Fresh Strawberry-Oatmeal Cookies

Fresh Strawberry-Oatmeal Cookies “Nothing is better than fresh, hand-picked strawberries. It seems like you always pick too many though! Make these wonderful cookies with your extra berries.” Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped fresh strawberries 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup regular rolled oats 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Combine the strawberries with 1/4 cup sugar in a medium bowl. Toss … Continue reading Fresh Strawberry-Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Cookies

Banana Cookies “The nuts in these cookies can be ground or finely chopped. For a different twist try using 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds in place of the nuts.” Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup ground walnuts Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl cream the shortening and the sugar together. Beat in the … Continue reading Banana Cookies

Snickerdoodles

  ¬†Snickerdoodles Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Cream together butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, the eggs and the vanilla. Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Shape dough by rounded spoonfuls into balls. Mix the 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in mixture. … Continue reading Snickerdoodles

Breakfast Muffins

Breakfast Muffins “Fresh fruit muffins, easily frozen or eaten any time of day. Try peaches, blueberries, strawberries, or my daughter’s favorite–chocolate chips.” Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup white sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup fresh blueberries Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease muffin cups, or line them with muffin liners. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add milk, egg, and butter; mix until ingredients are moistened. Do not overmix. Stir … Continue reading Breakfast Muffins

Make-Ahead Breakfast Bars

Make-Ahead Breakfast Bars Ready In 50 m Recipe By:Jackie “I like to make a batch of these and then cut them and wrap single servings in foil to have handy in the freezer for the week. Much cheaper than the freezer breakfasts from the store and you can basically add/substitute whatever ingredients you want or have handy.” Ingredients cooking spray 3 cups frozen Southern-style hash browns 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham 1 cup shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions Preheat the oven to … Continue reading Make-Ahead Breakfast Bars

Christmas Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Christmas Breakfast Sausage Casserole Ready In 9 h 50 m Recipe By:M.K. Meredith “My mom has always made this for us on Christmas morning, and since we only have it once a year it makes it even more good. It is so delicious, and everyone enjoys it! When I double the recipe I use 1 pound regular sausage and 1 pound sage sausage.” Ingredients 1 pound ground pork sausage 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 eggs, beaten 2 cups milk 6 slices white bread, toasted and cut into cubes 8 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, shredded Directions Crumble sausage … Continue reading Christmas Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Crepes

Crepes Ready In 1 h 20 m ¬† “This French delicacy is extremely versatile, as it can be filled with virtually anything — fruits, pudding, mousse for desserts as well as vegetables and meats for dinner. No need to add more oil each time unless the pan begins to stick. Freeze extra crepes for later use.” Ingredients 2 eggs 1 cup milk 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 pinch salt 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil Directions In a blender combine eggs, milk, flour, salt and oil. Process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and … Continue reading Crepes

Homemade Banana Pudding Pie

Homemade Banana Pudding Pie Ready In 2 h Recipe By:Pat “I can’t stand those instant banana puddings. This one is old and authentic!” Ingredients 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs 3 bananas, sliced into 1/4 inch slices 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups milk 3 egg yolks 2 teaspoons butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 egg whites 1/4 cup white sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate with a layer of alternating vanilla wafer crumbs and banana slices. To Make Pudding: In … Continue reading Homemade Banana Pudding Pie

Crawfish Etouffee Georgia Style

Crawfish Etouffee Georgia Style Ready In 55 m Recipe By:ChefScire “This is a recipe that is often asked for at the restaurant where I work. They never let us make it, but we get asked by guests a lot. We are a full-service French restaurant. This is a home favorite with my wife and kid. Almost as good as rabbit and pig! It’s an etouffee to love: thick, rich, and full of taste. Serve on hot steamed rice with garlic bread and a green salad. Enjoy!” Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 cups finely chopped sweet onions (such as Vidalia(R)) … Continue reading Crawfish Etouffee Georgia Style

Beer Basted Rabbit

Beer Basted Rabbit Ready In 45 m “Rabbit meat grilled with garlic salt seasoning, basted with beer.” Ingredients 3 pounds rabbit meat 2 tablespoons garlic salt 2 (12 fluid ounce) cans beer Directions Preheat grill to medium high and lightly oil grate. Place rabbit meat on heated grill and season with garlic salt. Pour beer into a medium bowl. Let meat cook 15 minutes, then start basting with beer every 10 minutes until done, about 30 minutes. Continue reading Beer Basted Rabbit