All About Pecans
Before trying one of the many, many pecan recipes, learn all about pecans, including cooking tips, history, equivalents, selection, and storage
Acorn Squash Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe
Acorn squash fills in for pumpkin in this cake wiith a sweet streusel topping. Butternut squash will also work.
Apple Coffee Cake Recipe
This moist and delicious coffee cake goes together fast. Great for breakfast or dessert. Save a lot of time by using canned apple pie filling or feel free to use your own homemade canned apples. Try experimenting with other fruit pie fillings and/or different nuts for a change of pace.
Apple Couscous Acorn Squash Recipe
Apples, cranberries, prunes, pecans, and maple syrup flavor the couscous stuffing for acorn squash. Although this recipe is vegetarian and low-fat, it does not lack for flavor.
Apple Squares with Pecans Recipe
Apples and pecans are the stars of this delicious moist cake. The recipe makes enough for a crowd, so it is perfect for potluck dinners, parties, and family gatherings.
Apricot Pecan Fruitcake Recipe
For those who do not care for citron, try this fruitcake. It uses dried apricots, apricot preserves, pecans, and brandy. Feel free to add raisins or other favorite dried fruits in place of part of the apricots. Enjoy this fruitcake year-round.
Avocado Bread Recipe
Slightly sweet quick bread is an unusual way to use avocados. The buttermilk is a great way to add richness without a lot of fat.
Avocado Crab Grapefruit Salad Recipe
Avocado halves are stuffed with a salad of crab, pecans, and grapefruit then garnished with hard-boiled eggs and olives. Although this goes together quickly, I suggest you delay cutting the avocados until you are ready to fill them, so they do not turn dark.
Avocado Holiday Cake Recipe
Avocados are the good fat used in this unusual and tasty fruitcake for the holidays or any day. May be made as a sheet cake or as loaves.
Banana Pineapple Streusel Muffins Recipe
Use this batter to make incredibly moist banana and pineapple quick bread, muffins, or mini-muffins.
Banana Zucchini Bread Recipe
You'll never know there's zucchini in this deliciously moist banana quick bread. You can also use the batter to make muffins.
Bananas Foster Bars Recipe
Bananas Foster is a classic dessert combining the flavors of bananas and rum. Here the classic dessert has been turned into a bar cookie. If you need to skip the alcohol, you may substitute rum extract. Pecans or walnuts provide a bit of crunchy texture, but they may be omitted if you are allergic. What bar cookie does not benefit from a cream cheese frosting? These are sure to please even the most sophisticated palate.
Bean & Maple Syrup Pie Recipe
You would never know this dessert pie was made with white pea beans. With raisins, pecans, and maple syrup, it is more like a fruit pie.
Bittersweet Brownie Cookies Recipe
If you love chewy brownies and soft cookies, you simply must indulge yourself with these decadent cookies. Warning! They are a dieter's worst nightmare!
Blue Cheese Pecan Spread Recipe
Fast and easy to prepare in the food processor, blue cheese marries beautifully with garlic and onions. The spread gets just a hint of sweetness and crunch from the toasted pecans.
Bourbon Nut Bread (ABM) Recipe
Along with the bourbon and nuts, this bread is enriched with sour cream and espresso for full flavor. Best of all, the breadmachine does all the work. May be made up to 3 days in advance.
Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe
This classic Southern recipe combines pecans and bourbon in a delicious pie. If need be, the bourbon may be omitted for a plain pecan pie.
Bourbon Shrimp Flambe Recipe
Shrimp is flamed with bourbon and served in a tomato cream sauce for a simple but elegant dish. This is great served with a side of rice. Be sure to read the flambe tips and hints before you begin.
Bread Pudding Coffee Cake Recipe
Here we have an interesting bread pudding and coffee cake combination flavored with plump raisins and cinnamon. It is sure to please all at breakfast or dessert. Take shortcuts with pre-made sweet dinner rolls and boxed muffin mix. The coffee cake is delightfully moist without being overly sweet. Feel free to make it a day or two in advance. It tastes even better after sitting awhile.
Brie in Puff Pastry with Vegetables and Ale Recipe
Brie rounds are topped with shallots, onions, and mushrooms sauteed in ale, then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.
Butterscotch Nut Bars in a Jar Recipe
Delicious cookie bars with butterscotch chips and toasted pecans or walnuts make a great kitchen gift for any occasion, especially Christmas. The ingredients are attractively layered in a jar with cooking instructions attached.
Carnation Famous Fudge Recipe
This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, marshmallows, and chocolate chips that brings raves. It is a classic candy recipe that is often requested. Instructions are also given for butterscotch and mint flavors.
Cherry Cream Coffee Cake Recipe
Easy coffee cake begins with crescent rolls and is filled with a cherry and pecan cheesecake filling, then topped with miniature chocolate chips and drizzled with a simple glaze. It goes together quickly with the aid of a food processor, but you may also use standard chopping and mixing methods. Feel free to substitute raisins or other dried fruits for the cherries and/or your favorite nuts. The chocolate chips on top are optional, but oh so good.
Cherry Pecan Bread (ABM) Recipe
Cherries, pecans, sunflower seeds, raisins and spices give flair to this holiday bread made in the bread machine.
Choco Berry Nut Cake Mix Cookies Recipe
There is nothing wrong with taking short-cuts when baking. These chewy, moist, and delicious cookies start with a cake mix and are loaded with dried berries, pecans, and chocolate chips. They are incredibly easy to make. Feel free to adapt with your own additions to the basic recipe.
Chocolate Butter Pecan Turtle Bars Recipe
These delicious bites are a cross between crunchy toffee candy and cookies. They are quite rich, so cut them smaller than you would standard cookie bars.
Chocolate Chestnut Bourbon Torte
Luscious and rich bourbon torte is loaded with chocolate, chestnuts, and pecans. This is a killer cake to show off for company or a special occasion.
Chocolate Pecan Sandies Cookie Recipe
If you like pecan sandies, you'll love this chocolate variation of a favorite cookie. These cookies are not overly sweet, yet have a rich chocolate flavor. Easy to make and great for shipping as gifts from the kitchen, since they hold up well.
Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake Recipe
Caramels, pecans, and chocolate shine in this rich, no-bake cheesecake. It goes together quickly, but plan ahead for chilling time.
Cinnamon-Sugar Pecan Scones Recipe
Flavored with cinnamon and pecans, these scones are not only delicious, but also fast and easy to make. They are whipped up in a snap like a quick bread, then dropped onto baking sheets with an ice-cream scoop, so no messy hands. So simple, you can have them ready in just about half an hour. Upscale, but not fussy, these scones are perfect for Mother's Day, brunch, or just a quick breakfast. Try these scones as a kids' cooking project.
Cinnamon Raisin Nut Rolls Recipe
Cinnamon raisin nut rolls are crispy, buttery, and sweet. A few simple ingredients whizzed in the food processor and rolled in buttered phyllo dough makes a fast and easy baked dessert that will bring raves. You may see phyllo dough sold as filo in the market. It is usually found in the frozen food case near the pies and bread dough.
Coffee Cake Recipe
Potatoes make this cinnamon coffee cake surprisingly light, although it is dense and chewy. Do not miss the fruit variations.
Coffee Nut Drop Cookies Recipe
Pecans and coffee combine to make these drop cookies a big sensation. Walnuts may be substituted for pecans, if you wish.
Country Apple Coffee Cake Recipe
Start with refrigerated flaky biscuits, add apples, cinnamon, a touch of whiskey, and pecans for a quick and delicious coffee cake. Great for breakfast or dessert.
Couscous Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pecans Recipe
Along with couscous, cranberries, and pecans, this salad also includes peas, scallions, cucumbers, and fresh basil. It is topped with an easy lemon garlic dressing. The salad may be served warm, at room temperature or chilled.
