Archive for the ‘Sweets/Desserts’ Category

Chocolate Cream Truffles

1 pkg (8 oz) Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon almond-flavored liqueur 4 sq Baker’s Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted 1/4 cup Planters Slivered Almonds, toasted, ground 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa|Beat cream cheese, honey and liqueur with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate and almonds, cover. Refrigerate […]

Cheesecake with Strawberry Topping

4 cups plain nonfat yogurt 4 chocolate wafers — crushed (about 1/4 cup) 1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufch?tel) — softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup low-fat milk 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 egg whites OR 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product Strawberry Topping — (recipe follows) STRAWBERRY TOPPING 1 (10 […]

Cardamom Cashew Bars

Crust — (recipe follows) 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1/2 cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product OR 2 eggs 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 cups cashews — coarsely crushed Orange Glaze — (recipe follows) Shredded orange peel — if desired CRUST […]

Brown Sugar Strawberries

2 cups fresh strawberries 1/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1/3 cup loosely packed brown sugar |Rinse and dry strawberries but do not hull. Place strawberries in serving bowl. Place yogurt and brown sugar in 2 separate bowls. To eat, dip strawberries into yogurt and then into brown sugar.

Almond Apple Crisp

1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon almond extract 6 cups sliced unpeeled tart eating apples (about 4 medium) 1/2 cup coarsely crushed zwieback crumbs 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons chopped almonds 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine Yogurt Topping — (recipe follows) YOGURT TOPPING 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1/8 […]

Amaretto Brownies

Amount Measure Ingredient — Preparation Method ——– ———— ——————————– 2/3 cup blanched whole almonds — toasted 1 (8 ounce) package semisweet baking chocolate 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons amaretto 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs Amaretto Frosting — (recipe follows) AMARETTO FROSTING […]

Bisquick Cobbler

1 Cup Bisquick 1 Cup Milk 1 Cup Sugar 1 Stick Margarine 1 Large Can Peaches — in Heavy Syrup|Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt the margarine in the (13″x9″) pan. Mix the milk, sugar and Bisquick together in a bowl. Pour into the melted margarine. Pour off half the syrup from the peaches. […]

Almond Bark

1 c Whole unblancehed almonds 3 pk (6oz)semisweet choco chipsOR 1 lb White candy coating 2 tb Solid vegetable shortening |Spread almonds in a baking pan and toast in a 350 oven for about 8 minutes, shaking pan occasionally. Let cool. Line a rimmed 10×15 inch pan with wax paper, covering bottom and sides of […]

Holiday Truffles

18 oz Semisweet chocolate chips -3 packages 1 cn Sweetened condensed milk 2 tb Almond flavored liquer 1/4 ts Almond extract 2 tb Orange liquer | In heavy, medium sized pan, over low heat, melt chips with sweetened condensed milk. Remove from heat, divide into 2 bowls. To one bowl, add almond liquer and almond […]

Caramel Frosting

1/4 c Sweet cream or Half & Half 1 tb Butter 6 tb Brown sugar 1/4 ts Salt 2 c Confectioners’ sugar 1 ts Vanilla |Mix cream, butter, brown sugar and salt and place over low heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Do not let boil! Remove from heat. Stir in confectioners’ sugar and vanilla. […]