Mom’s Chocolate Icing

Perfect little gem to add to our family collection. Currently the topper for Dad’s birthday cake. 6 T. butter/marg 1/3 c cocoa for light 1/2 c cocoa for medium 3/4 c cocoa for dark 2 2/3 c icing sugar 1 t. vanilla add milk or coffee to make desired consistency –Recipe by Jean S Advertisements

Nanaimo bars

Nanaimo bars originated in Canada. This recipe was provided courtesy of May Luther. Bottom layer ingredients: ½ cup butter or margarine ¼ cup sugar 5 Tbsp cocoa 1 egg, beaten 1 ¾ cups Graham cracker crumbs ¾ cup fine or medium shredded coconut ½ cup walnuts, finely chopped Bottom layer method: Melt butter, sugar and…

Sinfully Delicious White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients: 6oz white chocolate, chopped 8oz cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup softened butter 3.5 cups sifted icing sugar 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract Method: 1. Melt choc in double boiler until *just* smooth. Cool to room temp. 2. In separate bowl combine butter and cream cheese until blended.  Add chocolate. 3. Gradually add sugar. Beat…

Oatmeal Breakfast Scones

This is an adapted version of “Oatmeal Raisin Scones” that my mom cut out of the London Free Press in 1979. Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour 3 tbsp brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 cup butter 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats 1/2 cup dried cranberries (or Craisins)…

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup milk 1/c cup butter 6 tbsp cocoa 2 cups white sugar 3 cups oatmeal 1 cup coconut Method: Boil milk, butter, cocoa, and white sugar for about 2 min. Then remove from heat and add oatmeal and coconut. Drop by the teaspoon onto sheet of waxed paper and let cool. Yield: about…

Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake

This is our favourite birthday cheesecake. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted 1 8oz package cream cheese, soft 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk 2/3 cup chocolate flavoured syrup 1 tbsp hot water 1 cup whipping cream, whipped Method: In small bowl combine…

Pat’s Cookies

Heat oven to 350°F. Beat 2 egg whites, pinch of salt, pinch of cream of tartar until frothy. Gradually add 2/3 cup sugar. Beat until stiff. Fold in one package chocolate chips. Drop on greased cookie sheet. Put in oven and turn off heat. Leave for 1 hour or overnight. Enjoy!   –Recipe by Nancy…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 3/4 cup wh. sugar 1 egg 1/3 cup margarine Beat the bananas until smooth. Add in sugar, egg, and margarine together in a bowl. 1 ½ cups flour ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder Mix together, and add the banana mixture. Stir in 1 cup chocolate…

Mississippi Mud

Bottom Crust: 1/4 lb margarine (1 block) 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 2 tsp. cold water 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (if desired) Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes (hairline cracks will form)   Mix: 1 pkg (250grams) cream cheese 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup cool whip 1 cup icing sugar Cream cheese, add…

White Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake

Ingredients 2 pkgs (250 g each) cream cheese, softened 75 ml (1/3 cup) sugar 5 m. (1 tsp) lemon juice 6 squares white chocolate, melted 175 ml (3/4 cup) sour cream 2 large eggs 5 ml (1 tsp) vanilla Topping: 250 ml (1 cup) sour cream 25 ml (2 Tbsp) sugar Fresh strawberries and kiwi…

Chocolate Sauce

Mix in a saucepan: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup flour 2/3 cup cocoa Gradually add, stirring until smooth: 2 cups water or milk or strong, cold coffee Cook, stirring constantly until just thickened. Stir in: 2 tbsp butter 1 tsp. vanilla Cool, and store in the refrigerator. Yields 3 1/2 cups of chocolate sauce. Tips:…