Category Archives: Desserts

‘Tis the Season Heath Bark

A New Family Favorite

 

8 oz. Dark chocolate baking bar, finely chopped of 1 1/2 C. Semi Sweet Morsels

1/4C. White Morsels

1 tsp. Vegetable Oil

1/2 C. Chopped or crushed Heath Bars

 

Line baking sheet with parchment or was paper.

 

Melt 2/3 of dark chocolate in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on high power 45 seconds; Stir.  If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave an additional 10-15 second intervals, stirring just until melted.  Add remaining dark chocolate and stir until melted.  Spread chocolate into 10-by-8 in. rectangle on baking sheet.

 

Microwave white morsels in small, heavy-duty  plastic bag on medium-high power for 30 seconds. Knead bag until morsels are smooth.  Add oil; knead to combine.  Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over dark chocolate.  Immediately sprinkle chopped heath bars over bark.

 

Refrigerate 30 min. or until firm.  Break into 24 pieces.  Store in airtight container for up to 1week.

Brownies

 

Here’s a recipe for your sweet tooth….enjoy!

 

3/4 C. Butter (melted) 3 Eggs
1 C. Flour 2 C. Sugar
4 Squares Unsweetened Chocolate 1 tsp. Vanilla
Nuts (optional)

 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease 9×12 pan well.

 

Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwaveable  bowl on high 2 min. or until butter is melted.  Stir until chocolate is completely melted.  Stir in sugar, blend in eggs and vanilla. Add flour and nuts, mix well.  Spread into prepared pan.

 

Bake 20 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs.  Do not overbake.. Cool in pan or wire rack.

 

 

Five-Cup Salad

 

Looking for something easy to take to a pot luck dinner?  Here is a suggestion.

6-8 servings Prep:15 Min. Total Time: 3 Hours + 15 Min.

Ingredients

1 cup crushed pineapple drained

1 cup mandarin oranges drained

1 cup coconut

1 cup mini marshmallows

1 cup sour cream

Directions

Simply mix all ingredients together.  Great light dessert.

 

Wacky Cake

 

Here comes the first recipe.  Hope you all enjoy it.  It’s so simple and yet a favorite

3 C. Flour 2 C. Sugar
1 1/2 tsp. Salt 2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 C. Cocoa 2 tbsp. Vinegar
2 tsp. Vanilla 2/3 C. Oil
2 C. Cold Water

 

Mix dry ingredients  in 9×13 pan.  Make a well in the center.  Pour in vinegar, vanilla,  oil and water.  Mix with spoon until well blended.  Bake at 350 for 35 min.  Top with your favorite frosting.