Author Archives: Vanalee

Another Brownie Recipe

I found this yummy looking brownie recipe at A Bountiful Kitchen. Ingredients- ⅓ cup Dutch processed cocoa (you can use regular cocoa) ½ cup plus 2 tablespoon boiling water 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted … Continue reading

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Ruby Snap Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Ruby Snap is a fun and fabulous cookie place in Salt Lake- I found this recipe on ksl.com. I post a photo when I make them… • 1/2 cup butter, softened •3/4 cup sugar •1/2 cup packed brown sugar •1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Banana Muffins

3 eggs About 1/2 can of pumpkin Mashed bananas 2 or 3 (the combined bananas and pumpkin should equal 15 oz) 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil 1/2 cup applesauce 1 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon pumpkin … Continue reading

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Asian Zucchini Noodle Salad

We just ate this delicious salad at Allyson’s. I loved it she found it at  Simply Recipes. Here’s the link http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/asian_zucchini_noodle_salad/ Ingredients- 3 to 4 zucchinis (1 1/2 pounds total) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced and roughly chopped … Continue reading

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Southwest Pasta Salad

Today I was looking for a yummy pasta salad to go with Lindsey’s Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches. I found this recipe at Chelsea’s Messy Apron– It is so yummy! Ingredients- 2 cups mini pasta (measured when dry, I used shells but it … Continue reading

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5 Minute Homemade Hot Fudge

I found this yummy and very easy recipe here- Say Yes 1 stick of butter 8 T cocoa powder (I like dark) 1 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 1 t vanilla Bring butter and milk to a slow boil … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk 1 bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups) 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk, chocolate chips and sugar to boiling over … Continue reading

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Soft Pumpkin Gingersnap Cookies

I found the recipe for these yummy cookies at Two Peas and Their Pod. They are so good! Ingredients: ½ cup of butter, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for rolling the cookies ½ cup of pumpkin … Continue reading

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Cookie Monster’s Famous Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe

When Ally and James were little we collected a series of Sesame Street books from the grocery store. There was a new one each week for several weeks. At the time I thought this was the best sugar cookie recipe … Continue reading

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Genie Grandma’s Sugar Cookies

So be warned…I have only made this recipe once and they turned out very dry, as in they were little Hockey Pucks! Now, that could be attributed to my poor cooking skills when I was in my twenties or it … Continue reading

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