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Holiday Raspberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

Raspberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

Ingredients
1-1/2 cups (350 ml) flour
1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
2 tsp (10 ml). baking powder
1/2 cup (125 ml) milk
1/2 cup (125 ml) butter, melted
1 large egg beaten
1 cup (225 ml) raspberries frozen or fresh
Topping:
1/4 cup (60 ml) pecans, chopped
1/4 cup (60 ml) brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup (60 ml) flour
2 tbsp (30 ml) butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 C.).
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, and baking powder, set aside.
In another bowl, beat together milk, cooled melted butter and egg.
Add wet mixture to the bowl with the flour mixture, blend until just mixed, do not overwork.
Spoon about 1 tbsp (15 ml) of batter into prepared muffin cups.
Divide half the raspberries among the muffin tin’s cups and top each with remaining batter, then add the remaining raspberries.
For the topping combine pecans, sugar, flour, and butter and sprinkle over batter.
Bake at 350 degrees (175 C.) for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browning and a toothpick comes out free of batter, be careful to not overcook.

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December 15, 2008 Posted by | Baking, Christmas, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Dessert Recipes, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Fruit Recipes, Holidays, Muffins, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BUTTERSCOTCH BROWNIE MIX IN A JAR

BUTTERSCOTCH BROWNIE MIX IN A JAR

1/2 Cup firmly packed flaked coconut
3/4 Cup chopped pecans
2 Cups firmly packed brown sugar
2 Cup flour mixed with 1 & 1/2 Tbsp. baking powder and 1/4 tsp. salt

Layer ingredients in order given in a 1-quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding next ingredient.

Attach the following instructions to the jar:

Butterscotch Brownies
Contents of gift jar
3/4 Cup (1 & 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, completely softened
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a 13 x 9-inch metal pan. Empty brownie mix into large mixing bowl. Thoroughly blend the mixture. Add butter or margarine, eggs & vanilla. Mix until completely blended. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes in pan.
Cut brownies into 1& 1/2-inch squares.

Yields 2 dozen brownies.

November 29, 2008 Posted by | Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Cookie Recipes, Cookies, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Family, Famous Recipes, Food, Holidays, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Black Bottom Irish Creme Pie

Black Bottom Irish Creme Pie

Level:

Easy

The perfect dessert for the Irish Creme lover. And it requires very little

effort.

Estimated Times:

Preparation – 15 min | Cooking – 25 min | Cooling Time – 4 hrs refrigerating

| Yields – 10

Ingredients:

. 1 package (18 ounces) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Refrigerated Brownie Bar Dough

. 2 packages (2.8 ounces each) Milk Chocolate Irish Creme NESTLÉ EUROPEAN

STYLE Mousse Mix

. 3 bars (6 ounces total) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking

Bars, made into curls (optional)

Directions:

PREHEAT oven according to brownie bar dough package directions. Grease

9-inch deep-dish pie plate.

PRESS brownie bar dough into prepared pie plate. Bake according to package

directions; cool completely.

PREPARE mousse mix according to steps 1 and 2 of package directions; spread

over brownie pie. Sprinkle with chocolate curls. Refrigerate for 4 hours or

until set.

TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CURLS:

MICROWAVE baking bar on LOW (10%) power for 10 seconds. Hold bar over a

sheet of foil or wax paper. Pull vegetable peeler along chocolate surface.

As curls

form, let them drop onto foil or gently lift from peeler. Transfer curls to

refrigerator for 5 minutes to firm.

March 17, 2008 Posted by | Dessert, Famous Recipes, Irish Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, St. Patrick's Day Recipes | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Comanche Chicksaw Plum Bars

2 eggs, well beaten

1 cup light brown sugar

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp allspice

1 cup cooked wild plums, mashed, pits removed (may substitute fresh cooked or canned plums)

1 cup chopped pecans or hazelnuts

Powdered sugar to sift over baked plum bars (about 1/2 cup)

1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray a 13×9-inch baking dish or pan.

2. In a medium mixing bowl, cream well together the beaten eggs with the brown sugar, buttermilk and vanilla. Add the flour, salt, and allspice, beating well together, then stir in the cooked plums and chopped pecans. Pour this batter into the prepared baking dish; spread evenly. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, until golden.

3. Remove and cool completely on wire rack. Cut into about 30 bars and dust well with fine sifted powdered sugar, if desired. Yield: 30 servings.

