Peanut Squares / Mocha Frosting

I am pretty sure these two recipes are supposed to work together. There aren’t actually any peanuts in the top recipe, and the lower one references chopped peanuts, so there you go. They don’t seem to be a peanut butter cookie (which is one of my weaknesses), but are in fact a sugar cookie topped … Continue reading

Ritz Crackers Bar

I have heard tales about Ritz crackers becoming other things – apple pies and candy and cookies, among them, but I never actively tried to make any of them. It sounds so counter intuitive: a salty cracker tasting like an apple pie, for instance. Should you be interested in trying one of these legendary treats, … Continue reading

Jello Frosting

I’m not entirely sure about this recipe for Jello Frosting. The idea is interesting – a whipped cream frosting with a Jello flavor added to it, but to me it sounds horrible. However, I don’t like whipped cream frosting to start with, so there’s that. Jello Frosting 1 pt cream whipped 1 pkg Jello 1/2 … Continue reading

Choc. Frostings

I bet you thought I had forgotten all about this little site, possibly mothballed it, or otherwise lost interest. BUT, in reality, I just had to take a step back and reprioritize. I realized I was trying to keep up with four blogs, Girl Scouts, volunteering at school, work, family, etc., and something had to … Continue reading

Miracle Icing

  This recipe is similar to a boiled icing recipe I have seen in the past. I am still a bit squeamish at the raw egg white, although I know plenty of people have eaten this icing to no ill effect. Miracle Icing 1 cup sugar 1 egg white 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 … Continue reading

Large Cake

  Although this doesn’t say so, this is a recipe for frosting. It seems it would benefit from some flavoring, maybe vanilla, and you could easily add any food coloring you like. Large Cake (frosting) 1 box powdered sugar 8 Tbs Crisco 1/4 c water Whip until fluffy