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No-Bake Cereal Cookies

Saucepan Peanut Cookies* 1 cup light corn syrup* 1 cup sugar (so the first two ingredients are sweeteners; who said these were healthy?!)* 1 1/2 cups peanut butter* 4 cups cereal flakes plain Cheerio-type cereal Stir the corn syrup and sugar together in a medium saucepan. Bring to a full boil. Remove from the heat; […]

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English Trifle * 1 prepared loaf pound cake (10 3/4 ounce, although I used a slightly larger size)* 1/4 to 1/2 cup raspberry jam (naturally, I used 1/2 c. I’m always up for more raspberries)* 1 package (3 to 3 3/12 oz) regular or instant vanilla pudding mix* 2 1/2 C. milk* 8 oz carton […]

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Microwave Caramel Corn

Microwave Caramel Corn* 1 C. brown sugar* 1 C. Margarine or butter* 1 C. Dark Corn syrup (or a little less than a cup of honey)* 1 tsp vanilla* 1/2 tsp Baking soda* 4 quarts popped popcorn – Bring the sugar, margarine and corn syrup to a boil in a microwave safe bowl, about one […]

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Mulberry Rhubarb Shortcake

Mulberry Rhubarb Shortcake 2 1/2 cups mulberries1 1/2 cups rhubarb, diced1 1/4 cups white sugar1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour1 tablespoon butter1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract 8 Shortcakes (basically slightly sweet biscuits, split in half) DIRECTIONS:Combine ingredients. Microwave until rhubarb is soft.Chill, pour over shortcakes. Top with whipped cream if desired.—————————————————————————Other ways to use […]

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chocolate almond coconut bars

Crust:one package devil’s food chocolate cake mix1 cup melted butter1 large egg Topping:2 eggs1 1/2 cups grated coconut1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Mix the ingredients for the crust. Put in an ungreased 9×13 pan, spreading to make sure it reaches all sides. Beat the eggs for topping, fold in coconut, spread over top of the […]

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Maple Custard

Maple Custard, from Frugal Gourmet Cooks American This recipe was amazing, especially since it first seemed it hadn’t turned out (it didn’t set quite as firm as I expected). It’s so easy, too! Combine two cups of milk, 3 eggs, and 1/2 cup of real maple syrup (I used grade B), along with a pinch […]

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Coconut Custard Pie With One Whirl of the Blender

Preheat the oven to 375 degreesPut the following ingredients in your blender and whirl around until smooth: 1/2 cup flour (we use whole wheat pastry flour)1 tablespoon oil4 eggs2 cups milk (we’ve used regular whole milk from the store and raw goat’s milk from a friend, both work fine, though the goat’s milk version seemed […]

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