Cheddar Garlic Biscuits
Bran Muffins
Cinnamon Cornbread
Banana Maple Pecan Muffins

Cheddar Garlic Biscuits 2 cups Bisquick Heart Smart baking mix 2/3 cup fat-free milk ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce 1/8 teas. garlic powder Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.  Mix all ingredients together to form a soft dough.  Use a spoon to drop 9 portions of dough onto an ungreased baking […]

Cranberry Bars, Rice Krispy Treats, Coconut Macaroons

Cranberry Bars 2 cups flour 1/3 cup dried cranberries, chopped ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ teas. salt 1/8 teas. ground cinnamon 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar, not packed ¼ cup melted butter 2 eggs ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce 2 teas. vanilla extract ½ cup white chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. […]

Yellow Cake with Pistachio Frosting, Peach Angel Food Cake, Chocolate Chip Blondies, Lemon Pudding

Yellow Cake with Pistachio Frosting Cake: 1 18 ¼ oz. box yellow cake mix 3 egg whites 2 ½ cups diet lemon lime soda Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9×13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. In a mixing bowl combine the cake mix, egg whites and 2 ½ cups lemon lime soda. […]

Cottage Cheese and Fruit Fluff, Cranberry Salad, Molded Fruit and Soda Salad, Peach Fruit Mold

Cottage Cheese and Fruit Fluff 1 12 oz. carton cottage cheese 1 8 oz. carton whipped topping, thawed 1 3 oz package orange gelatin 2 11 oz. cans mandarin oranges, drained 1 5 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained Combine the cottage cheese and whipped topping in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle the dry gelatin over […]

Banana Cake, Raisin Cake & Cinnamon Cake 

Banana Cake  2 large ripe bananas½ cup butter or margarine  1 teas. vanilla1 ½ cups sugar  2 eggs2 cups sifted flour  ½ teas. baking powder¾ teas. baking soda  ¼ teas. salt½ cup milk  ½ cup chopped walnuts  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 10-inch tube pan or 2 8-inch layer pans with cooking […]


Brownies are a treat that most people enjoy. They can be made from scratch or they can be made from a mix.  Brownies are delicious either way. They can be plain and simple, or they can be more fancy.  Here are several recipes for brownies made from scratch.  Brownies 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup sugar  2 […]

Hot Milk Cake and 1-2-3-4 Cake 

Years ago there were no box cake mixes.  If you wanted a cake made at home it had to be made from scratch.  Two cake recipes that have been popular for generations and are still the favorites of many people today are the hot milk cake and the 1-2-3-4 cake.  Hot Milk Cake  2 cups […]

Oyster Stew and Clam Chowders 

Oyster stew is a quick and easy delicious dish to make. There are two things you need to keep in mind when making the oyster stew.  First, do not let the milk boil and second do not overcook the oysters or they will become tough.  Oyster Stew  3 Tbsp. butter 1 cup half and half […]

Simple Desserts That Do Not Require Baking 

Dirt Cake  1 package Oreo cookies 12 oz1 cup 10X sugar  2 large boxes instant vanilla pudding 1 teas vanilla  8 oz cream cheese, softened 16 oz container cool whip  3 cups milk for instant pudding New, clean flowerpot  Crush Oreos and set aside.  Cookies should be crushed so they resemble dirt.  Add milk to […]