Category Archives: Dessert

Anna’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Anna’s Chocolate Chip Cookies (with a nod to the old Boys and Girls Cookbook that it came from 30+ years ago) 2/3 c shortening 2/3 c butter 1 c sugar 1 c brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 3 … Continue reading

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Sherrilee’s Apple Brown Betty

Ingredients 2 cups torn up day old bread 3 T butter Juice of one lemon ¼ c. apple cider 2 lbs apples 1/3 c. white sugar 1/3 c. brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ … Continue reading

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Linda’s Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

The recipe is called Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge. (I love recipes whose titles begin with the word “Easy”.) 1 10-ounce package peanut butter chips 1 6-ounce package chocolate chips 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup butter In … Continue reading

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Barb in Blackhoof’s Red Beet Chocolate Cake (with peanut butter frosting)

1.75 cup A-P flour, sifted (i didn’t do this) 1.5 teaspoon baking soda .5 teaspoon salt 1.5 cup sugar (granulated) 3 large eggs (sans salmonella) 1 cup vegetable oil (canola, soy, corn, etc) 1 to 1.5 cups beet, pureed (i … Continue reading

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Jacque’s Plum Pudding

This came from my grandmother’s grandmother who settled in Grundy County Iowa in 1838, Her name was Martha Douglas Gearhart. Her husband’s grandfather was in the Revolutionary War and was one of the very first Iowa settlers in his old … Continue reading

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Alanna’s 5-MInute Chocolate Mug Cake

5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Ingredients: 4 Tbs flour 4 Tbs sugar 2 Tbs cocoa 1 egg 3 Tbs milk 3 Tbs oil 3 Tbs chocolate chips (optional) a small splash of vanilla extract 1 large coffee mug Directions: Add dry … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Chocolate Chip Date Cake

In my freedom, I am going to post the recipe that my sister Barb has just sent me, in response to my desperate request. It’s a cake my mom made frequently, and the making of which my sister has taken … Continue reading

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