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Oscars Round 2!

Oscars Round 2!

Your favourite local cookie bakery is heading off to the Oscars again this year! Confetti Sweets was invited to the Oscars last year to provide our totally awesome cookies to the celebs, and we couldn’t be more excited that we’ve been asked back for the second time! Oscars, here we come! Owner Kathy Leskow just couldn’t pass up the opportunity when she received the phone call last week, so she and husband Steve will be heading to LA with WestJet in a few days. They will be taking the Chocolate Chunk and Coconut cookies again…Hollywood just can’t get enough of...

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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Recipe

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Recipe

Hey all! Welcome to a new weekly(ish) feature on our blog! We will try to post a new cookie recipe or experiment every week so that you, our lovely customers, can become even more involved with cookies! This week’s recipe is for Dark Chocolate Raspberry cookies. Our take on it? The cookies were almost too soft and moist, and had a cake like texture. This is probably due to the liquid in the frozen raspberries. My personal preference would be for a chewier cookie.  They were quite chocolatey and the raspberry added a nice tartness to cut the sweetness. Give the...

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Valentine's Cookie Special

Valentine's Cookie Special

We have been working hard here at the bakery to come up with some new and awesome ideas for the month of February, so here they are! We know you loved them last year, so we brought back the Red Velvet for our feature cookie this month. We’ve added white chocolate chunks this year though, because one type of chocolate in a cookie just isn’t enough! New this Valentine’s season are our decorated Valentine’s heart sugar cookies, made by our head baker, Danielle. We will have limited amounts of them available in the store to purchase, and we will also be...

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Cookies Abroad

Cookies Abroad

One of our staff, Alicia, recently travelled around Europe and wrote a blog post about her experience with cookies in other parts of the world. Check it out below! I recently took a 3 month backpacking trip around Europe, and was lucky enough to sample all kinds of delicious pastries and baked goods (obviously including many, many cookies). In this post I will share my thoughts on the differences between cookies here in Canada and cookies throughout the European countries I visited. Something you should all know about me is that I love everything about baking. I love making delicious...

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Christmas Cookies Are Here!

Christmas Cookies Are Here!

We hope you are as excited as we are to have Christmas cookies baking in the shop! This year we are doing… Chocolate Candy Cane Oh My! Classic Shortbread – just like Baba used to make. Jam Thumbprints – a must-have on every Christmas platter! You can get these at both of our locations – Sherwood Park, or Terwillegar. Mix and match them with any of our totally awesome cookie flavours in our Holiday Tins, Cookie Jars and Boxes! Call us at 780-570-5080, or email info@confettisweets.ca to preorder large quantities.

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