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Frightening Witch’s Finger Cookies

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups sliced almonds, divided 4 oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup  butter, softened 3/4 cup  powdered sugar 1 tsp.  almond extract 1/4 tsp.  salt 1-1/2 cups  flour Directions: HEAT oven to 325ºF. RESERVE 40 nuts for later use; process remaining nuts in food processor until finely ground. Beat next […]

Monster’s Toes

Ingredients: 1 cup  butter, softened 2 cups  flour 1 pkg.  (3 oz.) Lime Flavor Gelatin 18  red berry-shaped gummy candies Directions: HEAT oven to 350°F. BEAT butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add flour and dry gelatin mix; mix well. ROLL dough into 18 toe-shaped pieces; place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. […]

Easy Halloween Truffles

Ingredients: 1-1/2 pkg.  (4 oz. each) BAKER’S Bittersweet Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into pieces 1/4 cup  whipping cream 1 Tbsp.  butter, softened 1-1/2 pkg.  (4 oz. each) BAKER’S White Chocolate (6 oz.), divided Yellow and red food colorings (3 drops yellow and 2 drops red) 3 Tbsp.  BAKER’S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, tinted orange Black decorating […]

Pumpkin Pound Cake

Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups canned 100 percent pumpkin (not pie filling) Directions: Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare Dimensions […]

Candy Corn Cookies

from Ivory Harlow of Chillicothe, Ohio Ingredients: 1 cup butter flavor Crisco 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 2 egg yolks 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 cup self-rising flour 1 cup all-purpose flour Candy corns Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together Crisco and sugar. Add […]

Chestnut Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten-free)

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup golden brown sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 egg 1 cup chestnut flour* 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1-1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips About 3 whole roasted and peeled chestnuts Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°F […]

Pumpkin Fluff Dip

Ingredients: 1 can  (15 oz.) pumpkin 1 pkg.  (3.4 oz.) vanilla flavor instant pudding 1 tsp.  pumpkin pie spice 1 tub  (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed Directions: Mix pumpkin, dry pudding mix and spice in large bowl with whisk until blended. Stir in whipped topping. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Reader Recipe: Gaye V. Ochs of Leeper, PA Ingredients for Cake: 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 cup salad oil 2 cups pumpkin 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt Ingredients for Icing: 1 stick butter 1 1-lb. box powdered sugar 8 oz. softened cream cheese 2 tsp. […]

Pumpkin Raisin Cake

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 eggs 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 cups bran cereal (not flakes) 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup raisins powdered […]

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 1 (29 oz.) can pumpkin 1 (13 oz.) can evaporated milk 4 eggs 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 yellow cake mix 1 cup melted butter 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 cup brown sugar whipped topping or ice cream Directions: […]

Pumpkin Pie Bars

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 2/3 cup margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts, divided 1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin 1 3/4 cup flour 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle brand milk 1/4 cup light molasses 2 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract powdered […]

Peanut Butter Streusel-Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Crunchy Peanut Butter 3/4 cup  old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup  packed brown sugar 3  eggs 1-1/2 cups  mashed fully ripe bananas (about 4) 1/3 cup  oil 1 pkg.  (12 oz.) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 1 pkg.  (2-layer size) yellow cake mix 1 pkg.  (3.4 oz.) Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding Directions: Heat oven […]

No-Oven Peanut Butter Squares

Ingredients: 1/2 cup  butter or margarine 2 cups  powdered sugar 1-1/2 cups  graham cracker crumbs 1 cup creamy peanut butter 3 pkg.  (4 oz. each) semi-sweet chocolate, melted Directions: Line 13×9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Melt butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec. Add next 3 ingredients; […]

Peanut Butter Pound Cake

Ingredients for Cake: 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 2 cups sugar 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 5 large eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Ingredients for Frosting: 2 cups sifted […]

Crispy Crunchers: A Simple no-bake cookie!

Ingredients: 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal 1/2 cup raisins, mini-chocolate chips or mini-chocolate candies Directions: Remember to Wash Your Hands! Line a 9×13-inch pan or baking sheet with wax paper so cookies won’t stick. 
 In a large bowl, combine powdered sugar, honey […]

Creamy Double Decker Fudge

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 1 cup Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips 1 14 oz. can Eagle Brand milk, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla, divide 1 cup chocolate chips Directions: Line an 8″ square pan with foil. In bowl, place peanut butter chips and 2/3 cup Eagle Brand milk; microwave on high 1 […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 1 chocolate cake mix Eggs and water (as per box mix) 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 tub chocolate frosting 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter Chopped peanuts for garnish Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13″ x 9″ x 2″ baking pan, […]

Fudgy Peanut Butter Bars

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients for Cookie Base: 1 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup margarine, melted Ingredients for Topping: 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate morsels 3/4 cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter 1/3 cup powdered sugar Directions for Cookie Base: Combine flour, […]

Buckeye Candy

Reader’s Recipe : D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 3 lbs. powdered sugar 1 lb. margarine, room temperature 2 lbs. creamy peanut butter 1 – 12 ounce package chocolate chips 1″ square paraffin Directions: Mix sugar, margarine and peanut butter. Shape into 1/2″ balls, chill overnight. Next day, melt chocolate chips and paraffin in a […]

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Cream Pie

Ingredients: 35  vanilla wafers, finely crushed (about 1 cup) 1/4 cup  butter, melted 2 oz.  semi-sweet chocolate, divided 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 2  bananas, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into quarters 2 pkgs. (3.4 oz. each) vanilla flavor instant pudding 2 cups  cold milk 2 cups  thawed whipped topping, divided 2 Tbsp.  salted […]

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