Desserts Recipes

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 […]

Cream Puffs

Ingredients 1/2 water 1/4 margarine or butter dash of salt 1/2 flour 2 eggs chocolate sauce whipped cream or non-dairy whipped topping Directions Preheat oven to 450°. Bring water, margarine and salt to boil in small saucepan. Add flour all at once. Stir vigorously, cooking until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a ball. […]

Holiday Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 1/4 s graham cracker crumbs 1/4 sugar 1/4 margarine, melted 2 1/2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese 3/4 sugar 4 teaspoons flour 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons milk 4 egg yolks 1 1/2 s cranberries 1/2 water 1/2 sugar 1/4 brown sugar 1/4 chopped walnuts Directions Combine […]

Pear-Cranberry Crisp

Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs. pears, peeled, cored and sliced 3 cups cranberries 1/3 sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 quick cooking oats 2/3 light brown sugar 1/2 flour 1/2 margarine Directions Combine first 5 ingredients in 8 x 8-inch square baking pan and toss until well blended. Combine oats, brown sugar and flour […]

Cranberry Ice

Ingredients 2 cups cranberries 4 cups water 1 cup sugar or to taste 3 teaspoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed Directions Combine berries and water in large saucepan and bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat and cover pan tightly; simmer about 10 to 12 minutes. Puree berries and water in food mill or […]

Classic Pecan Pie

Ingredients 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup sugar 1 cup light or dark corn syrup 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/4 s pecans 1 9 inch, unbaked, frozen or refrigerated, deep-dish pie crust Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In medium bowl with fork beat eggs slightly. Add sugar, corn […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ingredients 1 1/2 s semisweet chocolate pieces 1/2 (1 stick) margarine 6 eggs, separated 1/3 sugar 2 tablespoons corn starch powdered sugar Directions Preheat oven to 300°. Spray 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray; dust lightly with additional corn starch. Combine chocolate and margarine in small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, just until […]

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 […]

Classic Pecan Pie

Ingredients 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 s pecan halves 1 9-inch unbaked deep-dish pie shell Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Place beaten eggs, sugar, corn syrup, melted butter and vanilla in large mixing bowl […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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