Calories: 103, Sodium: 29 mg, Cholesterol: 16 mg, Fat: 3 g, Carbohydrates: 18 g

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Fat

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Meringue cookies

4 large egg whites
pinch of salt
1 cup sugar

Whip the whites (at room temp for more volume) and salt with a mixer. Start on highest speed and beat for about 3 min till increased in volume and form medium soft peaks, With mixer running, add sugar gradually. Continue to beat at high speed till stiff peaks form. The whites will be firm and shiny. You may pipe from a pastry bag or drop by teaspoonfull onto parchment paper or ‘paper bags on a cookie sheet.


You may add chocolate chips (I like the mini chips added) or lemon or orange rind–or sprinkle with colored sprinkles.

OVEN AT 200 DEGREES F
Bake 45 to 60 min until dry and crisp but with no color. When cookies are cool lift off paper and store in airtight container.

You may also dip in melted chocolate if desired.

February 7, 2008 Posted by | Appetizer Recipes, Baking, Cookie Recipes, Cookies, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

3 cup oatmeal

1 cup whole wheat flour (or 2 cups oatmeal and 2 cups

whole wheat flour, whatever combination you want)

1 tsp soda

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

7/8 cup honey (or less)

1 tsp vanilla

2/3 cup raisins or dried apples or dried cranberries

Combine the first four ingredients. Mix up the next 3

ingredients and add them to the dry ingredients. Stir in

the dried fruit. Roll in small balls and smash to 1/4″

thickness on the cookie sheet. Bake at 275F degrees for 22-

25 minutes.

Makes about 50 cookies with only .3 grams of fat each.

February 6, 2008 Posted by | Appetizer Recipes, Appetizers, Apple Recipes, Apples, Baking, Cookie Recipes, Cookies, Cooking, Dessert, Dessert Recipes, Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, Snacks | , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Crazy Crust Apple Pie

Crazy Crust Apple Pie

1 c flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 Tbsp sugar

1 egg

2/3 c shortening

3/4 c water

1 – 1lb 50z can apple pie filling

1 Tbsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp cinnamon

Combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, egg, water and shortening in a

small bowl. Mix well. Pour into 9″ deep pie pan

Mix pie filling with lemon juice and cinnamon.

Pour into center of batter. Do not stir.

Bake 425º for 35 to 40 minutes

optional:

Other pie fillings may be substituted – omit lemon juice and cinnamon

December 26, 2007 Posted by | Apple Recipes, Apples, Baking, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Dessert Recipes, Famous Recipes, Pie Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, Snacks | , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 ounce liquid red food color
3/4 cup water
1 pudding-type cake mix (white or yellow)
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon butter flavoring
4 tablespoons buttermilk powder
1 tablespoon white vinegar

Directions:

Heat oven to 325F.

Mix together cocoa powder, red food color, and a small amount of the water forming a paste. Add remaining ingredients except vinegar. Mix 2-3 minutes on medium speed until well blended. Add vinegar and blend completely. Pour batter into prepared 9″ x 13″ cake pan and bake for approximately 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

December 25, 2007 Posted by | Cake Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Family, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes | , , , | Leave a comment

Fudgy Pecan Pie Recipe

Fudgy Pecan Pie

2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1 (14 ounce) can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk

1/2 cup hot water

2 eggs, well beaten

1 1/4 cups pecan halves or pieces

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 (9in. ) unbaked pie crust

Preheat oven to 350º. In medium saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and

butter. Stir in eagle brand, hot water and eggs; mix well.

Remove from heat; stir in pecans, vanilla and salt. Pour into pie crust.

Bake 40-45 minutes or until center is set. Cool slightly. Serve warm or chilled.

Garnish as desired. Store covered in refridgerator.

November 26, 2007 Posted by | Baking, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Dessert Recipes, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Pie Recipes, Recipes, Snacks | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Almond Bar Recipe

Almond Bars Recipe 

Almond Bars
1 package white cake mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine — softened
2 eggs

Almond Topping
2/3 cup sliced almonds
2/3 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp milk

Method
1. Heat oven to 350º.
2. Beat cake mix (dry), butter and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until dough forms or mix with a spoon.
3. Press in bottom of ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 1 inch. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and crust begins to pull away from sides of pan or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
4. Immediately spread Topping over crust.
5. Set oven control to broil.
6. Place pan on middle rack in oven.
7. Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until Topping is golden brown and bubbly (watch carefully-Topping burns easily).
8. Cool completely. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Almond Topping:
Cook all ingredients in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture thickens slightly.

November 16, 2007 Posted by | Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dessert, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment