Monday, August 2, 2010

Refreshing and Sweet

I visited with Richella at Imparting Grace this morning.  She had made a sweet treat without firing up the oven.  I thought I would share a couple of recipes this morning. The first one is my fondest memory of the lunchroom at school and if I might add my grandmother was a lunchroom lady.  Just wish I could remember if she gave me seconds on these or not.  She probably did, since I love them so well! 

Schoolhouse Cookies or No-Bake Cookies
2 cups of Sugar
1/3 cup of Cocoa
1/2 cup of Milk
1 stick of unsalted butter
Place in boiler on medium heat.  Stir constantly and bring to rolling boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and add:
1 cup of peanut butter
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1-1/2 cups of oatmeal
Drop onto foil.  Enjoy and don't eat too many!

On the lighter, healthier, and refreshing side......

Pineapple Fluff
1 (15oz.) can or large can of crushed pineapple drained (leave a little juice in it)
1 small pkg. sugar-free french vanilla or plain vanilla instant pudding
1 16oz. carton of Fat-free vanilla yogurt (I use Stonyfield French Vanilla)
1 8 oz. lite cool whip.
Mix pineapple with pudding, add yogurt and fold in Cool Whip.  Let set in refrigerator a couple of hours before serving. 

I hope you will try the Pineapple Fluff it is a life-saver when you are counting calories, fat grams, points, or whatever. :)


Richella said...

Yummy! Thanks for sharing these recipes. I have a recipe for something like your "Schoolhouse Cookies," but frankly yours sounds better!

And you know what? My grandmother was a school cook, too! :)

heartfelt living said...

They both sound just wonderful but the Pineapple Fluff is something I just have to try! With the weater in the 90's here I'm always looking for something lite and refreshing. Thanks for sharing...can't wait to try this!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Yuuuuummm!!! :) Neat recipe. Thanks for the visit! :)

Paula said...

You are really making me want to make something sweet!