Nani's Cranny

Tag: Desserts

  • 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 […]

  • Mississippi Mud Cake

    This is an old family favorite recipe from a friend of a friend who was raised in the south. You can’t beat this for a deliciously decadent dessert. Ingredients Cake 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 1/3 cup cocoa 1 1/2 cups flour 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup coconut 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped 1 […]

  • Old Fashioned Banana Split Dessert

    I couldn’t believe it when I found this old family recipe in my Mom’s files. We only had it on rare occasions when Mom wasn’t worrying about fat and cholesterol. Try this dessert for your next family get together. In my opinion this is better than the real thing! Ingredients 2 -3 bananas graham cracker […]

  • Om Ali Egyptian Pastry

    All the news about Egypt recently reminded me of this recipe that a friend gave me. This is an Egyptian sweet dessert made with puff pastry. It is very sweet and very good. It is served in many restaurants in Egypt. Make this treat for your family in honor of Egypt and thier struggles. Ingredients […]

  • Eight Layer Bars

    Everyone loves 7 layer bars, here’s a great variation of that recipe, using 8 ingredients. Oreo cookie crumbs adds a great new taste. The method of putting them together is a bit different than the usual 7 layer bars. Try these and they will soon be one of your family’s favorite. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, […]

  • Milky Way or Snicker Salad

    Many people love this old favorite recipe, it is a bit too sweet for my taste. But maybe it is just what you are looking for. It is sure to be a hit with the kids. Ingredients 2 cups milk 2 boxes instant French Vanilla Pudding (3 ounces each) 1 container Cool Whip (16 ounces) […]

  • Salty Nut Bars

    Nothing beats the sweet and salty combination. These bars will certainly become a favorite recipe. They are similar to the sweet and salty bars that I buy for hiking. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter 1 12 ounce can mixed salted nuts or peanuts 1 12 […]