Monday, November 24, 2008

Daily Recipes for 11/24/08

Peanut butter and Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

1 cup flour
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2/3 cup milk
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup peanut butter
6 tbsp cocoa powder
2 cups hot water

In a large mixing bowl, mix together flour, 1/2 cup sugar, and baking
powder. Add milk, oil, and vanilla. Stir until smooth. Stir in peanut
butter. Place mixture in a greased 9x13 baking pan.

In a small bowl, combine 1 cup sugar and cocoa powder. Sprinkle on top.
Bake at 400F for 30 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Bernadette Veenstra, Rockland, MI

Date Krumble

1/2 lb pitted dates
1 1/2 cups water

1/2 cup solid shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 cups dry quick oats
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
Mix dates and water in saucepan. Boil until thickened. Set aside.

In an electric mixer bowl, cream shortening, brown sugar and egg
together. Mix in flour, dry oats, baking soda and vanilla. Mixture will
be crumbly. Pat half of crumb mixture firmly into the bottom of a
greased 9x13 baking pan. Top with the date mixture. Sprinkle remaining
crumb mixture on top and press down gently. Bake at 350F for 30-35
minutes. Makes 18-20 bars

Marie Mahorney, Las Vegas, NV

Chocolate Peanut Bars

1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup brown sugar
dash of salt
1 cup chunky peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups crispy rice cereal
1 cup cornflakes, slightly crushed
1 cup chocolate chips

Combine corn syrup, sugar and salt in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a full
boil. Stir in peanut butter. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining
ingredients. Press into a buttered 9x9 baking pan. Chill about 1 hour
before cutting and removing from pan. Makes 2 dozen bars.

Andrea Zuercher, Lawrence, KS

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Daily Recipes for 11/18/2008

I thought since it is getting close to the holidays readers of my blog might like some Appetizer recipes so folks don’t get hungry waiting on the turkey to get done.

Baked Cream Cheese Appetizer


1 (4 ounce) package refrigerated crescent rolls

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

1/2 teaspoon dill weed

1 egg yolk, beaten


Unroll dough on a lightly floured surface.

Press together seams to form a 12 x 4 inch rectangle.

Sprinkle one side of the cream cheese with half of the dill weed.

Place brick of cream cheese dill side down in center of dough.

Sprinkle dill on top of cream cheese.

Enclose cream cheese by bringing sides of dough together and pressing

edges to seal.

Place dough on lightly greased cookie sheet.

Brush with beaten egg.

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 to 18 minutes.

Serve warm.

Makes 8 servings

Baked Taco Dip


1 16oz can refried beans

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 lb. lean ground beef

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup taco sauce

1-1/2 cups (6oz) shredded cheddar cheese

Tortilla chips to serve


Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

lightly greased 9-inch pie plate.

In a small bowl,combine beans and spices.

Spread the mixture in the bottom of the pie plate.

Cook the ground beef and onions over medium heat.

Drain well.

Layer the meat mixture,taco sauce,and cheeese over the bean mixture.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

Makes 3 1/2 cups of dip.

Broccomole Dip


2 cups chopped fresh broccoli,cooked and chilled

1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream

3 Tablespoons chopped onions

1 Tablespoon mayonnaise

1 lemon,juiced

1/4 teaspoon chili powder


In a food processor or blender,combine...

Broccoli,sour cream,onion,mayonnaise,lemon juice,and chile powder.

Blend until smooth.

Transfer to a medium bowl,cover,and refrigerate until chilled.

Bite Size Taco Turnovers


1/2 pound ground beef

1/4 cup taco sauce

2 teaspoons chili powder

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1 10oz pkg refrigerated pizza dough

1/4 cup shredded cheddar or American cheese

1 egg

1 teaspoon water


Cook ground beef in a small skillet until brown and drain off fat.

Stir in taco sauce,chili powder,onion powder,and garlic powder.

Set aside.

Unroll pizza dough.

Roll dough into a 14x10x1/2x" rectangle.

Cut into twelve 3-1/2" squares.

Divide filling among dough squares.

Sprinkle with cheese.

Brush edges with water.

Lift one corner of each square.

Stretch dough to the opposite corner, making a triangle.

Press edges well with a fork to seal.

Arrange on a greased baking sheet and prick each with fork.

Combine egg and the 1 tsp. water and brush onto turnovers.

Bake in a 425ºF oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Makes 12 appetizers.

Good Afternoon Everyone!!!!!!!!!

Just wanted to say Hello to anyone dropping by.

Have a wonderful day,

Connie C

Monday, November 17, 2008

Daily Recipe For 11/17/08

Cornbread Salad

5 cups cubed cornbread or crumbled corn muffins
3 cups diced fresh tomatoes
1 cup diced sweet onion
1 cup diced green bell pepper
1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sweet pickle juice
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Place cornbread in a large salad bowl. Combine tomatoes, onion, green pepper, relish, and bacon. Spoon on top of cornbread.

Mix mayonnaise and pickle juice; pour over vegetables. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Chill before serving.

Serves 10 to 12.

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