Three Simple Sweets to Make in Your Maytag Oven

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Everyone loves a good sweet treat. Cookies, cakes, and cobblers can bring a smile to even the stoniest of faces. Bring some smiles to the faces of your family and friends today without even breaking a sweat by using one of the incredible recipes below. The simplicity of these recipes is sure to be appreciated by yourself, and the delicious tastes and smells will be appreciated by everyone around.

— Cherry Crumb Bars —

A tasty alternative to traditional cherry pie, these yummy bars are the perfect grab and go snack. Better grab one before they all go.

Ingredients:

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • One (1) 17.5-ounce package oatmeal cookie mix
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 lightly beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 16 ounces frozen unsweetened pitted tart red cherries, thawed and drained
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Powdered sugar icing

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 9″ x 9″ x 2″ baking pan with foil and lightly spray foil with cooking spray.
  3. Place cookie mix in a bowl and cut in butter using a pastry blender. Remove and set aside one cup of this mixture to be used as a topping later.
  4. Stir egg, vanilla, and almond extract into the remaining cookie mix and butter. Press the mixture evenly into the bottom of the pan.
  5. In a second bowl, gently stir together cherries and sugar. Spoon the cherry mixture into the pan on top of the cookie mixture.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture on top of the cherries.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
  8. Let cool, drizzle powdered sugar icing on top, remove from pan by holding the edges of the foil, and cut into bars.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days, or in freezer for up to three months.

 

— Monster Cookies —

These chunky bars are popular with kids and adults of all ages. Feel free to mix things up by adding in your own set of mix-ins.

Ingredients:

  • One (1) 16.5-ounce roll refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 9″ x 9″ x 2″ baking pan with foil and lightly spray foil with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cookie dough, oats, candy pieces, chocolate chips, and nuts.
  4. Press mixture into the bottom of the pan.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Let cool, remove from pan by holding the edges of the foil, and cut into bars.

Store in a single layer inside an airtight container.

 

— Peach Dump Cake —

If you’ve never had a dump cake, you’re missing out! This cake is as easy to make as it is delicious.

Ingredients:

  • Two (2) 16-ounce cans of peaches in heavy syrup
  • One (1) 18.25-ounce yellow cake mix
  • 1 stick butter or margarine cut into ½-inch pats
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Pour peaches (including syrup) into a 9″ x 13″ baking pan.
  2. Pour cake mix on top of peaches.
  3. Place pats of butter evenly on top of cake mix.
  4. Sprinkle top with cinnamon.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes.

Store in an airtight container.

 

As you can see, cooking with appliances such as your Maytag oven can be both easy and fun.

Unfortunately, a broken oven, stove, or refrigerator can quickly take all the fun out of your cooking. If you are having trouble with one of your kitchen appliances, don’t wait around to have it looked at. The costs of eating out add up quickly, and a kitchen without one of the major appliances isn’t much of a kitchen at all.

With just one simple phone call, the good folks here at Fred’s Applicance can have you up and running again in no time! Contact us today so you can put one of these delicious desserts on the table tonight.