I have had such a hectic week that tonight as I was getting ready for bed, I realized what day it is – and you probably thought I forgot! But no…because today is the day for our Dessert Round up hosted by yours truly. Do you have a dessert recipe that you’d like to share? Or do you know of a website where you have seen someone else’s recipes you’d like to point us to? Feel free to do so – we aren’t that picky here. Just leave your name and a direct link to your blog entry on the Mr. Linky below. Be sure to leave a comment in the comments section below! And, if you don’t have a blog, but would still like to share a recipe, I’ll be happy to post it for you – just send me an email you will find on my profile page.
Here’s one of my favorite desserts that is a great treat for summer – light and fruity:
Note: this is a two day process – so be sure to start the day before you want to serve it!

Acine de Pepe Salad

1-3/8 c pineapple juice
2 T flour
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 t salt
1 c sugar
1 cup raw acine de pepe noodles
1 large tub cool whip
2 c miniature marshmallows
16 oz mandarin orange slices, drained
20 oz crushed pineapple, drained
20 oz pineapple tidbits, drained

DAY ONE:~Cook first five ingredients in double broiler until set.~Boil acine de pepe noodles as directed on package and mix with pineapple mixture above. Refrigerate OVERNIGHT.

DAY TWO:~Mix drained fruit with cool whip and marshmallows, add acine/pineapple mixture and refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving.

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16 Comments on Calling All Desserts – it’s Round-Up Time!

  1. :: Suzanne ::
    June 14, 2007 at 12:03 am (16 years ago)

    yum yum

  2. Kim from Hiraeth
    June 14, 2007 at 5:48 am (16 years ago)

    OK, I must admit. I have never heard of acine de pepe noodles. But the fruit sounds delicious!

    Off to google!

    : )

  3. Leslie
    June 14, 2007 at 6:31 am (16 years ago)

    Light and fruity is good on a hot summer day.

  4. Lana G!
    June 14, 2007 at 7:03 am (16 years ago)

    Love it!

  5. ellen b
    June 14, 2007 at 7:20 am (16 years ago)

    Hi Karen,
    Thanks for hosting. Happy to hear from you and see that the fleas didn’t do you in.. 🙂

  6. ellen b
    June 14, 2007 at 7:30 am (16 years ago)

    I’m going off to google with Kim to see what acine noodles are..

  7. violet
    June 14, 2007 at 10:52 am (16 years ago)

    Ellen B has my cheesecake recipe! Now you know it’s got to be good if it comes up twice in one roundup.

  8. fudge4ever
    June 14, 2007 at 11:08 am (16 years ago)

    Hi Karen,
    I stumbled across your sight this morning. Maybe it was the delicious aroma wafting off its pages!
    Your acini de pepe recipe is one of our favourites. It makes a huge bowlful – great for potlucks!

  9. ellen b
    June 14, 2007 at 12:40 pm (16 years ago)

    karen, you got spammed by the melanie that signed in…

  10. Karen
    June 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm (16 years ago)

    Ellen…I did? Splain it to me, Lucy…I am confused.

  11. mummymac
    June 14, 2007 at 3:25 pm (16 years ago)

    Hi and thanks for hosting the recipe round up. This is my first time to take part, I came to you from Rebecca Writes.

    Greetings from Northern Ireland


  12. Karen
    June 14, 2007 at 3:44 pm (16 years ago)

    Ellen…I see what happened…the spam was totally unintentional – she missed the “s” on blogspot. I’ll fix it when I get home and in the meantime, hopefully everyone will just NOT GO TO #13 for Melanie because it’s not her address…#14 is the correct one.

    Thanks! Karen

  13. Kim
    June 14, 2007 at 7:10 pm (16 years ago)

    I posted a recipe for a yummy pumpkin dessert, Pumpkin Torte.

  14. Karen
    June 14, 2007 at 10:04 pm (16 years ago)

    Updated: I deleted Melanie’s broken link and #13 is now the CORRECT link for her.

  15. Juanita
    June 15, 2007 at 6:05 am (16 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting this. I posted a recipe for Rhubarb Kuchen this morning.


  16. Scribbit
    June 15, 2007 at 9:28 am (16 years ago)

    A collection of desserts? I’m in. I’ve made these cookies so many times I could do it in my sleep . . .

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