Not your Granny’s Lemon Bars

I am sure you have gone to a potluck and been served old fashioned lemon bars. You know the kind with 1/4″ soggy crust and the 3/4″ tasteless custard on top. You must erase that memory from your mind and try these scrumptious lemon bars. These are the real deal and what lemon bars should […]

Nutella Swirl Pound Cake

Nutella Pound Cake[/caption]I was walking with a friend one day and she told me that she had made herself a nutella pound cake for her birthday. She was raving about how good it was. I had to have the recipe! I made the cake and it was indeed fabulous! My son-in-law, who loves Nutella, couldn’t […]

Gail’s Favorite Chocolate Crunch Brownies

My friend, Gail, recently shared her family’s favorite brownie recipe with me. She says that she must make them for all family gatherings. You must try them, they are delicious. Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 4 eggs 1 cup flour 6 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon […]

Woody’s Snicker Cake

There are no snickers in this cake, but it tastes like one big snicker. It is an old family favorite recipe that is sinful, but oh, so good! Not sure who Woody is or was, so not sure why it is called Woody’s cake. Try it at your next family gathering. Ingredients 1 pkg German […]

Carnation’s Famous Pumpkin Pie

Here is another old recipe that I found in my Mom’s recipe box. She cut it out of a paper and glued it on a recipe card. It is the pumpkin pie recipe that she always made and hers were the best I’ve ever eaten. Your family will love this old fashioned pumpkin pie. Don’t […]

Lincoln Del Chocolate Pie

Do you remember the Lincoln Del in Minneapolis? Apparently it first started as a bakery. At one time there were three of them, the last one closing in 2000. I remember the one on 494. They were famous for the omelets as well as their Matzo soup and desserts. Here is a recipe for their […]

Cream Cheese Brownies

Try these delicious brownies the next time you are looking for a treat for your family. They are delicious and will become a family favorite. Ingredients Brownie layer 1 chocolate brownie mix 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 or 3 eggs (depending on box directions) 1 teaspoon almond extract White layer 8 ounces cream cheese 4 […]

Linda’s Brownies

I had a supervisor once named, Linda and she would bring these brownies to our meetings. I guess it was her way of bribing us to work harder. It certainly worked! Not only are they heavenly, but they are easy to make, too. Ingredients 2 packages Pillsbury rich and moist brownie mix 1/2 cup vegetable […]

Coca-Cola Cake

Here is another of those old fashioned recipe that our Grandmas used to make. It is delicious and easy to make. It is an old family favorite recipe! Be sure and use classic Coke, not Diet or Coke Zero. Cake Ingredients 1 box devil’s food cake mix 1 small box (3 to 4 ounces) instant […]

Mud Hen Bars

What can beat the combination of chocolate and marshmallows? This is one of those old fashioned bar recipes that will become a family favorite for sure. I am not sure where these bars got their name but they have been around a long time. You just can’t beat some of these old time recipes. Ingredients […]