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RDPL Cookbook: 5 Sweet Treats to Try

RDPL Cookbook: 5 Sweet Treats to Try

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5 Sweet Treats to try this Holiday Season

MAG staff will be trying out as many baking recipes as we can from the cookbooks in our Library as part of our Historic Baking: Holiday Edition series this December. Check back throughout the month for some new (old) recipes to try! In the meantime, here are a few to get you started on your holiday baking this month, from the: 

Red Deer Christmas Bureau & Red Deer Public Library Cookbook, 1986

rdpl community cookbook, holiday setting

This 1986 collective cookbook was prepared by Red Deer Public Library (RDPL) staff who submitted favourite recipes. All proceeds from cookbook sales were gifted to the Red Deer Christmas Bureau.

Click each recipe name for a printable PDF of the recipe!

Cinnamon Twists - click to view recipe blog

MAG Tested Recipe: Cinnamon Twists

"Upon attempting to twist my first couple twists, I was immediately met with flashbacks of all the birthday parties I have decorated for, and my trying (in vain) to twist streamers into beautiful cascading.. twists."


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