Bernie’s Bites Recipes

Appetizers Soups Salads
Hanky Panks Tomato Mushroom Soup Salad
Jalapeno Bacon Deviled Eggs
Shrimpley Devine
Entrées Desserts Miscellaneous
Broccoli Casserole Almond Cream Cheese Crinkles Fragrant Ornaments
Cheesy Potatoes Hash Brown Casserole Biscotti Homemade Bath Salts
Corn Pudding Chinese New Year Cookies Modeling Clay
Curry Meatballs Chocolate Banana Cake Peanut Butter Play Dough
Easy Chili Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
Grandmas Cheesy Egg Casserole Cream Puffs
Meatloaf with Friend Onions and Ranch Seasoning Double Chocolate Coca Cola Cake
Mixed Bean Cake Fantastic Crescent Roll Cheesecake
Mushroom Hamburger Noodle Casserole Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Orzo Stuffed Peppers Jell-O Spritz Cookies
Scalloped Corn Nancy’s Cashew Brittle
Ultimate Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes Nut Rocha Toffee
Vegetable Pie Nutty Chocolate Caramel Bars
Peach Kuchen
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Pumpkin Bundt Cake

picture of a chef with the USF mascot Bernie in the university kitchen.

We are continuously gathering YOUR family recipes for a USF recipe book! We hope you’ll submit your family recipes to share with others as well as use them in your own kitchen! USF alumni, students, faculty, staff, families of current students and friends are all invited to participate.

Do you have one or more recipes for making delectable soups, fresh salads, tasty appetizers, savory entrees, sweet desserts, refreshing drinks or more? Submit them here – as many recipes as you’d like to share! You may also send a recipe to and include “RECIPE” in the subject line. Lastly, you can mail a recipe to the Alumni & Family Relations Office, 500 Wilcox St., Joliet, IL 60435.

Bernie’s Bites will be distributed electronically and is available for download free of charge on behalf of the Alumni Association. If you prefer a print version, copies may be ordered through the Alumni & Family Relations Office for $10. Every purchase you make generates dollars for current USF students and is a tax-deductible donation towards the Francis Annual Fund.