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Chocolate Hazelnut Bars

02.26.2010 · Posted in Pies, Cakes & Cookies

 These rich cookie bars are so simple to make and you can vary the toppings to suit your family tastes.  Just add your own magic to this very old recipe for Magic Cookie Bars.  Instead of coconut flakes, add dried cranberries, chopped figs or dates.  Grated orange zest and a few grinds of black pepper ...

Hot Applesauce Cake with Microwave Applesauce

Apples are just in season so get out the peeler and corer.  You know what they say, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”  There’s so much you can do with apples, besides Mom’s Apple Pie, there’s apple sauce, apple jelly, apple butter, apple tarts, baked apples, apple Waldorf salad, apple pancakes, apple muffins and ...

Fresh Banana Cake with Banana Pudding Filling

06.22.2009 · Posted in Pies, Cakes & Cookies

Light and fluffy yet moist and intensely banana flavored, this cake will steal the show at your next dinner party. The banana pudding filling and whipped cream icing add to the moistness and balance the sweetness. Personally, I can’t think of anything more abhorrent than a powdered sugar icing over a beautiful cake. Give me ...

Olé! Chocolate Glob Brownies

05.27.2009 · Posted in Pies, Cakes & Cookies, Recipes

The original recipe for chocolate globs appeared in Maida Heatter’s   book of Great Chocolate Desserts, published in 1980.  Maida Heatter is a three time winner of the James Beard Award and was inducted into the Chocolateria Magazine’s Hall of Fame.  She is known as “The Queen of Desserts” and her specialty is chocolate.   Maida’s cream ...