Desserts Recipes

Classic Carrot Cake

Ingredients Cake: 1 1/2 s whole wheat flour 1 1/2 s unbleached flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground mace 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1 cup canola oil 3/4 egg substitute 3/4 honey, warmed 2 cups carrots, finely shredded 1 cup raisins 1/2 chopped pecans […]

Peanut Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 1/2 butter, softened 2 1/4 s brown sugar, packed 3 eggs 3 squares (1 oz. each) unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/4 s all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (8 ozs.) sour cream 1 cup water Frosting: 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter* […]

Peanut Butter Bars

Ingredients 1 cup oleo 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 2 cups rolled oats 3/4 peanut butter 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Frosting: 3 tablespoons oleo 1/2 peanut butter 2 1/2 s powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Mix all ingredients together and spread into […]

Brownie Cupcakes With Peanut Butter Frosting

Ingredients Cupcakes: 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces 1 1/4 s semisweet chocolate chips (about 8 ozs.) 3 ozs. unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1/3 sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 all purpose flour 1/3 walnuts, toasted, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt Frosting: 1 cup powdered sugar […]

Peanut Pudding Dessert

Ingredients The crunchy chopped peanut crust is a nice complement to the creamy chocolate and peanut butter layers. 1/2 cold butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 chopped dry-roasted peanuts 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup confectioners? sugar 1/3 peanut butter 1 (8 oz.) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided 2 3/4 s […]

Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients 3 cups light brown sugar 1 large can evaporated milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped peanuts 1 cup creamy peanut butter Directions In a heavy saucepan, cook brown sugar, evaporated milk and butter until it forms a soft ball. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. Beat until creamy and […]

Peanutty Pops

Ingredients 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 cup cold water 1/2 sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup chocolate milk 10 disposable plastic cups (3 ozs. each) 10 popsicle sticks Directions In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand 1 minute. Stir in sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until gelatin and […]

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1/4 sugar 1 egg white 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions In large mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add egg white; beat until blended. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, […]

Pistachio Fluff

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) can crushed pineapple 1 (3 oz.) box instant Pistachio pudding 1 (10 oz.) bag miniature marshmallows 1 (16 oz.) container whipped topping Directions In large bowl, blend all ingredients together. Put in refrigerator to chill.

Saltine Cracker Cookies

Ingredients 2 sticks butter 1 sugar saltine crackers 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (12 oz) pkg. chocolate chips walnuts, cashews, peanuts (whatever nut you prefer) Directions Stir butter and sugar together, cook to syrup consistency (not too long, just until it’s a tan color). Add 1 teaspoon vanilla to syrup. Line jelly roll pan with foil […]

Bacon Cheese Breakfast Cake

Ingredients 1 9-inch round cake 2 s buttermilk baking mix 2 tablespoons sugar 2/3 milk 1 egg 1 (4 ozs.) shredded Cheddar cheese 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Combine baking mix and sugar. Stir in milk, egg and half the cheese until well blended. Spread mixture in buttered 9-inch […]

Two-Egg Cake

Ingredients 2 s minus 2 tablespoons cake flour, or 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 butter 1 sugar 2 eggs, separated 1/2 milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. In separate bowl, cream butter until soft. Gradually beat in sugar, 2 tablespoons […]

Heart Healthy Chocolate Creme Brulee

Ingredients 3 s fat-free half-and-half 1/2 unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted egg substitute equivalent to 6 eggs 2/3 sugar 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon mini chocolate chips Scant 1/2 cup sugar 1 fresh raspberries Directions Preheat oven to 325°. In medium microwave-safe bowl, whisk together half-and-half and cocoa (mixture will be lumpy). Cover with plastic wrap. […]

Applesauce Cake

Ingredients vegetable oil spray 1/2 acceptable margarine 1 sugar 2 egg whites 1 1/2 s applesauce 2 s all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup raisins Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly spray 9-inch square cake pan with vegetable oil spray. In […]

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 […]


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