Tuesday, August 18, 2015

How To Make Cream Cheese Marbling


1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1 c. peanut butter
1 c. melted oleo or butter
1 lb. powdered sugar
12 oz. milk chocolate chips
1/2 bar paraffin

Form crumbs, peanut butter, oleo and sugar into balls and freeze. Melt chips and paraffin in double boiler. Dip balls into chocolate mixture.A rich, colorful, layered treat that the family can help decorate.

What you'll need:
1 box your favorite brownie mix (for 13"x 9" baking pan)
1 bag M&M'S® Milk Chocolate Candies for the Holidays
2 8-ounce packages cream cheese
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups whipped cream (optional)

What to do:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare the brownie mix according to the package directions.

Spoon batter into 13" x 9" baking pan, spreading evenly.

Cover batter with 1 cup of M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies for the Holidays.
In another mixing bowl, thoroughly beat the cream cheese with the sugar. Slowly add the heavy cream, eggs and vanilla extract. Blend mixture until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl several times.

Evenly spoon the cream cheese mixture over the brownie batter.

Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the pan comes out almost clean.

Remove and cool completely.

Optional: Just before serving, top with a layer of whipped cream.
Cut into 2-inch squares.
Prior to serving, decorate with M&M'SBrand Milk Chocolate Candies for the Holidays. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Cream Cheese Brownies

4 ounce package German sweet chocolate
5 tablespoons butter
3 ounce package cream cheese
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup nuts, chopped
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Melt chocolate with 3 tablespoons butter over low heat, stirring
constantly. Cool. Cream remaining butter with cream cheese until
soft. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar. Blend in 1 egg, 1 tablespoon
flour, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Set aside.
Beat remaining eggs until thick. Gradually add remaining sugar. Add
baking powder, salt, and remaining flour. Blend in cooled chocolate
mixture, nuts, almond extract, and remaining vanilla. Measure 1 cup
chocolate batter and set aside.
Spread remaining chocolate batter in a greased 9-inch square pan. Top
with cheese mixture. Drop measured chocolate batter from tablespoon
onto cheese mixture; swirl to marbleize. Bake at 350?F for 35 to 40
minutes. Cool. Cut and store in refrigerator.

YIELD: 18 squares

Cream Cheese Topped Brownies

Brownie Batter:

1 c. butter or margarine
2 c. sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 eggs
3/4 c. powdered baking cocoa (Hershey's or store brand)
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. flour

Cream Cheese Marbling:

1 egg
1/4 c. sugar
4 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened

In a lg. mixing bowl combine in the following order: butter, 2 c.
sugar, vanilla extract, 4 eggs, cocoa, baking powder, salt and flour.

Grease 9x13" baking pan. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Prepare the cream cheese topping: in a separate mixing bowl beat
until smooth:  1 egg, 1/4 sugar and softened cream cheese.

Drop spoonfuls of the cream cheese mixture on the brownie batter. Run knife lengthwise across pan dragging through the cream cheese. Turn pan and drag knife again across the pan to marble the mixture, but not combine.

Bake in 350 oven for 30-35 mins. or until brownies just begin to pull
away from sides of pan. Cool. Cut into bars.

Makes about 24 brownies

Eclair Cake 

1 1 lb. box honey graham crackers**
2 small regular OR instant vanilla pudding*
2 3/4 c. milk
1 8 oz. container Cool Whip


1 can Duncan Hines Chocolate Buttercream frosting, softened for about 10 seconds in the microwave, so that it will spread easily across the top layer of the cake.
1 pkg. Choco-bake (unsweetened liquid chocolate)
2 tsp. white Karo
2 tsp. vanilla
3 T. soft margarine
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
3 T. milk

Butter 9x13" pan, and layer with whole graham crackers.

Prepare pudding according to pkg. direction, and let cool, or for
instant pudding, mix pudding and milk. Blend in cool whip.

Put 1/2 pudding mixture over crackers. Layer more crackers over
pudding. Top with rest of pudding. Cover with a layer of crackers.
You will have 3 layers of crackers.

Refrigerate for 2 hrs. before frosting.


Beat all frosting ingredients until smooth. Frost cake and
refrigerate 2 hrs.

Cake can be frozen. 

Makes 10-16 servings

*Chocolate pudding can be used.
*French Vanilla pudding can be used.
**Chocolate graham crackers can be used
German Chocolate Chip Bread

2 boxes of German Chocolate cake mix
2 small boxes of chocolate instant pudding
1- 12 oz sour cream
10 eggs
1 1/2 cups of oil
1/2 cup of water
12 oz of chocolate chips
1 cup of chopped nuts (if desired)

Mix together all ingredients. Pour into three greased loaf pans. Bake
at 325 degrees for one hour or until done when tested with wooden

May be frozen, heated in microwave, and keeps well in refrigerator
for several days.

Cadbury's Creme Egg

Serving Size: 12
Preparation Time:

1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups powdered sugar
4 drops yellow food coloring
2 drops red food coloring
1 bag milk chocolate chips (12 ounces)
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening

1) Combine the corn syrup, butter, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl.
Beat well with an electric mixer until smooth.
2) Add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing by hand after each
addition. Mix well until creamy.
3) Remove about 1/3 of the mixture, and place it in a small bowl. Add
the food colorings, and stir well.
4) Cover both mixtures, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or
until firm.
5) When mixtures are firm, roll a small, marble-sized ball from the
orange filling, and wrap a portion of the white filling (approx.
twice the size) around it. Form this filling into the shape of an
egg, and place it on a cookie sheet that has been brushed with a
light coating of vegetable shortening. Repeat process with the
remaining filling ingredients, then refrigerate these "eggs" for 3-4
hours, or until firm.
6) Combine the milk chocolate chips with the shortening in a glass or
ceramic bowl. Microwave chocolate on HIGH for 1 minute, then stir,
and microwave again for 1 minute more; stir.
7) Use a fork to dip each center into the chocolate; tap the fork
lightly on the side of the bowl, then place each candy onto waxed
paper. Chill.
8) after 1-2 hours of chilling, dip each candy once more, and chill
for several hours, or until completely firm.


2/3 c. evaporated milk
2 1/2 c. powdered sugar
12 oz. semi sweet chocolate bits
1 c. chopped nuts
7 oz. or more coconut

Mix chocolate bits and milk and microwave until melted (about 3 minutes).
Stir in sugar, and nuts. Chill 1/2 hour. Roll into balls. Color coconut and roll balls in the coconut.


1 pkg. Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Butter Recipe Fudge Cake Mix
1 c. finely chopped pecans or walnuts
1 tbsp. rum extract
2 c. sifted confectioners' sugar
1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa
Pecans or walnuts, finely chopped

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour 13x9x2 inch pan. Prepare, bake and cool cake following package directions.
2. Crumble cake into large bowl. Stir with fork until crumbs are fine and uniform in size. Add 1 cup nuts, rum extract, confectioners' sugar and cocoa. Stir until well blended.
3. Shape heaping tablespoonfuls mixture into balls. Garnish by rolling balls in finely chopped nuts. Press firmly to adhere nuts to balls. Makes 6 dozen. Tip: Substitute real rum for rum extract.

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