Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients 1 2/3 s whipping cream 1/2 unsalted butter 1 lb. semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur cocoa Directions Combine whipping cream and butter in heavy saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter melts. Bring mixture to boil. Remove from heat; add chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts. […]

Cheese Fudge

Ingredients 1 lb. pasteurized process cheese 1 lb. butter or margarine 4 (16 oz.) pkgs. powdered sugar, sifted 1 cup cocoa 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 to 4 cups walnuts, chopped Directions Place cheese in top of double boiler; bring water to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until cheese melts, stirring constantly. Melt butter […]

Buckeyes

Ingredients 1 lb. powdered sugar 1 1/2 s peanut butter 1/2 butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips (milk or semi-sweet; your preference) 1/4 lb. paraffin Directions Blend all except chocolate chips and paraffin. Shape into 1/2-inch balls. Melt chocolate chips and paraffin. Dip balls into it. Cool on […]

Fresh Strawberry Soup

Ingredients 2 pints strawberries, washed, hulled and halved 1 cup orange juice, divided 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup burgundy or other dry red wine 1/2 sugar commercial sour cream additional whole strawberries Directions Place halved strawberries in container of electric blender or food processor. Cover and process until pureed. Set aside. Combine 1/4 cup orange […]

Rhubarb Cake

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 s granulated sugar 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cooking oil 1/2 milk 2 eggs, beaten 3 cups fresh rhubarb, chopped 2/3 all-purpose flour 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 chilled […]

Rhubarb Crisp

Ingredients 8 cups fresh rhubarb, sliced 1 1/2 s granulated sugar 1/3 all-purpose flour 3/4 rolled oats 3/4 brown sugar, packed 3/4 all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons butter vanilla ice cream, optional Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Place rhubarb in ungreased 3 quart rectangular baking dish. Stir in 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar and 1/3 cup […]

Strawberry Pinwheel Cake

Ingredients 4 large egg yolks 2 large eggs 1/2 granulated sugar 1 cup sifted cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons warm water 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla powdered sugar Strawberry Filling: 1 cup whipping cream 1 tablespoon sugar 3 tablespoons prepared lemon curd, room temperature 1 pint […]

Strawberry Salsa

Ingredients 1/3 cup apricot jam 3 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 quart fresh strawberries, quartered and diced Directions In medium bowl whisk jam, water and cinnamon. Add strawberries; toss gently to combine. Serve salsa over pancakes, waffles, hot cereal or mix into plain yogurt.

Strawberry Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1/2 mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared chutney 1 teaspoon grated lime peel 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 cups diced, cooked chicken 1 cup celery, sliced 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced 4 fresh whole strawberries for garnish lettuce leaves Directions In large bowl, mix mayonnaise, […]

Fruit Pizza

Ingredients 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry 1 cup milk 1 pkg. vanilla pudding mix (cook and serve) 1 pkg. lemon gelatin 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 whipped topping 1 1/2 s fresh strawberries, quartered 1 1/2 s kiwi fruit, sliced and then slices cut in half 1 (8 oz.) […]

Rhubarb Custard Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 to 2 cups sugar 1/4 all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 eggs 3 tablespoons milk 4 cups rhubarb, chopped 9 inch unbaked pie shell 1 tablespoon butter, cut up Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In large mixing bowl, stir together sugar, flour and nutmeg. In small bowl beat eggs and milk […]

Empanadas

Ingredients Dough: 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 butter, room temperature 1 cup flour Cream all ingredients with electric mixer until dough is smooth. Refrigerate dough overnight. Filling: Mix 1 2 1/2 oz. can of deviled ham with 1/2 cup grated Monterey Jack or Muenster cheese. Directions Assembly: Roll out dough to […]

Huevo Rancheros

Ingredients 1 (3 1/2 oz.) can whole green chilies 1 small yellow onion, chopped 2 tablespoons bacon drippings 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 6 ozs. sharp Cheddar cheese, cubed salt to taste 8 eggs Directions Remove all seeds, chop green chilies, saute onions in fat. Add chilies and tomatoes; cook over high heat, stirring constantly, […]

Lemon Jello Salad

Ingredients 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. lemon gelatin 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained, reserve juice Add to gelatin: 2 cups hot water 2 cups ginger ale or lemon-lime carbonated beverage Let stand until partially set and then add: 2 large bananas, sliced 1 cup chopped nuts Put in 8×14 pan. Let set. Topping: 1/2 sugar 1 […]

Milk Party Punch

Ingredients 1 quart cold skim milk 3 pints orange sherbet 1 quart lemon-lime carbonated beverage, chilled Directions Combine milk, sherbet and carbonated beverage. Stir gently.

Walnut Drops

Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 1/2 s brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 dairy sour cream 3/4 chopped walnuts colored sugar Directions Cream butter in large mixing bowl. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat until light and […]

Lemon Creme Dessert

Ingredients 1 cup skim milk 1 cup lowfat lemon yogurt 1 (3 1/2 oz.) pkg. instant lemon pudding and pie filling fresh raspberries Directions Combine milk and yogurt in small mixer bowl. Add instant pie filling. Beat on low speed of mixer according to package directions; chill, covered, 1 hour to thicken. Serve with fresh […]

Chicken-Shrimp Supreme

Ingredients 1/4 (1/2 stick) butter 8 ozs. fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/4 green onion, sliced 1 (10 oz.) can condensed cream of chicken soup 2 tablespoons milk or light cream 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, cubed and softened 2 cups cooked chicken, cut-up 2 cups cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined (approx. 8 oz.) 3 tablespoons […]

Cheesy Picnic Potatoes

Ingredients 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese 1 (10 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup 1/3 milk 2 tablespoon barbecue sauce 1/4 teaspoon each, oregano, salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 cups potatoes, thinly sliced (about 4 medium potatoes) 1/2 teaspoon paprika Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Combine 1 1/2 cups cheese, soup, milk, barbecue […]

Easy Vegetable Squares

Ingredients 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. refrigerated crescent rolls (16 rolls) 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 1/3 mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 teaspoon dried dillweed 1 teaspoon buttermilk salad dressing mix (1/4 of .4 oz. pkg.) 3 cups shredded Cheddar, Mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ozs.) […]

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