Category Archives for Pies, Cobblers and Crisps

Homemade Sweet Potato Pie

2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup cream 2 tablespoons brandy (optional) 1 unbaked pie crust Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Take a fork and prick small holes in the pie crust and bake empty […]

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Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

There’s a reason they call it “As American As Apple Pie”. We have certainly perfected this simple little treat over the years. Below you will find two of my favorite homemade apple pie recipes. The first is a little more involved (but certainly well worth the little extra effort), while the second recipe is easy […]

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Homemade Chocolate Pie

Yum, is there anything better than a nice slice of homemade chocolate pie for dessert when you have a hankering for something chocolate? If you ask me there isn’t so it’s about time I shared one of my favorite pie recipes. Enjoy! Homemade Chocolate Pie Recipe 2 cups sugar 1 cup flour 5 eggs (separate […]

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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This is a “must-have” on our Thanksgiving table.  Fortunately for me, my husband has this recipe down and he makes two of these pies for us every year. It’s so nice to have something I don’t have to worry about fixing on Thanksgiving  myself. 2 cups sweet potatoes, cooked and drained 4 tablespoons margarine, melted […]

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Speedy Pat-in Pastry

For those busy days when you want pie, but not all the mess. Put directly into a 9″ pie plate & mix with a fork: 1 1/2c. flour, 1 1/2 tsp white sugar, 1/4 tsp salt. Combine slightly less than 1/2 c. veg. oil & 3 Tbsp cold milk in a cup. Beat with a […]

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Chocolate Cobbler

This gives us our “chocolate fix” without breaking the bank. 1 stick of butter or marg. 1 cup milk 1 cup s.r. flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup hot water 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In 8 x 8 inch pan or casserole dish place marg., put pan […]

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Fruit Crunchy (Cobbler topping)

This recipe came from my grandmother and mother. It makes a very crunchy cobbler topping, I love it on any fruit, my mom put it on blackberries most of the time. Fruit Crunchy 1 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch salt 1 egg Mix together dry ingredients. Beat egg and combine […]

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Fruit Turn Overs

2 Tubes Crescent Rolls 1 Can Pie Filling cinnamon sugar Unroll cresent rolls so 2 will make a square. Drop a spoonfull of pie filling in center and fold to close. Use fork to seal seams. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake according to the directions for the rolls. Yummy and frugal. Disclosure: Some of […]

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