Cousins’ Week Pie (Toffee Shortbread)

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup butter ( soft) 1 1/2 cups butter ( melted) 1 1/2 cups sweetened condensed milk ( 14 ounce can, Eagle brand) 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons white corn syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares 2 tablespoons butter Directions: Make crust:. Mix...

Peach Crisp Pie

Ingredients: 5 large peaches, peeled and sliced1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shells1/2-3/4 cup sugar2 tablespoons flour1 teaspoon cinnamon2 tablespoons butter2 eggs, well beaten1 teaspoon vanilla1 dash salt Directions: Place peach slices in pie shell.Combine sugar, flour and cinnamon in bowl.Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.Spoon mixture over peaches.Combine eggs, salt and vanilla in...

Pear Tortilla

Ingredients: 1 tortillas, white flower1 pears, ripe1 teaspoon butter, cold1 tablespoon sugar2 teaspoons apricot jam Directions: Preheat oven to 400*. Lightly spray tortilla and place oil-side down on baking sheet.Peel, core, and thinly slice pear into about 20 slices. Fan slices out to cover tortilla in a radiating pattern. Cut cold butter into 6...

Lemon Chess Tassies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened1 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups sugar4 large eggs1/4 cup butter, melted1/4 cup milk1 tablespoon grated lemon rind1/4 cup fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1 tablespoon cornmeal1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Filling:.Whisk together all ingredients. Use filling immediately.Crust:.Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed...

Nectarine-Berry Pie

Ingredients: 4 large nectarines, pitted and sliced1 1/2 cups blueberries1 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1 teaspoon vanilla extractpastry for double-crust pie1 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon sugar Directions: In large bowl,combine nectarine slices, berries,sugar,cornstarch and vanilla.Stir until fruit is coated.Pour filling into one of the pie shells and invert the second pie shell over it.Crimp edges...

Cinnamon Apple Tart

Ingredients: 1 large apples, peeled and chopped1 teaspoon lemon juice1 sheet refrigerated pie crusts2 tablespoons apple jelly2 tablespoons sugar1/4 cup cinnamon baking chips1/3 cup sliced almonds1 teaspoon milk1 cup confectioners’ sugar1/4 teaspoon almond extract1 tablespoon milk ( or more) Directions: In a small bowl, toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.On a lightly floured...

Corn Flake Tart

Ingredients: 225 g plain flour55 g butter55 g vegetable shortening15 g caster sugar25 ml water175 g jam, any flavour55 g butter55 g caster sugar25 g golden syrup175 g corn flakes Directions: Pastry –.Sift flour into a bowl. Cut the butter and shortening into cubes and “rub in” using thumbs and forefingers until the mix...

Lemon Icebox Pie

Ingredients: 1 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk3 teaspoons lemon juice3 egg yolksvanilla wafers, to line a pie plate Directions: Preheat oven to 350.Combine condensed milk with egg yolks.Slowly pour lemon juice in to the mixture. Stir until thickened.Top with meringue.Bake for 12-15 minutes.Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours before serving. Servings: 6 Time preparation:...

Vegan Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 15 ounces canned pumpkin ( about 2 cups)8 ounces silken tofu1/2 cup pure maple syrup1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg1 tablespoon flour1 (9 inch) pie crusts1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions: Preheat oven to 350.Place pumpkin, tofu, syrup, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and flour ito a blender or food processor and process until...