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Raspberry Lemonade Spritzers

“This punch is great at a summer BBQ or by the pool. It’s easy to bring these ingredients and assemble them wherever the party is. Since the concentrate is frozen, the punch is already cold to start.” INGREDIENTS 1 can frozen concentrated raspberry or cranberry-raspberry juice 1 can frozen concentrated lemonade 1 large bottle soda… Read more »

Blueberry Raspberry Cobbler

“So easy to put together yet tastes terrific.  Serve with vanilla ice cream.” INGREDIENTS 5 cups fresh blueberries and 2 cups  fresh raspberries 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg pinch salt 1/4 cup  butter 3/4 cup sour milk or buttermilk DIRECTIONS In large bowl, gently… Read more »

Apple Crisp

“Lot’s of crunchy topping on this apple crisp.” INGREDIENTS TOPPING 2 cups oats 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon large pinch nutmeg 1/2 cup butter, softened apples, chopped (Spy or Ida Red are good choices) DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375F. Spray or grease top edges of 9 x 13 casserole pan.… Read more »

Tea Biscuits

“These are great with tea or for breakfast with jam. I made these often as a kid with my mom.” INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup butter 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup raisins or currants DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 450F. Use ungreased cookie sheet. Mix… Read more »

Knox Blox

“This is a fun recipes for kids. Think of them as firm jello squares.” INGREDIENTS 4 pouches Knox unflaboured gelatin 3 packages (85g) fruit flaboured Jell-O 4 cups boiling water DIRECTIONS Combine unflaboured gelatin and Jell-O powder in large bowl. Add boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Pour into 13… Read more »

Rice Krispie Squares

“Yes everyone has a recipe for Rice Krispie Square is they have kids. Mine is here just so I can find it since it never seems to be on the box I have in the cupboard. ” INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons butter 1 10 ounce package (40) marshmallow or 4 cups mini 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 6… Read more »

Pecan Pie Squares

“I have tried a few different recipes for Pecan Pie Squares or Bars but this is by far the most decadent. The crust is almost shortbread like and the topping is filled with pecans. Cut the squares into small pieces and dip one side in melted semi-sweet chocolate for a nice presentation. I cut large… Read more »

Homemade Granola Bars

“Healthy granola bars make a great school lunch or after school snack. I use a low sugar granola cereal as the base then add a bit of oats ” INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups granola cereal with dried fruit 1/2 cup quick… Read more »

Date Squares

“Not too sweet date squares.” INGREDIENTS 8 ounce package chopped dates 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups oatmeal 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup margarine DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 9 x 13″ baking pan. Combine dates and water in saucepan.… Read more »

Chocolate Fudge Squares

“This is a super easy, no bake fudge so easy that even the kids can make it.” INGREDIENTS 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 bag semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups) 1 ounce unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped nuts (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla DIRECTIONS Grease bottom and sides of 8 x 8 inch… Read more »