PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE

Ingredients: 9 ounce of peanut butter 2 large free range eggs 7 ounces granulated sugar Butter to grease the baking tray A few drops of vanilla essence (optional) Generous handful of chocolate chips (optional) Method: Preheat the oven to 350F. Beat the two eggs together. Stir in the peanut butter and sugar until the consistency […]

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Pecan Pie

Ingredients: 3 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons plain flour 1-½ cup dark corn syrup 1/8 teaspoon salt ½ cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1-½ cups pecans (choose the nicest ones from the bag) 1 prepared pie shell (or make your own crust) Method: Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Mix all […]

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OREO VICTORIA SANDWICH

Ingredients: Cake: ¾ cup caster sugar ¾ cup softened butter 4 eggs, beaten ¾ cup self-raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoon milk 1 package original Oreo cookies (154g/15-16 cookies) — not Doublestuff cookies Filling: 1/3 cup butter, softened ½ cup icing sugar, sifted A drop vanilla extract (optional) Cake method: Preheat oven to […]

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Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup oil (something light) 1 egg 3-½ cups plain flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup oatmeal 1 cup Rice Crispies© or other puffed rice cereal 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup coconut […]

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Mini Filo Dessert Bites

Ingredients: 1 pack of mini filo cups (if unavailable, get prepared filo dough and line mini-cupcake tin with dough to make small cups) ¼ cup Ricotta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh whipped cream 2 tablespoons confectioner’s (aka: icy or powdered) sugar prepared cherry pie filling (or favorite fruit pie filling) Method: Preheat oven and crisp filo […]

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NO-BAKE BUTTERSCOTCH PIE

Ingredients: 9-inch pie crust 1 cup brown sugar 6 tablespoon butter 1 cup boiling water 3 tablespoon corn starch 2 tablespoon flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup white sugar 1-2/3 cup. whole milk 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla whipped cream Method: Melt brown sugar and butter together in a heavy skillet over […]

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Mince Pies

Ingredients: 1 cup (225 grams) cold, diced unsalted butter 2-½ cups (350 grams) plain flour ½ cup (100 grams) caster sugar a pinch (about 1/8 teaspoon) salt 1 large jar of your favorite prepared mincemeat 1 small egg Method: To make the pastry, put the flour into a large bowl and toss in the cold […]

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Mexican Wedding Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature 2 cups powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup pecans, toasted, coarsely ground 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon Method: Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Using an electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Add ½ cup powdered sugar and vanilla […]

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Magpie Pie

Ingredients: 1 package (1 pound or 16 ounces) of dark chocolate chips 1-½ cups heavy whipping cream ¼ cup confectioner’s (aka: icing or powdered) sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 prepared chocolate pie crust or pastry shell (bake if not prebaked) Method: In the microwave, heat the chips and half (¾ cup) the cream in […]

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Little Round Balls

Contributor’s Note: These cookies are known by many names, including Russian Tea Cakes and Mexican Wedding Cookies. Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups flour 1 cup butter ¼ tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla ¾ cup finely chopped pecans ½ cup confectioners’ sugar Method: Cream together butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl. Blend the flour and salt […]

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