Desserts Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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