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Key Lime Cheesecake

Cookie Crust: ¾ cup flour 2 ½ Tbsp sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten ¼ cup softened margarine ½ tsp vanilla In a medium bowl stir together flour and sugar. Add egg, butter, and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Carefully press … Continue reading

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Grandma Ruth’s EZ Dessert

1 C crushed pretzels 1 C granulated sugar 1 stick butter, melted 1 C powdered sugar 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz whipped topping 1 can pie filling (cherry, blueberry, blackberry, etc) In 9″ x 13″ pan, combine crushed pretzels, … Continue reading

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Grammy’s Blueberry Banana Bread

Somehow my children fell in love with blueberries. If anything has blueberries associated with it, they will eat it until their lips and fingers are purple-stained for two days. I think it may have something to do with the sweet … Continue reading

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Sugar Plums

This kid-friendly treat is a beautiful jewel on a plate of homemade cookies, and is so full of fruit and nuts it could practically count as a serving of fruit. 1 C dried dates 1 C golden raisins 1/2 C … Continue reading

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Homemade applesauce is easy, and does not even require a recipe. To make a lot: Core and quarter as many apples as you can fit into the biggest pot you have. Skins are ok. Put about ½ cup water in … Continue reading

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Raspberry Stuffed French Toast

1 loaf raisin cinnamon bread 16 oz. bag frozen or enough fresh raspberries to cover first layer of bread 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 C milk 1 C plain yogurt 8-10 eggs, slightly beaten 1-2 tsp cinnamon (to … Continue reading

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Trifle consists of layering four ingredients, usually into a clear bowl so you can best see the layers: cake, pudding, fruit or candy, and whipped topping. Here are two extremes and a fun variation. Feel free to invent your own … Continue reading

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