Double Chocolate Brownies


Double Chocolate Brownies

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2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups cocoa powder
1 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup walnuts
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/8 teaspoon instant espresso (or coffee) powder
2 eggs
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup water
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Best Ever Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


Best Ever Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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2 cups bananas , mashed
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1/4 tsp of nutmeg
¾ cup unsalted butter , room temperature
2 1⁄8; cups sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 ½ cups buttermilk, room temperature
Cream Cheese Frosting
1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
8 oz or 1 package of cream cheese softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
31/2 cups of powdered sugar

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Strawberry Sigh Layered Dessert


Strawberry Sigh Layered Dessert

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Crust
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
1 cup flour
1/2 cup butter, melted
First Layer
1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 cup icing sugar
2 cups Cool Whip, thawed
Second Layer
1 pkg (6 oz) Strawberry Jello mix
1 1/2 cups boiling water
2 cups frozen strawberries (chopped)
Topping
2 cups whipping cream
2 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla

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Individual Brie and Apple Tarts


Individual Brie and Apple Tarts

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1 box (2 sheets) of puff pastry, thawed
1 green apple
1 Tbsp brown sugar, divided
1 Tbsp butter, divided
1/4 tsp cinnamon, divided
1 medium wedge of brie
1 egg
flour (for rolling)

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Berry Cobbler


Berry Cobbler. it was a hit! Everyone enjoyed eating it! It is safe to say that this recipe is a keeper.

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Two 12-oz bags frozen mixed berries/peaches
1 box white cake mix
Approximately 1 can of diet 7-up or other clear soda
(might need more than 1 can of soda to avoid dry spots)

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Blackberry Lime Bars


Blackberry Lime Bars – perfect summertime dessert!

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for the crust:
9 T. (1 stick + 1 T.) butter
¼ c. sugar
1 c. flour
1 t. vanilla extract
pinch of salt
for the filling:
12 oz (heaping 2 c.) frozen blackberries thawed – it became 1 c. of pulp/juice
¾ c. sugar
⅔ c. lime juice (about 8 limes – mine weren’t very juicy)
2 T. lime zest (4 limes worth)
3 egg whites
1 egg
⅔ c. flour
pinch of salt

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Pork Tenderloin with Pan Sauce


Pork Tenderloin with Pan Sauce. It’s pretty foolproof and sure to be a hit with all-ENJOY!

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1⁄2 cups olive oil
1⁄3 cup soy sauce
1⁄4 cup red wine vinegar
Juice of 1 lemon
1-2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1-2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 tsp dry mustard
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1 1-lb. pork tenderloin

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Fried Ice Cream Dessert


Fried Ice Cream Dessert. It tastes JUST like the fried ice cream you’d get at the restaurant. It’s so easy you’ll have a cow, and that will now be the dish that everyone wants you to bring to everything

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1 stick butter
1 cup of sugar (I forgot to take a picture of that)
3 cups of crushed corn flakes
2 qts. of vanilla ice cream (softened)
1 container of whipped topping
1 t. cinnamon
Honey, for drizzling

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Crunchy Granola Bars


Crunchy Granola Bars. They are crunchy and sweet, strong enough to hold up in my lunch box, but not so hard that they break a tooth. They are exactly what I was looking for.

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7 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups whole almonds, pecans, walnuts or peanuts
3/4 cup honey
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (optional)

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