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    SMOTHERED CHICKEN

    Ingredients 3 cups sliced mushrooms FRESH OR canned 2 sweet onions sliced (add a little garlic to the onions and mushrooms when you saute them) 1Tbs butter 1 can cream of mushroom soup 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs 2 tablespoons butter 3 cups mozzarella cheese, Shredded […]

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    Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

        Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup butter, softened Cheesecake Filling 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided 3 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Apples 3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon […]

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    Cowboy Pasta

    Ingredients : 1 lb. Hamburger meat 2 cans Ranch Style Beans 2 (12 oz.) VELVEETA Shells & Cheese Dinner 1 can of diced tomatoes and green chilies* salt and pepper for taste Directions : Cook hamburger meat; drain, add the beans and cook on medium heat covered. Cook Shells & cheese according to package. When […]

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    PB FROSTED BROWNIES

    Ingredients : for the brownie: 2 c. sugar 1 c. flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 c. butter 2 eggs 1 c. water 1/3 c. cocoa 1/2 c. buttermilk 1 1/2 tsp vanilla for the icing: 1/4 c. butter, softened 1/4 c. reduced fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 c. reduced fat peanut butter 3 tbsp […]

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    VERY BERRY CHEESECAKE SALAD

    Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened ½ cup sugar 8 oz cool whip, thawed* 6 cups berries, I used: 3 cups strawberries, sliced 1 cup blackberries 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries Instructions In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy. Fold in the thawed cool whip. Add […]

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    Mini chicken pot pies

    Ingredients 8-count biscuits 1 cup cooked chicken breast, diced (any leftover chicken works) 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can reduced-fat cream of chicken soup 2/3 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese 1 1/2 c. frozen veggies, thawed (I used 1 c. corn, peas and carrots & 1/2 c. broccoli) 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 1 teaspoon of […]

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    Southern Strawberry Punch Bowl Cake

    Ingredients 1 boxYellow cake mix 6 ozPkg. vanilla instant pudding 1 can20 oz crushed Pineapple – drained 2 packages10 oz. each frozen strawberries 2 eachBananas 16 ozCarton cool whip + Method Bake cake in two round cake pans and set aside to cool. Make pudding pudding and set in the refrigerator to get cold. Cut […]

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    Chunky Monkey Brownies

    ingredients 2 cups Gold medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods) 1 ½ cups brown sugar, packed ½ cup white sugar 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened 2 large eggs ¼ tsp. salt 2 tsp. vanilla ½ cup banana, mashed with a fork (about one medium-large banana) 10-oz. Hershey’s semi-sweet chocolate baking […]

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    Fried Rice Recipe

     Ingredients 3 Tbsp. butter, divided 2 eggs, whisked 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced 1 small white onion, diced 1/2 cup frozen peas 3 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper 4 cups cooked and chilled rice (I prefer short-grain white rice) 3 green onions, thinly sliced 3-4 Tbsp. soy sauce, or more to taste 2 […]

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    Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy

    Ingredients : 1 pound ground beef 1 egg 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup thinly sliced onion 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup beef broth 1 tablespoon cooking sherry 1/2 […]

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    Greek Steak Pitas with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

    Ingredients 1 to 1 1/2 lb top sirloin steak, cut in thin strips 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon Cavender’s All Purpose Greek Seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper 2 large onions, sliced 8 fresh baby portabella mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons olive oil or canola oil, divided Pitas Directions For the onions-Heat […]

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    Old Fashioned Butter Cake

    Ingredients : 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs Directions : Preheat oven to 350*F. Grease and flour two 8 inch x 2 inch baking pans and set aside. In a large mixing […]

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    EASY ITALIAN FRIENDSHIP CASSEROLE

    Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef, browned 1 jar 48 oz of your favorite spaghetti sauce 16 oz bag medium egg noodles ½ cup butter ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 12 oz shredded mozzarella cheese Directions Preheat oven to 350º Brown meat and drain fat. Then put the […]

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    AWESOME MAC AND CHEESE

    Ingredients : 1 lb. cavatappi pasta (or pasta of your choice) 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. flour 4 c. milk 6 c. freshly shredded sharp or white Cheddar 1 T. salt 1 T. pepper (maximum, to taste) Crust 2 T. butter 1/2 c. panko bread crumbs Directions : Boil pasta in salted water according to […]

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    Melt in Your Mouth Shortbread

      Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Whip butter with an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in the confectioners’ sugar, cornstarch, and flour. Beat on low for one minute, then on high for […]