Easy Chocolate Strawberries

These are super easy and a quick special dessert for Valentine’s Day. Ingredients: Fresh Strawberries (make sure they have the leaves, for holding) Dipping Chocolate (it comes in a microwaveable container) various toppings: nuts, toffee, chocolate chips Directions: Lay out the strawberries on a cookie sheet with parchment or...

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Crunchy Frostbite Cookies

These are a great light cookie for the winter, it works as a gift or just to have around the house. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup shortening 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup firmly packed light...

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Pumpkin Pie

This is a bit more complicated than the recipe on the can of pumpkin but the flavors of the pumpkin and spices really come out. Ingredients: 1 partially baked 9″ pie crust 2 cups (16 oz) plain canned pumpkin 1 cup dark brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2...

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Banana Spice Bars

These are super easy to make and have a great spicy kick to them to get the fall season started. Ingredients: 1 small ripe banana, mashed (about 1/3 of a cup) 1/4 cup shortening 1 egg 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon...

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