Recipe Type: Desserts

  • Orange-Chocolate Sugar Plums Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans 2 cups coarsely chopped, unblanched almonds 1 cup Orange Peel Preserves,* chopped 1/2 cup flaked coconut 1//4 cup Hale orange juice 1 (8 ounces) package semi-sweet chocolate 1 large egg Confectioner’s sugar PREPARATION In a large bow, mix pecans, almonds, Orange Peel Preserves,* coconut and orange juice. In a small saucepan, melt chocolate over moderately low heat; remove from heat and cool 15 minutes.  Beat in egg until mixture is well blended. Stir chocolate into nut mixture. When thoroughly mixed, chill 30 to 45 minutes until firm enough to handle. Shape into walnut-size balls.…

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  • Mango Crisp Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup sifted flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 egg 1/3 cup melted shortening ½ cup chopped pecans (optional) 4 cups sliced peeled mangos PREPARATION Line buttered 8 x 8 x 2 inch baking dish with mango slices.  Sift dry ingredients together and work 1 egg with pastry blender until consistency of coarse meal.  Sprinkle over mango slices.  Drizzle the melted butter over the top.  Sprinkle with chopped nuts.  Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until brown.

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  • Grapefruit Revenge Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 2 Hale grapefruit ½ cup vanilla low-fat yogurt ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom 4 teaspoons brown sugar PREPARATIONS Cut grapefruit in half, remove core.  Cut around each section to loosen.  Combine yogurt and cardamom; mix well.  Place 2 tablespoons yogurt mixture on each half; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.  Arrange grapefruit in shallow baking pan.  Broil 4 inches below source of heat for 4 minutes, until top is brown and bubbly.  Serve immediately.  YIELD:  4 servings. 80 calories per serving.

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  • Grapefruit Symphony Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 2 small peaches, peeled and thinly sliced, or 1 cup frozen sliced peaches, thawed 2 Hale grapefruit, halved, sections loosened 1/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 3/4 cup fresh raspberries or fresh sliced strawberries PREPARATION Arrange peach slices on each grapefruit half. Spoon one tablespoon yogurt over peach slices; garnish with raspberries. YIELD: 4 servings.

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  • Red Grapefruit Parfait Pie Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 1 pastry shell 9-inch, baked 1 envelope unflavored gelatin ½ cup hale red grapefruit juice 1 pint vanilla ice cream, melted 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons sugar 2 cups Hale red grapefruit sections, cut in pieces ½ cup heavy cream, whipped (optional) 1 cup Hale red grapefruit sections (optional) PREPARATION Prepare pastry shell. In a small saucepan, mix gelatin with grapefruit juice.  Let stand 1 minute.  Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved.  Remove from heat. Stir in ice cream.  Chill.   Stirring occasionally, until mixture is the consistency of unbeaten egg whites. In medium bowl, beat egg…

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  • Orange Almond Chess Pie Recipe

    INGREDIENTS ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoons flour Grated rind of one Hale orange ½ cup finely ground blanched almonds 4 large eggs ½ cup orange juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter or margarine ½ teaspoon almond extract 1 9” unbaked pie shell PREPARATION Preheat oven to 325 degrees In mixing bowl, combine the sugar, flour, orange rind, and almonds, pressing out any lumps.  Beat in the eggs, one by one, then stir in the orange juice and lemon juice, and then add the melted butter and almond extract. Pour the batter into the pie shell and…

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  • Mexican Orange Thins Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup soft butter or margarine grated rind of 1 Hale orange 4 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup nuts ground fine 1 ½ cup sugar 1 egg ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds ¼ cup fresh squeezed Hale orange juice PREPARATION Cream butter; add sugar, orange rind, and eggs; beat till light.  Add remaining ingredients and mix well.  Roll very thin, cut with floured cutters.  Bake in 425 degrees oven 6 to 8 minutes. YIELD: 10 dozen.

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  • Soused Orange Slices Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick, 2 inches long 4 whole allspice 2/3 cup orange-flavored liqueur 6 Hale oranges, peeled, sliced PREPARATIONS In a medium saucepan, combine water and sugar; heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add cinnamon stick and allspice. Boil uncovered, until mixture is reduced to 1 cup. Cool slightly. Add liqueur; mix wee. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Add orange slices. Cover, refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight. Note: This same recipe, using sectioned oranges, makes a wonderful topping for your favorite vanilla ice cream.

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