November 19, 2009

Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins
Serves 12

1 C mashed sweet potato
2 large eggs
2/3 C milk
1/4 C honey
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
2 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
12 pecan halves (optional)

In a large bowl beat together the sweet potatoes, eggs, milk, honey and butter until its creamy.

Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
Add dry ingredients to sweet potato mixture. Just mix until combined.
Fill 12 well-greased muffin cups 2/3 full.
Put pecan half on top of each muffin.
Bake at 400 degrees to 20 minutes.

Cinnamon Butter Recipe
1/2 C butter, softened
1 C honey
1 tsp cinnamon

Turkey Rolls

A nice twist to our traditional chicken roll-ups!

Turkey Rolls

1 1/2 C diced turkey
1/4 tsp onion salt
2 Tbsp butter
1/4 C sliced olives
1/4 C dried cranberries
8 oz cream cheese
2 can crescent rolls

In a medium sauce pan melt butter on low heat and add turkey, olives and cranberries and warm. Add cream cheese, stir and cover to soften.

Open and lay crescent rolls out. Flatten so there are no seams. Cut them into 8 squares. Put heaping spoonfuls of mixture into the center and grab each corner and pinch closed.

Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown at 350 degrees.

Cranberry Bread

1 white cake mix
1 small package of instant vanilla pudding
1/2 can of whole berries, cranberry sauce
1/2 cup oil
3 eggs
1 C HOT water
6 pieces cubed pineapple (optional)

Mix, don't beat all ingredients. Oil 2 loaf pans and then sugar them. Pour batter into pans and bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes. Remove from pans and cool on a rack.

Fluffy Potato Casserole

I cannot wait to try this one! How often do we have left over mashed potatoes?!

Fluffy Potato Casserole

4 C mashed potatoes
1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 onion, chopped
2 eggs, beaten
2 Tbps flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2-1 can (6 oz) French fried onions

Preheat oven to 300 and grease 1 1/2 quart casserole dish

Combine all ingredients (except fried onions) in a large bowl and mix with a mixer. Beat 2-3 minutes at medium speed. Pour into pan and spread fried onions evenly over the top.

Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes.

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Pumpkin Dump Cake

1 29 oz can of pumpkin
Ingredients for making pumpkin pie filling according to the directions on the can
1 box of spice cake mix
1/2 C coarsely chopped pecans (optional)
1/2 C melted butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 pan.

In a large bowl, mix up the pie filling according to the can. Pour into pan.

Sprinkle dry cake mix evenly over the mix.

Sprinkle the pecans and drizzle melted butter over all.

Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned. Allow to cool. Enjoy with cool whip!

Leftover Turkey Casserole

Leftover Turkey Casserole

1 (6 oz) box of stuffing
1/2 C melted margarine
1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning
2-3 C cooked, diced turkey
3 cans Cream of Chicken soup
1 1/2 C milk
2 Tbsp. dehydrated onion
2 C frozen peas
4 oz diced pimiento

In medium sized bowl mix together stuffing, butter and poultry seasoning. Put half of this into a greased 9x13 pan (not glass, if possible) set aside the rest.

Put turkey in the pan on top of stuffing.

In a large bowl combine cream of chicken soup, milk, onions, peas and pimiento.

Pour over the turkey.

Cover with remaining stuffing mix. Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes, until heated through.