Cranberry Pineapple Bars Recipe
Fresh cranberries give tartness while pineapple sweetens these bar cookies. The pecan and oatmeal streusel topping is the perfect finishing touch. These are quite easy to make.
Cranberry Orange Streusel Cake Recipe
A sweet walnut streusel mixture tops this easy and delicious fresh cranberry cake. The cake is easily frozen and reheated.
Cranberry Shallot Chutney Recipe
Cranberries and shallots shine in this chutney, but it also includes the delicious flavors of apples, raisins, and optional nuts. Use this chutney as a condiment with turkey, duck, pork, or over cheesecake.
Cranberry Soda Molded Salad Recipe
This classic gelatin salad made with cranberry sauce, cream cheese, pineapple, pecans, and lemon soda never goes out of style.
Cranberry Yam Casserole Recipe
Take a break from yams with marshmallows and try this recipe. Cranberries, oranges, Grand Marnier, pecans, and spices make a wonderful addition to yams or sweet potatoes. It is easy to make and makes an impressive presentation.
Cranberry-Pecan Stuffing Recipe
Dried cranberries and pecans give a fruity touch to dressing. This may sound perfect for Thanksgiving, but it is good year-round. Use it to stuff a chicken or cornish game hens or just as a side dish.
Cream Cheese Brownie Pie Recipe
Scrumptious chocolate pie begins with a brownie mix and has a luscious cream cheese layer topped with pecans.
Creamy Butterscotch Fondue Recipe
Serve this butterscotch dessert fondue with fresh fruits, cookies, or sweet breads.
Creole Christmas Fruitcake with Whiskey Sauce Recipe
This festive Christmas fruitcake incorporates fruits, nuts, Grand Marnier, and bourbon then smothered in whiskey sauce.
Dark Fruitcake Recipe
This fruitcake recipe is over 100 years old. It takes 2 days to make, and 3 weeks to ripen, but well worth the time investment. If properly stored, the cake can be made as much as two months before Christmas.
Dessert Fondue Marnier Recipe
Dip fresh fruit or marshmallows into this orange marmalade and Grand Marnier creamy fondue. Great dessert for intimate parties. This is also good as a dessert cake topping or ice cream topping.
Double Chocolate Grand Marnier Brownies Recipe
The enticing flavor of orange liqueur permeates delicious brownies made with two kinds of chocolate. It is an upscale dessert that is fast and easy to make.
East Texas Brown Sugar Pralines Recipe
One of our forum members shares this family recipe for a Texas favorite. These pralines are crumbly, rather than chewy, and melt in your mouth. Have the ingredients measured and ready to go before you begin, because you will have to work quickly.
Easy Caramel Pecan Bars Recipe
Start with refrigerated cookie dough and caramel ice cream topping to make bar cookies. It also contains pecans, chocolate chips, and coconut.
Easy Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe
This method is a common one for making filled coffee cakes or Danish pastry rings. Here it is adapted to make an easy King Cake for Mardi Gras with its traditional purple (denoting justice), green (faith), and yellow (power) wide stripes of color. However, you will want to keep this simple method on file for a fast and easy filled coffee cake at any time of the year. If you cannot picture the procedure, take a look at the step-by-step photos. It really is easy.
Elegant Southern Pralines Recipe
Pecans are traditionally used in praline candies. If you use walnuts, they are called Northern pralines.
Festive Fruitcakes Recipe
Traditional fruitcake is loaded with dried fruits and nuts, then soaked in liquor or liqueur. These go together quickly, but they do take a long time to bake, so plan ahead.
Flaming Turtle Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Here is the perfect dish for any romantic occasion with your loved one. Chocolate caramel nut fondue is flamed with rum before serving with skewered fruit, marshmallows, and pound cake or cheesecake.
Four Cheese Pate Recipe
If you like cheese balls, you will love this savory cheesecake pie. It's no-cook, no-bake, and easy.
