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Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake

Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake

Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake Is it too early for Irish recipes?  St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner so let’s get started. Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake   Print Prep time 25 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 25 mins […]

Hello Dolly Bars

Hello Dolly Bars

Hello Dolly Bars You all are going to love these. They’re easy to make and so yummy. Hello Dolly Bars   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Bars & Brownies Cuisine: American […]

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

In Texas, Dr Pepper is practically a staple in everyone’s refrigerator. This cake just had to be made.

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake
 
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Recipe type: Cake
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) box super moist chocolate fudge cake mix (dry)
  • 12 ounces Dr. Pepper Cherry (room temperature)
  • 1 (18 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, divided
  • 2 (1 cup) sticks salted butter (room temperature)
  • 7 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13x2 baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine cake mix and soda. Whisk until combined. Set aside.
  3. Remove 24 cherries from the jar, remove stems and cut cherries into fourths. Add cut cherries to cake batter. Whisk again until combined.
  4. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan. Smooth with a spatula so the cake is even.
  5. Place the cake in the center of the oven and bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Meanwhile: Add butter to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment (or place in a large bowl and use and hand mixer).
  7. Beat butter until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  8. Add sugar 1 cup at a time until it is all incorporated (beating between each addition).
  9. Add 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) maraschino cherry juice from the jar and beat until mixture is light and fluffy.
  10. Frost the cake with all of the icing and garnish with remaining cherries.

 
Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake This is going to be so nice to have for your Valentine’s Day dinner. I’m going to make it up for us. Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 […]

Better Than Anything Bundt Cake

Better Than Anything Bundt Cake

Better Than Anything Bundt Cake This is wonderful.  I know you all will love it – especially all you chocoholics, Better Than Anything Bundt Cake   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 35 mins Total time 1 hour 5 mins   Author: Marsha Powell […]

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

I made this a while back and found the recipe this morning. It’s so good!  I think I’ll have to make it this weekend.

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 1/34 cup HOT tap water
  • Ice Cream
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, 2 Tbsp. cocoa, baking powder and salt in ungreased square 9-inch pan.
  3. Mix in milk, oil and vanilla with a fork until smooth. Stir in nuts. Even it out in the pan.
  4. Sprinkle with brown sugar and ¼ cup cocoa. Pour hot water over the batter. DO NOT STIR!
  5. Bake for 40 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream.

 
Depression Era Chocolate Cake

Depression Era Chocolate Cake

Depression Era Chocolate Cake I love this recipe when you need a dessert, but haven’t been shopping.  You don’t need any eggs, milk or butter. The cake comes out really good. Depression Era Chocolate Cake   Print Prep time 45 mins Cook time 25 mins […]

No Bake Caramel Coconut Macaroons

No Bake Caramel Coconut Macaroons

No Bake Caramel Coconut Macaroons These are a nice twist on the regular macaroon recipe. No Bake Caramel Coconut Macaroons   Print Prep time 30 mins Total time 30 mins   Recipe published by Lindsay. https://www.lifeloveandsugar.com/2016/12/05/no-bake-salted-caramel-coconut-macaroons/ Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Cookies Cuisine: American Serves: […]

Chocolate Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Chocolate Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Chocolate Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Aren’t these pretty?  I used to make these for the kids. Of course, we had to save some for Santa.

Chocolate Christmas Sprinkle Cookies
 
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Recipe published by Jenni. https://www.thediaryofarealhousewife.com/chocolate-christmas-sprinkle-cookies/
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½T teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (melted)
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 cup Christmas sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Whisked together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Once combined set aside.
  2. Using a stand mixer or electric mixer beat softened butter with melted chocolate, sugar, and brown sugar. Once well combined add in egg, vanilla extract, and milk. Add in dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  3. Place dough in the fridge and allow to chill for at least 2 hours.
  4. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper
  5. Place sprinkles on a plate. Scoop out 1½ tbsp of dough and place in the sprinkles. Roll the dough until completely covered in sprinkles. Place sprinkle covered cookie onto your prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 12-13 minutes. Let set for a couple of minutes on the pan and then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

 
Checkerboard Cookies

Checkerboard Cookies

Checkerboard Cookies These are really good. The kids would always wonder how I got them to look like that. Checkerboard Cookies   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 35 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Cookies Cuisine: American Serves: […]

Newfoundland Snowballs

Newfoundland Snowballs

Newfoundland Snowballs These are so perfect for Christmas cookie trays. My whole family loves these. Newfoundland Snowballs   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Cookies Cuisine: Canadian Serves: 48 Ingredients 3 cups […]

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars

I’ll have to make some of these for the grandkids. I know they’ll love them.

