Comfort from the South

( The star of your next spread can be hidden away in the refrigerator for a surprise delight for your guests. It’s topped with chocolate syrup and chopped pecans, and your loved ones just may vote it to be their favorite dish. It’s an Arkansas Possum Pie, made with three delicious layers and crunchy toppings for a show-stopping dessert. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add flour and stir to combine. Add crushed pecans and brown sugar. Stir to combine and form to the bottom of a pie pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 F. In a separate bowl, add …

Chocolate Mousse Pie

submitted by Jane Stickney   4 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 1 (14 oz) can sweeten condensed milk 1-1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 cup (1/2 pint) whipping cream 1 (6 oz) chocolate pie crust With a mixer, beat chocolate with sweetened condensed milk and vanilla until well blended. Chill 15 minutes or until cooled; stir until smooth. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into crust. Chill thoroughly. Garnish with cookie pieces.

Cherry Whip Jello Mold

Cherry Whip Jello Mold   2 pkgs. cherry Jello 2 1/2 cups boiling water 1/2 pint whipping cream 1 jar of maraschino cherries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts   When Jello is semi-soft, whip 1/2 pint of whipping cream till stiff. Then whip Jello & whippped cream together.   Fold in one small jar drained & chopped maraschino cherries & the chopped walnuts. Pour into Jello Mold and place in refrigerator. Serves 8 people .