apple turnovers

Apr 16, 2010 by

this recipe would qualify as “semi-homemade”.  however, when you’re hungry for breakfast in the morning, i think the quicker the prep time, the better.  🙂 1 tube reduced fat croissant rolls apple pie filling or fried apples from cracker barrel or chopped apples with brown sugar and cinnamon cinnamon frosting (see blog: sugar cookies and frosting) preheat oven to temperature indicated on croissant packaging. chop apples in apple filling down to small pieces. spoon 1 tbsp of apples onto the wide end of the croissant. sprinkle with cinnamon. roll up to the small end. place on a non-stick baking sheet. bake as the croissant packing calls for, or until golden brown on the edges. while croissants are baking, prepare a small serving of frosting. when croissants are finished baking, remove from oven and place...

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chocolate mousse pie

Feb 9, 2010 by

i have wanted to make chocolate mousse pie for a long time.   i decided that this year’s super bowl would have be the perfect opportunity.  i was so excited to try it, i forgot to take a picture!  this is the “after” picture.  you’ll just have to try this recipe for yourself and see how you like it. 1 9″ pie shell, baked (see recipe below) 1 c semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 c white sugar 4 tbsp water 1 tsp unflavored gelatin 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 c heavy whipping cream 2 tbsp white sugar 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tbsp confectioner’s sugar 1 c heavy whipping cream 1/2 tsp vanilla extract sprinkle the gelatin on top of 2 tbsp of water.  separate the eggs. in a double boiler, heat...

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