Category Archives: Snacks

Strawberry Pie

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Fresh juicy strawberries smothered in a homemade glaze, served in a pie shell Yield:  one 9-inch pie Ingredients:  3 T cornstarch1 c sugar1 c cold water2 T white corn syrup2 T strawberry flavored gelatin3 drops red food coloring (optional)about 3 c washed strawberries, sliced or dicedone 9-inch baked pie pastry… Read more »

Tapioca Pudding

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My mom’s old-fashioned recipe for a super easy and very delicious tapioca pudding! Yield:  about 2 quarts Ingredients:  9 tablespoons granulated/instant/Minute tapioca*1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon salt3 eggs, beaten well8 1/4 cups milk1 tablespoon vanilla extract Instructions:  1. In a large stock pot, whisk together the tapioca, sugar, salt, and eggs…. Read more »

Double Chocolate Cookies

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Moist and chewy, these rich chocolate cookies are bursting with cocoa and chocolate chips! Yield:  4 dozen cookies Ingredients:  2 cups sugar1 1/4 cups margarine or butter2 eggs3/4 cup cocoa2 cups flour2 tsp vanilla1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup chocolate chips Instructions:  1. Cream together first three ingredients. Add… Read more »

Cranberry Roll-Up Freezer Cookies

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Vanilla shortbread cookie dough, rolled and filled with homemade cranberry sauce; frozen and then sliced and baked Yield:  About 3 dozen small cookies Ingredients:  Cookie Dough Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened3/4 cup sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups flour1/4 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons cardamom, optional Cranberry Filling Ingredients: 2… Read more »

Deluxe Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcake

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A light and fluffy whole wheat cake topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries Yield:  8 servings Ingredients:  4 eggs, separated3/4 cup sugar, divided*1 cup whole wheat flour1/3 cup water1/4 cup oil1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 pound (about 2 cups) fresh strawberries, washed and sliced1 cup whipping… Read more »

Pumpkin Roll

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A spicy pumpkin cake rolled with sweetened cream cheese and nuts inside Yield:  12 servings Ingredients:  Cake ingredients: 3 eggs2/3 cup pumpkin1 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ginger1/4 teaspoon nutmeg1/4 teaspoon cloves3/4 cup flour Filling: 2 tablespoons butter8 ounces cream cheese3/4 teaspoon vanilla1 cup powdered sugar1/3 cup… Read more »

Chocolate Caramel Almond Cheesecake

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A creamy dense chocolate cheesecake on a chocolate graham cracker crust, drizzled with chocolate and caramel and sprinkled with almonds Yield:  12-16 servings Ingredients:  Crust ingredients: 1 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs3 tablespoons sugar5 tablespoons butter, melted Filling ingredients: 20 ounces cream cheese, softened1 cup sugar1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed… Read more »

Easy Fruit Coffee Cake

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A fluffy, fruity coffee cake with a sweet crusty topping Yield:  9 servings Ingredients:  2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 eggs1/4 cup vegetable oil3/4 cup milk1 cup blueberries, cranberries*, raspberries, chopped strawberries, or finely-chopped apples Topping Ingredients: 1/3 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup brown sugar1/4 cup… Read more »

Pineapple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

A moist, sweet carrot-pineapple cake with a light cream cheese frosting Yield:  9 servings Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups flour1 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla2/3 cup oil2 eggs1 cup (packed) finely shredded carrot1/2 cup crushed pineapple (with juice) Frosting Ingredients: 3 ounces… Read more »