Saturday, May 21, 2011

Rotel Chicken Spaghetti

4 -6 chicken breasts, cooked & chopped
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can chicken broth
1 can Ro-Tel tomatoes
1 lb Velveeta cheese, cubed
12 ounces spaghetti, cooked & drained

  • Mix soup, broth, and Ro-tel

  • In a 13x9 greased casserole dish layer as follows: Spaghetti, Chicken, Soup mix, Cheese.

  • Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted.

  • Blonde Brownies

    1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    1/8 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts
    1/3 cup butter
    1 cup packed brown sugar
    1 egg
    1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips *

    • Mix  flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and set aside.
    • Melt butter and add brown sugar and vanilla.
    • Add egg to brown sugar mixture and blend well.
    • Add flour mixture and mix well.
    • Spread in 9 x 9 pan.
    • Sprinkle chocolate chips on top.
    • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes
    *You can add practically any flavor chip to this versatile recipe.  Butterscotch chips are really yummy!

    Monday, May 16, 2011

    Nanny's Peanut Butter Cookies

    Got milk ???
    1 cup softened butter
    1 cup white sugar
    2 egg
    1 cup brown sugar (packed) 
    1 egg yolk
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1 (18 ounce) jar peanut butter
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup chopped peanuts
    • In a large bowl, cream butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
    • Add the eggs, yolks, and vanilla; mix until fluffy.
    • Stir in peanut butter.
    • Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the peanut butter mixture.
    • Stir in the peanuts.
    • Refrigerate the dough for at least 2 hours.
    • Roll dough into walnut sized balls.
    • Place on the prepared cookie sheet and flatten slightly with a fork.
    • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees. 
    • These cookies taste great when slightly undercooked.

    Sunday, May 15, 2011

    Crab Rangoons

    2 pkg softened cream cheese
    1 cup sugar
    2 T minced green onions
    4 dozen wonton wrappers
    1/2 to 3/4 cup minced crab (imitation or real)

    • Combine cream cheese, sugar, chives and crab until smooth
    • Drop small spoonful in center of wrapper
    • Fold wrapper from a square into a triangle making sure the edges are sealed (dipping finger in water and running along edge will help this
    • Deep fry until golden brown
    • Serve hot
    To learn how to fold a wonton a little fancier watch this video by Dennis Mong.