Desserts Recipes

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecakes

Ingredients Bottom: 4 ozs. cream cheese, at room temperature 1 egg, at room temperature 8 tablespoons butter, melted, but at room temperature (1 stick) 1 (18.25 oz.) box chocolate devil’s food cake mix Filling: 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, room temperature 3 eggs, room temperature 1 1/2 s powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract […]

Cherries And Cream Rice Pudding

Ingredients 5 s half-and-half cream (see note) 3/4 white granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 long grain white rice 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 dried cherries (see note) 1 heavy whipping cream, very cold 1/2 powdered sugar Directions In saucepan, bring half-and-half, white granulated sugar, and salt to boil. Add rice and stir until […]

Love Apple Pie

Ingredients 1/3 cup ketchup 2 tsp. lemon juice 6 cups tart cooking apples, peeled and sliced (about 2 lbs.) 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/3 cup unsalted butter or margarine, softened 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell Directions Blend ketchup and lemon juice; combine with apples. (Note: If apples are […]

Strawberry Angel Fluff

Ingredients 1 angel food cake 1 (12 oz.) pkg. frozen whipped topping 1 (6 oz.) pkg. strawberry gelatin 1 pkg. frozen strawberries Directions Tear cake into walnut-size pieces and scatter over bottom of 10″x13″ sheet cake pan. Dissolve gelatin in 2 cups boiling water and then 2 cups cold water. Allow to jell a little. […]

Valentine Scones

Ingredients 1 1/2 s all-purpose flour 2/3 granulated sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder if using Dutch process cocoa powder, or a scant 1 teaspoon baking soda if using unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and kept hot 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, Dutch process 1 egg, cold 1/4 […]

Chocolate Nutty Squares

Ingredients 2 s chopped hazelnuts or nuts of your choice 1/4 sugar 4 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 milk chocolate chips Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In blender or food processor, blend 1 1/2 cups nuts with sugar until […]

Lemon Crisp

Ingredients 1 (3 oz.) box lemon pudding/pie filling mix 1/3 butter 1 sifted flour 1/2 flaked coconut 3/4 saltines, finely crushed 3/4 brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons water 1 1/2 tablespoons water Directions Prepare pudding mix. cream butter and sugar. Stir in flour, soda, salt, coconut and crackers. Add 3 […]

Yummy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients Cream together: 1 white sugar 1 brown sugar 1 real soft butter 2 eggs Then add: 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 s quick cooking oatmeal 1 1/2 s chocolate chips 1 chopped nuts (optional) Directions Stir together and add 2 1/8 cup flour. Drop […]

Mocha Brownie Pudding Cake

Ingredients 1/2 all-purpose flour 1/4 sugar 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons instant coffee 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 milk 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 chopped walnuts 1/3 sugar 3/4 boiling water Directions Stir together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and baking powder. Add milk, oil and vanilla. […]

Mocha Chiffon Pie

Ingredients 4 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 sugar 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 tablespoon instant coffee 2 (2 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 4 egg whites 1/3 sugar baked pastry shell Directions Beat egg yolks and vanilla about 5 minutes or until thick and lemon colored. In saucepan combine 1/2 cup sugar and gelatin. […]

Mocha Toffee Squares

Ingredients 1 cup chocolate wafers, finely crushed 3 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted 2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals 3/4 sugar 1/2 margarine or butter 4 egg yolks 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 4 egg whites 2 (1 1/8 oz.) bars chocolate-covered English toffee, crushed (1/2 cup) Directions For […]

Black Joe Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 2 cups brown sugar 2 cups flour 3/4 baking cocoa 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup hot coffee 1/2 oil Directions Blend all ingredients in large bowl. Beat well with egg beater or mixer. Pour into greased 12x8x1 1/2-inch pan. Bake at 350° 30 minutes. […]

One Layer Mocha Cake

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1/4 unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 to 2 tablespoons instant coffee 3/4 milk 1/4 shortening 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg Directions In bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Dissolve coffee in milk. […]

Mocha Treat

Ingredients 2 pkgs. coconut macaroons, crushed 1/4 rum (add as desired or substitute strong coffee) 1 quart mocha ice cream 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee semisweet chocolate shavings Directions Add rum to macaroons until a thick, dry, pasty consistency is reached. Press macaroon mixture to sides of compote or individual sherbet dishes. […]

Cafe Au Lait Pudding

Ingredients 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 2 cups 2% lowfat milk (divided) 2 to 3 teaspoons instant coffee 1 (1.1 oz.) pkg. sugar-free vanilla instant pudding and pie filling* 2 egg whites whipped cream, if desired Directions Sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup milk. Add instant coffee. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is dissolved; set […]

Another Edible Craft With Marshmallows Perky Penguins

Ingredients 1/2 milk chocolate chips 1 1/2 teaspoons shortening 12 large marshmallows 2 (2 1/4 oz.) pkgs. Tootsie Rolls 12 miniature chocolate chips 18 pieces candy corn 6 cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies Directions In microwave-safe bowl, combine milk chocolate chips and shortening. Microwave, uncovered, at 50% power 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until chips […]

Oatmeal-S’More Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 butter, softened 1/2 shortening 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/4 s all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup old-fashioned oats 1 cup (6 ozs.) semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup miniature marshmallows Directions In large mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening […]

Chewy Granola Bars

Ingredients 1 (10 1/2 oz.) pkg. large marshmallows 2/3 chunky peanut butter* 1/2 butter, cubed 1/4 corn syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 cups quick-cooking oats 1 cup crisp rice cereal 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 flaked coconut 1/2 sunflower kernels 1/2 chopped peanuts 1/2 raisins 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ 2 tablespoons […]

Hoppin John

Ingredients 1 lb. dried black-eyed peas 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 teaspoon oregano 5 cups chicken stock 8 cups hot cooked rice Directions Soak peas overnight with water to cover by 2 inches. Drain peas and set aside. In large saucepan, saute onion in […]

Milk Chocolate Fondue

Ingredients 1 (11.5 oz.) pkg. milk chocolate chips 4 to 6 tablespoons milk Dippers: Banana chunks Mandarin orange sections Maraschino cherries Pineapple chunks Fresh strawberries, stems removed Melon balls Kiwi slices Vanilla wafers Directions Melt chips in double boiler (do not use microwave). Add milk gradually, stirring until smooth. Divide mixture between 2 warm serving […]

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