Lemon Bars Deluxe

2 cups and 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, separated 1/2 cup (plus extra) powdered sugar 1 cup butter, softened 4 eggs, beaten 2 cups granulated sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Cut in butter. Press into 9x13x2-inchContinue reading “Lemon Bars Deluxe”

Chicken Log

16 oz cream cheese 4 tablespoons steak sauce 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1-1/2 cups ground cooked chicken (or pulled chicken) 1/3 cup ground celery 1/8 cup and 1/8 cup fresh parsley, separated 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds Directions: Mix cream cheese, steak sauce, curry powder, chicken, celery, and 1/8 cup fresh parsley. Form into aContinue reading “Chicken Log”

Sauce (for Fruit)

(Granny’s Note: Use for topping for fresh, frozen, or canned fruit) 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/3 cup orange juice 3/4 cup whipped topping Directions: Combine sugar and flour. Add eggs and juices. Cook over medium heat until thick. Cool. Stir inContinue reading “Sauce (for Fruit)”

White Chocolate Haystacks

12 oz white chocolate morsels 1/2 cup tahini or almond butter 11 ounces slivered almonds 2 cans (5 oz each; 10 oz total) chow mein noodles 1 cup coconut flakes 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt Directions: Place morsels and tahini in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on medium-high 1 minute. Stir until melted. Stir in almonds, chowContinue reading “White Chocolate Haystacks”

Butterscotch Haystacks

11 oz bag butterscotch morsels 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 cans (5 oz each; 10 oz total) chow mein noodles 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 1/2 to 1 cup small marshmallows Directions: Place morsels and peanut butter in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on medium-high for 1 minute. Stir until melted. Stir in chow mein noodles andContinue reading “Butterscotch Haystacks”

Peach Crumb Bars

3 cups and 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, separated 1 cup and 1 cup granulated sugar, separated 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon and 1/4 teaspoon salt, separated 1 cup unsalted butter (cold) 1 egg, lightly beaten 5 cups diced peaches (about 7 peaches, peeled) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon groundContinue reading “Peach Crumb Bars”

Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

14 reduced-fat Oreo Cookies 16 oz fat-free cream cheese 1 cup Splenda Granular 1/2 cup egg substitute 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Optional: fat-free cool whip 12 foil cupcake liners Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 12 foil cupcake liners into a regular-sized muffin tin. Place one Oreo into the bottom of each liner; setContinue reading “Mini Oreo Cheesecakes”

Lemony Cheesecake Squares

2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup margarine or butter, melted 24 oz cream cheese (three 8 oz packages) cream cheese, softened 14 oz can Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 3 eggs 1/2 cup ReaLemon lemon juice from concentrate 3/4 cup strawberry preserves Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Continue reading “Lemony Cheesecake Squares”

Seven Layer Magic Cookie Bars

1/2 cup margarine or butter 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 can (14 oz) Eagle Brand Sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 1 cup (6 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips 6 oz package butterscotch flavored chips 1 can (3-1/2 oz) flaked coconut (1-1/3 cups) 1 cup chopped walnuts Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees (325 degreesContinue reading “Seven Layer Magic Cookie Bars”

Chocolate Eclair

14 to 16 Graham Crackers 4.6 oz Instant Vanilla Pudding, dry 2 cups and 1/3 cup milk (separated) 1/2 cup sour cream 4 oz (half of 8 oz tub) whipped topping (cool whip) 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 stick (8 oz) margerine, cut into chunks 1 lb powdered sugar Directions: Layer 1: Cover bottom ofContinue reading “Chocolate Eclair”