Who can resist a delicious home-baked cookie, bar or square? Nobody! That's what CBC Radio discovered when they invited listeners to share their recipes for these tasty treats. Dessert lovers everywhere rolled up their sleeves, dug into their family archives and sent in their sweetest offerings, each one accompanied by a story about what makes it special.
This collection brings together the best and most delectable of these treats. Whether it's a nostalgic recipe passed down through generations-Grammi's Fantastic Lemon Squares, German Jam Cakes, Christmas Brownies, Mazurek, Easy Almond Squares-or a new concoction that will ensure fame in the family tree-Marpole Bars, Best-Ever Fruit Bars, Barb's Peanut-Butter Cup Squares, Sue's B Squares-there is something here for every age and palate. All of the recipes have been fully tested, and their everyday ingredients and step-by-step instructions put them within easy reach of even occasional bakers.
The best desserts, like the best stories, are made for sharing. Whether you're celebrating with family, surprising your co-workers or simply having a good friend in for coffee, these delectable cookies, bars and squares are sure to delight.