Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Cinnamon-Cherry Coffee Cake

I also like to call
it cherry monkey bread.
I got this receipe
from sweet, Millie Read.
She is one of the
best cooks I know.

click to make bigger

the end

Monday, August 23, 2010

Black Forest Trifle

Black Forest Trifle

1 Red Velvet cake mix
make according to package directions
2 cans cherry pie filling
1 larger contain Cook Whip
1 Giradelli milk Chocolate bar, shaved

1. Bake cake and crumble into large pieces
2. Using 1/3 of cake, place in trifle dish
3. 1/3 Cool Whip in top of that
4. 1/3 cherry pie filling on top of that
5. Then Repeat
6. On last layer of cake, spread pie filling into center
7. Sprinkle chocolate around edges
8. Cover in plastic wrap
9. Refrigerate
(i forgot to take a before we ate it pic)

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Cashew Chicken

I got the recipe off a app I have.

You Need
3 T melted butter
1/2 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup cashews
10 buttery round crackers
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
or I do frozen chicken tenders sometimes

Coarsely chop in a food processor
crackers, cashews, and coconut

Dip chicken in butter (or egg)
Then in cracker mixture
Place on a pan at 350 for 30 or 35 minutes

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

French Strawberry Pie

One Cooked Pie Crust
1- 3 oz pkg cream cheese- spread at bottom of pie shell
1- qt. of strawberries
Half in pie shell (whole; upside down)
Mash other half in food processor
with a little water to make 1/2 a cup
On stove combine strawberry mash
with 1 cup sugar and 3T cornstarch
Cook until thick, but keep stirring
Pour Over Top of Pie
Refrigerate for at least 3 hours
Add Cool Whip On top
(WHIP: 2 cups whip cream and
1/4 cup powdered sugar until fluffy)

Sadly I forgot to take a pic of the final result

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Dirt Cake

Dirt Cake Recipe
Click HERE

Monday, June 7, 2010

Homemade Crust

1 and 1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
"cut in" a 1/2 cup plus 1 Tablespoon Crisco
until there are fine clumps
3 Tablespoons of ice cold water
Add a Tablespoon at a time
Just enough to come together

Place it on the center of wax paper
Then add another piece on top
Roll it out with a rolling pin

Pull off both sides of wax paper
Place it on pie pan
Repair Sides

If you are filling the pie crust
Fork it
Cook it at 475 for 11 mins

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Cranberry/ Pumpkin Bread

2 1/2 cups of flour
1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

2 eggs
2 cups of sugar
1 can pumpkin
1/2 cup vegetable oil
Add Wet to Dry and Mix Well
Then add 1 to 2 cups of dried cranberries

350 degrees for
40 mins if you are doing mini's
or 55 to 60 if your doing a regular loaf

I borrowed my mother-in-laws
four cavity loaf pan,
and made some for Bella's teachers.