Wednesday, November 23, 2005 

Cheesecake topped brownies

Brownies. Cheesecake. Icing.

I had some of this for breakfast the other day.

1 (21.5 or 23.6 oz) package fudge brownie mix
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
2 T butter, softened
1 T cornstarch
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
1 egg
2 tsp vanilla

chocolate icing, if desired

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare brownie mix as package directs. Spread into well-greased 13x9 inch baking pan.

2. In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and cornstarch until fluffy.

3. Gradually beat in condensed milk. Add egg and vanilla; beat until smooth. Pour cheesecake mixture evenly over brownie batter.

4. Bake 40-45 min or until top is lightly browned. Cool. Spread with frosting or sprinkle with orange peel, if desired. Cut into bars. Store covered in refrigerator. Also freezes well.

Friday, November 18, 2005 

Yummy crab dip

This is a super easy appy.

12 oz (1 1/2 blocks) cream cheese
2 T worschestershire sauce
2 T lemon juice
2 T finely chopped onion

Mix above ingredients well, and spread on a dish.

Top with Heinz chili sauce, or seafood cocktail sauce.

On top of that, sprinkle 1/4 - 1/2 pound (or can) of crab or shrimp.

Sprinkle with lemon juice and parsley.

Serve with crackers.

Try not to eat all at once.


Toffee Crunch Chocolate Bars


1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter


1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 Tbsp butter
1 1/2 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
1 pkg (200g) Chipits Skor Toffee Bits


1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 13" x 9" pan.

2. Base: combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly in pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.

3. Topping: Heat sweetened condensed milk & butter in heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, for 5-10 minutes, or until thickened. Spread over baked base. Bake 12-15 minutes longer, or until golden.

4. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly on top. Return to oven for 2-3 minutes, or until chocolate is soft & shiny. Remove from oven. Spread chocolate evenly. Sprinkle Skor bits on top, pressing lightly into chocolate.

Chill to set chocolate before cutting into bars. Enjoy!

Thursday, November 10, 2005 


This came from Mel's friend Pam, who used to manage a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.


1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate (2 cups)
1 pkg milk chocolate (2 cups)
1 jar marshmallow cream (it's in the junk food isle)
1 can evaporated milk
4 1/2 cups sugar
2 Tbsp margarine
1 pinch salt


Put milk, sugar, margarine & salt in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir constantly for 5 minutes.

Pour over chocolate chips in a large bowl & mix well.

Place on wax paper in an 8 x 11 pan.

SOOOOO rich!

Monday, November 07, 2005 

Shortbread Caramel Squares

Let the Christmas baking begin!!!!

Courtesy of my Grandma.

1/2 cup plus 2 T butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup flour

Cream together, press into 8 inch pan, and bake at 350 degrees farenheit for about 20 min or until golden. Let cool a bit.

1/2 cup butter
2 T corn syrup
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sweet and condensed milk

Mix in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Let boil for 5 min, stirring constantly.
Pour overtop shortbread. Let cool before putting topping on.

Topping -- melt 2/3 cup chocolate chips, and spread on top.

Saturday, November 05, 2005 

Chocolate Fudge Brownies (Peanut Butter Variation)

I bought a Nestle cookbook, and I've made this recipe two times in a row, upon Matthew's request.

1 2/3 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 Tbsp water
2 bars (2 ounces each) Unsweetened baking chocolate, broken into pieces
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/3 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
Peanut Butter topping:
1/2 cup peanut butter
3 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp milk


Heat sugar, butter & water in medium saucepan, just to boiling, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Add baking chocolate, stirring until melted.
Transfer to mixing bowl.

Stir in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in vanilla.
Gradually stir in flour, baking soda & salt.
Pour into greased 9x13 baking pan.

Combine peanut butter topping ingredients in medium microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave on HIGH for 45 seconds.
Stir until smooth.
Spoon over top of chocolate batter, swirl with a spoon.

Bake in preheated oven at 350 for 20-25 minutes.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack.


About me

  • I'm Angella
  • From Canada
My profile


Powered by Blogger
and Blogger Templates