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December + Canada = Cookies

In 2019, which food cravings had us scrambling to Google for recipes?

Trending Canadian Food Searches for 2019

i. Beef Stroganoff
ii. Brussel Sprouts
iii. Coleslaw
iv. Banana Bread
v. Lasagna
vi. Guacamole
vii. Fried Rice
viii. Gnocchi
ix. Turkey Breast
x. Beef Stew

Come December, though, our priorities change. As they should. We’re all about dessert.

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Cakes, Bars, Crumbles, Pies. Sure. But the December dessert that has Canadians enthralled? Cookies.

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Perhaps you, too, have been spending far too many hours watching strangers bake biscuits. On The Great British Bake Off

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Or The Christmas Cookie Challenge

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We have a long history of delicious holiday cookies in Canada. Here are a few examples from one of our best known early sources of recipes: The 1923 Purity Flour Cookbook. Note how the chefs sneak in a Butter Tart recipe on page 2 – not so cookie, but so much Canadian.

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In the new world, Canadian Living magazine shows us how to make the Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Here are some great cookie photos to get your spatula shaking. They come to us via the generous photographers of Unsplash.

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Alexandra Kusper

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Brooke Lark

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Dilyara Garifullina

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Jennifer Pallian

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Miroslava

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Sheri Silver

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Monika Grabkowski

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Marc Markstein

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Happy Holidays! Here’s to love, laughter, creativity, kindness, and many delicious cookies over the holiday break.

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Header: Sheri Silver

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