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25 May, 2016

Classic Philadelphia Cheesecake

Classic Philadelphia Cheesecake
Posted in : Desserts, Pies on by : Noreen
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Serves: 16 Ingredients: 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup and 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar, divided ⅓ cup butter, melted 4 packages (8 ounces each) Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 each large eggs Optional: your favorite topping – fruit pie filling, caramel sauce, melted chocolate, etc. Preparation: Preheat oven to 325°
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23 November, 2015

Mocha Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mocha Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies
Posted in : Almonds, Cookies, Desserts on by : Noreen
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Yields: About 5 dozen Ingredients: 2¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup cocoa 1 Tablespoon espresso powder (or instant coffee) ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ¾ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed ¾ cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels 1½ cups
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8 March, 2015

Browned Butter Frosting

Browned Butter Frosting
Posted in : Desserts on by : Noreen
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Yields: About 2 cups, enough for one 9-inch layer cake with 2 layers Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 package (16 ounces) powdered sugar ¼ cup milk 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract Preparation: In a small saucepan, cook the butter over medium heat, stirring constantly for 8-10 minutes or until butter begins to turn golden brown.
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11 December, 2014

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows
Posted in : Desserts, Special/Unique on by : Noreen
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Yields: About 100 pieces of 1″ squares Ingredients: 3 packages unflavored gelatin 1 cup ice cold water, divided 1¾ cups granulated sugar 1 cup light corn syrup ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract ¼ cup confectioners sugar ¼ cup cornstarch Nonstick spray Preparation: Mix the gelatin with ½ cup of the cold
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11 October, 2014

Black Forest Dump Cake

Black Forest Dump Cake
Posted in : Cakes, Cherry, Desserts, Pecans, Pineapple on by : Beryl
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Serves: 8 Ingredients: 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling 1 package Devil’s Food cake mix 1 cup chopped pecans ½ cup butter, melted 1 carton (8-12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, such as Cool Whip, thawed Preparation: Preheat oven to 350° and lightly grease a 13″ x 9″ baking
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29 September, 2014

Mini Cheese Cakes

Mini Cheese Cakes
Comments : 1 Posted in : Blueberry, Cakes, Desserts on by : Noreen
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Serves: 6 mini cheesecakes Ingredients: 2½ graham cracker wafers, crumbled (about ⅓ cup) 1 Tablespoon butter, at room temperature ¼ cup plus 1 Tablespoon sugar, divided 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 egg ⅓ cup Cool Whip ¾ cup fresh or frozen blueberries 2 teaspoons lemon zest Preparation:
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29 July, 2014

Strawberry Cream And Fruit Layered Salad For A Crowd

Posted in : Almonds, Blueberry, Desserts, Fruits, Grapes, Nuts, Orange, Peach, Strawberry on by : Linda
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Serves: 24 Ingredients: Topping 3 ounces fat free cream cheese, softened 8 ounces strawberry yogurt 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice, bottled 2 cups whipped topping, thawed ¼ teaspoon almond extract Salad 2 cups blueberries, rinsed and drained 2 cans peach halves in light syrup, drained 2 cups strawberries, halved 2 cups seedless green
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21 July, 2014

Blackberry Dumplings

Blackberry Dumplings
Posted in : Blackberry, Breads and Pastries, Desserts, Pies on by : Noreen
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Serves: 6 Ingredients: Blackberry Filling 1 quart fresh or frozen blackberries, rinsed 1 cup water 1 cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon lemon extract Dumplings 1 ½ cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ⅔ cup milk Preparation: Start with the filling: Mix berries, water, sugar, salt
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17 July, 2014

Summer Fruit Buttermilk Cake

Posted in : Blackberry, Blueberry, Cakes, Fruits, Raspberry on by : Noreen
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Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon lemon zest ½ stick unsalted butter, softened ⅔ cup sugar plus 1 ½ Tablespoons sugar, divided ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 large egg ½ cup well-shaken buttermilk 1 cup fresh summer fruit, either blueberries, raspberries or blackberries Preparation: Preheat oven to 400° with rack in
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17 May, 2014

Cookies and Cream Trifle

Cookies and Cream Trifle
Posted in : Cakes, Desserts, Puddings on by : Beryl
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Serves: 10-12 Ingredients: 2 packages (3.9 ounces each) devil’s food chocolate instant pudding mix 4 cups skim or lowfat milk, divided 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature 24 ladyfingers 32 Oreo cookies, with additional for garnish 1 carton (12 ounces) whipped topping, such as Cool Whip, thawed Preparation: In a large bowl,
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