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30 Jan

Easy Puff Pastry Garlic Knots

Easy Puff Pastry Garlic Knots Rating: 5 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 22 minutes Yield: 20 garlic knots Flaky, golden-brown, garlic-laden, buttery knots of joy. INGREDIENTS: all-purpose flour, for dusting 1 puff pastry sheet (9×9) from a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets, thawed 6 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

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30 Jan

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Peanut Butter Bites

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Peanut Butter Bites Ingredients: 1 cup creamy peanut butter 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup confectioners’ (powdered) sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 60 pretzels 8 oz semi-sweet Bakers Chocolate Baking Bar OR 8 oz chocolate melts Directions: Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

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16 Jan

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Twice Baked Potato Casserole Ingredients: 10 large russet potatoes (about 7 total) 8 tablespoons (1stick) plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup sour cream ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoons salt 1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper ¾ pound bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled ½ pound sharp white Cheddar, cut

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09 Jan

Parmesan and Spinach Orzo

Parmesan and Spinach Orzo Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Yield 4 servings This creamy orzo dish is a wonderful side or light main dish, and it’s sure to be a hit with the entire family! Ingredients 1 cup orzo pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1

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12 Dec

SOPAPILLA CHEESECAKE

SOPAPILLA CHEESECAKE INGREDIENTS: 2 CANS PILLSBURY “BUTTER” CRESCENT ROLLS 2 (8OZ) PACKAGES CREAM CHEESE (SOFTENED) 1 CUP SUGAR 1 TEASPOON VANILLA 1/4 CUP BUTTER (MELTED) CINNAMON & SUGAR INSTUCTIONS: UNROLL AND SPREAD 1 CAN CRESCENT ROLLS ON BOTTOM OF UN-GREASED PAN. COMBINE SOFTENED CREAM CHEESE, SUGAR, AND VANILLA. SPREAD MIXTURE OVER CRESCENT ROLL. UNROLL AND

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05 Dec

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread by Ruth Franks Ingredients:     Directions: Heat oven to 350. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans, 8 1/2 X 4 1/2 or 9X5X3 inches.  Mix pumpkin, sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs in large bowl.  Stir in remaining ingredients.  Pour into pans.  Bake 50-60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center

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07 Nov

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Pumpkin Pie Dip Ingredients 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Gingersnap cookies Directions In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Beat in the pumpkin, sour cream, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and ginger until blended. Serve with gingersnaps. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 cups. It is also great served with sliced pears and apples, or as a spread on zucchini bread or any nut bread. 

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07 Nov

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip yield: 8-12     |    prep time: 5    |   total time: 30 minutes Ingredients 2 (8oz blocks) cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 1 cup cool whip, softened 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1/4 teaspoon all spice 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Directions In a

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17 Oct

GREAT POTATOES

GREAT POTATOES Ingredients: 6-8 potatoes 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 sm. carton sour cream 1 tbsp. butter 1 1/2 c. grated American Cheddar cheese 1/2 c. green onions, chopped fine Directions: Boil potatoes in jackets until done. Peel and dice. In saucepan combine soup, sour cream, butter, cheese and onions. Mix together until

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10 Oct

Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup Ingredients: 1 loaf French bread (13 to 16 ounces) 8 large eggs 2 cups half-and-half 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Dash salt Praline Topping Ingredients: Maple syrup Praline Topping: 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter

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