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Tofu Cheesecake

Ingredients 4 ozs. whole wheat honey graham crackers 3 tablespoons olive oil (preferable) or margarine at room temperature 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons gelatin or agar-agar 1 lb. soft tofu 5 tablespoons honey 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon candied ginger, minced Directions Preheat oven to 350°. […]

Microwave Pecan Pralines

Ingredients 1 box brown sugar 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream Microwave for 13 minutes on HIGH in a 5 quart container. ADD: 2 tablespoons of butter 2 cups of pecan halves 1 teaspoon of vanilla Directions Mix and drop by spoonfuls onto aluminum foil. Let cool and start eating. Barbara Galland

Chocolate Pecan Bars (Makes 24 To 36 Bars)

Ingredients 1 1/4 s unsifted flour 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/3 unsweetened cocoa 1 cup cold margarine or butter 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cups chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 350°. (325° for glass dish). In large bowl, combine flour, sugar and […]

Golden Pecan Bars

Ingredients 1 pkg. yellow cake mix (pudding-added version) 1/3 margarine or butter, softened 1 cup ground or finely chopped pecans 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 egg whites 1/2 chopped pecans Directions Heat oven to 350°. Grease 9×13 pan. In large bowl, combine cake mix and margarine at low speed until crumbly. […]

Overnight Coffee Cake

Ingredients 2/3 shortening 1/2 brown sugar 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons powdered milk 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk. […]

Butterscotch Egg Pudding

Ingredients 2 cups milk 3 cups soft bread crumbs made from enriched white bread 1/4 butter 1/2 dark brown sugar 3 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 seedless raisins Directions Place milk in top of double boiler and scald over rapidly boiling water. Remove from heat and add bread crumbs. Mix well. Add […]

Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Ingredients 2/3 butter or margarine, melted 1/4 peanut butter 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 4 cups quick oats Topping: 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1/2 butterscotch bits 1/3 peanut butter Directions Mix all ingredients together. Pour into greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 400° 12 to 14 minutes. ToppingMelt […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

Ingredients 1/2 butter 1 lb. powdered sugar 1 1/2 creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons shortening 1 (6 oz.) pkg. milk chocolate chips Directions Mix butter, powdered sugar, peanut butter and vanilla in large mixing bowl. Form dough-like mixture in small egg-shaped balls. Place balls on big cookie sheet and chill one hour. […]

Potato Chip Cookies

Ingredients 1 lb. margarine or butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup potato chips, crushed 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 1/2 s flour 1/2 chopped nuts, optional Directions Blend shortening, sugar and vanilla together.; add crushed potato chips. Mix in flour and nuts. Form into small balls; crush with fork. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 350° […]

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 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.

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 […]

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.

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