Desserts Recipes

Dirt Salad

Ingredients: 1 pound OREO cookies 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened 1/2 cup milk 2 boxes instant Pistachio pudding 1 pint whipping cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Crumble OREO cookies (not too fine). Line a 9 by 13 inch baking dish with half of the cookies. Place in freezer while preparing remaining […]

Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients: 1 box vanilla or chocolate cake mix 1 container (1.5 quarts) ice cream, softened 1 tub Cool Whip, or vanilla or chocolate icing Pink or white frosting for decorating Sliced and whole strawberries (option: sliced peaches) Directions: Bake cake according to recipe on box in two 9-inch pans. Cool for 15 minutes, then remove […]

Triple Chocolate Crunch Shake

Ingredients: 2 chocolate cookies broken into pieces 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 2 scoops chocolate ice cream, softened 1/3 cup of milk Garnishes: Whipped cream Candy sprinkles Directions: Place all ingredients except garnishes in blender. Cover and blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Garnish blended mixture with whipped cream and sprinkles. Makes 1 serving.

Seven Layer Sundae

Ingredients: 1 frozen waffle, toasted 1 scoop chocolate ice cream 1 peanut butter cookie, cut in half Chocolate topping Candy sprinkles Whipped cream Maraschino cherry Chocolate topping Directions: Place toasted waffle on serving dish. Scoop ice cream onto center of toasted waffle. Insert cookie halves at an angle into ice cream. Top with chocolate topping, […]

Pecan Ice Cream Roll

Ingredients: 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened 1/2 cup chopped pecans 6 chocolate cookies, crushed Caramel or hot fudge topping Whipped cream 6 maraschino cherries, chopped Directions: Divide ice cream into 6 equal amounts and spread into an 8 by 8 inch square on plastic wrap. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cookie crumbs down center of ice […]

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Ingredients: 1 can (15 to 16 ounce) pure pumpkin puree 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, depending on how spicy a flavor you enjoy 1 quart (4 cups) of a lower fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, softened 1 (9-inch) prepared graham cracker pie crust Whipped topping, if desired […]

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 […]


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