Desserts Recipes

Slow Cooker Cherry Crisp

Ingredients: 1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup butter, softened Directions: Lightly butter a 3-1/2 quart slow cooker. Place cherry pie filling in the slow cooker. Combine dry ingredients with vanilla and mix well. Cut in butter with a […]

Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 2-1/2 cups cooked rice 1-1/2 cups scalded milk (or evaporated milk) 2/3 cup white or brown sugar 3 eggs, beaten 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 to 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 to 1 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 cup raisins 3 Tbsp. soft butter Directions: Combine all ingredients. Pour into lightly greased slow cooker. Cook […]

Baked Apples **

Ingredients: 6-8 medium unpeeled baking apples 2 Tbsp. raisins 1/2 tsp. cinnamon (to taste) 1/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. butter Directions: Remove core from apples and place in slow cooker. Mix raisins and sugar; fill center of apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon and dot with butter. Add 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook on low overnight […]

Mom’s Graham Cracker Pudding

Submitted by Farm and Dairy Editor, Susan Crowell Ingredients: 3 cups milk 1 cup sugar 3 tbsp. flour 1/2 tsp. salt 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 2 or 3 bananas, sliced 1 1/2-2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 pt. whipped cream Directions: Mix well the sugar, flour, salt and egg. Heat in double boiler. Add […]

Grandma Stingel’s Date Pudding

Submitted by Farm and Dairy Editor, Susan Crowell Ingredients: 2 cups dates, cut fine 2 cups boiling water 2 tsp. soda 2 cups sugar 2 tbsp. butter 2 eggs 1 cup nuts 1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups flour Directions: Pour boiling water over dates and let stand to cool. Mix with dates the rest of […]

Mom’s Famous Date Nut Pinwheels

Submitted by Tom Hensel Ingredients: 3 eggs  1/2 cup granulated sugar  1 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 1 cup Crisco 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt  3 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 lb dates (approximately 2 package—may have some filling left) Directions: Cook dates in a little water (just cover […]

Carrot Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine (soft) 1 cup honey* 1 cup carrot (grated raw) 2 egg whites (well beaten) 2 cups flour (all purpose) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups oatmeal, quick cooking (raw) 1 cup raisins Directions: In a large bowl, cream together margarine and […]

Secret Almond Cookies Recipe

Ingredients: 36 chocolate kisses with almonds 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/4 cups finely chopped slivered almonds 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 1 cup powdered sugar for rolling Directions: Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates. Beat butter, granulated sugar and […]

Classic Sugar Cut-Outs

* * * * * Can be paired with Cut-Out Cookie Icing Recipe * * * * * Ingredients: 3 cups powdered sugar 2 cups butter or margarine, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 eggs 5 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cream of tartar Directions: In large bowl, […]

Cut-Out Cookie Icing

* * * * * Can be paired with Classic Sugar Cut-Outs Recipe * * * * * Ingredients: 4 Tbsp. meringue powder scant 1/2 c. water 1 lb. powdered sugar 1/2 – 1 tsp. light corn syrup 1 drop lemon juice few drops clear flavored extract (optional) Directions: Combine the meringue powder and water, […]

Santa Hat Cookies

Ingredients: 1 package ready-to-bake sugar cookies 1 jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme (1 1/2 cups) 1 cup butter, softened 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon red gel food color 48 miniature marshmallows White candy sprinkles Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. Cut each cookie in half. Roll each half into a ball. Place 1 inch […]

Raspberry Poinsettia Blossoms

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 box (4-serving size) raspberry-flavored gelatin 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons yellow candy sprinkles Directions: In large bowl, beat butter, sugar, vanilla, gelatin and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. On low speed, beat […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake Roll

Ingredients for Cake: CHOCOLATE MOUSSE FILLING (recipe follows) 1/4 cup powdered sugar 4 eggs , separated 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon Additional powdered sugar […]

Chocolate Buttercream Cherry Candies

Ingredients: About 48 maraschino cherries, with stems, well drained 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 2 cups powdered sugar 1/4 cup Cocoa powder or Dark Cocoa 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, divided 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract WHITE CHIP COATING (recipe follows) CHOCOLATE CHIP DRIZZLE (recipe follows) Directions: Cover tray with wax […]

Red Velvet Brownies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons (1 oz. bottle) red food color 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) Milk Chocolate Chips, […]

Mini Chips Blondies

Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 1-1/2 cups packed light brown sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking […]

Trail Mix Fruitcake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups – packaged trail mix, divided 2 cups – Organic Sugar 2 cups – whole wheat flour 1 1/4 cups – canola oil 4 – eggs 1 teaspoon – baking soda 1 teaspoon – baking powder 2 teaspoons – cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon – salt 2 – large Granny Smith apples, peeled and […]

Orange Slice “Fruit” Cake

* * * * * This recipe uses CANDY orange slices, not fresh oranges * * * * * Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 lb cut-up CANDY orange slices 8 ounces chopped dates 2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts 1 1/4 cups flaked coconut 1 cup butter or margarine 2 […]

Spicy Cocoa Glazed Pecans

Ingredients: 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar , divided 1 cup water 1-1/2 cups pecan halves or pieces 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 3 to 4 teaspoons chili powder 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray shallow baking pan with vegetable oil spray. Stir together 1/4 cup sugar and warm […]

Chewy Cocoa and Peanut Butter Treats

Ingredients: 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) Peanut Butter Chips 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 6 cups crisp rice cereal Directions: Butter 13x9x2-inch pan. Stir together corn syrup and brown sugar in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture […]

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