Praline Sweet Potatoes Recipe

4 C. mashed sweet potato – canned or fresh 1/2 C. white sugar 2 T. vanilla extract 4 eggs – beaten 1/2 pint heavy cream 1/4 lb. butter or margarine 1 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. flour 1 1/4 C. chopped pecans Butter one 2 quart casserole dish. Preheat oven to 350° F. In a…

Fruit Dip

INGREDIENTS: 8 ounces cream cheese 1/2 cup marshmallow creme 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed 1/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice DIRECTIONS: Blend together the cream cheese, marshmallow cream and thawed topping. Add enough pineapple juice to make it dipping consistency. Chill for 1 hour.

Caramel Apple Salad

1 container (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 small box instant butterscotch pudding 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple with juice 3 C. diced apples 1 C. chopped peanut topping 1 C. mini marshmallows Mix cool whip, pudding, pineapple with juice. Add apples, nuts and marshmallows. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Sugar Coated Pecans

INGREDIENTS: 1 egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 pound pecan halves 1 cup white sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease one baking sheet. In a mixing bowl, whip together the egg white and water until frothy. In a separate bowl, mix together…

Sweet Potato Pudding

One of my favorite yet simple puddings to make. This is a good recipe for making with the kids. Ingredients: 2 ½ pounds sweet potatoes(boiled, drained and peeled) 6 tablespoons unsalted butter or margarine(at room temperature) 2 large eggs, ¼ cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon brandy(optional) ½ teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel ¼ teaspoon each…

Frosted Pecan Bites

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound pecan halves 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten 1 pinch salt DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Toast pecans for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool. Fold sugar, salt and pecans into egg whites. Increase oven…

Homemade Fruit Sorbet

Homemade Fruit Sorbet By Chef K.T. Murphy Ingredients: 4 cups fresh fruit 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 pinch  salt sugar to taste Instructions: Spread sliced fruit in one layer on a baking sheet. Freeze, uncovered, until frozen solid. Once the fruit is frozen, let thaw at room temperature for 15 minutes. Place in a…

Apple, Pear and Cranberry Cobbler

INGREDIENTS: 1 (20 ounce) can apple pie filling 1 (16 ounce) can sliced pears, drained 1/3 cup dried cranberries 2/3 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat buttermilk baking mix 2/3 cup 2% milk 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine 2 teaspoons sugar mixed…

Apple-Cranberry Crisp

INGREDIENTS:2 pounds Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced3/4 cup cranberries1/4 cup white sugar3 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/3 cup quick-cooking oats1/3 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup packed light brown sugar1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces1/2 cup chopped pecans DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.) Butter an 8 inch square…

Apple, Cranberry, and Pear Crisp

INGREDIENTS: 2 Rome Beauty apples – peeled, cored, and cubed 2 Comice pears – peeled, cored, and cubed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons honey 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup quick cooking oats 1/4 cup ground walnuts 1/2 cup butter…

Thanksgiving Ambrosia

Ingredients: 2 grapefruit(sectioned) 3 oranges(sectioned) 2 tangerines(sectioned) 1/3 to 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. shredded coconut. Instructions: Place half the fruits in serving dish; sprinkle with half the sugar and coconut. Add remaining fruits, sugar and coconut. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving. Makes 8 servings.

Cranberry Pecan Pie

INGREDIENTS: 1 (9 inch) deep dish pie crust 1 cup cranberries 3 eggs 2/3 cup white sugar 1 cup dark corn syrup 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground mace 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup pecan halves DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Finely chop cranberries…

Cranberry Nut Pie

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1 egg 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup melted butter DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C.) Butter a 9 inch pie plate and layer cranberries on the bottom. Sprinkle with brown…

Cranberry Cream Pie II

INGREDIENTS:1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs2 tablespoons white sugar1/3 cup chopped pecans6 tablespoons butter, melted1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons orange liqueur (optional)1 cup heavy whipping cream2 1/2 cups cranberries1 cup white sugar1 tablespoon water3 tablespoons cornstarch2 tablespoons water DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees…

Cranberry Cream Pie I

INGREDIENTS:2 cups boiling water to cover1 cup dried cranberries1 cup white sugar1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/8 teaspoon salt2 1/4 cups milk2 eggs, lightly beaten1/2 cup sour cream1/4 cup butter, diced1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked1 cup heavy whipping cream3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract DIRECTIONS:Pour boiling water over the cranberries to cover. Let stand for…

Cranberry Apple Pie II

INGREDIENTS: 6 apples 1 (16 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a pie plate with pastry. Peel,…