Yum Yum Dessert

One of our favorite desserts that we enjoyed when visiting Grandma Myrt.  The nutty crunchy crust compliments the delicious creamy pudding dessert. Yum Yum Dessert Crust: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup margarine 2 Tbsp. sugar 1/4 cup nuts Mix these ingredients like pie crust and press into a 9 x 13 pan and bake 15 […]

Almond Joy – Homemade Candy

Almond Joy Homemade Candy   2 cups white sugar 2 cups white corn syrup pinch of salt ½ cup water   Cook to soft ball stage.  Pour over large package of coconut and stir.  When cools,form in balls.  Press in almonds and dip in chocolate/

Peanut Butter Cups – from Grandma Myrt

-Peanut Butter Cups     4 cups powdered sugar 2 ½ cubes margarine 1 pkg graham crackers 1 cup peanut butter   Mix ingredients together.  It will probably be necessary to use your hands.  Press into 9×13 pan. Melt 12 oz  pkg chocolate chips and spread over peanut butter mixture.  Cool and cut into squares […]

Grandma Myrts Famous Walnut Turtles

Walnut Turtles   2 cups walnut halves and large pieces 36 pkg caramels, unwrapped or 1 batch caramel 3 Tbsp butter or margarine ½ tsp pure vailla extract 2/3 c. Semisweet or milk chocolate pieces ½ tsp shortening   Cover baking sheets with waxed paper and arrange walnut pieces in 28-30 clusters, spaced at least […]

Banana Cake and Caramel Frosting

Banana Cake 1 cup sugar ½ cup shortening 2 eggs 1 tsp. Soda 2 cups flour 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Baking powder 1 tsp. Vanilla 1 cup mashed bananas ¾ cup milk ½ cup walnuts   Cream sugar and shortening.  Add eggs one at a time, then add vanilla, then bananas.  Sift dry ingredients […]


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