Desserts & Goodies

A Few Sweet Recipes

Black Forest Dump Cake

Ingredients are dumped directly into the baking dish.
1 box of dry chocolate cake mix
1 can of cherry pie filling
Pats of butter
Water, as needed

Spray the baking dish
Add a layer of half the cake mix
Add a layer of half the pie filling
Dot with butter or margarine. Repeat.
Add a bit of water sparingly, if mix seems too dry

Bake at 350 for 30 mins.

Spice cake/Apple pie filling
White or yellow cake/Berry pie filling
AngelFood cake/crushed pineapple

Chewy No-Bake Treat

1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 tablespoons maple or corn syrup
4 teaspoons cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups uncooked oats

Place butter, syrup, cocoa, and sugar in a sauce pan and heat until smooth.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and oats.
Drop by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet and allow to cool
OR Press into a 9x9 pan and cool overnight.

DeeDee's Cookies

1/2 cup margarine
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup oats
3/4 cup coconut
1/2 cup walnuts
1 cup chocolate chips

In a large bowl: Cream the margarine, brown sugar, and vanilla.
Add the egg.
In another bowl mix the flour, salt, baking soda.
Stir this into the bowl of wet ingredients.
Then add the oats, coconut, walnuts, and chocolate chips.
Drop by spoon onto greased baking sheet.
Bake 325 for 10-12 minutes

Five Minute Ice Cream

1 cup milk (any kind)
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Place all ingredients into a lidded jar.
Shake well and place in freezer until not slushy (3+ hours)
Does it get any easier?

Lime Mousse

1 container of Cool Whip (thawed)
1 package of lime jello
1 can mandarin oranges (drained)
In a large bowl: blend the dry jello mix with the Cool Whip
Stir in the oranges.
Refrigerate for a couple of hours and serve.

Mexican Fruitcake (St Jude)

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 20-oz can crushed pineapple
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Sift together dry ingredients.
In a large bowl, mix eggs with fork, add pineapple; including juice.
Stir in dry ingredients and nuts.
Pour into prepared 9X13" pan. Bake at 350 45-50 min

Beat together 3 oz cream cheese and 1/4 cup softened butter.
Add 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
Spread onto cooled cake. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.

Notes from Judy:
No, I haven't left out any ingredients - there is no oil, no cinnamon.
It could be called the mystery cake.
Don't ask me how it works, but it sure is easy!

Peanut Butter Krispy Bars (Discovery)

8 cups of Rice Krispy cereal
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup peanut butter

On the stove top melt the sugar, corn syrup, and peanut butter.
Pour this over the cereal and mix well. Then press into a baking dish.
Allow to cool.
Cut into bars.

Sheet Pound Cake

2 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup margarine or shortening
3/4 cup milk
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs

Stir everything together. Pour into a large oblong baking pan.
Bake at 375 for 25 minutes.

After the cake cools, frost with your favorite icing.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake (Salty Paws)

2 cups flour
1/2 cup bran (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
combine dry ingredients, set aside

Cream together 2 cups sugar and 1 cup butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
Add the dry ingredients to this.

2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 cup finely chopped nuts

Grease and flour bundt pan.
Pour in 1/2 the batter, sprinkle 1/2 the topping. Repeat.
Bake 350 for 50-60 minutes. Cool before removing.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake (Scaramouche)

In a mixing bowl, cream together:
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup sugar

Then add:
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sour cream

Sift together in another bowl:
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Slowly add the dry ingredients to the batter.

For the filling/topping:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup chocolate chips
2 teaspoons cinnamon

In a greased spring pan, alternate batter and filling (half in the middle, half on the top.)
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
Let cool and then invert on a cake plate and enjoy.

Note from Lorraine - "With loving memory of Rosalie Sulick (Mom)."

Spice Brownies (Mon Amie, Early Out)

Combine a package of brownie mix with one can of pumpkin pie filling.
Pour into a square pan and bake.
Easy and yummy.

Put half your brownie batter in the pan, top with graham crackers spread with Nutella.
Add remaining batter.
Janet Groene @BoatCook

Upside Down Cruiser's Cake (Salty Paws)

1 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter or oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup nuts or seeds (optional)

Mix all together. Pour into ungreased 9x9.
Let sit while the topping is prepared:

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup boiling water
Mix and pour over the batter in the 9x9.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
Cake is done when dry on top.

Frosting may bubble around the edges.
Allow to cool before serving.
Garnish with powdered sugar, chopped nuts, fresh mint, or orange slices.



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