Desserts Recipes

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 4 eggs 2 tablespoons vanilla 6 cups half-and-half Directions: Mix sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Blend in 2 cups milk and 2 cups of the half-and-half. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 12 to 15 minutes. Beat the eggs. Stir […]

Hazelnut Coconut Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2/3 cup Jif® Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread (or Jif® Mocha Cappuccino Flavored Hazelnut Spread) 1 can (15 ounces) cream of coconut 2 cups half-and-half Directions: Beat chocolate hazelnut spread and cream of coconut in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in half-and-half. Beat until well blended, about 1 minute. […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Ingredients 3 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (1-inch pieces) 1 quart fresh strawberries, mashed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt Cake: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, cut into pieces 1 cup […]

Berry Sorbet

Ingredients 1 envelope Knox unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups pureed strawberries 1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions In medium saucepan, mix gelatin with sugar. Blend in water. Let stand 1 minute . Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Stir […]

Strawberry Pie

Ingredients 1 baked large pie shell 1 quart whole strawberries 1 quart smashed strawberries 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch Cool Whip, thawed Directions Combine smashed strawberries, sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Bring to a boil until thick. Cool. Place whole strawberries in pie shell. Alternate with filling ending with whole strawberries on top. Chill. […]

Cherry Muffins

Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon baking powder 7 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 cups all-purpose flour 5 tablespoons unsalted margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped, dried cherries Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Line muffin tins with paper liners. In large bowl whisk milk, […]

Extreme Chocolate Frappe

Ingredients 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 cups milk 1/4 cup light chocolate syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 containers (6 ounces) lowfat chocolate, vanilla or plain yogurt 4 ice cubes Bittersweet chocolate shavings, optional Directions Mix together sugar and cocoa powder in a small saucepan. Add 1/2 cup milk to sugar mixture; […]

Mocha Mousse Pie

Ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream, chilled 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Jif® Mocha Cappuccino Flavored Hazelnut Spread, divided 1 (6 ounces) ready-made graham cracker pie crust Directions: Beat heavy cream in large bowl with electric mixer on medium-high speed until stiff and soft peaks form. Beat in vanilla. Reserve 3/4 cup […]

Buncha Banana Pudding

Ingredients 2 (3-ounce) packages vanilla cook and serve pudding mix 4 cups milk 20 vanilla wafers, divided 3 bananas, sliced and divided Whipped cream, vanilla wafer crumbs, banana slices (optional) Directions Prepare pudding with low-fat milk as directed on package. Spoon one cup of pudding into bottom of a 2 quart serving dish; top with […]

Ultimate Turtle Dessert Crust

Ingredients 2 cups (about 12) finely crushed chocolate chip cookies 1/4 cup butter, softened Filling: 1 1/3 cups chopped pecans 2 cups caramel ice cream topping 1 1/2 cups hot fudge ice cream topping 1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream, slightly softened Garnish: Whipped cream Directions Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom […]

Chocolate Buttercream Bars

Ingredients Base: 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup powdered sugar 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 cup half and half or fat free half and half 2 teaspoons vanilla Filling: 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 […]

Coconut Streusel Muffins With Strawberry Butter

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, melted, cooled slightly 1/2 cup half and half or fat-free half and half 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries Streusel: 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 […]

Cold ‘n Creamy Tropical Smoothies

Ingredients 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks 1 cup half and half or fat free half and half 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained 1 (6-ounce) container coconut-flavored yogurt or your favorite flavor yogurt 1 banana or mango, peeled, sliced 1 tablespoon fresh lime or lemon juice, if desired Toasted coconut, if desired Directions Combine […]

Quadruple Chocolate Ice Box Cake

Ingredients 2 cups whipping cream, divided 2 (3.5-ounce) packages instant chocolate pudding mix 3 cups chocolate milk 100 (about 2 1/2 (9-ounce) packages) chocolate wafers 1/4 cup chocolate powder, such as Nesquik® Chocolate sauce Directions In bowl of electric mixer, whip 1 cup whipping cream until firm peaks form. Add pudding mix, and with mixer […]

Frozen Yogurt Shake

Ingredients 3/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt Directions Put all ingredients into blender container. Cover and process on high speed until smooth. Variations: Chocolate: Omit vanilla. Add 2 tablespoons chocolate flavored syrup. Tropical: Omit vanilla. Reduce milk to 1/2 cup. Add 1 can (8 ounces) juice pack crushed pineapple and […]

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Ice Pops

Ingredients: 1 cup apple juice 1 pint strawberries, hulled, sliced and frozen  1 banana, sliced and frozen 1 apple, peeled, cored, sliced and frozen  6 ounces vanilla yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Put all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into ice pop forms or paper cups. Place ice pop sticks in […]

French Rhubarb Pie

Ingredients: 2 cups rhubarb diced 1 cup sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons flour 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 unbaked pie shell Topping: cup flour cup brown sugar 1/3 cup margarine Directions: In a medium bowl, mix rhubarb, sugar, egg, flour and vanilla until well blended. Put rhubarb mixture into unbaked pie shell. In a small bowl, mix […]

Raspberry Crumble Bars

Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) cold butter, cut into pieces 1/4 cup oats; quick or old-fashioned 2 cups raspberry jam 1/2 cup fresh raspberries Directions: Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with parchment paper or foil, leaving an overhanging […]

Caramel Frozen Yogurt Pie with Grilled Peaches

Ingredients: 2 pints premium vanilla frozen yogurt 1 (9-inch) prepared graham cracker pie crust, or 8 individual graham cracker pie crusts 1 1/4 cups caramel sauce, store-bought 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 6 ripe medium sized peaches, halved and pitted Directions: Pie: Transfer 1 pint of frozen yogurt from freezer to […]

Easy Green Velvet Cupcakes

Who says red gets to have all the fun? Think Green Velvet Cupcakes for St. Paddy’s Day!


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