Category Archives: dessert

Low-Carb Flaxseed Cookie

I’ve blogged about this low-carb cookie recipe before, but here’s a variation and some more details. Now I also have pictures, only the camera batteries died before I got to the finished cookie part. Low-Carb Flaxseed Cookies Grind 2 Tablespoons flaxseeds In small bowl (or on a saucer) combine ground seeds with two Tablespoons melted […]

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Baking Mix for Cookies, Quiche, and Coffee Cake

This is from the Make-A-Mix cookbook, and it can be used to make at least 32 other recipes, including desserts, appetizers, and pancakes. I’m not going to give all the recipes for all thirty-plus things it will make, but I will share a couple of them. The Mix: 8 1/2 cups flour (I would use […]

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Marlborough Pie

Taken from the 1978 issue of Early American Life magazine 1 nine inch pie shell in a deep dish pie dish 4 cups cooked and strained sour applesauce6 eggs2 cups sugar1 cup heavy creamjuice and grated rind of 1 lemon1/8 teaspoon salt.4 tablespoons butterfreshly grated nutmeg Prepare both pie shell and applesauce before beginning to […]

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Jam Filled Crescents

Recipe from a July, 1942 Woman’s Day magazine 3 1/2 cups sited flour1 teaspoon salt1 cup margarine2 egg yolks, grade B, well beaten1 egg white, grade B1 cup thick sour cream3/4 cup jam or preserves1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs Sift flour and salt together.  mix in margarine with fork until mixture is like coarse […]

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More Custard Pies

I’ve shared this coconut pie that you mix in the blender and it makes its own crust here. I found this similar version (only it doesn’t use sugar) for a date custard pie here. I made one of these tonight (it’s in the blue silicone pan). Then I combined the recipes to make two other […]

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Chocolate Cinnamon Torte

Three years ago, Jenny-Any-Dots made this for her own birthday cake: Chocolate- Cinnamon Torte2 cups sugar1 1/2 butter, very soft2 eggs2 tablespoons ground cinnamonI left this out2 2/3 cups all purpose flourI used freshly ground whole wheat3 squares semisweet chocolateI used roughly half a bag of chocolate chips4 cups heavy whipping creamI used about 18 […]

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Bread Pudding, Savory or Sweet

Savory Bread Pudding2 1/2 c. shredded cheese6 eggs, slightly beaten2 c. milk1 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. dry mustardGarlic to taste Spread a layer of torn pieces of slightly stale french bread (or other breads) in the bottom of a greased 9X13 pan. Sprinkle cheese over the top (you can use more or less than the amount […]

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Strawberry Cake

There is almost nothing about this cake that could be construed as ‘healthy’.  In fact, it’s so unhealthy that I rather regretted the fact that the only eggs I had were far fresh and locally grown, and the only strawberries I had were organic.  If you’re going to be unhealthy, you might as well go […]

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Welsh Tea Cakes

I’ve been asked for the recipe for these every time I’ve made them.  This is a handy recipe to keep around for unexpected guests because it is so quick and easy to throw together.  We’ve also served it for tea those times we remember to have tea parties. 2 cups flour (we use whole wheat)3/4 […]

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Wheat-Free Lemon Poppyseed Banana Bread, Soaked Grain Recipe (If you want it to be)

I adapted this recipe from a sour cream banana bread receipt by Tim. D. Culey of Baton Rouge, La, posted online here. (Actually, when I printed it out in 2004, it was posted online somewhere else, but that site is down, so I googled and found the recipe elsewhere). My recipe, however, has no sour […]

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