Category Archives: DESSERTS

This recipe comes from the Barefoot Contessa. I enjoy her recipes, because they are beautiful but fairly simple! The Pastry Cream is delicious, and quite easy to make. Make sure you have little Tart pans with removable sides, so that they come out pretty. If you don’t want to make individual tarts, you can use […]

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Last night after dinner, my husband asked, “Where’s the Dessert?” I looked at him funny, and said, “There isn’t any!” I then proceeded to ask him, what he would have wanted. His response was this: “A nice fluffy Chocolate Mousse, with chopped Almonds & coconut on the top!” I just laughed at him. Tonight, he’s […]

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  RASPBERRY PIE 1 recipe Graham Cracker Crust 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 pint whipping cream 1 recipe Raspberry Filling Prepare Graham Cracker Crust and refrigerate until firm. In a large bowl beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. In a separate bowl whip the […]

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This classic and old fashioned dessert using whipped cream, marshmallows, and canned cherry pie filling, is delicious. I found this recipe along with many other fabulous recipes that my Grandmother had written in a very old cookbook. She would make this dessert often, and we would race to her house to devour it. It’s light […]

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 This recipe comes from Chef Kurtis Baguley of the Grand America Hotel. He was a featured guest of “Good Things Utah.” With this recipe, everyone gets their own individual Peach Pot Pie! For the crust: 2 ½ cups All purpose flour 1 TBL sugar, granulated 1 tsp salt, granulated ½ lb unsalted butter, cold, chopped […]

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Whoopie Pies Cookies: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder *(adjust to your taste) 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla , 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg Vanilla Marshmallow Filling: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 […]

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My Mom made this Sour Cream Pound Cake often, and there was never a crumb wasted. It stays moist for days, and the crusty edges on this cake are to die for! You can either bake this cake in a large bundt pan, or 2 bread pans. Slice and serve with fresh berries & whipped […]

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Frozen Raspberry Delight * Ingredients Crust 2 cups crushed chocolate wafer cookies 1/3 cup melted margarine or butter 1/2 cup sugar  Filling 1 cup chocolate fudge sauce, slightly softened 1 quart vanilla ice cream, slightly softened 1 pint raspberry sherbert, slightly softened  Topping 1 (8 oz) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed 12 ounces raspberries Instructions: In […]

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Growing up these Date Bars (also called Matrimonial Bars) were a regular part of my mom’s baking, however we bought a box mix, prepared them & baked them. We used to serve them with Whipping Cream over the warm bars. They were so delicious. They no longer make this box mix anymore, and so I […]

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Apple Crisp For the apples: 6 lg. peeled, thinly sliced baking apples (I used Granny Smith) 1 c. white sugar 1 TBS. flour 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix apple pieces with the vanilla first then add dry ingredients, & toss well. For the crisp: 2 c. quick oats 1 1/2 […]

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This recipe is a dangerous. I don’t make these often, because you can’t resist eating them. You mix the dough at night. Go to bed. Wake up and fry yourself some beignets. Roll them in cinnamon sugar and experience bliss. They are very simple. You could give most of them away, if you’re worried that […]

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I Love Banana’s Foster, however most recipes require the use of Liqueur or Brandy. If you don’t stock either of these in your home, here is a recipe that is alcohol free, & equally delicious. *8 servings (1/4 cup sauce with 1/2 cup ice cream each) Ingredients 1/2 cup dark corn syrup 6 Tablespoons Butter […]

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Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for muffin tin 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup buttermilk, or plain yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated, plus juice, plus 2 tablespoons more lemon juice for the glaze 1 cup […]

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