Brownie Mix Recipe

Brownie mix:

6 c. flour
4 t. baking powder
4 t. salt
8 c. sugar
8 oz. can unsweetened cocoa powder

Combine and mix well.  Store in a large plastic container in a cool, dry place.  Label and date the contents.  Use within 3 months.  Makes 15 c. brownie mix.

Brownie recipe:

1/4 c. water
1/2 c. oil
2 eggs, beaten
2-1/4 c. brownie mix

Preheat oven to 350.  Grease and flour an 8×8 pan.  Combine wet ingredients and mix well.  Add dry ingredients and mix.  Pour into pan.  Bake 25-30 minutes.


Texas Sheet Cake

I made this for hubby’s birthday yesterday.



Texas Sheet Cake


      • 1 cup margarine or 1 cup butter, melted
      • 1 cup water
      • 4 tablespoons cocoa
      • 2 cups white sugar
      • 2 cups white flour
      • 1/2 teaspoon salt
      • 1 teaspoon baking soda
      • 2 eggs
      • 1/2 cup sour cream
      • 1 teaspoon vanilla


    • 1/2 cup margarine or 1/2 cup butter
    • 4 tablespoons cocoa
    • 6 tablespoons milk
    • 1 lb confectioners’ sugar
    • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Batter:.
  2. Put margarine (or butter), water and cocoa in a large pan and bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and add the rest of the batter ingredients.
  4. Mix with electric mixer until smooth.
  5. Pour into an 11 x 16 x 1.5-inch jelly roll pan.
  6. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.


  1. Frosting:.
  2. Bring margarine (or butter), cocoa, and milk to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in confectioners’ sugar and nuts.
  4. Add vanilla.
  5. Pour on cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.


Pumpkin Squares

1 pkg. yellow cake mix (reserve 1 c.)
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 egg
Mix together and spread in a well greased 9×13 pan.
1-1/2 c. pumpkin
2/3 c. sugar
2 eggs
2/3 c. milk
1 t. cinnamon
pinch of salt
Mix together and pour over first layer.
1 c. reserved cake mix
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 c. butter
Mix these together and crumble over top.  Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.

3 ingredient pumpkin pie dip

Pumpkin Pie Dip - a delicious dip made in about 3 minutes with just 3 ingredients!  Easy and delicious!:

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Dip Recipe

1 -15 oz. can pumpkin puree
1 -8 oz. container Cool Whip, thawed
1 package 1.5 oz. Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (optional but so yummy!)
Directions: Cream together all ingredients with an electric mixer until well combined and fluffy. Chill in the fridge until ready to serve. Serve with Vanilla Wafers, Cookies, or Graham Crackers.

Apple Pizza Recipe

1 round pizza pan
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 c. + 1 tbsp. Crisco
2 tbsp. cold water
5 apples, peeled & sliced
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1 stick margarine
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Make pie crust. Cut shortening into flour and salt. When coarse, add 2 tablespoons cold water and blend to make soft dough. Roll out and place in pizza pan.Place apple slices on top of pie in a fairly flat layer. Mix sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg together and sprinkle on apple slices evenly.

TOPPING: Using a pastry blender (or 2 knives) cut butter into flour and sugar. When it looks like coarse meal, sprinkle on top of apples. Bake 10 minutes at 450 degrees. Reduce to 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Enjoy!