Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Classic Chex Mix

Classic Chex Mix
3 c corn Chex
3 c wheat Chex
3 c rice Chex
2 c pretzel sticks
2 c mixed nuts
1/2 c butter
3 T Worcestershire sauce
6-12 dashes Tabasco sauce
3-5 cloves garlic, minced
1 t seasoned salt
1/4 t onion powder

1. Preheat oven to 250* and line two baking sheets with foil.
2. In a large bowl, mix cereal, pretzels, and nuts.
3. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients and microwave until butter is melted; stir together and toss with cereal mixture.
4. Transfer mix to baking sheet and bake for 75 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.


Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Mississippi Roast

Mississippi Roast
about 3 lb chuck roast
pepper and seasoned salt, to taste
1- 1 oz envelope Ranch mix
1- 1 1/4 oz envelope au jus mix
1/2 c butter, cut into pats
5-10 pepperchinis

1. Place roast in slow cooker and sprinkle with pepper, seasoned salt, Ranch mix, and au jus mix.
2. Arrange butter pats on roast and then peppers on top of the butter.
3. Turn slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours.

    Tuesday, December 8, 2015

    Whoopie Pies

    Whoopie Pies
    5 T butter, melted
    2/3 c sugar
    1/3 c brown sugar
    1 c sour cream
    1 t vanilla
    3/4 c flour
    1/4 t salt
    1/4 t baking soda
    7 T unsweetened cocoa

    1. Preheat oven to 350* and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
    2. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugars; stir in sour cream and vanilla.
    3. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda, and cocoa; stir in to wet mixture.
    4. Spoon batter on to cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes, until tops are slightly cracked.

    Filling:
    4 oz cream cheese, softened
    1/4 c butter, softened
    1/2 t vanilla
    1 1/4 c powdered sugar

    1. In a small bowl, whip cream cheese, butter, and vanilla together; slowly beat in powdered sugar.

    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    Baked Beans

    Baked Beans
    1 lb bacon, chopped
    1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
    4- 15 oz cans pork and beans
    1/2 c molasses
    1/4 c brown sugar
    1-2 T mustard

    1. Preheat oven to 350*.
    2. In a large pan, fry bacon until crispy; spoon bacon on to paper towel to drain. Drain most of the bacon grease, leaving a little bit in the pan.
    3. Place onion in reserved bacon grease and saute until softened. Stir in beans, molasses, brown sugar, mustard, and bacon.
    4. Pour beans into a 9x13 pan and bake for about 45 minutes.