Desserts Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Sour Cream Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup butter 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup thick sour cream Directions Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Add eggs and sour cream gradually. Chill dough at least 2 hours […]

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 […]

Raisin-Oat Round

Ingredients 1 large potato 2 tablespoons honey 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup unbleached flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 rolled oats 1/2 raisins Directions Peel and slice potato. Place in 1 quart saucepan with water to cover and cook until tender. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup of potato […]

Sweet Rolls

Ingredients Rolls: 1 cup biscuit mix 1/3 wheat flour 1/4 light brown sugar, lightly packed 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 raisins 1/4 chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 to 1/3 cup water Filling: 1 tablespoon butter, cut into slivers 2 tablespoons light brown sugar cinnamon Topping: 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon light brown sugar Directions Preheat oven […]

Cranberry-Apple Coffee Cake

Ingredients Topping: 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 s cranberries, chopped 1 1/2 s tart apple, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 orange juice or apple juice Cake: 1 1/2 s flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 vegetable oil 3 tablespoons butter or […]

Choctaw Corn Pudding

Ingredients 4 eggs, beaten 1/2 half and half 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups fresh corn 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Combine beaten eggs, half and half and […]

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 […]

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