November 28, 2015

“Grandma Emma’s” Sweet Rolls

2 pkg. (1/4-oz. each) acti­­­­ve dry yeast 1/2 c. warm water 1 t. sugar 2 c. warm water (110 to 120°) ½ c. sugar 2 t. salt ¼ c. canola oil 1 ½ t. vanilla 2 eggs, room temp, lightly beaten (warm to room temp. in a bowl of warm water or leave out … [Read more...]

Pretzel Rods

1 lb. dark chocolate 50 large pretzel rods different colored sugars Pour colored sugar on wax or parchment paper. Melt chocolate and pour into a tall glass. Hold onto end of pretzel and dip ¾ of the pretzel into the melted chocolate. Roll the pretzels … [Read more...]

Luau Bark

1 lb. white chocolate ¾ c. chopped pecans ¾ c. toasted coconut ½ c. miniature marshmallows ½ c. chopped dried cherries ½ c. chopped dried pineapple Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Add all ingredients and stir in. Spread on parchment paper in … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

1 1/2 c. chocolate wafer crumbs, crushed 1/3 c. melted butter  3/4 c. sugar, divided 16 oz. cream cheese  1 t. vanilla 3 eggs, unbeaten 2 squares dark baking chocolate, melted Chocolate Mousse Topping: 1/2 c. butter 8 oz. cream cheese, … [Read more...]

Bunny Pretzels

24 pretzel rods mini marshmallows pink sugar sprinkles 1 16-oz. pkg. vanilla Candi-quik® coating black edible marker or caking writing icing heart-shaped sprinkles Cut marshmallows in half diagonally. These will be the bunny ears. Sprinkle the pink … [Read more...]

P.B. Graham Eggs

1/2 c. shortening 2 c. powdered sugar 3/4 c. creamy peanut butter 1 c. graham cracker crumbs 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs, crushed peanuts or chocolate sprinkles Combine shortening, powdered sugar and peanut butter … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake

4 egg whites 1 1/4 c. apple sauce 1 c. white sugar 1 c. brown sugar 2 t. vanilla extract 2 c. all-purpose flour 2 t. baking soda 2 t. baking powder 1/2 t salt 2 t. ground cinnamon 1/2 t. nutmeg 3 c. grated carrots Frosting: 1/2 c. butter, … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Swirl Bars

½ c. crunchy peanut butter 1/3 c. butter ¾ c. brown sugar ¾ c. white sugar 2 eggs 2 t. vanilla 1 c. flour 1 t. baking powder ¼ t. salt 1 ½ c. chocolate chips (semi-sweet or milk chocolate) Beat together first 4 ingredients until smooth; add … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Crust: 1 pkg. yellow cake mix, remove 1 c. ½ c. melted butter 1 egg Filling: 1 lg. can pumpkin 1/2 t. nutmeg 1/2 t. ginger 2 t. cinnamon 1 c. light brown sugar 4 eggs 1 c. whole milk Topping: 1 c. cake mix 1/2 c. softened butter 1 … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Brownies

½ c. peanut butter ½ c. shortening 1 ¼ c. sugar 3 eggs 1 t. vanilla 1 c. flour ½ t. baking powder ½ t. salt 1 c. chocolate chips ½ c. chopped peanuts (optional) Cream peanut butter, shortening, eggs, and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder, and … [Read more...]