Frozen Strawberry Cups (Diet) Recipe
Strawberries, pineapple, banana, and pecans liven up this frozen yogurt dessert that is low in calories and fat. You don't have to be on a diet to love this.
Fruit and Nut Cream Swirl Cookies Recipe
A delicious filling of dried fruit, pecans, and cream cheese swirls through these sugar cookies. I like to sprinkle half with confectioners' sugar and leave half plain. They are quite tasty even without embellishment. It is important that the dough be thoroughly chilled for both steps of this recipe. The advantage is you can make these cookies and refrigerate up to a week in advance of baking them.
Fruit Wedding Cake Recipe
Fruitcakes were often served in olden days at special ceremonies such as weddings. This one is loaded with traditional fruit. If you don't want the small kick of alcohol, you may substitute pure fruit juice. These take 3 hours or more to bake, so plan ahead.
Gingered Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Crystallized ginger shines in this pumpkin cheesecake in a pecan gingersnap crust. You may use fresh pureed pumpkin or canned. This dessert is perfect for Thanksgiving.
Grand Marnier Chocolate Pecan Torte Recipe
Chocolate, pecans, and Grand Marnier orange liqueur combine to produce a decadent dessert.
Halvah Shortbread Recipe
Tahini or sesame seed paste is the basis for this tempting shortbread. You may purchase tahini or make it yourself.
Herb Flower Pesto Sauce Recipe
If your herbs are soon going to seed, use the flowers to make a delicious sauce for pasta, pork, chicken, or seafood. Feel free to experiment with most types of herb flowers. If you do not have the luxury of an herb garden or a source, you can substitute 1 cup of chopped herbs of choice for the flowers.
Hidden Treasure Strawberry Salad Recipe
Delicious and easy, this gelatin dessert includes strawberries, pineapples, bananas, pecans, and sour cream. Use sugar-free gelatin and/or low-fat sour cream to cut calories, if you wish.
Homemade Granola Recipe
Homemade granola is loaded with fruit, nuts, healthy seeds, and fiber. If you love trail mix or gorp, try this version. Feel free to adjust the amounts to suit your own personal tastes. Great for party snacks and back-to-school lunches.
You'll love these bars full of pecans, coconut, and chocolate. They are topped with a luscious layer of orange-flavored Grand Marnier cream cheese frosting and finished with miniature chocolate chips. Orange juice may be substituted for the Grand Marnier.
Grand Marnier gives a slight orange flavor to enhance the pecans in this egg-rich custard pie.
Lady Baltimore Cake Recipe
This is a deliciously light angel food cake topped with a frosting loaded with figs, raisins, and pecans. The cake layers may be made 1 week in advance and kept wrapped well in plastic wrap and frozen.
Kitchen Sink Cake Recipe
Or rather, everything but the kitchen sink would be a more appropriate title. This delicious cake includes fruits, nuts, and vegetables all in one tasty package. It is moist and dense thanks to the carrots, pineapple, bananas, and raisins. Even carrot cake haters love this version. This is the best fruitcake you'll ever eat.
Light Fruitcake Recipe
This fruitcake is filled with raisins, candied fruit, cherries, and nuts and then soaked in liquor-soaked cheesecloth as a preservative. If you cannot use liquor, you may use fruit juice.
Mandarin Orange Frozen Dessert Recipe
Delicious frozen no-bake dessert uses mandarin oranges, whipped topping, and pecans for an easy finish. Plan ahead to let it freeze for 2 hours before serving.
Maple Divinity Recipe
These light candies are rich with the flavor of maple syrup and pecans.
Maple Pecan Scones Recipe
Scones are called biscuits in America, and these are flavored with pecans and maple syrup. Be sure to start with cold butter and do not overmix the dough. Get them into the oven as quickly as possible. You should be able to have these delicious scones on the table in under 30 minutes.
Mini Fruitcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Mini fruitcakes are filled with pineapple, apricots, cranberries, and pecans and topped with luscious cream cheese frosting. Perfect for gifts.
