Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Double Fudge Cake

3 eggs
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 tea. baking powder
1/4 tea. salt
1 c. butter
4 ounces semisweet chocolate
1 ( 16 ounce) can perpared chocolate frosting

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. whisk eggs,sugar, and milk in a medium bowl. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. pour egg mixture into flour mixture. mix until well blended. melt butter and chocolate. then cool slightly. Blend chocolate mixture into batter. pour into a greased baking pan. bake for 35 minutes. cool cake: then frost.

Coke Cake

mix together 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour, set aside.
In saucepan mix 1 cup coke, 1 cup butter, 3TBSP cocoa
and bring to a boil, add 11/2 cups small marshmallows until melted.
Add to flour mixture. Add 1/2 cup buttermilk, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp vanilla
Bake at 350 for 40 minutes
melt 1/2 cup butter, 6 tsp coke, 3 tsp coca, bring to a boil
add 1 cup marshmallows until melted, mix in 1 pound powdered sugar
cover with chopped nuts

Double stuffed potatoes

4 large baking potatoes
2 TBS. butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
3.4 c. shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 c. sour cream
2 tea. dried chives

Clean potatoes. Poke each potato several times with a fork. Microwave on high for 13 minutes. preheat oven to 350 degrees. melt butter in a medium skillet until translucent. Slice off potato tops. Scoop out potatoes, keeping shells intact.Place pulp in a medium bowl. Mash potato pulp; add all remaining ingredients ( only half the cheese)  & mix together. spoon mixture into shells, dividing evenly.  sprinkle with remaining cheese.  place in a casserole dish. bake potatoes 10 minutes. Enjoy! 

Pizza Bagels

8 oz. lean ground beef
6 medium bagels halved
1 14 oz. jar pizza sauce
1/4 c. chooped onion
1 4 oz. can of black olives
3/4 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 c. cheadar cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook beef untill brown and crumbly. Drain beef. Arrange bagels cut side up on a baking sheet. spread pizza sauce over bagels. sprinkel with toppings evenly amoung bagels. bake 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.

You can use any type of topping you would like on these!

Snack size barbecued ribs

2 lbs.pork ribs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 c. beef broth
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons chili sauce

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cut ribs into 2 or 3 rib portions. arrange in a single layer in a shallow roasting pan. Roast for 20 minutes: drain fat. While ribs are roasting, heat butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add green onions: saute for 3 minutes. Add flour and mustard: mix well. Cook, stirring continually, for 2 minutes. Gradually stir in broth, lemon juice and chili sauce. Cook stirring continually, for 5 minutes. Brush sauce over ribs. Continue to roast, turning and basting occasionally with sauce, for 25 minutes or until ribs are tender.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Chicken Taco Salad

2 lb. chicken
1 bag of salad
1 package of taco seasoning
1 bottle ranch
2 cups grated cheese

Cook chicken using 3 teaspoons of taco seasoning. Then mix remaining ingredients together. Enjoy!

White Sugar Cookies

2/3 c. shortening
1c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tea. vanilla
2 tea. baking powder
1/3 c. milk
3c. flour
1/2 tea. salt
Sugar and cinnamon, if desired

Cream shortening and sugar together, add remaining ingredients and chill. Roll out on a light floured board, and cut into desired shapes. sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon before baking, or leave plain to frost. bake @ 375  for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes 2 dozen cookies.

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Makes 4-6 servings

1 cup dry pinto beans, rinsed and drained
4 cups water
1/2 small onion, chopped
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
2 T brown sugar
1 T molasses
tsp salt
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dried mustard
4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled

Combine beans and water in slow cooker and cover. Cook on LOW for 8 hours or until soft. Drain liquid and add in the rest of the ingredients. Stir. Cover and cook on LOW for an additional 3 hours.

Chicken Salad Criossants

1 - 12.5 oz. can Chicken, drained
1/2 C Mayonnaise
1/4 C Ranch Dressing
2 T Sugar
1/2 C Cheddar Cheese, Grated
1 head Romaine, chopped (I stack all of the leaves, slice them in half vertically and then slice horizontally)
1/2 C Grapes, halved or quartered
1 large Tomato, optional

Mix it all together, spread on croissants, and enjoy!


1c. Karo
1c. sugar
1c. peanut butter
6c. rice krispies
1 sm bag of chocolate chips
1/2 sm bag of butterscotch chips

Bring Karo and sugar to a boil. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Poor over rice krispies and mix. Pat into 9 x 13 inch pan. Melt chips over low heat stir often so they do not burn. use as frosting.

Hawaiian Haystacks in the Crockpot

6 to 8 chicken breasts
1 c. chicken broth
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1 can evaporated milk
6 c. cooked rice

Place chicken in greased slow cooker. combine all remaining ingredients except rice and poor over chicken. cover and cook on high heat 4 hours on low for 6. serve over hot rice with optional topping: cheese, pineapple, green pepper or any other favorite toppings.

Parmesan Chicken & Broccoli Pasta

4oz. spaghetti, uncooked
1/4 c. Italian dressing
2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 lb. chicken breast, cut into stips

2 c. frozen broccoli florets
1 (lg) can chopped tpmatoes
1/2 c. mozzarella cheses (divided)
4 tsp. grated parmesan chese

Cook spaghetti. Meanwhile, heat dressing and garlic in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken and broccoli: cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes, until chicken is cook through. Stir in tomatoes and half mozzarella cheese: cook 1 to 2 minutes or until melted, stirring occasionally. Drain spaghetti: place on serving plate. Top with chicken mixture, remaining mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.

Crockpot Italian Chicken

6 chicken breasts
1 cube of butter
1 package (dry) italian dressing
1 package of cream cheese
1 can cream of chicken soup

Cook chicken butter and dry italian dressing inn crockpot on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours. mix cream cheese and cream of chicken soup. take chicken out of crockpot and mix sauces together. add chicken againand cook on HIGH for 30 minutes. serve over pasta.