Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

A recipe from Longmont Dairy customer Lois Blackwood. Her mom started making these, over 50 years ago, every year at Christmas. Makes about 64 bars. First Layer: 2 squares unsweetened chocolate 1 stick Country Cream butter 2 beaten Egglands Best eggs 1 cup sugar ½ cup sifted flour ½ cup chopped walnuts Preheat oven to […]

Beverly’s Caramels

Longmont Diary customer Beverly Trbovich recently shared her recipe and homemade caramels with us. Thanks, Beverly, for sending our office some samples! Delicious! Makes 3 pounds (about 88 caramels). Equipment: 4 quart heavy Dutch Oven – not aluminum 3 quart (9” x 12”) glass baking dish long handled cooking spoon parchment or confectionery twisting wax […]

Pear & Spinach Salad

4 cups spinach – washed and drained 1 D’Anjou pear, sliced 1 cup strawberries, sliced 1 apple, sliced (Honey Crisp apples suggested) Apple Cider Poppyseed Dressing: ½ cup apple cider 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Honey 1 teaspoon poppyseeds ¼ cup feta cheese ¼ cup chopped pecans In a […]

Lyric’s Spicy Chai Cupcakes

1 cup sugar ½ cup softened Country Cream butter 1 Eggland’s Best egg ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon each of ground cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves 1 ½ cups flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoons salt ⅔ cup LDF milk Frosting: 6 tablespoons Country Cream butter 3 cups powdered sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla […]

Palisade Peach Crisp

2 ½ pounds fresh Palisade Peaches (peeled and pitted) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup unsalted butter, softened Preheat oven to 375° F. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish. Slice peaches and place into the dish. Sift together the flour, sugar, salt, and cinnamon in […]

Schwartz Family Ice Cream Recipe

The Schwartz Family Farm Tradition is to have Grandma’s ice cream every evening – even if you have only a very small scoop – while you discuss the blessings and the hard things of the day. Makes 1 gallon. 2 quarts (8 cups) LDF Milk 2 cups LDF Whipping Cream 2 Egg-Land’s Best eggs 2 tablespoons flour 1 […]

Blackberry Yoghurt No-Bake Pie

Kids can help make this delicious, creamy pie. 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs ¼ cup melted butter ¼ cup milk 1 cup LDF Whipping Cream 2 cups Blackberry Noosa Yoghurt (or flavor of your choice) 1 teaspoon granulated gelatin 1 cup fresh Blackberries, washed Mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter and press down […]

Crème Brûlée

Serve plain or top with strawberries, Grand Marnier® and whipped cream. Can be made up to two days before serving. 4 – 6 oz. servings. 6 Egg-Land’s Best egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups LDF Whipping Cream 8 teaspoons brown sugar ⅓ cup granulated sugar Boiling water 4 – 6 ounce ceramic ramekins (not […]

Pumpkin Chai Bread Pudding

Serves 8-10 10 cups of bread, cubed 3 cups pumpkin puree 2 cups Longmont Dairy milk 4 Eggland’s Best eggs 1½ cups brown sugar, divided ½ cup maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon ¼ cup Bhakti Chai concentrate ½ teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup chopped pecans Pre-heat oven to 325° F. […]

Easy Chocolate Fondue

A cozy dessert on a cold night. 1 cup Longmont Dairy Whipping Cream 12 ounces chopped, semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons Grand Marnier or chocolate liqueur. Heat whipping cream on medium heat, in a small sauce pan, until it starts to simmer. Do not allow to boil. Add vanilla and chips, […]