New American Haroset Recipe
Serve this sweet fruit melange on the Seder plate for Passover and as a side dish. Also makes a great topper for ice cream, plain cakes, and puddings.
New York Super Fudge Chunk Ice Cream Recipe
Three kinds of chocolate and 3 kinds of nuts go into this wickedly indulgent ice cream from Ben and Jerry.
Nut Crusted Pork Tenderloin Recipe
A nut coating holds in the moisture for this pork tenderloin dish served with sweet red peppers, snow peas, and a mango sauce. Use your favorite nut such as macadamias, pecans, hazelnuts, walnuts, or a combination.
Nutmeg Raisin Coffee Cake Recipe
The flavor of fresh nutmeg permeates this easy coffee cake. The aroma and flavor of fresh-grated nutmeg is far superior to the pre-ground spice in the grocery store. I use a nutmeg grater, but a fine-gauge microplane will also work. Whole nutmegs are readily available in most large markets. The cake is quite tasty on its own. However, if you want to add more decadence, drizzle with a simple vanilla icing, as shown in the photo.
Nutty Maple Popcorn Recipe
This snack is similar to caramel corn with the delightful flavor of maple syrup. Nuts give it extra dimension, so feel free to use your favorite nut or any mixture that appeals to you. If you really want to get decadent, toss in some candy-coated chocolate bits.
Old-Fashioned Fruitcakes Recipe
Old-fashioned fruitcake contains 9 different fruits, spices, and nuts, plus brandy for a moist and delicious cake. Plan ahead to soak the fruits in brandy overnight or all day.
Orange Bread Recipe
Start with canned refrigerator biscuits which are stuffed with cream cheese for this pull-apart bread studded with pecans and topped with an orange juice glaze. It is easy to make and utterly delicious.
Orange Date Cake Recipe
Buttermilk and orange glaze make this cake very moist and full of orange flavor.
Orange Fluff Salad Recipe
This quick dessert salad contains cottage cheese, gelatin, Mandarin oranges, pineapple, coconut, pecans, and Cool Whip. It is a traditional recipe from the mid-1900s, a comfort food for many.
Orange Marmalade Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
A bar cookie with a nutty shortbread crust and creamy orange marmalade topping is sure to please all. Walnuts or other nuts may be substituted for the pecans.
Orange Marmalade Pecan Bread Recipe
Orange marmalade and pecans shine in this easy quick bread. Feel free to substitute other nuts. If you cannot use nuts, try substituting your favorite dried fruit such as raisins, cherries, or cranberries. In this photo, I have used half raisins and half pecans. The simple orange glaze is optional but enhances the orange flavor. This bread is great for breakfast, snacks, or tea time.
Ozark Pudding Recipe
Pecans or walnuts, apples, and dark rum flavor this rich pudding. This dessert is best served warm. You may skip the rum, if you wish.
Papaya Raisin Muffins or Bread Recipe
Papaya adds moisture and flavor to these easy spiced muffins that begin with a cake mix. The cream cheese frosting adds extra decadence, however you may simply sprinkle the muffins with powdered sugar or omit the topping completely. This same recipe may be used to make Papaya Raisin Quick Bread.
Peach Yam Casserole Recipe
Take a break from traditional sweet potatoes and yams at Thanksgiving and try this version with peaches. This recipe uses canned yams (sweet potatoes) and peaches, but you can also use home-baked or boiled yams and fresh peaches.
Pecan Date Loaf Cake Recipe
This loaf fruit cake is loaded with dates, pecans, and cherries. Plan ahead to allow for cooking time. As with most fruit cakes, this one takes a long time in a low oven.
Pecan Pie Cookies Recipe
These scrumptious little cookies are like bite-sized pecans pies. The method is simple and easy. It would make a great project for children. Do plan ahead for chilling time. You may wish to experiment with other types of nuts, including walnuts, macadamia nuts, or peanuts.
