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Country Crock Sugar Cookies

1 cup country crock spread (or butter)

1 cup granulated sugar

1 large egg

2 tsp vanilla

2 and 2/3 cups all purpose flour

1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Beat country crock spread with sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 min.  Beat in egg and vanilla until blended.  Beat in flour, baking powder and salt.

Shape dough.  Place on baking sheet and bake for about 10 min or until edges are golden brown.  Enjoy!

 

 

Hamburger Helper

  • 1 t. cornstarch, arrowroot powder, or flour
  • 2 t. paprika
  • 1 t. onion powder
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. elbow macaroni

Mix ingredients together in a bag or jar. When we are ready to make, brown up 1 pound of hamburger. Add in the mix and 1 c. water and 2 c. of milk. Cover the skillet and let the pasta cook. Stir in 1 c. of shredded cheddar cheese before serving.

I got this recipe from http://www.littlehouseliving.com/hamburger-helper-mix.html

Pie Crust

 

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup cold butter
4 to 5 tablespoons cold water – may take more

 

 

Combine flour, salt and butter in a food processor until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Blend in enough water just until flour is moistened.

Divide dough in half; shape each half into ball.  Roll out into pie crust.

I got this recipe from http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/2092/butter-pie-crust

 

Homemade Italian Bread Crumbs

Ingredients
4 ounces stale bread, cut or torn into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Directions
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.

Place all of the ingredients into a blender carafe, cover and pulse until coarse crumbs form, about 2 minutes. Spread the crumbs evenly on 2 half sheet pans and bake until the crumbs just begin to brown and are crisp, about 5 minutes. Cool the crumbs on the pans for 15 to 20 minutes, and then transfer to an airtight container and store at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown Food Network

Cinnamon Rolls

  • 1/4 cup water at room temperature
  • 2 1/4 tsp.  active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons milk
  • Directions
  1. In the pan of your bread machine, combine water, 1/4 cup melted butter, vanilla pudding, 1 cup warm milk, egg, 1 tablespoon sugar, salt, bread flour, and yeast. Set machine to Dough cycle; press Start.
  2. When Dough cycle has finished, turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and roll into a 17×10 inch rectangle. Spread with 1/2 cup softened butter. In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, cinnamon, and pecans. Sprinkle brown sugar mixture over dough.
  3. Butter a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  4. Roll up dough, beginning with long side. Slice into 16 one-inch slices; place in prepared pan. Let rolls rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  6. Bake rolls in preheated oven until browned, 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Stir together cream cheese, 1/4 cup softened butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract, and 1 1/2 teaspoons milk. Remove rolls from oven and let cool until warm; spread frosting over warm rolls.

I got this recipe from  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/cinnamon-rolls-iii/

Sausage Potato Chowder



4 lbs potatoes, peeled and chopped into bite size pieces
1t salt
1 to 2 lbs ground sausage (I used Jimmy Dean brand)
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cans corn, drained or 4 cups frozen corn
Whole milk, as needed
Salt & pepper to taste

In a large stock pot (6 to 8 quart) add chopped potatoes. Just cover with water. Add salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Drain almost all the water off and set aside.

In a frying pan cook sausage with onion until the sausage is fully cooked and onion is soft. Add this to the potatoes. Add corn.

Add milk and mix gently. The amount of milk you add depends on how thick or thin you prefer your chowder. If you add too much milk, simply mash up a few of the potatoes to help thicken. Taste and add salt & pepper as desired.

I got this recipe from http://homesteadinghomemaker.blogspot.com

Applesauce Bread

Ingredients

1/2 cup of softened butter
1 large egg
1 1/2 t baking soda
3/4 t nutmeg
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups of flour
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t kosher salt
1 1/2 cups of applesauce
1 t of pure vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, first blend together the butter, egg, & sugar.
Then add the flour, baking soda, spices, & salt.
After it starts to from a crumbly dough, pour in the applesauce and mix together.

I got this recipe from facebook.