Holidays Recipes

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 […]

Field Corn Heating Pad

Ingredients: 6 cups dry field corn (approximate) 1 or 2 sticks cinnamon, cut up in pieces Whole Cloves (just a couple) 1 hand towel Directions: Fold your hand towel in half lengthwise and sew all 3 open sides together to form a sack, leaving a 1 to 2 inch opening along one edge. Very carefully, […]

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 […]

Dark Chocolate Chip Scones

Ingredients: 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) Dark Chocolate Chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional) 2 cups chilled whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter, melted Additional granulated sugar(optional) Powdered sugar (optional) Directions: Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 2 baking […]

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 […]

Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Ingredients: 1/2 cup ground almonds
 1/2 cup ground oatmeal
 1/2 cup dark brown sugar packed
 1/4 cup almond oil
 1 tsp. vanilla extract
 Small containers with lids Directions: Combine all ingredients using a spatula in a large bowl until well blended. Mix should have a paste-like texture. If it is too dry, add more oil […]

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

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 lb cut-up orange slices 8 ounces chopped dates 2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts 1 1/4 cups flaked coconut 1 cup butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 cup orange juice 2 cups sifted powdered sugar Directions: […]

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 […]

Chocolate Mints

Submitted by Marlys B. Ingredients: 1 pkg. chocolate almond bark 8 oz. pkg. choc. chips 4 oz. unsweetened choc. squares 1 tsp. peppermint extract Directions: Melt together and mix well. Drop by tsp. onto waxed paper.

“Egg Nog” White Chocolate Bark

Ingredients: 4-1/2 pkg.  (4 oz. each) White Chocolate (18 oz.), chopped 1 can  (6 oz.) Pistachio Lovers nut mix 1/2 cup  dried cranberries 1/2 tsp.  vanilla 1/4 tsp.  ground nutmeg Directions: MICROWAVE chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until almost melted, stirring every 30 sec. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. […]

Peanut Butter Fudge Balls

Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter 1/4 cup milk 3-2/3 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups finely chopped peanuts 1-1/2 cups Semi-Sweet or dark Chocolate Chips 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) Directions: Line 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil; butter […]

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