Desserts

Triple Layer Chocolate Caramel “Cheesecake” with Raspberry Sauce

Makes 16 servings. This is decadent dessert which was created to celebrate a special birthday and the reunion of dear friends. It is very rich, so a little goes a long way. Play around with the ingredients and get creative with the decorations! Add a dollop of cashew pear cream for extra points!   Crust …

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Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies Makes 24-28 cookies.         1 cup (250 ml)           dates, pitted, packed               1/3 cup (80 ml)         boiling water                           1 cup (250 ml)            natural peanut butter (if very thick, thin with 1-3 Tbsp oil) 1 tsp (5 ml)                 vanilla     1/4-1/2 tsp (1-2 ml)  salt 1/3 cup (80 ml)          ground …

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Walnut Cookies

I absolutely love these cookies. They contain no oil, no sugar and are gluten-free.  They are also delicious and are an amazing source of omega-3 fatty acids!  Makes 3 dozen small cookies.   2 cups (500 ml) pitted dates (loosely packed) 3/4 cup (185 ml) water 1/4 cup tahini or almond butter 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 2 …

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Stuffed Dates

  Makes about 46 stuffed dates   These are beautiful treats. They freeze well and are delicious just slightly thawed. You can get creative with the decorations, but nuts work especially well.   Dates 2 pounds (908 g) or about 46 large, soft, Medjool dates     Chocolate/Nut-butter Filling   2 cups (500 ml) dates, …

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