Secret Ingredient Tuesday #1

Secret Ingredient Tuesday

Today's secret ingredient is sugar.


Toffee Bars
2 sticks butter
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
1 small bag chocolate chips

Mix it all together, then pat it into a 9X13 pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350. Slice when hot.


No Back Fudge Cookies
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sugar

Combine all ingredients and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add 1 cup chopped nuts and 2 cups quick oats. Drop from teaspoon onto waxed paper. Makes 4 1/2 to 5 dozen cookies. They will harden when cool.


German Sweet Chocolate Cream Pie
4 ounces German sweet chocolate
1/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar
3 ounce cream cheese (softened)
3 1/2 cups cool whip (thawed)
8 inch graham cracker crumb crust

Heat chocolate and 2 tablesspoons of the milk in saucepan over low heat, stirring until chocolate is melted. Beat sugar into cream cheese; add remaining milk and chocolate mixtuure and beat until smooth. Fold in whipped cream topping, blending until smooth. Spoon into crust. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours.


Scottish Shortbread
1 pound butter
1/4 cup Crisco
3/4 cup sugar
6 cup flour

Let butter come to room temperature. Mix butter, Crisco and sugar by hand until soft and creamy. Add flour slowly gradually working all into a ball (use your hands). Separate into 5 or 6 balls. Shape on wax paper to fit pans making it 1/2 inch thick. Score top with fork to make it easier to cut later. Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes.

Ambrosia Squares
1-1/2 cups graham wafer crumbs
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 pkg. (6 serving size) coconut cream pudding and pie filling
1 pkg. (250 g) cream cheese
2 medium bananas
1 can (10 oz.) mandarine orange segments, drained
1 tub cool whip, thawed (1 liter size)

Mix graham crumbs and butter. Press firmly into bottom of 13 X 9 inch pan. Bake at 350ºF for 5 minutes. Cook pie filling mix as directed on package for microwave or top of stove. Beat cream cheese to soften then whisk in hot filling. Cover with plastic wrap and chill about 30 minutes. Slice bananas over crumb crust. Stir pudding and fold in oranges, then spoon over bananas. Spread whipped topping over filling. Chill 3 hours. Cut into squares. Makes about 12 servings.


I look forward to seeing what everyone else posts.
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