This month’s post was compiled and written by Katie Ferguson, a regular volunteer at the Archives:

The first recipe is for a very nice festive loaf (The Art of Cooking in Beaverbank, St. John’s United Church Women):

Cranberry bread

Wonderfully Christmas-coloured with red and green cherries (Personal Recipes of Ladies’ Guild, Knox United Church, Brookfield, N.S.):

Waldorf Christmas squares

For a fruit cake your family, friends, and even in-laws will love (Personal Recipes of Ladies’ Guild, Knox United Church, Brookfield, N.S.):

Dark fruit cake

Take note that this is an inexpensive take on a traditional Christmas pudding (Personal Recipes of Ladies’ Guild, Knox United Church, Brookfield, N.S.):

Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding (2)

A quick and easy way to keep the good times rolling (A Book of Favorite Recipes by Port Mouton United Church Women):

Snowballs