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Desserts and Sweets

Tried and true recipes for our favorite sweet treats and delicious desserts. Find pie, cake, candy and cookie recipes right here.

Vintage RG&E Pineapple Cookies

This Vintage cookie recipe comes from an RG&E recipe booklet put together by their Home Service Department. These light fluffy cookies Pineapple are a nice break from some of the richer Christmas cookies. It may seem odd for a company like Rochester Gas & Electric to put out a cookbook today, but it was actually …

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Coconut Cream Poke Cake

Poke Cakes seem to hit their peak popularity in the 1970s, originally a campaign created to increase sluggish sales for Jell-O gelatin. Women’s magazines featured full-page advertisements showcasing recipes for the fun and festive looking, new “Jell-O Gelatin Poke Cake.” The cake/gelatin/cool whip concoction was marketed as the perfect dessert for the busy housewife, and …

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