Saturday, August 22, 2009

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup S'mores

1 tube refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
8 tsp. hot fudge ice cream topping
8 large marshmallows
8 peanut butter cups (full size, not miniature)

Slice cookie dough into 16 equal pieces and bake according to package directions. Meanwhile slice each marshmallow into 4 pieces, set aside. When cookies are done, remove from the oven and work quickly to assemble the s'mores. Top one cookie with a teaspoon of hot fudge sauce, 4 pieces of marshmallow, 1 peanut butter cup, and then top with a second cookie. Continue until you have made 8 s'more sandwiches.

Meatball Pizza

Frozen meatballs, 5 per pizza
Boboli (personal size)
14 oz. Prego spaghetti sauce
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. sugar
Shredded mozzarella cheese
Shredded cheddar cheese
Other various toppings to taste: onions, peppers, mushrooms

In a saucepan, over medium heat combine spaghetti sauce, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and sugar. Meanwhile, place frozen meatballs on a microwave safe plate. Microwave until heated, checking every minute. While the meatballs are cooking, chop the additional toppings such as: onions, peppers, mushrooms, etc. When meatballs are heated through, remove from microwave and cut in half. Assemble the pizzas by spooning sauce over the Boboli crust then layering the meatballs and any other toppings you choose. Then sprinkle mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top.

Place the prepared pizza directly on the oven rack and bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes, depending on how crispy you like your pizza crust.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Buttered Noodles

2 qt. chicken broth
1/2 lb. egg noodles
2 TB margarine
Everglades Seasoning (Generous Dash)

Bring broth to a boil and add egg noodles. Return to a boil and cook for 9 - 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain all but about 2 TB broth then add margarine and seasoning. Stir.

Velvet Chicken

6-8 chicken breasts, boiled and chopped
1 can cream of chicken soup
8 oz. sour cream
1/2 c. margarine, melted
8 oz. block of Velveeta, shredded
1 sleeve Ritz crackers, crushed

Combine chicken, soup, and sour cream. Spread in a greased 9 x 13 pan. Sprinkle shredded cheese over chicken, then top with crackers. Pour melted margarine over top of crackers. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Gram's Meatballs

2 lb ground beef
5 slices white bread, crumbled
1/2 c. milk
1 Tb onion powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Use a cookie scoop to shape into meatballs. Place meatballs in a microwave safe baking dish and cover. Microwave on high for 3 minutes, turn meatballs and continue cooking for 3 minutes, then turn meatballs, etc... Continue cooking until meatballs are no longer pink. (This should take about 12 - 14 minutes) Drain.

When the meatballs are done you can add them to spaghetti sauce, beef gravy or a combination of 2 cans cream of mushroom soup and 1 pkg onion soup mix.

Chocolate Eclair Cake

1 small box French Vanilla instant pudding
1 3/4 c. cold milk
1 carton Cool Whip
1 box graham crackers
1 tub milk chocolate frosting

In a large bowl whisk together pudding and milk. Let stand until pudding gets thick. Fold in cool Whip and set aside.

In a 9 x 13 pan make a single layer of graham crackers in the bottom of the pan. Top graham crackers with 1/3 of pudding mixture. Continue layering graham crackers and pudding, ending with graham crackers.

Take lid off of frosting and microwave for 30 seconds. Stir. If it is not runny enough to pour, continue microwaving for another 10-15 seconds. Pour melted frosting over top layer of graham crackers and smooth frosting with a knife.

Put cake in the refrigerator and let it set-up overnight.

Ramen Noodles - Mommy's Way

1 pkg Ramen Noodles
1/2 Tb margarine

Fill a small saucepan with 2 c. water. cover and bring water to a boil. Break noodles while still in pouch then open the pouch and remove the seasoning packet. Put the noodles in the boiling water and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and drain all but approximately 3 Tb of water. Stir in butter and seasonings. Enjoy!

Kaylea's choice for Ramen Noodles is either Roast Beef or Roast Chicken.