Desserts Recipes

7-Up Salad

Ingredients 2 boxes jello 1 lemon – 1 lime 2 cups boiling water 2 cups 7 Up 1/2 sugar Topping: 1 cup pineapple drained juice 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 sugar Directions Dissolve jello in water, then add 7 Up and sugar, then add 2 sliced bananas, 1 can crushed pineapple, drained, 1 […]

Natalia Dream Bars

Ingredients 1/2 butter or margarine 1/2 sugar 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 cup flour 1 1/2 s coconut 1 1/2 s pecans, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 teaspoons vanilla confectioner?s sugar, sprinkle on top Directions Preheat […]

Buckeyes

Ingredients 1 lb. powdered sugar 1 1/2 s peanut butter 1/2 butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips (milk or semi-sweet; your preference) 1/4 lb. paraffin Directions Blend all except chocolate chips and paraffin. Shape into 1/2-inch balls. Melt chocolate chips and paraffin. Dip balls into it. Cool on […]

Cheese Fudge

Ingredients 1 lb. pasteurized process cheese 1 lb. butter or margarine 4 (16 oz.) pkgs. powdered sugar, sifted 1 cup cocoa 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 to 4 cups walnuts, chopped Directions Place cheese in top of double boiler; bring water to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until cheese melts, stirring constantly. Melt butter […]

Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients 1 2/3 s whipping cream 1/2 unsalted butter 1 lb. semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur cocoa Directions Combine whipping cream and butter in heavy saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter melts. Bring mixture to boil. Remove from heat; add chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts. […]

Fudge Nougats

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 2 cups graham crackers, finely crushed 1/2 margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 flour 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions Combine in saucepan sugar, evaporated milk and margarine. Bring to full boil, stirring occasionally. Blend in, after boiling hard for 7 to 8 minutes, chocolate chips, flour, graham […]

Rocky Road Candy

Ingredients 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate pieces 1/2 bag colored miniature marshmallows 1/3 chopped pecans Directions Melt chocolate slowly in double boiler or microwave. Add marshmallows and pecans. Scoop onto waxed paper. Roll into log. Chill 2 hours. Slice into 1/2-inch pieces.

Sugared Nuts

Ingredients 2 tablespoons water or cooking sherry 1 egg white 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon allspice 2 1/2 s pecan halves Directions Whisk liquid with egg white. Add sugar and seasonings and beat until foamy, but not stiff. Add nuts and stir to coat evenly. […]

Banana Cream Pie

Ingredients 1 (9-inch) pastry shell, unbaked 4 ozs. cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 s cold milk, plus 2 tablespoons 1 (3.4 oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding and pie filling 2 bananas 2 cups whipping cream Directions Bake pastry shell according to directions; cool. Set aside. With electric mixer, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy, […]

Strawberry Pinwheel Cake

Ingredients 4 large egg yolks 2 large eggs 1/2 granulated sugar 1 cup sifted cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons warm water 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla powdered sugar Strawberry Filling: 1 cup whipping cream 1 tablespoon sugar 3 tablespoons prepared lemon curd, room temperature 1 pint […]

Rhubarb Crisp

Ingredients 8 cups fresh rhubarb, sliced 1 1/2 s granulated sugar 1/3 all-purpose flour 3/4 rolled oats 3/4 brown sugar, packed 3/4 all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons butter vanilla ice cream, optional Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Place rhubarb in ungreased 3 quart rectangular baking dish. Stir in 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar and 1/3 cup […]

Rhubarb Cake

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 s granulated sugar 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cooking oil 1/2 milk 2 eggs, beaten 3 cups fresh rhubarb, chopped 2/3 all-purpose flour 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 chilled […]

Rhubarb Custard Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 to 2 cups sugar 1/4 all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 eggs 3 tablespoons milk 4 cups rhubarb, chopped 9 inch unbaked pie shell 1 tablespoon butter, cut up Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In large mixing bowl, stir together sugar, flour and nutmeg. In small bowl beat eggs and milk […]

Banana-Strawberry Shake

Ingredients 1 medium-sized banana, chilled 1 cup strawberries, sliced, chilled 2 tablespoons sugar (optional) 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 1 1/2 s cold milk Directions Place banana, strawberries, sugar and almond extract in blender container; cover. Blend at high speed until well mixed, about one minute. Add milk; blend at high speed one minute more. Pour […]

Lemon Creme Dessert

Ingredients 1 cup skim milk 1 cup lowfat lemon yogurt 1 (3 1/2 oz.) pkg. instant lemon pudding and pie filling fresh raspberries Directions Combine milk and yogurt in small mixer bowl. Add instant pie filling. Beat on low speed of mixer according to package directions; chill, covered, 1 hour to thicken. Serve with fresh […]

Walnut Drops

Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 1/2 s brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 dairy sour cream 3/4 chopped walnuts colored sugar Directions Cream butter in large mixing bowl. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat until light and […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apple Treats

Ingredients 1/2 (8 oz.) pkg. fat-free or reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 reduced-fat chunky peanut butter 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips 2 large apples Directions Combine cream cheese, peanut butter and chocolate chips in small bowl; mix well. Cut each apple into 12 wedges; discard stems and seeds. Spread about 1 1/2 teaspoons mixture over […]

Frozen Puddingwiches

Ingredients 3/4 peanut butter 1 1/2 cups low-fat milk 1 (3.9 oz.) pkg. instant chocolate pudding mix 1 cup whipped topping 16 whole graham crackers Directions Remember the first step is to always wash hands before preparing food. Line a 9×13-inch pan with foil. Using an electric mixer, blend peanut butter and milk until smooth. […]

7-Up Gelatin

Ingredients 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. lime gelatin 2 cups boiling water 2 cups 7-Up 1 cup marshmallows 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 egg 1/2 sugar 1 cup pineapple juice Directions Mix gelatin with water; add 7-Up, marshmallows and pineapple. Chill. Cook over low heat, butter, flour, egg, sugar […]

Cappuchino Bon Bons

Ingredients 1 (19.8 oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix 2 eggs 1/3 water 1/3 cup cooking oil 1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon whipped topping cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Place 2-inch foil cupcake liners on cookie sheet. Combine brownie mix, eggs, water, oil, instant coffee and cinnamon. Stir with spoon […]

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