No Bake Cookie Recipes

Posted by Roses on April 27, 2012
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Cookies can be fun to make, especially when they are easy to make and better yet you don’t have to bake! Here are three different recipes for easy to make no bake cookies.

Kids loves to be your little helper in the kitchen when it comes to recipes like this so this could be a fun time for you and your little ones.

 

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Ingredients needed to make No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies:

2 cups sugar
1 stick butter
1/2 cup milk
1/4 tsp salt (optional)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp almond extract
3 cups old fashion oats

Preparation Instructions:

Combine sugar, butter, salt and milk in a pot and bring to boil. Allow mixture to boil for one minute and add peanut butter, almond extract and vanilla and blend well.

Stir in oats and use a spoon to drop the mixture onto wax paper to cool.

Optional:

Cocoa can be added to the sugar for a chocolaty taste. You could also add some chopped

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Pumpkin Recipes For Dessert

Posted by Roses on April 27, 2012
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Spiced Pumpkin Fudge

Ingredients to make Spiced Pumpkin Fudge:

3 cups sugar
3/4 cup margarine or butter
2/3 cup evaporated milk

1/2 cup canned pumpkin pie mix
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1 12 ounce package butterscotch morsels
1 7 ounce jar marshmallow creme
1 cup chopped almonds (toasted if preferred)
1 tsp vanilla

Preparation Instructions:

In a heavy cooker, combine the sugar, butter, evaporated milk, pumpkin pie mix and pumpkin pie spice. Using medium heat, bring the mixture to a full boil, stirring continuously to prevent sticking and scorching.

Use a candy thermometer to allow the mixture to reach 234 degrees. This should take approximately 10 minutes. Remove the cooker from the heat and stir in the butterscotch morsels and allow them to melt.

Next add the marshmallow creme, almonds and vanilla and stir until well blended. Quickly pour the mixture into a 13×9 pan that has been buttered or greased and spread until smooth.

Allow the fudge to completely cool at room temperature before cutting. Fudge can be stored in the refrigerator tightly …

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Easy to Make Glazed Ham Recipes

Posted by Roses on April 27, 2012
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Looking for delicious dinner ideas? A nice baked ham can be a great dinner for your family and friends. Here are two different recipes for glazed ham, both of them are absolutely delicious!

Which one will you try first?

If you are like me and have a small family you could take one ham and cut it into halves and then try both of these great and tasty recipes at once.

 

Honey Glazed Ham

Ingredients needed for Honey Glazed Ham:

6 lb. cooked ham
2 cups honey
1/4 cup dark corn syrup
2/3 cups butter

1/8 tsp white pepper
1/4 cup whole cloves

Honey Glazed Ham Preparation Instructions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Line a roasting pan with foil and place the ham with the cut side down onto the pan. Score the outside of the ham with a sharp knife and place the whole cloves down into the scored areas.

Combine the honey, corn syrup, butter and pepper and heat the mixture until the butter melts. The mixture should have a smooth texture, …

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Two Recipes for Rocky Road Fudge

Posted by Roses on April 14, 2011

If you like chocolate chances are that you love rocky road fudge! Here are two different recipes for rocky road fudge that any chocolate lover would appreciate.

Easy Rocky Road Fudge Recipe

Ingredients:

3 cups miniature marshmallows
1 8 ounce chocolate bars
3/4 cups chopped nuts

Preparation Instructions:

Place the chocolate bars in a pan and melt slowly over low heat. Stir the chocolate constantly to prevent scorching.

Once the chocolate has completely melted, stir in the chopped nuts and marshmallows. Stir the mixture well to allow the marshmallows to completely melt.

Spread the fudge in an 8×8 inch pan that has been buttered and allow it to cool. This recipe makes 1 1/2 pounds of fudge.

Rocky Road Fudge Bars

Ingredients:

1/2 roll chocolate chip cookie dough
2/3 cup water
1/2 cup butter

4 7 ounce packages fudge frosting mix

1 cup chopped pecans
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups miniature marshmallows

Preparation Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Slice the refrigerated cookie dough and press it out onto a greased 13×9 inch …

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Coca-Cola Cake

Posted by Roses on March 22, 2011
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coca-cola-cake

Easy to Make Authentic Coca-Cola Cake

If you are a cake lover during the holidays or just any time then this is great treat for you. The popular Coca-Cola cake.

This also includes the great home made frosting as well.

