• Dessert,  Recipes

    Crock Pot Candy

    This makes so much that it’s perfect for gift-giving during the holidays. Easy to make-dump everything in your crock pot (slow cooker) and put the lid on. Stir and drop-let dry, that’s it! Print Crock Pot Candy Ingredients 2 jars salted peanuts 16 oz. 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips 12 oz 1 bag milk chocolate chips 12 oz 2 bag peanut butter chips 10 oz each 2 pkgs white almond bark or vanilla candy coating 1 lb each Instructions Layer all ingredients in a large Crock Pot (starting with peanuts). Break apart the bark into chunks and place into the Crock Pot as the last layer. Turn the pot on…

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    Buckeye Bars

    I love peanut butter and chocolate together. I don’t like to make Buckeye Bars because it takes so long, and you have to dip and drip and roll and chill. These cut all that work in half, but they taste just like the regular buckeyes. Print Easy-To-Make Buckeye Bars Ingredients Peanut Butter Filling: 3/4 cup salted butter 4 teaspoons brown sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups powdered sugar sifted* Chocolate Topping: 10 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup unsalted butter Instructions Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper, leaving extra overhang on the sides for easy removal. In a medium saucepan,…

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    Sopapilla Cheesecake Squares

    Makes a great dessert for a crowd. Top with whipping cream or canned dessert fruit like cherries or blueberries or fresh fruit. Print Sopapilla Cheesecake Squares Ingredients 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon Mexican vanilla extract 2 8 ounce cans refrigerated crescent rolls 3/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup butter room temperature 1/4 cup honey Instructions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Beat the cream cheese with 1 cup of sugar and the vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth. Unroll the cans of crescent roll…

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    Famous Oatmeal Cookies

    No matter what, this Quaker Oatmeal cookie recipe is like a warm blankie. You know it’s good, it’s the same everytime and you can count on it! Print Famous Oatmeal Cookies by Quaker Oats Ingredients 3/4 Cup s firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 Cup s trans-fat free vegetable shortening 1/2 Cup s granulated sugar 1/4 Cup s Water 1 Teaspoon s vanilla 3 Cup s Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked) 1 Cup s all-purpose flour 1 Teaspoon s salt (optional) 1/2 Teaspoon s Baking Soda 1 Egg s Instructions Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening and granulated sugar on medium speed of electric…

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    Bakery Cookies

    These cookies are made bigger than normal and are dense and moist and hold together well because they are so thick. You make them by forming them with your hands, and you think they won’t turn out, but they do!   Print Bakery Cookies Ingredients 1 c cold butter cut into 1 inch slices 2 1/2 c all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2/3 c light brown sugar 2/3 c granulated sugar 2 large eggs 12 oz semisweet chocolate chips Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixing bowl add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, cut in cold…

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    My Italian Fig Cookies

    My husband is Italian, and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve asked for his mom’s recipe that he loves so much. It never happened, so I made my own, based on 6 years of trying different recipes I’ve found online. This is a great recipe I came up with, but I’m sure they’re not like my husband’s mom’s recipe. It’s the best I could do, and I’ll share with you! Print Paula's Italian Fig Cookies Ingredients DOUGH 4 c unbleached white flour 1 1/2 Tbsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 c sugar 1 c plain shortening not butter flavored 1 egg 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1/2 c…

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    Microwave Peanut Brittle

    My go-to Christmas recipe for gift-giving. I haven’t found anyone who doesn’t love it yet. Print Microwave Peanut Brittle Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 cup salted peanuts 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda Instructions Combine sugar and light corn syrup in large microwave-safe bowl and heat on high 4 minutes.  Stir in peanuts and heat on high 3 minutes. Stir in butter & vanilla and heat on high 1 1/2 minutes. Add baking soda and stir, it will foam up, and pour onto baking sheet sprayed with nonstick spray lightly. Spread with knife. Let cool and break into pieces. *Depending…

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    1970s Ugle Duckling Cake

    Made in the 70s for the first time as a new wife, I love this moist cake that uses an entire can of fruit cocktail with the juice. The topping is poured over the warm cake-sooooo good! Print Original Ugly Duckling Cake Ingredients 1 yellow cake mix 1 can s 16 ounces fruit cocktail in heavy syrup 2 1/2 c sweetened coconut 2 eggs 1/2 c light brown sugar 1/2 c butter 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c canned evaporated milk not sweetened condensed milk Instructions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In the bowl of an electric mixer, add…

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    Apple Crumb Pie

    Simple and Good-made with ingredients you have on hand. Use a store bought pie shell, and the crumb topping makes it even easier. Perfect for company too, served with vanilla ice cream. I’ve made it many, many times and love it every single time I make it. Print Apple Crumb Pie Ingredients 1-9 inch unbaked pie shell 7 medium granny smith apples cored, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch 1/2 c sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 c flour 1/2 c sugar 1/3 cup butter sliced Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Fill the unbaked crust with apples. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and sprinkle on…

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    White Chocolate Snack Mix

    I love to give this for the holidays in a cute container as gifts. It makes a ton, so it’s perfect to give. Print White Chocolate Snack Mix Ingredients 1 box cap'n crunch cereal 3 c any type cheerios cereal 3 c assorted chex cereals i use all corn chex 1 c peanuts optional 2 lb white almond bark 3 Tbsp vegetable oil Instructions Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper. In a very large bowl or pot, mix cereals together. If using peanuts, mix with cereals. In a large microwave-safe bowl melt almond bark with vegetable oil 3-4 minutes, stirring every minute. If not melted after 4 minutes,…

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