Spritz Cookies

This is one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes. I’ve been making it for years. You’ll need a cookie press. 1 cup butter ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 2 ¼ cups sifted flour ½ tsp. baking powder dash of salt ½ tsp. almond extract 1 package dark chocolate (melted) sprinkles   Cream butter and add egg. Beat on high for 2 minutes until smooth and creamy. Add sifted dry ingredients and extract. Fill cookie press with the dough and form cookies on ungreased cookie sheet. Put parchment paper on cookie sheet. Some people pipe the spritz cookies instead of using …

Chai Molasses Cookies

A wonderful new holiday recipe with a blend of coconut and molasses. Great for a holiday cookie exchange. 1 cup salted butter, room temperature 1 egg ¾ cup coconut sugar ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup molasses 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ¾ tsp. ground ginger ½ tsp. cardamom ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp. ground cloves  Using the whisk attachment in a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar together until well incorporated.  Next add in the molasses and egg and mix until just combined.  In …

Fudge

This is a super easy to make recipe that my Mom made since I was a little girl. It’s great for holiday gifts or for your family. 4 ½ cups sugar 1 can evaporated milk ½ lb butter 3 packages semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 8 oz. jar marshmallow creme 1 tbsp. vanilla 2 cups chopped nuts (if desired) Combine sugar, milk and butter in a large sauce pan. Place over medium heat, stir until mixture begins to boil. Cook for about 8 minutes, then remove from heat and stir in the chocolate chips, marshmallow fluff, vanilla, and nuts. Pour into …

Gluten Free Cranberry Pecan Oaties

1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp salted butter, room temperature 1 large egg 1/2 cup coconut sugar 2 tbsp monkfruit 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup oat flour 1/4 cup gluten free flour 1 1/2 cups quick oats 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1. Cream butter, coconut sugar, and monkfruit together. 2. Add in egg and vanilla and mix until just combined (don’t overmix) 3. In a separate bowl, combine flours, baking powder, cinnamon and quick oats together. 4. Slowly add dry ingredients into wet ingredients, scraping down the …

Chocolate Pie

Easy Chocolate Pie 9 inch graham cracker crust, chilled 4 small chocolate candy bars 20 marshmallows (regular size) 1/2 cup milk 1/2 pint whipping cream Melt chocolate bars, marshmallows and milk in top of double boiler (or in pan on low heat stirring continuously. When completely melted remove from heat and let cool. Whip cream in large bowl and fold into cooled chocolate mixture. Pour into chilled graham cracker crust. Cover and place in refrigerator overnight before serving. By Betty Fisk  

Quick Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

By Mrs. Marion Dexter 1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 cup soften butter or shortening 1 cup buttermilk 2 eggs Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa. Add butter (or shortening) and 2/3 cup of buttermilk (or sour cream or yogurt). Beat well about 2 minutes with mixer. Add 1/3 cup more buttermilk and the eggs. Beat 2 more minutes. Bake in 2 greased, waxed paper lined 8 inch pans at 350 for about 30 minutes. Fill and frost with chocolate buttercream icing. …

Family Fun with Fudgsicles

(Family Features) Planning snacks you can enjoy with your children is a winning parenting strategy for spending more time together while creating tasty treats. Take it a step further with a recipe like these Homemade Fudgsicles, which are an ideal example of an easy treat made with the goodness of real milk kids can help make, giving them an added incentive to enjoy moments together. To help your children reach the recommended 2-3 servings of dairy each day, serve with a glass of milk. Find more snack recipes at milkmeansmore.org. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Homemade …

Chocolate Silk Pie

Calling all chocolate lovers!!!  Not only is the pie rich with chocolate, but it is also easy to make when you need a quick dessert.  Try this recipe and more dessert recipes at culinary.net. Chocolate Silk Pie 1 (9 inch) unbaked pastry shell 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup butter, cubed 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped Topping: 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons powdered sugar Chocolate shavings, optional Preheat oven to 450°. Line pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove …

Lemon Cream Puffs

You don’t have to be a pastry chef to make these delicious little beauties.  With a hint of lemon, these light and fluffy puffs will be a hit at your next gathering. Lemon Cream Puffs 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2   Eggs LEMON FILLING: 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons butter, cubed 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 teaspoons sugar Powdered Sugar Preheat oven to 400°. In a large saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Add flour all at once, stirring until a smooth ball …