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Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins.

Hot Cross Buns with Dark Chocolate

Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins. Traditionally eaten on Good Friday before Easter, these spiced sweet rolls will be a holiday hit. Hot cross buns ALMOST ended up permanently on my Failed list. Logically, I don’t know how I messed it up the first time. No matter what, you’d think …

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Honey Apple Challah Bread. A family favorite that is sweetened up with honey and apple chunks and braided together. Great for holidays!

Honey Apple Challah Bread

Honey Apple Challah Bread. A family favorite that is sweetened up with honey and apple chunks and braided together. Great for holidays! If you haven’t yet tried my challah bread recipe, you’re in for a treat. And if you have tried it, you’re also in for a treat (because you know how good it is!). …

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Coconut Macaroon Nests - fill with your favorite candy, or use jelly beans or Easter eggs for a fun holiday treat.

Coconut Macaroon Nests

Coconut Macaroon Nests – fill with your favorite candy, or use jelly beans or Easter eggs for a fun holiday treat. Easter is right around the corner so when I saw these coconut nests from SkinnyTaste I couldn’t resist trying them. Really though, it was just an excuse to buy jelly beans. I intended to …

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Nana's Potica recipe - a Slovenian nut roll traditionally served at Easter and Christmas.

Nana’s Potica

Nana’s Potica recipe – a Slovenian nut roll traditionally served at Easter and Christmas. Make this dessert to give as gifts or for dinner parties. My Nana was an awesome baker. When I would visit her in summers growing up, I would spend hours leafing through her cookbooks with dreams of owning my own bakery …

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Easter Paska Bread - Nana's recipe for this Eastern European egg bread. I look forward to making this all year!

Nana’s Easter Paska Bread

Easter Paska Bread – My Nana’s recipe for this Eastern European egg bread. I look forward to making this all year! Before I get to the (amazing) Easter bread recipe, let me start by bragging. My family gets me really cool gifts. It must be because I’m a food blogger. I have all sorts of …

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