Desserts Recipes

Coconut-Date Balls

Ingredients 1/2 butter 3/4 sugar 1 tablespoon milk 1 egg, well beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped dates 2 cups crisp rice cereal 1 cup flake coconut Directions Combine butter, sugar, milk and egg. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, dates and cereal. Mix well; cool. Form into balls and […]

Gingerbread House Cookies

Ingredients Cookies: 1/2 butter or margarine, softened 1/2 brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 molasses 1 egg 2 1/2 s all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt Royal Icing: 2 2/3 s sifted confectioners sugar 4 tablespoons warm […]

Old Fashioned Egg Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 s sugar 2 tablespoons flour 2 eggs 1 stick butter 1/4 buttermilk 1 9 inch pie shell, chilled Mix sugar and flour; beat in eggs, one at a time until light and fluffy. Add butter and buttermilk. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 275° 40 to 50 minutes. Instant Tiramisu 1 (3.4 […]

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Ingredients Crust: 1 box yellow cake mix (save 1 cup for topping) 1/2 oleo, melted 1 egg, slightly beaten Mix all ingredients and spread in greased 9×13 pan. Filling: 1 large can pumpkin 2 eggs, beaten 2/3 evaporated milk 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Mix well and spread over crust. Topping: […]

Cinnamon-Chocolate Stars

Ingredients 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 3/4 sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (6 oz.) pkg. semisweet chocolate chips, melted 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Icing: 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons confectioners? sugar, sifted 3 tablespoons milk gold petal dust (available at gourmet food stores) to […]

Linzer Cookies

Ingredients 2/3 hazelnuts 1/2 light brown sugar, packed 2 1/2 s all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (12 oz.) jar seedless raspberry jam Directions Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350°. […]

Sugar Cookies

Ingredients 2 1/2 s all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened 3/4 sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla Decorating Icing 1 (1 lb.) box confectioners? sugar 4 teaspoons powdered egg whites (no reconstituted), such as Just White 1/3 water 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions […]

Pecan Thimble Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 s chopped pecans 1 cup butter, softened 1/4 granulated sugar 1/4 brown sugar, firmly packed Directions Process flour and pecans in food processor until pecans are very finely chopped. In medium bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture. Wrap dough in plastic […]

Sour Cream Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup butter 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup thick sour cream Directions Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Add eggs and sour cream gradually. Chill dough at least 2 hours […]

Raisin-Oat Round

Ingredients 1 large potato 2 tablespoons honey 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup unbleached flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 rolled oats 1/2 raisins Directions Peel and slice potato. Place in 1 quart saucepan with water to cover and cook until tender. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup of potato […]

Sweet Rolls

Ingredients Rolls: 1 cup biscuit mix 1/3 wheat flour 1/4 light brown sugar, lightly packed 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 raisins 1/4 chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 to 1/3 cup water Filling: 1 tablespoon butter, cut into slivers 2 tablespoons light brown sugar cinnamon Topping: 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon light brown sugar Directions Preheat oven […]

Cranberry-Apple Coffee Cake

Ingredients Topping: 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 s cranberries, chopped 1 1/2 s tart apple, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 orange juice or apple juice Cake: 1 1/2 s flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 vegetable oil 3 tablespoons butter or […]

Choctaw Corn Pudding

Ingredients 4 eggs, beaten 1/2 half and half 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups fresh corn 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Combine beaten eggs, half and half and […]

Linda’S Pumpkin Crunch Dessert

Ingredients 1 box yellow cake mix 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk 3 large eggs 1 1/2 sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 chopped nuts 1 cup margarine whipped topping Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Grease bottom of 9×13-inch cake pan. Combine pumpkin, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon […]

Mini Pumpkin Tarts

Ingredients 3 (15 tart) pkgs. pre-baked frozen mini pastry shells. 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin 2 cups whipped topping, thawed 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 (3.4 oz.) box instant cheesecake flavor pudding Directions Remove shells from freezer; thaw at room temperature 15 minutes. Combine pumpkin, whipped topping and pumpkin pie spice; whisk until smooth. […]

Candied Pecans

Ingredients 1/2 brown sugar, firmly packed 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 cup pecan halves Directions Combine sugar and orange juice in medium bowl; stir well. Add pecans; toss gently to coat. Spread pecans in buttered 15 x 10 x 1-inch jellyroll pan; bake at 350° 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. […]

Cinnamon Pecans

Ingredients 1 egg white 1 tablespoon cold water 1 lb. pecans 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon Directions Beat egg white and water together until frothy. Stir pecans into mixture. In another bowl, mix sugar, salt and cinnamon. Stir pecans into sugar mixture until well coated. Spread on large cookie sheet and […]

Nutty Fudge

Ingredients 3 cups pecans, coarsely chopped 3 stick butter 6 cups sugar 1 1/3 s evaporated milk 2 (7 oz.) jars marshmallow cream 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup creamy peanut butter Directions Mix butter, milk and sugar in heavy 5-quart saucepan. Bring to full boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling exactly 10 minutes […]

Praline Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 3 eggs 1/3 finely chopped pecans 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 margarine, melted 1 cup whipping cream 3 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened 1/4 margarine 1 cup sugar 1/2 brown sugar, firmly packed Candied Pecans (Recipe Below) Directions Combine graham cracker crumbs, eggs and pecans; stir well. Firmly […]

Peanut Butterfingers

Ingredients 1/2 oleo 1/2 sugar 1/2 brown sugar (packed) 1 egg 1/3 peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 cup quick oatmeal 1 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet or milk) Peanut Butter Mixture: 1/2 powdered sugar, sifted 1/4 peanut butter 2 to 4 tablespoons milk Directions Cream […]

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