Easy Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients: 1 can green enchilada sauce1 small (2.25 oz) can sliced olivesMexican cheeseregular sized tortillas (4)1 package chicken breast tenders or equivalent Directions: Cook chicken in small skillet with garlic, onion, and black pepper to taste. Once mostly cooked, cut into small pieces.Lower heat to Low and add in sauce, olives, and afew handfuls ofContinue reading “Easy Enchilada Casserole”

Banana Bread

My banana bread recipe… which Matthew claims is the best banana bread he has ever had. He might be biased, but I’ll take the praise! Ingredients: 1/3 cup applesauce (unsweetened)1/4 cup spread margarine1 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 cup white sugar3 small ripe bananas. Mine had been dropped on theContinue reading “Banana Bread”

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

A favorite!  Ingredients 1 and ½  cups packed brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 2 cups quick-cooking oats 1 and ½ cups Gold Medal® all-purpose or unbleached flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 package semisweet chocolate chips (12 oz) Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Mix brownContinue reading “Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Best Hot Cocoa EVER

Made in the crock pot, served at a recent holiday party… devoured and applauded by all…. Ingredients2 cups heavy whipping cream1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk2 cups chocolate chips (I used milk chocolate)a packet of instant hot cocoa mix6 cups milk (I used 2%)2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions:Pour all ingredients into crock pot.Turn on crock potWait. Enjoy! (IContinue reading “Best Hot Cocoa EVER”

Marshmallow Accompaniments

These things are great…. plop one in your coffee, plop one in your cup of hot cocoa… plop one in your milk… plop one in your mouth! So many options! Ingredients:Marshmallows (as many as you want)1 package (4oz) chocolate bark (any flavor but I recommend plain chocolate)5 candy canes The measurements are all really basedContinue reading “Marshmallow Accompaniments”

Peppermint Sugar Cookies

These cookies come out with just a lovely peppermint glaze on top… a tid bit of peppermint to go along with your cookie! What’s not to love? Ok… so you can either buy a bag of sugar cookie dough mix at the store or use my sugar cookie recipe .. (just don’t add in the sprinkles). Either way youContinue reading “Peppermint Sugar Cookies”

Oreo Balls of Awesome!

Oreo Balls of Awesome There are so many variations that can be done with these, but I am going to discuss the basic approach first. To make the balls themselves… Ingredients 1 package regular oreos (resist the urge to buy double stuffed etc) 1 package cream cheese don’t do this. Crush the oreos and mixContinue reading “Oreo Balls of Awesome!”

M&M Christmas Cookies

These are pretty much chocolate chip cookies with red and green M&Ms instead of chocolate chips.But… but I have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe and therefore here goes! (I have no photos because I totally forgot to take any. Also, these cookies tend to disapear very quickly.) Ingredients 1 cup butter (softened) 1 cupContinue reading “M&M Christmas Cookies”