Tag: Dessert

Grammy’s Peach Pie

In case I haven’t mentioned it, peaches are my favorite. And peach pie, warm out of the oven is second only to homemade peach ice cream as my favorite summer dessert. INGREDIENTS: About 7 medium ripe peaches, peeled and sliced1 cup sugar (depending on the sweetness of the peaches, you may need a smidgen more …

CHOCOLATE-Pecan Pie

Pecan pie has never been my favorite, but my Dad loved it and I have a granddaughter who is CRAZY for pecans. She requested that Grammy teach her to make one – and so I did. This version is a doctored up version of some basic recipes I’ve used in the past. To make it …

pink salad

16 ounce carton Cool Whip20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained24 ounce carton small curd cottage cheese2, 3 ounce boxes strawberry Jello Blend together the cottage cheese, Jello and pineapple. Gently fold in the whipped topping. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. This was Layla’s first time helping Grammy make Pink Salad. It’s one of …

Strawberry Lasagna

I first made this recipe when my little sister, Sue, asked for it as her birthday treat a couple of years ago. The first time I made it, I put it together, per the recipe instructions, in a 9 x 13 glass baking dish. This time, I decided to use a spring form pan so …

Old-fashioned coconut cream pie

My husband, as well as many of my children and grandchildren, adore coconut cream pie. Although this one isn’t the one I grew up making, it is the recipe that I found most closely matched the pie we had at Malone’s in Lexington, KY. In fact, my husband was so taken with this pie that …

Amish Sugar Cookies

I found this recipe on Taste of Home. It was appealing to me because it was simple, used ingredients that were always on hand and made an amount sufficient to share. 1 cup butter, softened1 cup vegetable oil1 cup sugar1 cup confectioner’s sugar2 large eggs, room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon …