Desserts Recipes

Zucchini Dessert Squares

Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups cold butter Filling: 8 to 10 cups cubed seeded peeled zucchini (4 to 5 pounds) 2/3 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions: In a large bowl, combine the […]

Orange Fluff Jell-O Salad

Ingredients: 1 large package cook and serve vanilla pudding (4.6 ounces) 1 large package orange Jell-O (6 ounces) 2 cups water 1 (16 ounce) whipped topping 1/2 bag mini marshmallows 20 ounce can pineapple tidbits (drained) 22 ounces mandarin oranges (drained) 2 to 3 bananas, sliced (Optional, put in before serving so they don’t turn […]

Strawberry Yogurt Cones

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh strawberries, stemmed and halved 1 cup nonfat yogurt: plain, vanilla or lemon 4 waffle cones Colored sprinkles or granola, for garnish Directions: In bowl, gently mix together strawberries and yogurt, reserving 2-3 halves for garnish. Spoon into waffle cones, dividing mixture equally. If desired, garnish with sprinkles or granola and remaining […]

Light Berry Mousse

Ingredients: 3/4 cup boiling water 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free strawberry gelatin 1 cup ice cubes 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 3/4 cup reduced-fat whipped topping Directions: In a blender, combine water and gelatin. Cover and process until gelatin is dissolved. Blend in ice cubes until partially melted. Add strawberries; process until blended. Pour […]

Banana Pudding Parfait

Ingredients: 1 package (0.8 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding 2 cups milk 4 graham crackers, crumbled (12 tablespoons or 3/4 cup crumbs) 2 bananas, sliced Directions: In a medium bowl, combine pudding mix and 2 cups of milk. Beat until well blended (about 2 minutes) with a wire whisk, rotary beater, or electric mixer at […]

Mint-Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients: 1 package (16 ounces) Suzy Q’s 3 cups mint chocolate chip ice cream, softened 12 Oreo cookies, crushed, divided 2 cups whipped topping 1/2 teaspoon mint extract, optional Directions: Line an 8-inch by 4-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Place four Suzy Q’s in pan, completely covering the bottom. Spread ice cream over Suzy […]

Praline Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup butter, divided 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided 2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 2/3 cup sugar 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup […]

Peanut Ice Cream Pie

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 24 squares) 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter 2/3 cup dry roasted peanuts Directions: In a large bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, sugar and butter; press onto the bottom and […]

Ice Cream Tacos

Ingredients: 2 flour tortillas (6 inches) 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons chopped pecans 2 tablespoons flaked coconut 1 drop green food coloring 1 cup chocolate ice cream 1/4 cup whipped topping 6 maraschino cherries, halved Directions: Sprinkle one side of each tortilla with cinnamon. In a large skillet, heat tortillas, […]

Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients: 44 miniature chocolate chip cookies 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup hot fudge topping, divided 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened 1 quart chocolate ice cream, softened Directions: Crush 25 cookies; set remaining cookies aside. In a large bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 10-inch springform pan. […]

Browned Butter Ice Cream

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1 cup whole milk 6 egg yolks 2 cups heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 tablespoons Scotch or bourbon Directions: Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Allow to cook until beginning to brown. Stir in brown sugar, […]

Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients: 12 ounces (2 cups) semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (about 70 percent) 1 cup unsalted butter 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups granulated sugar 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 pints ice cream Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly butter two 9 by 13-inch pans. Line […]

Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients: Makes 12 sandwiches 1 cup unsalted butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon espresso powder 2/3 cup Dutch process cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups dark chocolate chunks 2 14-ounces ice cream Directions: Preheat the […]

Sweet and Salty Ice Cream Pie

Ingredients: For the pie: 2 cups pretzels, finely ground 1/2 cup butter, melted 4 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream 5 1.4-ounce chocolate covered toffee bars, crushed 1/2 cup salted peanuts For the caramel sauce: 1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 […]

Strawberry Milk Punch

Ingredients: 1 gallon milk 1/2 gallon strawberry ice cream 1 quart frozen strawberries 1 cup sugar (or to desired sweetness) 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (or to desired taste) Directions: Mix softened strawberries and sugar together in punch bowl. Add softened ice cream, stir well. Add chilled milk and flavoring. Red food coloring may be added […]

Strawberry-Yogurt Freezer Pops

Ingredients: 1 pound strawberries, hulled and chopped 1/4 cup sugar 1 lemon, juiced 2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt 10 freezer pop molds and sticks Directions: In blender or food processor add half of the strawberries, sugar and lemon juice. Purée ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pour mixture into a small pitcher or container and add […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Fool

Ingredients: Fruit: 3 cups fresh rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup water 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled Cream: 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons sugar Strawberry halves, if desired Directions: Place rhubarb, 1/2 cup sugar and water in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until rhubarb is very […]

White & Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients: 1 cup HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 4 cups (2 pt.) fresh strawberries, rinsed, patted dry and chilled 2 cups(12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY’S Premier White Chips 2 tablespoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) Directions: Cover tray with wax paper. Place white chips and 1 tablespoon shortening […]

Strawberry and White Chocolate Buttercream Cake

Ingredients: Cake: 1/2 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups) 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 egg Filling and Topping: 8 oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces, softened 2/3 cup whipping cream 2 cups fresh […]

Strawberries and Cream Dessert Squares

Ingredients: Crust: 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg Filling: 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened Topping: 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/3 cup water 10 to 12 […]

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