Desserts

Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

Ingredient List: 

1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
2 tablespoons 2% milk
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 to 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions: 

In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together sugar and butter until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add egg, milk, extracts and mix well. Blend together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, nutmeg and orange peel. Add to egg mixture and continue to mix until well blended. Read more

Whole Wheat Orange Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredient List: 

1 1/4 cups warm water (110° - 115°F)
2 packages active dry yeast
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
6 tablespoons butter, melted
6 tablespoons honey
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons wheat gluten
4 to 4 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

Filling:
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup honey
1/2 tablespoon orange peel, grated
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons flour

Directions:  
Preheat oven to 350°F. Read more

Whole Wheat Dream Shoe Cookies

Ingredient List: 

4 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1 cup honey
1 egg
1/4 cup hot water
2 tablespoons vanilla extract

Description: Dream Shoe pattern available

Directions:
 

Preheat oven to 350 F. 

Stir together whole wheat flour, salt, and baking powder; cut in butter until there are pea-sized lumps mixed in the flour. Add honey, egg, water, vanilla; mix just until dough will make a ball. Read more

Tropical Cake

Ingredient List: 

1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups + 2 tablespoons cake flour (or 2 cups all-purpose flour)
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 - 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, not drained
1 cup chopped cashews
3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Topping:
1 - 3.4 ounce package instant vanilla pudding mix
1 - 8 ounce package cream cheese (1/3 less fat)
1 - 8 ounce container frozen whipped topping, thawed sweetened flaked coconut chopped cashews

Directions:  
Preheat oven to 350°F. 

In a large bowl, mix sugar, soda and flour by hand. Stir in eggs, vanilla and pineapple with juice. Add cashews and coconut. Pour into 9-inch by 13-inch pan coated with non-stick spray. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. CoolRead more

Slow-Cooker Fudge Pudding Cake

Ingredient List: 

First Layer:
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Second Layer:
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 3/4 cups boiling water

Directions:  
Spray the crock-pot with baking spray. 

Mix 1 cup brown sugar, flour, 3 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl. Stir in milk, margarine and vanilla. Spoon batter into bottom of crock pot (dough is very thick).

In another bowl, mix together 3/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Sprinkle evenly over batter. Do not stir.Read more

Pound Cake, Angel Food Cake & Macaroon Chocolate Fondue

Ingredient List: 

1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup low fat or fat-free vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup half and half
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur
OR
1 tablespoon almond flavoring

Directions:  
Combine the chocolate chips, yogurt and half and half in a fondue pot on low (or heavy pan on the stove-top). Stir frequently until blended and warm. Add vanilla and amaretto and keep warm while serving.

Dippers: Put one of the following on a fondue fork and dip into the chocolate mixture - 

Pound cake cut into 1-inch cubesRead more

Pineapple Bread Pudding

Ingredient List: 

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk (whole or evaporated milk)
1, 20 ounce can chunk pineapple, drained, but reserve 2 tablespoons of juice
4 cups white or whole wheat bread cubed (approximately 7 slices)

Directions:  
Preheat oven to 375°F. 

Cream together butter and sugar; add in eggs, milk, pineapple and 2 tablespoons of the reserved pineapple juice. Then fold in bread cubes.

Pour into a 9 x 9-inch baking dish and bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until set. If it gets too brown, cover lightly with aluminum foil for the last 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Calories/Serving:  347

Servings:  8Read more

Peach Bread Pudding

Ingredient List: 

4 cups cubed French bread
3 large eggs, beaten
2 cups fat free milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 – 21 ounce can peach pie filling (reserve ½ cup for topping, optional)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
1 1/2 teaspoons butter, cut into small pieces

Directions:  
Preheat oven to 350°F. 

Spread bread cubes in 11 x 7-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Whisk together eggs, milk, granulated sugar and almond extract. Stir in pie filling, reserving ½ cup for use as a topping. Pour mixture over bread cubes; press into bread with back of spoon.Read more

Holiday Crunch Mix

Ingredient List: 

3 cups Wheat Chex™ or Rice Chex™ cereal
1 1/2 cups Cheerios™
1 cup pretzel sticks
1 cup cashews
1 cup M&M’s™, plain or peanut butter
8 squares vanilla almond bark

Description:
This makes a perfect gift and/or treat for the holidays.

Directions:  Line a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with waxed paper. In a large bowl, combine Wheat Chex™ cereal, Cheerios™, pretzels, cashews and M&M’s™.

In a heat-proof bowl, microwave the almond bark 2 to 3 minutes; stir occasionally until melted. Pour melted almond bark over the dry ingredients and stir gently just until coated.Read more

Fudge Brownies

Ingredient List: 

1 1/4 cups margarine
4 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup cocoa
2 cups nuts (optional)

Directions:  
Preheat oven to 350°F. 

Melt butter and add cocoa; mix. Stir in sugar and blend in the eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla. Stir in flour and nuts; mix well. 

Bake in greased 9 x 13-inch pan for 30 minutes in preheated oven. Let cool on rack, 20 to 30 minutes. Cut into 20 square pieces.

Calories/Serving:  224

Servings:  20Read more

Syndicate content