Coffee and Sweetness Whipped to Perfection

(Culinary.net) Do you know that moment when something sweet hits your taste buds and a smile instantly spreads across your face? It’s almost magic to some. To others it’s just simply bliss. This holiday season, try something that’s simple yet sophisticated for an easy way to ensure smiles all around. Try an Easy Tiramisu Dip because whether you’re relaxing at home, having a small get-together with friends or joining your annual family gathering virtually, this dip is sure to spread culinary cheer. The recipe starts with “easy,” and it holds true to its name. With a short list of ingredients …

Chocolate Fudge Pie

A super rich pie with a great texture, similar to pecan pie without the pecans. 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup butter cut into pieces 4 large eggs (lightly beaten) 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 dash salt 3 tbsp. light corn syrup 1 whole unbaked pie crust Melt the chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat. In a separate mixing bowl, add eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt and corn syrup. Mix well with whisk until blended. Add melted chocolate mixture and whisk until blended. Pour into the unbaked pie crust and bake in 375 …

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 soda 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 …