Pumpkin Roll

Ingredients: Cake Powdered Sugar 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/4 tsp salt 3 large eggs 2/3 c. Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin 1 c. chopped walnuts (optional) Filling 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese 1 c. sifted powdered sugar 6 T Read More …

Heavenly Angel Food Cake

This light, moist cake is special enough for most any occasion. Ingredients: 12 egg whites 1 1/4 c. confections sugar 1 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1  1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 1/4 tsp salt 1 c. sugar Instructions: Measure out egg whites to equal 1 1/2 cups.  Read More …

Caramelized Angel Dessert

This is a quick and easy way to dress up your basic angel food cake. Ingredients: 1/2 c. butter, softened 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 1 T lemon juice 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon Dash ground nutmeg 6 slices angel food cake 1 c. mandarin oranges sour cream (optional) Instructions: In a large bowl, cream butter Read More …

Glazed Pecans

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 cups pecan halves Instructions: Heat oven to 350 F.  Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.  In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat.  Add brown sugar and syrup; mix well.  Cook until bubbly, stirring constantly. Add pecans; cook 2 to Read More …

Chocolate Ganache

This recipe for Chocolate Ganache is quick, easy and amazingly delicious.  After it’s set, I like to scoop mine out, roll it into balls and dip in tempered chocolate for truffles. Ingredients: 4 parts chopped chocolate, by weight 3 parts heavy whipping cream, by weight Instructions: Heat cream.  Pour over chocolate. Stir until thoroughly mixed.  Read More …

Terrificly Topped Toffee

Toasted almonds and rich chocolate cover these luscious homemade toffee pieces. Ingredients: 1 c. unblanched whole almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped 3/4 c. semi-sweet chocolate chip pieces 3/4 c. milk chocolate pieces 1/3 c. white baking pieces 2 T instant malted milk powder 1 c. butter 1 c. sugar 3 T water Instructions: Line a Read More …

Chocolate-Cherry Cansicle

This recipe came out of a cookbook that Matt’s mom got him when he first moved out of the house.  It’s called A Man, A Can, A Plan and is full of quick easy recipes from canned foods. Ingredients: 1 can (15 oz.) canned cherry pie filling, frozen in can 1/2 (of 16 oz.) can Read More …

Farmer’s Daughter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

My favorite cookies, from my favorite restaurant, the chocolate chunk cookies from the Farmer’s Daughter are made with fantastic eating chocolate (not baking chocolate), which leaves the chocolate gooey long after it has cooled. Ingredients: 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 sticks melted butter, cooled 2 cups packed Read More …

Gingersnaps

This is the gingersnap recipe that my middle school math teacher gave me.  I never was any good with numbers, but I manage well enough for baking. Ingredients: ¾ cup margarine or butter 2 ¼ cups flour 1 egg 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup brown sugar ¼ teaspoons salt ¼ cup molasses 1 teaspoon Read More …