Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Apple Pie

  • 4 c. tart apples, pare, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 6 Tbsp. flour
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp butter

Put apples in a large bowl. Toss with lemon juice. Set aside. Preheat oven 400. In a small bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup of mixture on the pie crust and add the rest to the apples. Fill pie crust heaping full of apple mixture. Dot with butter and top with topping


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup margarine

Mix together well and put on top of pie. Bake pie about 50 minutes until crust is golden.

Cranberry Sauce

I know that this isn't a dessert but if you are aching for some great homemade cranberry sauce for your turkey tomorrow, look below. It is so much better than the store brand. Happy Turkey Day!

1/2 c water
1/2 c orange juice
1 c sugar

16 oz. whole cranberries in a bag
2 TBS orange rind

Bring the water, orange juice and sugar to a boil. Add the cranberries and boil for 3 to 5 minutes. Take off stove and add orange rind. Refrigerate until ready to use!

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Rolo Turtles

Pecan halves

Pre heat oven to 250.
Line a cookie sheet with foil.
Place pretzels on cookie sheet and top with rolo candies.
Bake for 5 mins.

Add pecan half to each pretzel and refrigerate for approx. 15 mins.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Turtle Pumpkin Pie

The theme for this week is Thanksgiving Desserts:

Turtle Pumpkin Pie

1 cup and 2 tbl. of caramel topping
1 graham cracker crust
1/2 cup pecan pieces
1 cup cold milk
2 pkgs. instant vanilla pudding
1 cup canned pumpkin (without spices)
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1- 8 oz. coolwhip

Put pecans in bottom of crust and top with the cup of caramel. Beat milk and pudding mixes, pumpkin and spices. Stir in 1 and 1/2 cups of cool whip. Spread into crust. Top with remaining cool whip, then sprinkle with pecans and caramel. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Have a yummy and Happy Thanksgiving!