Pineapple Candy Recipe
Creamy pineapple candy begins with canned crushed pineapple and is loaded with pecans. A candy thermometer is important for accuracy in candy-making.
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe
Classic pineapple upside-down cake is baked with the pineapple on the bottom and inverted so the pineapple becomes the top. This version uses fresh pineapple, but you may substitute canned.
Potato Chip Cookies Recipe
Potato chips sound like an odd ingredient for cookies, but they work! Kids love these.
Potato Chip White Chocolate Candies Recipe
Quick and easy white chocolate candies get crunch from crushed potato chips and pecans. It is an intriguing contrast of sweet and salty that really works. Cherries add color and texture, and miniature chocolate chips are the icing on the cake. Whip these up in less than 30 minutes, give them an hour (or even less) in the refrigerator, and you are good to go!
Povitica - Croatian / Polish Filled Sweet Bread Recipe
Sweet yeast bread is stuffed with a cocoa, cinnamon, and pecan filling. Plan ahead to allow for rising time.
Praline Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Pecan pralines are a Southern favorite. Add pralines to pumpkin cheesecake and you have a truly special dessert. You may make the pralines a day in advance so you can concentrate on the cheesecake in one sitting.
Pumpkin Pecan Pie Recipe
The best of two worlds, this delicious pie combines a layer of pumpkin and a layer of caramel pecan. It may look like a lot of ingredients, but this pie goes together fast and easy, thanks in part to a pre-made pie crust and canned pumpkin.
Pumpkin Apricot Muffins Recipe
Pumpkin puree and yogurt keep these muffins moist while dried apricots and spices add flavor. You can lower the fat by substituting non-fat dairy ingredients and egg substitute for the whole eggs, with satisfying results.
Pumpkin Bread Recipe
Pumpkin bread is a classic recipe and who doesn't love Grandma's best? It is a simple quick bread rich with the spicy flavor of nutmeg and cloves. Pecans add a little crunch factor while the pumpkin puree makes it moist. I also like to add plumped raisins and often top with a simple glaze of powdered sugar mixed with cream or milk. Great for a snack or toasted for breakfast.
Pumpkin Pie Bars Recipe
Pumpkin, spices, and sweetened condensed milk bring a fall twist to bar cookies. These are made with canned pumpkin, but feel free to substitute your own cooked pumpkin puree. I like to add plumped raisins.
Pumpkin Squares Recipe
Start with ice cream, flavor with canned pumpkin and spices, and layer with crushed ginger snaps for a unique frozen dessert.
Pumpkin Pie Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
It's everything you love about pumpkin pie all wrapped up in a dense, moist cake with irresistable cream cheese frosting. The texture is somewhere between a pie and a cake. Raisins and nuts are optional.
Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Recipe
Rich cheesecake has the spiced flavor of pumpkin pie swirled throughout, and it could not be easier to make. Use fresh mashed pumpkin or canned pumpkin. If you do not want to bother with a springform pan, simply use pre-made graham cracker crusts to get two cheesecake pies instead of one.
Red Cabbage Christmas Salad Recipe
This colorful salad of red cabbage, feta cheese, pecans, and bacon makes a great accompaniment to your Christmas dinner or any meal.
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake Recipe
Take the tangy flavor of rhubarb and put it into an upside-down cake for a winning combination that steps away from traditional rhubarb pie or pineapple upside-down cake. Caramelized pecans give added crunch and flair. Best of all, this stunning dessert is easy to make, since it begins with a cake mix.
Rice, Apple and Raisin Dressing Recipe
Rice-based stuffing is flavored with spices, vegetables, and fruit. Serve with roasted pork or veal, or use to stuff chicken, quail or squab.
Root Beer Cake Recipe
If you like the flavor of root beer soda, you will love this cake which is also studded with marshmallows. It is topped with an optional root beer boiled frosted loaded with pecans.