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars
 
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Recipe type: Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ¾ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 10 oz bag mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts optional
  • ½ cup dried unsweetened or sweetened coconut (optional)
Instructions
  1. Lightly grease a 9x9 pan and line with parchment paper. You can dust the bottom with ¼ cup of the coconut if you are using it.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and peanut butter together, then melt in the chocolate chips. As soon as the chocolate chips are melted, take it off the heat. You do not want to overheat this mixture.
  3. Add the marshmallows and peanuts to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Pour in the chocolate mixture and fold until the marshmallows are all covered in the chocolate mixture.
  5. Spread into the prepared pan and sprinkle the other ¼ cup of dried coconut on top if you are using it.
  6. Chill for 3-4 hours before cutting into squares or bars. I find that a serrated bread knife works well.
  7. Store in airtight containers. These will freeze quite well.

 
Haystack Cookies

Haystack Cookies

Haystack Cookies Whenever I make these, they usually disappear in a matter of hours.  Haystack Cookies   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 3 mins Total time 8 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Cookies Cuisine: American Serves: 15 Ingredients 12 Ounces Semisweet […]

Chocolate Bourbon Cake

Chocolate Bourbon Cake

Chocolate Bourbon Cake This is one of those cakes that I like to save for special adult birthdays.  It’s rich and delicious. Chocolate Bourbon Cake   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 5 mins   Author: Marsha Powell […]

Failed Fudge Brownies

Failed Fudge Brownies

Failed Fudge Brownies

Have any of you ever made fudge and it just wouldn’t set up? I think it’s happened to all of us. So, what do you do with it? I usually hand hubby a spoon and the pan.  But, most of the time it just goes in the trash.  

A few years ago when a batch wouldn’t set, I decided that I had to find a recipe to use it. This is the one I found. I don’t know where I got it, but to whomever developed the recipe – Thank you!

Failed Fudge Brownies
 
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Good use of failed fudge: fudge that is too hard, too soft, too runny, too sugary, too chewy, etc.
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Recipe type: Brownies
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • 2 c Failed fudge
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ c All-purpose flour
  • ½ c Milk
Instructions
  1. Proportions are as follows: for every 2 cups (roughly 1 pound yield) of any failed fudge that is not runny, you'll need 1 egg, ½ cup all-purpose flour, and ½ cup milk. If fudge is soupy, halve the milk (to ¼ cup). If fudge is as thin as bouillon, eliminate the milk.
  2. Mix egg, milk, and flour together until mixture is smooth, then stir into fudge mixture. Bake in buttered 8x8-inch pan in preheated 325'F oven for 40 to 45 minutes. A cake tester inserted around the edge should come out clean; center will obviously still be soft. Place on rack to cool.

 
Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate

Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate

Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate This recipe comes from Tieghran at www.halfbakedharvest.com   Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Recipe published by Tieghran at www.halfbakedharvest.com Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Beverages Cuisine: American Serves: […]

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate This recipe comes from Cheryl at https://tidymom.net   Red Velvet Hot Chocolate   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 20 mins   Recipe published by Cheryl at https://tidymom.net Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: Beverages Cuisine: American Serves: […]

Polar Express Hot Chocolate

Polar Express Hot Chocolate

Polar Express Hot Chocolate

This recipe comes from Christy at www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com   She’s got lots of good recipes on her blog.

Polar Express Hot Chocolate
 
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Recipe published by Christy at www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com
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Recipe type: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 cups milk
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1½ cups bittersweet chocolate chips (use a quality chocolate like Ghirardelli)
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. In a large pot combine all of the ingredients over low heat. Keep mixture over low heat for 30-40 minutes whisking occasionally until chocolate is fully melted and incorporated with the other ingredients. You can add milk here to adjust to your chocolate preference. Give it a good whisking before serving to get it nice and frothy. If you have an immersion blender, that works great here.
  2. Serve immediately or pour into a crockpot and keep warm until ready to serve.
  3. Top with whipped cream, crushed candy canes, or sprinkles.

