Posts Tagged "dessert"

Pumpkin Pie Cake

»Posted on Apr 12, 2011 in Recipes | Comments Off on Pumpkin Pie Cake

A friend gave me this one after I had it at a luncheon. It was great! It is a wonderful dish to take to a potluck dinner or for a party.   Pumpkin Pie Cake 1 large can (29 oz.) or 2 (16 oz.) cans of pumpkin 1 (13 oz.) can of evaporated milk 4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 3 eggs 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 to 1 cup sugar (depending on pumpkin amount) Beat together above ingredients. Pour into lightly greased 9×13 pan. Sprinkle 1 box yellow cake mix over top. Dribble 1 1/2 to 2 sticks melted butter or margarine over the top. Top with lots of chopped pecans. Bake 50 minutes at 350 degrees until crispy. Serve hot or cold. Top with cool whip.

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Strawberry Suprise

»Posted on Apr 12, 2011 in Recipes | Comments Off on Strawberry Suprise

Recently with our past president, Ronald Reagan, dying after suffering for years with Alzheimer’s, memories surfaced concerning my mother who dealt with the same disease for ten years before she died. I started thinking about those last years with her and decided right away not to do that to myself. Instead, I began reliving the good times we had as mother and daughter. There were many. My mother was a nurse and a very devout Christian who gave of herself to many in her professional life as well as her personal. At Christmas we used to have a steady stream of visitors to our house and she often had an open house on Christmas Eve before we would go to midnight services at the church. My mother loved to cook and was very good at it with many recipes handed down...

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Angel Lush with Pineapple

»Posted on Apr 12, 2011 in Recipes | Comments Off on Angel Lush with Pineapple

This is my recipe for spring although I’ve had it at other times during the year. It’s delicious and easy to fix.   Angel Lush with Pineapple*   1 package (4-serving size) Jell-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding and Pie Filling 1 can (20 oz.) Dole Crushed Pineapples in juice, undrained 1 cup thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping 1 package (10 oz.) prepared round angel food cake 10 small strawberries (I used other fruit, too)   Mix dry pudding mix and pineapple with juice in a medium bowl. Gently stir in whipped topping. Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers. Place bottom cake layer, cut side up, on serving plate. Spread 1 1/3 cups of the pudding mixture onto cake layer, cover with middle cake layer. Spread 1 cup of the pudding mixture onto middle cake...

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Carrot Cheesecake Bars

»Posted on Apr 12, 2011 in Recipes | Comments Off on Carrot Cheesecake Bars

For the holidays my recipe is Carrot Cheesecake Bars from These bars are delicious and easy for entertaining or taking to a party.   Carrot Cheesecake Bars Ingredients: ½ stick of butter, melted; 1½ cups Honey Maid Graham Cracker Crumbs; 1 cup sugar; 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon; 3-8 oz packages of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened; 1 teaspoon vanilla; ¾ cup sour cream; 3 eggs; ¾ cup finely shredded carrots (about 2); and 1½ cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping. Directions: Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Mix butter, crumbs, ¼ cup sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon. Then press onto bottom of 13×9-inch pan. Bake ten minutes. Beat cream cheese, vanilla and the remaining sugar and cinnamon in large bowl with mixer until blended....

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