June 17, 2013

Reeses peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip

 Kiley found this recipe on Pinterest and she made it for our father's day cookout...YUM!

 Recipe and Photo from: Shugary Sweets

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 8oz pkg Reese's peanut butter cup Minis (or about 1 1/2 cup chopped Reeses cups)
  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in the sugar and bring to a boil. Once it boils, remove from heat immediately add vanilla and allow to cool to room temperature (very important).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with powdered sugar and peanut butter until creamy (about 3-4 minutes, don't skimp on the beating time). On low, add in brown sugar mixture (that has cooled to room temperature). Mix until combined. Fold in mini chocolate chips and mini Reese's cups. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Enjoy with pretzels, animal crackers,  graham crackers, or vanilla wafer cookies.

June 11, 2013

Blackberry Crisp

Destrie was a  "Junior Chef" today and this is what he made!

  • 5 cups blackberries (or any other berry combination you may have.)
  • 5 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch (for thickening if using frozen berries)
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 C oats
  • 3/4 C packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 C butter
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a bowl combine berries and sugar. Mix and set aside
  • If using frozen berries add in 2 Tbsp of cornstarch for thickening.
  • In another bowl mix together flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Add in butter using a pastry mixer until crumbly.
  • Put berries into a 9 x 13 pan and add crumble on top.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until the fruit is bubbly and the topping will be golden brown 
  • Serve while warm and top with vanilla ice cream.  YUM!

June 6, 2013

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

*Recipe from Vanessa Jarrett

16 oz.  penne pasta (cooked)
2 chicken breasts-cooked and cubed
2 jars Alfredo sauce
1/2 cup Hormel real bacon bits
1 cup chopped ham
1 bunch green onions-thinly sliced
sliced mushrooms
swiss cheese

Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray.  Combine all ingredients, except swiss cheese.  Transfer ingredients to baking dish.  Bake for 30 minutes @ 350 degrees.  Top with swiss cheese and return to oven for 5 minutes until cheese is melted.

Rate It!
Jen: 9
Kile: 8
Madee: 8.5
Destrie: o.k.

June 5, 2013

Turkey Steak in the Crockpot

 This is a picture of what they will look like if cooked in a pan.  However, this recipe is for the crockpot and there is a white sauce on the Turkey Steak, so obviously they won't look like the above photo.  The crockpot recipe was pretty good, but didn't produce a pretty picture!!  Give it a try...it's easy and I got no complaints here.


5 Madoxx Turkey Steaks
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can milk
1/4 cup sour cream
salt and pepper to taste

Spray crockpot with nonstick cooking spray.
Layer turkey steak in bottom of crockpot.
In a bowl, stir together, soup, milk and sour cream.
Add salt and pepper-stir to combine.
Pour mixture over the turkey steaks.
Cook on low for 5-6 hours.

* The sauce would be good served on mashed potatoes.

Rate It!
Jen: 7.5
Kile: 7
Madee: 7
Destrie: 7