Recipe Type: Desserts & Candy

Cookies, cake, pie, desert, candy

Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs and Eclairs


Cream puffs and eclairs are a rich, elegant desert that’s relatively simple to make. The shells are made with flour, water, butter or full-fat margarine and eggs. Do not use reduced fat margarines or butter spreads. Fat content of butter or margarine must be at least 80 percent. The filling can be a ...

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Homemade Baked Custard

Baked Custard


This Baked Custard recipe is so simple a child can make it. You only need basic 4 ingredients. Note: Never let small children handle the boiling water for the bath. I make this easy recipe using an 8-cup measuring cup. The custard goes directly from my “mixing bowl” to ramekins ...

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Peach Crisp

Apple or Peach Crisp


Apple and Peach Crisps are a popular American and British dessert that’s a simpler, healthier alternate to apple and peach pie. Cook’s Tip For individual crisps, divide filling between 9 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups, distribute topping and bake. Nutrition information Nutrition information is for a peach crisp. Add about ...

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Homemade Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Graham Cracker Pie Crust

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Cheesecakes and cream pies usually have a Graham Cracker Pie Crusts or cookie basked crust  instead of a pastry crust used for fruit and meat pies. Graham cracker crusts have about the same number of calories as a pastry crust. Unlike homemade pastry crusts where you can omit salt and ...

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Homemade Pound Cake

Pound Cake


Pound cake is one of the simplest cake recipes that has been round for hundred’s of years. The original recipe called for a pound of flour, a pound of sugar, a pound of butter, and a pound of eggs. Today, recipes for the home cook and baker specifies ingredients in ...

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Homemade Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate Brownies


Americans love chocolate brownies. Brownies are classified as a bar cookie. The trick to making good brownies is not overcooking or undercooking the batter. There is a fine line between perfectly cooked brownies, overcooked dry brownies, and gooey undercooked brownies. Since oven temperatures very use the cooking time range provided ...

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Brandy Alexander Pie

Brandy Alexander Pie

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Brandy Alexander Pie has a creamy mousse-like filling with a hint of brandy and Creme de Cacao. This deluxe pie has a lighter filling than chocolate cream pie and is perfect for special occasions. Brandy Alexander Pie is a special recipe you won’t find at your locale restaurant or bakery. One ...

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


Chocolate chip and oatmeal cookies are two of the most popular homemade cookies in the United States. This recipe substitutes up to 50 percent of the white flour in traditional chocolate chip cookie recipes with whole grain oats. While it may sound healthier, a 3-inch cookie has about the same ...

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Homemade Cinnamon Roll

Cinnamon Rolls


Whether you call them cinnamon rolls or cinnamon buns this popular pastry can be made at home with less sugar, calories, and sodium than many prepared varieties. Like most prepared foods sold in the United States, cinnamon rolls have been supersized. One popular brand provides about 1,000 calories each. A ...

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Homemade Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake


Carrot cake or cupcakes are moist and sweet but not a low calorie cake. You can dust them with  powdered sugar saving hundreds of calories compared to traditional cream cheese frosted carrot cake. Carrot cake may seem like a healthy alternative to other cakes, but it is like zucchini bread. ...

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