 
Monster Fudge Bars

Monster Fudge Bars

Monster Fudge Bars This recipe comes from Trish at www.momontimeout.com   She has lots of great recipes on her blog. You might want to check it out. Monster Fudge Bars   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 30 mins   Recipe […]

Crock Pot Candy

Crock Pot Candy

Crock Pot Candy This is so easy. The recipe calls for roasted peanuts. I usually take and divide it up and add different nuts or raisins. Crock Pot Candy   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 10 mins […]

Pioneer Potato Candy

Pioneer Potato Candy

Pioneer Potato Candy

Years ago when the kids were still in school, my daughter came home with this recipe. It was from another mother who did as much holiday cooking and baking as I did. They’re so good, that I used to make them every year. Now, I make them for gifts.

Divide the dough up and add different flavorings. 

Pioneer Potato Candy
 
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Recipe type: Candy
Cuisine: American
Serves: 96
Ingredients
  • 1 c. warm unseasoned mashed potatoes
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 lbs. powdered sugar
  • 1 lb. chocolate coating or dipping chocolate
  • ⅔ c. ground salted peanuts or 1 c. shredded coconut
Instructions
  1. Combine potatoes, salt, and vanilla in a 4 quart bowl. Put sugar in potatoes, stirring in 1 cup at a time. Mixture will liquefy when first sugar is added, then begins to thicken. When it is as thick as dough, knead it even through all the sugar has not been added (likewise, add more sugar if needed). After kneading, cover with damp cloth; chill until small spoonfuls can be rolled into a ball. Shape in balls. Dip in melted chocolate, then roll in nuts or coconut. Makes 2 pounds.
  2. We like to divide into several bowls, putting a different flavor and color in each.

 

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Candy Squares

Peanut Butter Chocolate Candy Squares

Peanut Butter Chocolate Candy Squares Do you make candy to have at Thanksgiving? Or maybe for Christmas gifts? I do.  I have no idea where I got this recipe because I’ve been making these for many years.  Peanut Butter Chocolate Candy Squares   Print Prep […]

Texas Brownies

Texas Brownies

Texas Brownies These are more like a super moist chocolate cake. Make sure you spread on the icing while the cake is still warm.  Yummy!  If you want your brownies to be nice and gooey, then poke some holes into the brownies when you take […]

No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies

I usually make these during the summer because I don’t have to turn on the oven.  I found that everyone likes them on their cookie tray at Christmas, too.

This is one of those recipes that was in my “Grandma” box.

No Bake Cookies
 
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. cocoa
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick oats
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, boil the butter, sugar, cocoa and evaporated milk. Bring to a good rolling boil and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add the peanut butter, oats and vanilla. Stir well. Then, beat it until it loses it's shine.
  3. Drop by teaspoons on waxed paper or parchment. Let stand until cold.

 
Bailey’s Dark Chocolate Guinness Bread

Bailey’s Dark Chocolate Guinness Bread

Bailey’s Dark Chocolate Guinness Bread I ran into this recipe when I was looking for something special for hubby.  This was published by Chrisy at  https://homemadehooplah.com    You just have to go check out her blog. She has lots of great recipes. This is an excellent […]

Choco-Nut Sandwich Cookies

Choco-Nut Sandwich Cookies

Choco-Nut Sandwich Cookies Can we all say YUMMY! These are so easy to make. I’m sure you’ll find that everyone loves them. Choco-Nut Sandwich Cookies   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 6 mins Total time 26 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: […]

Rum Balls (with Spiced Rum)

Rum Balls (with Spiced Rum)

Rum Balls (with Spiced Rum)

I love rum balls, but have never had chocolate ones before.  So, I think this will be on the Christmas baking list this year.

Rum Balls (with Spiced Rum)
 
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Recipe published by Tracey on thekitchenismyplayground.com
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Serves: 36
Ingredients
  • 1 c. crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1 c. confectioner's sugar
  • 1½ c. finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 T. cocoa
  • 2 T. honey
  • ¼ c. + an extra splash of dark spiced rum
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together. Chill one hour in the refrigerator.
  2. Form into small smalls (I use a small cookie scoop to measure out each one). Roll each ball in
  3. additional confectioner's sugar.
  4. Store in an airtight container. These can be made in advance and stored in the freezer until needed.
  5. Note: Each batch makes about 3 dozen Rum Balls, give-or-take a few depending on the size you make each one. I usually make at least a double or triple batch.

 
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites These are right up my alley. All the yummy stuff in one bite.  Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites   Print Prep time 30 mins Total time 30 mins   Published by Jordan at smilesandwich.com Author: Marsha Powell Recipe […]