Category Archives: Desserts

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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Toffee Dip for Apples

This is a wonderful fall treat…I love it with apples! Ingredients- 1-8 oz package cream cheese 1/2 package Heath Bits (or you can chop up English Toffee bars instead) 1/4 to 1/2 cup brown sugar (depends on how sweet you … Continue reading

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Katherine Hepburn’s Brownies

This recipe is from New York Times Cooking and has yet to be tried in my kitchen…but soon very soon! INGREDIENTS- ½ cup cocoa 1 stick butter 2 eggs 1 cup sugar ¼ cup flour 1 cup broken-up walnuts or pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla  pinch of salt METHOD- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt butter … Continue reading

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New York Times-Chocolate Chip Cookies

I haven’t tried these yet! I’ll report back when I do. I found this recipe at NYT Cooking. INGREDIENTS 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8 1/2 ounces) cake flour 1 ⅔ cups (8 1/2 ounces) bread flour 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 … Continue reading

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Jere Miller’s Chocolate Chip Fudge Brownies

I have quite a brownie thing going on here in my attempt to find a good recipe again. I had this problem for several years with chocolate chip cookies until I finally found the Subarashi Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. I … Continue reading

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Hershey’s Best Brownies

I made these today with gluten free flour. They were thick and good! I think I’ll like them even better when made with regular flour. The original recipe is found on the Hershey’s website. Ingredients- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter … Continue reading

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Kim’s Brownies

Ingrdients- 3/4 pound butter, melted 2 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided use 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch process cocoa powder 5 eggs 2 cups brown sugar 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch salt 3/4 cup semi-sweet … Continue reading

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One Bowl Brownies

I was browsing at Smitten Kitchen for a brownie recipe. I have had many failed attempts recently. On one of her recipes she was talking about her very favorite one bowl brownies which had been dissed by her commenters for being … Continue reading

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S’mores Bars

I found this recipe on I Heart Naptime. I made it a few weeks ago for a group and it was a hit. I made a few adjustments to the recipe and added some suggestions that made the process easier … Continue reading

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