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Meps original

Sweet Potato Pie a la Meps

1/3/2016 meps 0

My father always raves about grocery-store sweet potato pie from the Publix bakery. As a homemade pie-baker, this offended my sensibilities, so I set out to research the best homemade sweet potato pie. Much to […]

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Cookies & Candies

Pecan Pie Squares

11/23/2014 meps 0

2 C flour 2/3 C confectioners sugar 3/4 C butter (softened) 1/2 C packed brown sugar 1/2 t salt 1/2 C honey 2/3 C butter 3 T whipping cream 3-1/2 C pecans, coarsely chopped Grease […]

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Fruity desserts

Avocado Pie

3/16/2014 meps 0

1 avocado 8 oz cream cheese 1/4 C honey 1 T lemon juice Graham cracker crust Bananas, for garnish Mash the avocado with the softened cream cheese, honey, and lemon juice. Spread in the pie […]

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Meps' family

“Best Ever” Pie

12/30/2013 meps 0

I found this in my mother’s recipe collection, in a pamphlet entitled “Pecan Facts from Sunnyland Farms.” I don’t remember her making it, but evidently, she was quite taken with the recipe, as evidenced by […]

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Brown Sugar Pecan Pie

9/27/2013 meps 0

No corn syrup! Yay! I can’t wait to try this one! Enough homemade (see “Food Processor Pie Crust”) or refrigerated pie crust to line a 9-inch pan 2 C dark brown sugar, packed 4 large […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Gluten-free apple tarts

9/25/2013 meps 0

Crust 1/2 C almond meal 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 C brown rice flour 2 T agave syrup 2 T applesauce 1/4 C ice-cold water Preheat oven to 375 F and spray a 12-cup muffin pan […]

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Easy As Apple Pie

6/24/2013 meps 0

If you don’t count the water, this only has 6 ingredients! 1 C flour 1/2 C butter, diced, at room temperature 1 C sugar 1-1/2 lb Granny Smith apples 1 C water 3 T lemon […]

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Chocolate tart with fruit and nuts

2/21/2013 meps 0

1 refrigerated pie crust 1/4 orange marmelade or raspberry preserves 1/2 C whipping cream 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chips 1 C assorted nuts, such as pistachios, pecans, almonds, or hazelnuts 1 C assorted dried fruit, […]

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Chocolate Pecan Pie with LOVE

11/21/2012 meps 0

This comes from my beautiful and generous friend Lisa, who refers to herself as “Your friendly neighborhood LOVE-terrorist!” Ingredients: 1 Large Bucket Filled to the Brim with LOVE!! 1 unbaked pie shell 1-1/2 C pecans […]

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No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

1/7/2010 meps 0

1 8-oz package of cream cheese, softened 1 can sweetened condensed milk (such as Eagle Brand) 1/2 C key lime juice (I use Nellie’s bottled juice if I can’t find key limes — some stores […]