversial BC Rai...