Sandy M., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sandy M. has tested.

Six barley thumbprint cookies on parchment

Barley Thumbprint Cookies

These little gems are chewy, clock in with just the right amount of sweetness, and have a pleasantly nutty flavor. The magic? Barley flour.

Brown butter snickerdoodle cake cut into six pieces on a piece of parchment paper, with a serving knife nearby.

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Cake

A terrifically tasty cake, one that’s reminiscent of cinnamon rolls and snickerdoodle cookies. What are you waiting for? Your new favorite awaits!

Key lime slice and bake cookies garnished with lime zest beside slices of lime, all on a sheet of parchment paper.

Key Lime Slice-and-Bake Cookies

Cookie dough that can be made in advance and then sliced and baked whenever you want? And they taste like Key lime pie? Yes, please!

One-bowl blueberry buckle in a metal loaf pan cooling on a wire rack, with a pink bowl filled with buckle and a scoop of ice cream.

One-Bowl Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry buckle is so easy to make but so hard to forget. Seriously–crispy edges, jammy blueberries, and tender cake in between. It’s perfection.

A table with colourful napkins, a plate with a slice of pie, a cup of coffee, and a yellow pie plate with a chocolate buttermilk pie that's missing one slice.

Chocolate Buttermilk Pie

A creamy, custardy pie that everyone who tested it, also ate it for breakfast. Pie is breakfast, people. Chocolate pie is better than dry toast, for sure.

A wooden tray with 4 squares of double butterscotch blondies, with nuts sprinkled around them.

Double Butterscotch Blondies

Depending on your age, this may be a brand new treat or a throwback. Either way, if you love butterscotch, you’re gonna love these little delights.

Two-thirds of a blueberry custard pie in a pie plate, with 2 dessert plates with a slice of pie on them, one with a fork and a bite missing.

Blueberry Custard Pie

A custardy pie, filled with summer’s favorite berry (come on, you know it’s true), and baked into your choice of crust. Sweet, silky perfection.

A white plate sitting on a folded napkin on a wooden table, with a pile of cheese crisps on top and one leaning against the plate.

Easy Keto Cheese Crisps

A high-protein, low-carb cheese cracker the tastes divine, even if you’re not worried about all that stuff. Dip ’em, dunk ’em, devour ’em.

Two pieces of buttered toast, one with strawberry jam, on a white plate.

Small Batch Strawberry Jam

Here’s a recipe for a small batch of strawberry jam, without all the fuss of traditional canning. Ready in less than an hour, with all the lush taste of peak strawberry season.

Individual servings of vanilla buttermilk cake with white frosting on pink plates.

Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

Trust us when we tell you this cake is about as unfussy as it gets. An hour from start to finish, no tricky ingredients and a taste reminiscent of an old-school boxed cake mix.

Eight blueberry scones on a piece of parchment with a dish of glaze and spoon lying nearby.

Blueberry Scones

Enjoy a posh nosh with blueberry scones slathered in butter and sweet glaze. Perfect with a cuppa, any time of day.