Shortcut Turtle Cake Recipe
Take a shortcut by beginning with a box cake mix enhanced with dark cocoa to make this decadent turtle cake. It is filled with a layer of caramel, chocolate chips, and pecans. Cut this cake in smaller pieces than a normal cake, because it is very rich.
Sinfully Easy Fudge Recipe
Easy and sinful perfectly describes this rich fudge candy. You can use regular chocolate chips, but I think fudge deserves good chocolate so do indulge if your checkbook will allow.
Smashed Bugs Candy Recipe
They sort of look like smashed bugs, but they are really bites of pure heaven. These crunchy chocolate caramel candies are easy to create for parties, bake sales, gifts, and Halloween. Be sure to let the kids help.
Stacked Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe
Traditional pineapple upside-down cake becomes a double treat in this stacked layer cake version that begins with a cake mix. Place the cherries in the center and around the pineapple rings before sprinkling with the pecans for best presentation. Cut with a serrated knife using a gentle sawing motion to keep the layers intact.
Strawberry Nutmeg Muffins Recipe
Fresh strawberries, nutmeg, and pecans make these muffins memorable. This recipe can also be used to make strawberry nutmeg bread.
Sugar Free Fudge Recipe
Enjoy this fudge on your sugar-free or low carb diet. Even those not on a diet will love this candy. Plan ahead to refrigerate overnight.
Sweet Crunchy Nuts Recipe
Put these candied toffee nuts in a decorative tin to give for Christmas presents or for any other holiday. You can use just about any type of nut including peanuts, cashews, pecans, walnuts, macadamia nuts, and almonds or try a mixture of different nuts. They are so easy to make, but so tasty!
Sweet Potato Pecan Ice Cream Recipe
Sweet potatoes, pecans, and condensed milk are the basis of this unusual ice cream dessert. This recipe requires an ice cream machine.
Sweet Potato Souffle Recipe
Sweet potatoes are lightly spiced and topped with a brown sugar pecan crumble topping. This is a delightful change from traditional candied yams or mashed sweet potatoes. It is quite easy to make and is sure to impress. Feel free to substitute your own homemade mashed sweet potatoes for the canned ones.
Tipsy Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Whiskey makes mashed sweet potatoes a bit tipsy. They are sweetened with brown sugar and topped with pecans and/or marshmallows. Although much of the alcohol in the whiskey will burn off, the rich flavor will remain. This is a nice change from traditional sweet potatoes.
What is turducken? It is a chicken stuffed inside a duck which is then stuffed inside a turkey. The term turducken comes from the combination of tur(key), duck, and (chick)en. It's fast becoming a popular recipe for Thanksgiving. Each slice contains portions of chicken, duck, and turkey with stuffing in between the layers. Plan on adequate preparation time. Turducken is not difficult to make, but it is a little time-consuming. The end result is a worthy show-stopper. Browse through the Turducken Recipe - Step by Step Photo Instructions before you begin.
Turkey Salad with Cranberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe
Use canned or cooked turkey and cranberry sauce for a salad with a Thanksgiving flair. Raisins add additional sweetness to offset the balsamic vinegar while water chestnuts and toasted pecans add crunch. Try substituting chicken, if you wish. Both the salad and vinaigrette may be made in advance.
Urban Legend Mrs. Field's Cookie Recipe
These oatmeal cookies are loaded with chocolate chips, pecans, and optional raisins. The urban legend holds that it is the recipe from the famous Mrs. Field's cookie chain, but this is not the case. The legend is similar to the Nieman Marcus cookie urban legend. The recipe makes a lot of cookies, so you may wish to cut it in half.
Vegetarian Meatless Loaf Recipe
This meatless meatloaf is low in fat and high in fiber. Top or serve with ketchup or tomato sauce like traditional meatloaf, if you wish.
Very Creamy Cheesecake Recipe - Low-Fat Cheesecake Recipe
You will not miss the fat whatsoever in this silky smooth and creamy low-fat cheesecake.