Can you believe I almost skipped this week?! Shocking I know, but when I saw pecan shortbread cookies on the upcoming list I thought of all those lovely biccies going to waste when Kris found out they contained nuts. I was already planning on baking the double crusted caramel apple pie for Easter desert so while I was looking over the recipe I thought I'd have a little leaf over to the shortbread to see what I was missing. Well, the second I read through this simple process I was in love. They sounded amazing and not only that, the nuts were ground up therefore easily feedable to my fussy boy. That settles it I though, I must find some pecans. And pecans I found!
I thought these little cookies were absolutely delish! Just small enough to pop in your mouth and so full of that wonderful buttery flavour. What a treat! I will defiantly be making these again. Pop along to Laura's blog, The Lab for the recipe.
Now for a SMS treasure I missed a few weeks back. This was actually going to be my choice when it finally came around but I certainly wasn't complaining when it popped up on the up coming recipes bar! I was over the moon but for some reason or another, life got in the way and I just didn't find the time to bake it! Not to worry, I thought, this pie will make the perfect addition to Easter lunch. And so it will. As I type this the pie is resting in my mums kitchen, just waiting for a bunch of hungry siblings to dig in. I made a few changes to this recipe, the fact this pie contained no cinnamon horrified me, so I added a pinch the the apples before combining with the caramel and sprinkled a liberal amount of cinnamon sugar atop the egg washed pastry. Lovely!
Now, get your tush along to the SMS bakers list to see what everyone else has cooked up. You know you want to.