Desserts Recipes

Traditional Pumpkin Pie

1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell 2 eggs, slightly beaten 2 cups pumpkin puree or 1 can (16 oz) solid pack pumpkin 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons grown cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine 1 cup skim milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat oven […]

Werewolf Furry Finger Cookies

Finger Cookie Pan 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cocoa powder Flaked coconut Brown icing color Black spice drops Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly spray Finger Cookie Pan […]

Chocolate Chip Cake

1 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 eggs 2 1/4 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips Frosting: 2/3 cup butter, softened 5 1/3 cups confectioners? sugar 1 cup baking cocoa […]

Fresh fruit ice cream

Yield: about 1 1/2 quarts / Prep Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup pureed or mashed fresh fruit, such as peaches, strawberries, bananas and raspberries Food coloring 2 cups (1 pint) heavy cream Instructions 1. COMBINE sweetened condensed milk and vanilla in […]

Blueberry crisp

3 cups fresh blueberries, washed and drained 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cold butter, cut into pieces 1/4 cup melted butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup sifted all-purpose flour Dash salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2/3 cup quick cooking rolled oats Heat oven to 325. Butter an 11 by 7 baking dish. Combine […]

Independence cake

Makes 20 servings 1 cup water 1 cup instant mashed potato flakes 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 2/3 cups granulated sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 4 large eggs 3/4 cup milk 2 cups (12-ounce package) […]

Strawberry-Marshmallow Crisp Ice Cream Sandwiches

5 cups gluten-free miniature marshmallows 5 cups Rice Chex cereal, coarsely crushed 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups gluten-free strawberry ice cream, softened Line bottom of 13- by 9-inch pan with cooking parchment paper. In a 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups marshmallows, butter and salt over low heat about 8 minutes, stirring […]

S’more Ice Cream Cake

Recipe fro Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs,* divided 1/4 cup sugar 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 rectangular container (1 1/2 quarts) chocolate ice cream 10 ounces mini marshmallows Chocolate sauce, if desired Line a broiler-safe 8 by 8-inch glass or metal baking dish with foil and grease with butter. In […]

Chocolate Mint Brownies

Chocolate and mint can make a powerful and tasty combination when done right. One such example are Chocolate Mint Brownies, sure to please anyone. Chocolate Mint Brownies INGREDIENTS: Brownie Base 1 box Betty Crocker® Original Supreme brownie mix (with chocolate syrup pouch) Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box Filling 3 […]

Caramel Pecan Buns

Pecans can really spice up a recipe if done right. Such is the case with this recipe that turns pastries into a wonderful dessert for the entire family to enjoy. It’s easy to make and tastes great. Caramel Pecan Buns INGREDIENTS: 1 can (17.5 oz) Pillsbury Grands! refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing 2 tablespoons butter […]

Tiramisu Cheesecake

Cheese cake. The guilty pleasure of many and dessert of choice for any family occasion. But with so many varieties and choices it?s hard to find the ?perfect? cheesecake. Take a gander at this Tiramisu Cheesecake to see if it fits the bill. Recipe provided by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc. Tiramisu Cheesecake CRUST: 1 […]

Apple Bread Pudding

Apples are one of the most recognizable and versatile foods in farming. They can be used for a variety of recipes or enjoyed fresh off the tree (sometimes the best way). Here at the Social Silo we fell in love with this apple bread pudding recipe. Enjoy. Recipe provided by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Apple […]

Cheese & Bacon Popcorn

Ingredients 8 cups popcorn 1/3 cup margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 teaspoon hickory smoked salt 1/2 cup American cheese, grated 1/3 cup bacon bits Directions Pour freshly popped corn in large bowl. Combine margarine with hickory-smoked salt. Pour over popcorn. Toss. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon bits and toss again. Once cool, package […]

Peanut Butterflies

Ingredients 1 stalk celery, cut into 3 inch lengths 2 tablespoons low-fat peanut butter 6 mini pretzels 6 raisins Directions Spread peanut butter evenly onto each celery length. Stick two pretzels in peanut butter – these are the wings. Add two raisins for the eyes. Serve. Univ. of California Cooperative Extension

Granola Bars

Ingredients 1 cup honey 1 cup peanut butter 3 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup grated carrots 1/2 cup coconut Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Peel and grate the carrots. Put the honey and peanut butter in a large saucepan. Cook on low heat until they melt. Remove the pan from the […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Ingredients 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature 2 cups (18 oz) creamy peanut butter 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 cups (18 oz) raspberry jam or other jam […]

Party Mix

Ingredients 3 cups fat-free pretzel nuggets (sourdough works well) 3 cups Corn Chex 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 (6-oz) bag low-sodium bagel chips, broken into pieces 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon salt Cooking spray 1 (6-oz) bag dried apricots Directions Preheat oven to 250°. Combine pretzels, Chex, almonds, and bagel […]

Banana Smunchies

Ingredients 1 ripe banana 1/3 cup peanut butter 4 graham crackers broken in half Directions In a medium bowl mash banana with a fork. Mix in peanut butter. Put a spoonful of the banana/peanut butter mixture onto half a graham cracker. Cover with another half of graham cracker. Wrap each sandwich in plastic and place […]

French Toast Popcorn

Ingredients Cooking Spray 8 cups popcorn (popped without butter, oil or salt) 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 300º. Coat a large baking pan and a large mixing bowl with cooking spray. Place popcorn in the bowl. Combine syrup, butter, salt, and cinnamon over […]

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Squares

Ingredients 1 cup crunchy wheat and barley cereal 3 cups fat-free strawberry yogurt 1 (10 oz) bag frozen unsweetened strawberries (about 2 1/2 cups) 1 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk 1 cup light or fat-free whipped topping (optional) Directions Line an 8 by 8-inch baking pan with foil. Sprinkle cereal evenly on the bottom of […]

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