Tag Archives: Desserts

PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE WITH WALNUTS

3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature 1 (15-ounce) can puree pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) 3 eggs plus 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup sour cream 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/8 … Continue reading

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TASTING PARTY DESSERTS

How about a great idea for variation?  A “Tasting Party” for dessert!  You can make many varieties, and even make some ahead and freeze them for future use.  The different containers can be purchased at Pier One, but you can … Continue reading

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WHITE FRUIT CAKE WITH COCONUT

  This fruit cake is for those of  you who don’t usually like fruit cake!  The secret ingredient is flaked coconut.  It is based on the traditional, Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruit Cake, but with my addition.  I like to make … Continue reading

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PECAN COOKIES TWO WAYS

Time for Christmas cookies!  Here are several versions: 1 1/3 cups (6 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 pound pecans, divided 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons … Continue reading

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RED VELVET SURPRISE CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 box red velvet cake mix 1 can Cherry Pie Filling 1 C sour cream 1/2 C water 1/2 C veg. oil 3 large eggs 1 tsp. pure vanilla 1/2 C chopped pecans Option:  various decoration, according to season Preheat … Continue reading

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