Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Peanut Butter Bars(Moms)

Frosting: 2 Tbsp. cocoa 4 C. powdered sugar 1/3 C.
melted butter 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 C. warm milk 1 tsp. vanilla

1 C. brown sugar 1 C. white sugar
1 C. butter
2 eggs
1 tsp.vanilla
1 C. peanut butter
2 tsp .soda
1 tsp. salt
2 C. flour
2 C. quick oats
Cream together sugars, butter, eggs, vanilla, and peanut butter. Add flour, salt, and soda. Add oats mix well. Put in jelly roll pan, patting out with hands ( or a piece of wax paper) Bake at 325 for 20 minutes. Frost with Frosting.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Vanishing Breakfast rolls

1 pkg. buttermilk biscuits
2 T. marg.
2T sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
5 lg. marshmallows
Preheat 375. Melt marg. Combine sugar and cinnamon in bowl. Cut marshmallows in half. Roll in marg. then in sugar mixture. Flatten out biscuits and wrap around marshmallow. Make sure it is sealed up tight. Put in muffin cups or on cookie sheet bake 11-13 minutes

Maori Rolls

2 c. warm water
2 T. yeast
1/2 c. sugar
Mix water and yeast and let sit 5 mins. Add sugar; mix
2 1/2 tsp. salt
3 c flour
Mix well
1 egg
1/4 c. oil
2-3 c. more flour, 1 c. at a time
Let rise for 1/2 hr. Form into rolls and let rise another 1/2 hr. Bake 375 for 12-20 minutes.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

4 boneless chicken breasts
4 slices swiss cheese chopped
4 slices ham, chopped
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 c. sour cream
10 Ritz crackers
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1/2 tsp. parsley
Place chicken in a skillet and cook for 4 minutes on each side. Cut into bite-size pieces and place in a greased 9 X 13. Layer swiss cheese on top of chicken followed by a layer of ham. Mix soup and sour cream together and spread on top of ham. Crush crakers and add spices. Sprinkle on top of soup mixture. Bake at 350 for 45 mins.

Overnight Caramel French Toast

We made this for Trey's baby blessing.
1 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
1 tsp. cinnamon divided
2 T. light corn syrup
6 eggs, beaten
12 slices French or sourdough bread
1 1/2 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
Lightly grease a 9 X 13 baking pan. Set aside. bring brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to a boil. Remove from heat and pour into pan. Top with 6 slices of bread. Sprinkle with conbined sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Top with remaning bread. Beat eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Preheat over to 350 bake 30 to 35 min uncovered. Serves 4- 6 people

Buttermilk Pancakes

These are good!
2 c. flour
6 T. sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
3 T. butter (melted)
2 1/2 c. buttermilk (or milk w/ vinegar about 2 T.)
2 eggs
Mix eggs, sugar and butter until well blended, then add flour, soda, powder and salt. Add buttermilk last and mix well. Pour on hot griddle.
*batter may seem runny but it makes fluffy yummy pancakes

Raspberry Fluff

1 lg. box cook n' serve vanilla pudding
3 c. water
1 lg. box raspberry jell-o
12 oz. cool whip
1 pkg. frozen raspberries
Mix pudding and water in saucepan. Stir until it boils. Take off heat. Mix in Jell-o. Pour into bowl and sit until set. Use electric hand mixer to beat in Cool whip. Fold in raspberries. (Also good with other flavors of Jell-O and other fruits. Peach is another good one.)

Wonton Chicken Salad

Wontons, cut into strips and fried for 1 to 2 minutes in hot oil.
4 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (or use a can of chicken)
1 red leaf lettuce bunch
1 green leaf lettuce bunch
1 c. silvered almonds
1 c. craisins
Tear lettuce into bite-size pieces. Add rest of ingredients except wontons.
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. olive oil
1/2 c. red wine vinegar
2 tsp. salt
Dash of garlic powder
Mix dressing, add to salad along with wontons just before serving and blend well.
**I only use one bunch of lettuce and half all other ingredients as well as half the dressing recipe and it works great when serving less people. **

No bake Cheese Cake

From Grandpa Merrill
1 6oz. graham cracker crust
1 14oz can Eagle Brand sweetened Condensed Milk
1 8 oz pkg. cream cheese (at room temp.)
1/3 cup lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 21 oz can pie filling
In medium bowl beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Beat in sweetened condensed milk. Add lemon juice and vanilla and stir until well mixed. Pour filling into crust. Chill several hours and then top with pie filling.