Desserts Recipes

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 […]

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) […]

Chocolate Satisfaction Cake

Ingredients Cake: 1 1/2 s cake flour 1 cup sugar 1/3 unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cooking oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup cold water Milk Chocolate Custard Sauce: 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar pinch of salt 1 cup skim or low-fat milk […]

Soft Pretzels

Ingredients 1/2 cup warm water (100-110°F) 1 pkg. (1/4 oz) active dry yeast 1 cup warm milk (100- 110°F) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour or half whole wheat flour 1 egg, lightly beaten with 1 T. water Poppy or sesame seeds, seasoned or […]

Creme De Menthe Cake

Ingredients 1 white cake mix (extra-moist, or with pudding in mix) 1/4 cream de menthe 1/4 chopped nuts 1 large carton whipped topping Directions Mix according to cake directions. Pour into greased and floured 9×13-inch pan. Bake according to directions on box. When cool, ice with 1 can of Double Dutch (or any other) chocolate […]

Toll House Pie

Ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 flour 1/2 sugar 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 cup butter, melted and cooled to room temperature 6 ozs. chocolate chips 1 cup pecans 1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell Directions Beat eggs until foamy. Beat in flour, sugar and brown sugar until well-blended. Add butter to above mixture; stir in chocolate chips […]

Orange-Cranberry Pull-Apart

Ingredients 24 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold 1 small box non-instant vanilla pudding 1/2 sugar 1 orange rind, grated 1/2 butter or margarine, melted 1/2 dried cranberries Glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tablespoon butter, melted 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice Directions Cut rolls in half. Mix pudding, sugar, and orange rind together. […]

Light Fruitcake

Ingredients 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster (superfine) sugar 3 eggs 1 sultanas (golden raisins) 2/3 cup currants 1/4 cup chopped glace apricots 1/4 cup chopped glace figs 2 cups chopped glace cherries 1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts 1 1/2 cups plain (all-purpose) flour 1/2 cup self-rising flour 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon […]

Fruitcake

Ingredients 3 cups sultanas (golden raisins) 2 1/2 cups raisins, chopped 1 1/2 cups currants 2 cups chopped glace cherries 1 cup brandy or rum 1 cup butter 1 cup soft, dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons apricot jam (jelly) 2 tablespoons treacle or molasses 1 tablespoon grated lemon or orange rind 4 eggs 2 3/4 […]

Soda Cracker Drops

Ingredients 2 cps sugar 1/2 evaporated milk 1/2 butter or oleo 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 smooth or crunchy peanut butter 1 stack soda crackers, crushed Directions In saucepan, put sugar, milk, butter, vanilla and bring to boil. Let boil one minute. Remove from heat and add crushed crackers. Drop by teaspoons onto wax paper. […]

Biscotti Di Prato (The Dunking Cookie)

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 whole almonds, toasted 7/8 sugar dash of salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Directions To toast almonds, bake in 350° oven 8 to 10 minutes. With a whisk, beat eggs, vanilla, and almond extract. In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda […]

Bon Cherry Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup shortening or margarine 1 1/2 s brown sugar 2 teaspoons almond extract 4 cups flour 1 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 egg yolks Directions Mix all ingredients well. Make into balls. Place piece of cherry in center of each. Bake at 350° 12 minutes, until browned.

Clotchky (Thumbprint Cookies)

Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened powdered sugar 1 stick butter, softened 1 cup flour jam Directions Whip together cream cheese and butter. Add flour. Roll dough into long log; wrap in waxed paper. Chill until firm. Slice into 1/4-inch slices. Put thumbprints in middle of each slice after slices are put on […]

Cranberry Crunch Bars

Ingredients 1 cup minus 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 brown sugar 1 cup quick oats 1/2 butter 1/2 finely chopped walnuts 1/2 granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 (14 oz.) jar cranberry-orange relish Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly grease 8-inch square pan. Sift flour, salt and cinnamon into bowl. […]

Fruitcake Cookies

Ingredients 2 lbs. dates, chopped 1/2 lb. candied pineapple, diced 1 lb. or 4 cups pecans, chopped 1 cup butter 2 eggs 1 1/2 s flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 lb. candied cherries, (red and green) chopped 1/2 lb. or 2 cups walnuts, chopped 2 to 4 tablespoons rum or brandy or […]

Lemon Italian Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups flour, sifted once 4 tablespoons sugar 4 heaping tablespoons shortening 1 teaspoon lemon extract 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 milk 1 egg Directions Sift flour. Add baking powder and sugar and sift again. Cut in shortening and add milk, egg and lemon extract. Blend thoroughly. Flour hands and pinch out about 1 […]

Pecan Pie Bars

Ingredients 4 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 1/2 s sugar 1 1/2 s Karo syrup 2 1/2 s pecan halves Cookie Crust: 1/2 sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 s flour 2 sticks butter or margarine, softened Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare and bake Cookie Crust. Beat eggs, […]

Reese’S Cup Bars

Ingredients 2 sticks margarine, room temperature 1 cup peanut butter 1 lb. confectioners sugar 1 1/2 s graham cracker crumbs 16 oz. milk chocolate chips Directions Cream margarine, peanut butter, sugar and graham cracker crumbs together. Mix thoroughly and pat into 9×13-inch pan. Melt chips and spread on top.

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