Desserts Recipes

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 […]

Can’T Get Enough Bar Cookies!

Ingredients 1/2 margarine, melted 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups rolled oats 1 teaspoon baking powder Directions Melt butter or margarine over low heat. Remove from heat and mix with brown sugar and salt. Mix in oats and baking powder. Press onto greased 9×13-inch cookie sheet. Bake at 400° until melted […]

Pumpkin Nut Bars

Ingredients 1 cup cooked pumpkin puree, fresh or canned 1/2 butter or margarine, melted 2 egg whites, slightly beaten 2 cups oats 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 shredded coconut, toasted 1/2 wheat germ 1 cup chopped salted peanuts, pecans or almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In large bowl, beat egg whites slightly; add […]

Popcorn Balls

Ingredients 1 cup Karo syrup 1 cup sugar dash of salt 1/4 water 1 teaspoon vinegar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 8 cups popped popcorn (more if you like) Directions Combine first four ingredients in saucepan. Cook to hard ball stage. Remove from heat and add butter. Pour over popcorn. Butter hands to form balls […]

Cowboy Cookie Mix In A Jar

Ingredients 1 1/3 s rolled oats 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1/2 white sugar 1/2 chopped pecans 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/3 s all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Layer ingredients in 1 quart jar in order given. Press each layer firmly in place before adding […]

Chocolate Treat Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cooking oil 3 squares baking chocolate (unsweetened) 2 cups sugar 4 eggs (beat ahead) 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 chopped nuts (optional) 1/2 teaspoon salt powdered sugar Directions In double boiler, melt chocolate and cooking oil. Add sugar and eggs. Add dry ingredients. Add vanilla and nuts. […]

Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients 1 pkg. devil?s food cake mix 2 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon water 1/2 shortening confectioners? sugar Directions Combine ingredients with spoon. Roll into balls and in sugar. Place 1 1/2-inches apart on greased sheet. Bake at 375° 8 to 10 minutes.

Applesauce Spice Cookies

Ingredients 1 3/4 s flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 shortening 1 cup applesauce 1 cup seedless raisins 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 rolled oats Directions Mix flour, soda, salt and spices together. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add beaten egg. […]

Yummy Oatmeal Bars

Ingredients Crust: 2 cups flour 2 cups quick oats 1 1/2 s brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 s margarine or butter, softened Filling: 1 (6 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 chopped nuts 1 (12 oz.) jar caramel ice cream topping 3 tablespoons flour Directions Preheat oven to […]

Very Good Sugar Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup confectioners? sugar 1 egg white a few drops lemon juice Directions Cream butter and sugar. Mix dry ingredients and add a little at a time. Add egg, lemon […]

No Bake Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1/4 cocoa 1/2 milk 1 stick oleo 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 peanut butter 3 or 3 1/2 cups quick rolled oats Directions Mix sugar, cocoa, milk and oleo in pan. Stir until at full boil. Boil 1 minute. Take off stove and add vanilla and peanut butter. Stir until melted. Add […]

Orange Cookies

Ingredients 1 orange, juice and grated zest 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 1 cup sour milk 1 teaspoon soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 6 cups flour, sifted 1 cup chopped nuts Icing: 1 orange 1 tablespoon butter or oleo 1 lb. confectioners? sugar Directions Cream butter and sugar. Stir soda and baking powder with […]

Double Chocolate Pound Cake

Ingredients butter flour 1 1/4 s all-purpose flour 1/4 unsweetened baking cocoa 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks) 1 cup sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 mini chocolate chips Directions With butter, lightly grease bottom and sides of 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 or 9 x 5 x […]

Rice Pudding

Ingredients 1 cup long grain rice 2 1/2 s water 3/4 sugar 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup low fat milk 1/2 raisins Directions Remember to wash your hands! Bring water to boil in heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add rice, stir and let water come to boil again. Reduce heat to very low. Cover saucepan tightly […]

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