Year: 2020

Easy Tiramisu Dip

1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tbsp espresso powder 4 oz cream cheese, softened 8 oz Mascarpone cheese ½ cup powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp cocoa powder wafers or fruit, for dipping In medium bowl, whisk heavy whipping cream and espresso powder until blended. In large bowl, use hand mixer to beat […]

Gingerbread Pecans

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 40 minutes Yield: 2 cups (6 servings) 1 large egg white, beaten 2 cups raw pecan halves 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 teaspoons gingerbread spice blend 1 pinch salt Preheat oven to 300 F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. In large […]

Holiday Popcorn Snowmen

Yield: 5 snowmen 1 package (1 lb) large marshmallows 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, plus additional for greasing hands 1 tsp vanilla 10 cups popped popcorn Optional for decorating:  Sprinkles, licorice, gum drops, cinnamon candies etc. In large saucepan, melt marshmallows and 1/4 cup butter. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Let stand 5 […]

Reindeer Pecan Brownies

Nonstick cooking spray 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted 1 tablespoon pecan or canola oil 1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon espresso powder (optional) 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 20 raw pecan halves, cut in half 40 […]

Festive Savory Cheese Balls

2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese 2 tbsp caraway seeds 1 tsp poppy seeds 2 cloves garlic, minced, divided ¼ cup parsley, chopped 2 tsp thyme leaves, chopped 1 tsp rosemary, chopped ¼ cup dried cranberries, chopped 2 tbsp pecans, chopped crackers (optional) fruit (optional) vegetables (optional) Cut each cream cheese block into three […]

Peppermint Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Batter: 8 oz low-fat cream cheese, at room temperature 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp peppermint extract 2 eggs 1 tbsp all-purpose flour Brownie Batter: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 tsp pure vanilla extract […]

Apple-Cranberry Cobbler

Nonstick cooking spray 5 apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen cranberries 2 teaspoons lemon juice teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon container (10.2 ounces) refrigerated home-style biscuits, quartered tablespoons butter, melted tablespoons sparkling sugar Heat oven to 375 […]

Easy Pastry Brunch Cups

2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 ½ cups milk 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese 2 sheets puff pastry 18 eggs 2 cups diced ham chopped fresh green onions Heat oven 375 F. In small saucepan, melt butter. Whisk flour with butter. Gradually pour in milk, whisking each time. Bring to simmer, whisking until mixture […]

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