Ingredients:

2 cps of self-rising flour
2 cps of granulated sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 cp Coca-Cola
1 cp butter or margarine
1 1/2 cps miniature marshmallows
2 eggs, well beaten
1/2 cp buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cake Preparation:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
Take a 9 by 13 inch pan grease and flour it then set to the side and in a large bowl combine your flour and sugar set aside for the moment.
Take med sauce pan and combine your cocoa, Coca-Cola, butter, and marshmallows, bring this to a boil. Now put the boiled mix into the flour and sugar.

In another separate bowl mix eggs, baking soda, buttermilk and vanilla add to the first mixture.

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Dried Fruit 7-Up Cake Recipe

Posted by Roses on March 17, 2011

Dried Fruit 7-Up Cake

The 7-up cake was really popular in the 1960′s and 1970′s but this one is not the original  7-up cake this one is made with real dried fruit and a delicious colorful lime glaze.

Ingredients:

1 (12 ounce can) 7-Up or lemon-lime carbonated soda (divided use)
1 cp mixed dried fruit (cranberries, strawberries, blueberries, cherries) or you can use your own choice of fruit
1-1/2 cps (3 sticks) butter or margarine, at room temperature
2 cps sugar
4 eggs
3 cps flour
2 tablespoons of lemon extract

See the rest of this recipe at http://ahippiesramblings.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/dried-fruit-7-up-cake-recipe/

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Peppermint Bark

Posted by Roses on February 26, 2011

christmas-peppermint-bark With these semisweet chocolate over-top that give it a two tone zebra color treats you are sure to want these in your stockings or gift baskets. They are sure to please kids of all ages.

Ingredients:
10 regular size candy canes
2 pounds (1 kg) white chocolate

Cooking Instructions:

Take wax paper or parchment paper and line your cookie sheet with this.
Let your kid(s) help you unwrap the candy canes then place them in a zip lock bag and then take a hammer or rolling pin and crush the candy canes into chunks of less than 1/4 of an inch then set aside.
To melt your white chocolate place in a boiler or a sauce pan and set over hot water make sure it is not boiling water and be careful not to scorch your chocolate as you may know that white chocolate can scorch very easily keep stirring till smooth. Now you and your kid(s) can stir in all of the crushed candy cane except for about 1/4 cup into the chocolate mix …

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Chocolate Covered Truffles

Posted by Roses on April 28, 2010
home made chocolate covered tuffles

home made chocolate covered truffles

Ingredients

1) 1/4 Cup of un-salted or salted butter your choice

2) 3/4 Cup coffee creamer non-dairy , any flavor of your choice

3) 1 1/2 pounds real milk chocolate  dip for dipping

4) 1 1/2 lbs. real semisweet chocolate chunks

5) 1/2 teaspoon  real vanilla extract

6) 1 cup finely chopped milk chocolate,  or semisweet  chips for decoration

home made chocolate covered tuffles

home made chocolate covered truffles

Directions

Melt semisweet chocolate in double boiler over hot water.

Heat butter, creamer and vanilla in another saucepan to 125° F on a candy thermometer.

Add to semisweet chocolate all at once, beat the mix on medium speed until the mix is smooth and creamy.

You will then need to place the mix in the refrigerator until it has almost set but enough to were to can not mold it into balls.

Again Beat with mixer on medium speed  until the mix is fluffy and light .

Place the mix in a well buttered 9 inch pan and leave it alone until it has  set enough …

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Chocolate Truffles!

Posted by Roses on April 28, 2010

Some Chocolate truffles recipes that I am sure will start you belly to rumble.

home Made Chocolate Truffles

home Made Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients:

1.)  Chocolate Truffles

2)   ½ Cup salted or unsalted butter

3)   2 1/3 Cup  white powder confectionery sugar

4) ½ Cup  real  cocoa

5) 1/4 cup  whipping cream or heavy 1/2 and 1/2 cream

6) 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

For the Centers of your truffles:  you can use whole or crushed, whole or crushed pecan, walnuts, whole or crushed almonds or after-dinner mints

Coatings: ( your choice of what you like the best. These are just suggestions) shredded coconut, crushed nuts of any kind, white powder confectionery sugar

home made chocolate truffles

home made chocolate truffles

Directions

Place the heavy or whipping cream and butter in large size mixing bowl.

mix together 2 1/2 cups of your confectionery sugar, (Set the rest of your  white powder confectioners sugar to the side) then add your cocoa with the cream and butter add vanilla then mix well on medium speed

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