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Snickerdoodles

Print Snickerdoodles Yield: 6 Dozen Cream of tartar adds a tangy flavor to this traditional cookie. Try making the dough in advance and freezing in 1-inch balls (without rolling in cinnamon sugar). Freeze them individually on a cookie sheet, then transfer to a freezer-safe plastic bag. Pull them out as you need them and have […]

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Apple Pie Pockets

Print Apple Pie Pockets Serving Size: Serves 8. Looking for a dessert you can take on a picnic that won’t make a mess? Give these treats a try! You can always substitute cherry pie filling for the apple mixture to create some variety. Ingredients1 cup butter (2 sticks) softened 1 cup 8-ounce package cream cheese, […]

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Zucchini Bread

Print Zucchini Bread You will want this to cool before you cut the loaf, and it will make your house smell heavenly! I used to puree the zucchini in my food processor, which turned the bread green. Using a food chopper (or finely chopping the zucchini with a knife) prevents this from happening. Ingredients2¼ cups […]

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Fruit Pizza

Print Fruit Pizza This is one of my favorite springtime desserts. You can change it up by using different fruits. It’s a great way to get your kids to try new things! Ingredients½ recipe Sugar Cookie dough 2 cups sliced fruit (strawberries, kiwi, Mandarin oranges, pineapple, blueberries, mango, etc.) 8 oz. cream cheese, softened ¼ […]

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Apricot Coconut Bars

Print Apricot Coconut Bars I remember these from when I was a little girl. It’s important to use Solo brand filling – others are too runny and the result isn’t very good. Ingredients2 cups unbleached flour 1 cup sugar ½ tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt ¾ cup butter 1½ cup flaked coconut ½ cup […]

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Lemon Bars

Print Lemon Bars A nice reminder that Spring is on its way. Ingredients1½ c. unbleached white flour 3/4 c. powdered sugar 3/4 c. unsalted butter ½ tsp. sea salt 4 ea. eggs, beaten 3 Tbsp. unbleached white flour 2 c. granulated sugar 1/2 c. lemon juice 2 tsp. grated lemon zest InstructionsCombine flour, powdered sugar, […]

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Berry Napoleons

Print Berry Napoleons Serving Size: Serves 4. You can substitute any fresh fruit for the berries for a quick seasonal dessert. Ingredients1 pint strawberries, washed and sliced 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar 1 Tbsp. water 12 ea. wonton wrappers (in the refrigerated produce section) 2 Tbsp. melted butter 4 Tbsp. granulated sugar ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 […]

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Whoopie Pies

Print Whoopie Pies It seems like whoopie pies are following the cupcake trend. They are versatile and can be dressed up or down depending on the filling you choose. Ingredients2 c. unbleached white flour 5 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda ½ c. butter at room tmperature 1 c. sugar […]

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Strawberry Sauce

Print Strawberry Sauce Warning: After you find out how easy this sauce is to make, you won’t buy the stuff from the grocery store again! This makes a great topping for ice cream or cheesecake (especially chocolate cheesecake). It also complements strawberry shortcake nicely, too! Ingredients2 ½ cups sliced strawberries ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup […]

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Chocolate Cheesecake II

Print Chocolate Cheesecake II The best way to make a cheesecake that is the least likely to crack while it is cooling is to use ingredients that are at room temperature. Using cream cheese and eggs that are cold can make the cheesecake cook unevenly, creating a situation where the edges are overcooked and the […]

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