Sugar Cookie Flower Towers

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This fun, sweet recipe will wow your loved ones and honored guests all season long! Tiny tiered soft-baked cookie cakes topped with rich buttercream and fanciful sprinkles. These flower towers are what SweetMeets is all about. These decadent treats are wonderful for Easter, Mother’s Day, spring birthdays or for any springtime get together you please. Switch up the shapes and colors and you can use this method for all manner of seasonal cookie cakes!

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Lemon Lover’s Cupcakes for Two

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This recipe is perfect for when you want an over-the-top lemoncentric dessert… but just a little bit of it. Bright cupcakes flavored with lemon extract, zest and juice filled with creamy lemon curd, topped with rich cream cheese frosting and tangy candied lemon slices. But only 3 of them. (Ingredients measurements are also included for a full batch of 12 cupcakes.)

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Funfetti Cookies n Cream Fudge

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This rich, colorful fudge will take you only minutes to throw together. Sprinkles, Oreos and white chocolate… what more could you want? Perfect for a unique birthday treat or just for eating on any old day.

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Carrot Cake Muffins with Light Cream Cheese Frosting

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These nutrient-loaded, sweetly-frosted ‘muffins’ are the perfect excuse to have dessert for breakfast. Apple chunks, shredded carrot and whole wheat flour help you start your day off right. The sweetened Greek yogurt and cream cheese frosting tastes like a treat while still offering some low fat protein. Customize your muffins with optional add-ins like pineapple, coconut, nuts or chocolate chips.carrot-cake-muffins-with-light-cream-cheese-frosting-1

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Christmas Spice Soft Caramels

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These soft, chewy caramels are perfectly spiced for the season with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and a touch of molasses. Show the special people in your life how much you care by investing a little time instead of a lot of money. Don’t be intimidated by DIY candy. This recipe is surprisingly easy to pull off! Just use a reliable candy thermometer and stir often. This large batch recipe can be easily halved by using an 8×8″ pan instead of the 9×12″ mentioned in the recipe below.

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Our Growing Edge – January 2016

SweetMeets in Our Growing Edge January Round Up

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New year, new idea, new start, new recipes.

This month’s theme was ‘Random yet creative’ which called for contributors to share their cooking, any original recipe that they created from anything random they came across in their fridge or supermarket shelves.  In short, just last minute meals, something they throw together with whatever ingredients available.

Here’s the round up of all the creations we received for the month.

We started with sweets.  White Chocolate Cookies to Middle Brownies, Mochi Toasts and Strawberry Shortcake.

Then came the savouries.  Baked mayo cheese mussels and Cosy Winter Soup followed by Potlikker as starters.

The mains included Beef Short Ribs, Quick dinner made with Butter Chicken Sauce while on the move and Student’s style ‘seafood’ fried rice.

If you are looking for something to munch in between meals, we have Strawberry Lemonade Tart, A desert to twist your tongue and

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