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Flourless Almond-Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 1/2 lb. semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) butter, cut into small pieces 1 (8 oz.) can almond paste 3 tablespoons confectioners? sugar plus 1 tablespoon for garnish 3/4 granulated sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 Dutch-processed cocoa powder OR regular unsweetened cocoa powder 16 blanched […]

Peanut Clusters

Ingredients 1/2 lb. vanilla-flavored confectioners? coating, cut up 1 (6 oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate pieces 2 cups peanuts or cashews Directions In heavy medium saucepan, melt confectioners? coating and chocolate pieces over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in peanuts or cashews. Drop mixture from teaspoon onto baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Chill […]

Creamy Whipped Topping

Ingredients 1 cup evaporated skim milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Chill bowl and beaters and evaporated skim milk. Whip evaporated milk until peaks form when you lift the beaters away from the mixture. Add sugar and vanilla and mix well. For firmer topping, add one and one-half tsp. unflavored gelatin, dissolved in […]

Peanut Butter Milk Shakes

Ingredients 1 pint vanilla or chocolate ice cream 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons peanut butter Directions Place ice cream, milk and peanut butter in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Frozen Coffee Mousse From Barbra Streisand

Ingredients 1 cup milk 24 large marshmallows 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules 1 cup whipping cream, chilled Directions In large saucepan combine milk and marshmallows. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Add instant coffee; stir until dissolved. Remove from heat; transfer to large bowl and cool 10 minutes. In chilled large bowl, whip […]

Cinnamon Noodle Pudding From Estelle Harris

Ingredients 8 ozs. medium-width egg noodles, uncooked 1 cup cottage cheese 1 cup plain yogurt 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 golden raisins 1/4 sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Cook noodles according to package directions, without salt, until tender yet firm. Meanwhile, in large bowl combine remaining ingredients. […]

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients 12 large chewy peanut butter cookies 6 scoops (1/2 cup each) chocolate or vanilla ice cream 3/4 chopped roasted unsalted peanuts Directions Place small scoop of ice cream in center of six of the peanut butter cookies. Top each with one of remaining six cookies. Press gently, but firmly together. Press chopped nuts onto […]

Cinnamon Cafe Au Lait

Ingredients 2 cups milk 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/16 teaspoon cloves 1/16 teaspoon allspice 2 cups hot double strength coffee Directions Heat milk in heavy saucepan over low heat, beating constantly until hot and foamy. Stir spices into hot coffee. Pour milk and coffee simultaneously into pitcher so that milk and coffee blend as they are […]

Flourless Quick Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter (any kind) 1 cup light or dark brown sugar 1 large egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup chocolate chips Directions Heat oven to 350°. In medium-size bowl, beat together peanut butter, brown sugar, egg and baking soda until mixture is smooth and well blended. Drop dough by […]

Jared’S Famous Butterscotch Bars

Ingredients 1/2 butter or margarine 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup walnuts, chopped Directions In 2 quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a […]

Apple Delight

Ingredients 2 (21 oz.) cans apple pie filling 1 (2-layer) pkg. yellow cake mix 1/2 (1 stick) butter, melted Directions Pour pie filling into 9×13-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with cake mix. Drizzle with butter. Bake at 350° 30 minutes. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Tiramisu Trifle

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) pound cake, plus a few slices more if needed (frozen or store-bought suitable) 3 tablespoons cornstarch cup instant espresso granules sugar (divided) dash of kosher salt 2 cups milk (divided) 3 ozs. semisweet chocolate (at least 50 percent cocoa) (divided) cup Godiva liqueur or other chocolate liqueur 1 strong coffee, poured […]

Red Devil’S Food Cake With Meringue

Ingredients Cake: 1 cup whole buttermilk 1 teaspoon baking soda butter flavored shortening 1 granulated sugar 2 large eggs* 2 (1 oz.) bottles red food coloring 3 tablespoons Italian cocoa or other high quality cocoa powder 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar 2 1/3 s sifted cake flour […]

Russian Raspberry Cream

Ingredients 1 pkg. raspberry or strawberry flavored gelatin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 pkg. frozen whole raspberries or strawberries, drained 1 cup light cream 1/2 sugar 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Dissolve raspberry gelatin in one cup hot water. Blend in lemon juice and raspberries and pour into […]

Chocolate Squares

Ingredients 1 1/8 s butter 1/2 brown sugar 1/2 sugar 2 egg yolks* 1 cup flour, sifted 1 cup rolled oats 1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips 1 cup nuts or coconut Directions Cream one cup butter and sugars until fluffy, beat in egg yolks. Add flour and oats and mix well. Place mixture in […]

Mocha Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 teaspoon boiling water 1 (12 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate morsels, divided 3/4 butter, softened 1 1/4 s sifted confectioners? sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 250°. In cup, dissolve instant coffee in boiling water; set aside. Melt over hot (not boiling) […]

Coffee Toffee Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 s all-purpose flour 3/4 finely chopped pecans 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/4 brown sugar, firmly packed 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate, grated 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 1 tablespoon […]

Triple Coffee Tiramisu

Ingredients 1 1/2 s strong brewed coffee 3 tablespoons Kaluha (coffee liquor) 36 ladyfingers, halved 4 ozs. mascarpone cheese 1/4 brown sugar 1 (12.3 oz.) pkg. firm silken tofu 3 large egg whites 1/2 granulated sugar 1/4 water 1 tablespoon cocoa coffee beans to garnish Directions Combine coffee and Kal?ha in shallow dish. Quickly dip […]

Irish Coffee Brownies

Ingredients 1 (11 1/2 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) milk chocolate morsels, divided 1/2 butter 1/2 sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey 2 teaspoons instant coffee 1 cup all-purpose flour Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In small saucepan over low heat, combine 1 cup milk chocolate morsels and butter; stir until […]

Easy Biscotti

Ingredients 3/4 toasted almonds 1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter 3/4 sugar 2 eggs 2 1/4 s flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons orange liquor and zest of orange or lemon Directions Cream butter and sugar; add eggs. When smooth, add any orange zest and liquor. Sift in flour, baking powder […]

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