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Cranberry Lemon Snack

Cranberry Lemon Snack - Healthy Sweet Snacks
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Cranberry Lemon Snack

Ingredients

  • 2 cups natural muesli
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 125 g butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups icing sugar mixture sifted
  • 60 g butter softened
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
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Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a 3cmdeep, 20cm x 30cm (base) slab pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, allowing a 2cm overhang at both long ends.
  • Combine muesli, dried cranberries and coconut in a bowl. Make a well in centre of mixture. Place butter and sugar in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until butter is melted and sugar dissolved. Add butter mixture to muesli mixture. Stir to combine.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared pan. Using the back of a spoon, press mixture into pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and firm. Allow to cool in pan.
  • Make lemon icing: Place icing sugar, butter, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon cold water in a bowl. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth. Spread icing over slice. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until icing has set. Lift out slice using baking paper. Cut into pieces. Serve.
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Easy Appetizers

Smoked Salmon and Cheese Log

Smoked Salmon and Cheese Log - Easy Appetizers
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Smoked Salmon and Cheese Log

Ingredients

  • 250 g packet cream cheese softened
  • 1 tablespoon capers chopped
  • 50 g smoked salmon chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 1/2 cup flaked almonds toasted
  • Fresh dill and lavosh crackers to serve
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Instructions

  • Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Stir in capers, salmon, chives and dill. Season with pepper.
  • Place a 30cm-long piece of plastic wrap on a flat surface. Spoon cheese mixture onto plastic. Lift plastic wrap and roll mixture away from you to form a log. Place another 30cm-long piece of plastic wrap on a flat surface. Sprinkle with almonds, leaving a 2cm border. Carefully unwrap log and transfer onto almonds. Roll up plastic to coat log, pressing gently to secure. Twist ends of wrap to seal. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
  • Unwrap log. Sprinkle with dill. Serve with crackers.