Posts from the ‘Christmas’ Category
1 package Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Spice Mix
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/3 cup oil
1/3 cup molasses
1/2 cup unbleached flour
Combine all ingredients. Refrigerate for 2 hours or over night.
Preheat oven 375. Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a small gingerbread cookie cutter. Place on a sprayed cookie sheet.
Bake 9 minutes at 375. Cool 5 minutes.
Makes 5 1/2 to 6 dozen.
Peanut Butter Fudge
These are made in the microwave, you can use chocolate chips to make peanut butter chocolate fudge. They will melt into your mouth!
12 oz. package peanut butter chips (or chocolate)
1 can sweetened condensed milk 14 oz.
1 cups peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
Place all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl. Stir well.
Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes until all melted. Stir once or twice during cooking.
Pour in 8×8 greased dish
Refrigerate until set. It will take about 2 hours.
Then cut into small squares. This freezes well.
My Mom has made these for years!
12 oz package butterscotch chips
1 can chow mein noodles 5 to 6 oz
1 cup salted cashews (optional)
In microwave, melt butterscotch chips for 1 min, then stir. Microwave for another 30 to 45 seconds; stir until smooth.
Add chow mein noodles; stir with fork until well blended.
Spray non-stick spray cookie sheet. Drop tabs. with fork
Put in refrigerator until hardened.
I put in freezer bag until I want to give for gifts, or eat them right away. Enjoy!
Easy Party Snack Mix
I have mixed and matched these ingredients. This is so easy! No cooking involved! You can always add what you like or take away what you don’t! Great for gifts!
1 box Cheez-It crackers
1 bag mini pretzels
1 box wheat thins
1 lg. bag chocolate stars or m&m’s
1/2 box Frosted mini wheat little bites
1 box Teddy grahams (any flavor)
Mix all in a bowl
I put the mix in baggies as gifts, or take it to a party!!
This is my sisters favorite!!
2 3 oz. packages of strawberry jello
1 cup ground pecans
1 cup ground coconut
3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/2 teas. vanilla extract
Red sugar sprinkles
green food coloring
Put slivered almonds in a bowl and add a few drops of food coloring, stir.
Set aside (these will be the strawberry stems)
Mix all other ingredients together and chill for 1 hour.
Take 1 tabs. of mixture and shape into a strawberry
Roll into red sugar sprinkles
Put 2 green slivered almonds on top of strawberries for the stem.
Snow Ball Melt Away Cookies
These where my favorite!
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup minced pecans
2 1/2 cup flour
1 cup butter; simmer until lightly browned (then cool)
1 teas. vanilla
Mix all together; then chill
Then form into 1 tabs. size balls (dough will be crumbly at first)
Place on cookie sheet
Bake 350* for 20 min.
When still warm roll in powdered sugar
Set aside and eat!
They will melt in your mouth! So delicious!
Easy Gingerbread Man
These are so good! I have made these for my kids for years.
1/2 cup flour
1 teas. powdered ginger
1 teas. cinnamon
2 large eggs
1/3 cup of oil and dark molasses
Mix all ingredients and refrigerate for 2 hours
Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface
Cut out with ginger bread man cookie cutter
Place on cookie sheet (spray with cooking spray)
Bake 350* for 7 to 10 min.
cool on cookie sheet for 3 to 5 minutes
Then place on wire rack; cool completely
Stir together 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 5 teas. water or lemon juice
Ice cookies and decorate as you like! They freeze well.
Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
This is my Moms recipe! This is my favorite!! I eat until I get sick!
This makes two coffee cakes.
2 loaves Rhodes frozen white bread (I defrost over night in refrigerator)
12 oz. cream cheese
1 cup brown sugar
chopped pecans (optional)
1 beaten egg with a splash of water (this egg wash will be brushed on top before baking)
On a floured surface roll out bread dough, as much as you can in a round circle.
Spread half of cream cheese over dough.
Sprinkle with half of brown sugar
Sprinkle liberally with cinnamon
Starting at edge, roll up
In a buttered pie pan place rolled dough in a coil in pan
Brush with egg wash
Bake 350* for 30 to 40 minutes.
Icing for top: Mix together 2 tbsp. softened butter, 1/2 teas. vanilla, 1 tbsp. milk, and 1 cup powdered sugar. Spread icing on top of coffee cake and sprinkle with chopped pecans. Devour! This is so so good!