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Blueberry and Jam Buttermilk Coffee Cake with Buttery Vanilla Glaze

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I found Averie Cooks while doing a search for blueberry recipes. I immediately tried one of them and went back for more! LOL Averie Cooks is great for really explaining things that even someone that "can't cook" can actually follow her directions and make something that looks and tastes great! For the full recipe and instructions, please click here or on the photo above. I am only including my summary in case something happens and the site is not up when I get ready to start baking.

Servings
8 generous slices

Ingredients
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 large egg, room temperature
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries (don't thaw frozen ones)
1/3 cup jam (favorite flavor)
3 tablespoons sugar (for sprinkling)

Buttery Vanilla Glaze:
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup+ confectioners' sugar
3/4 teaspoon …

Twice Baked Potato Dip

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Melanie Makes is another site that I visit to find some great recipes. To be honest, I have never tried this yet, but it looks delicious and I just want to make sure that it gets on my list! Please click here or on the picture above to visit her site for the full recipe and instructions. I only include my summary here in case her website is down when I go to make it!

Servings
Serves 10

Ingredients
16 ounces plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoon dried parsley
1-1/2 teaspoons dried dill weed
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried chives
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
3 scallions, chopped
6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation Combine all ingredients in a bowl.Chill for 2 hours and serve and enjoy!Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Dips

Cinnamon Sugar Applesauce Muffins

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The Taylor House has some great recipes. My girls always loved applesauce but there is always leftovers and I hate wasting anything so I went looking for some yummy applesauce muffins and these are the ones I have settled on for now. I am sure I will be adding more from this site over time. To get the full recipe and all her instructions, please click here or on the picture above. I only include the summary so that I know I have the recipe if their site ever disappears.

Ingredients
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup applesauce
1-3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Topping:
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon

Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Cream together butter and sugar until smooth.Add eggs, applesauce and vanilla and combine well.Mix flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon in a separate bowl and slowly add to dough. Mix well.Scoop into greased mini muffin tin.B…

Life Cereal Cookies

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Cooking is Medicine is a site that I don't even know how I came across. LOL But I did save this recipe! Now that I have found it again, I have to get this on my site so I actually remember I have it. Amy and I do a LOT of baking over the holidays and this cookie is going to be used this year too! To get the full recipe and all her instructions, click here or on the picture above. I only include the summary in case, for some reason, that her website is down when I go to make them!

Ingredients
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 cups Life cereal
1 cup chocolate chips

Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Cream sugars, butter and peanut butter together.Add egg and vanilla and mix.Stir together flour and baking soda and add to batter.Add cereal and chocolate chips and mix well.Drop onto baking sheet or stone.Bake 8-10 minutes and re…

Easy Ice Tea Clone Copycat of Lipton Ice Tea

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Food.com is another great site for recipes. We love the Lipton Iced Tea mix but I truly prefer making it from scratch and this is great, simple and my family loves it! Click here or on the picture above to do directly to the recipe. I have only included a summary here in case, for some reason, their page is down when I go to make it.

Servings
Makes 9 cups

Ingredients
3-4 pekoe orange tea bags
2/3 to 3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
8 cups water

Preparation Boil water in a pot.Add teabags and allow to steep for one hour.Pour into pitcher when cool and add sugar.When sugar is all dissolved, add lemon juice.Chill and serve.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Beverages

Oven Fried Chicken Recipe

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About.com has so many wonderful areas, I could explore there forever - LOL For the full recipe and all their great instructions, click here or on the picture above. I only include the summary in case, for some unknown reason, their site is down when I am going to make it.

Servings

4 servings


Ingredients
3 to 4 pound chicken parts
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup butter or margarine

Preparation Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.Wash chicken and pat dry with paper towels.In a pie pan, combine flour, paprika, salt and pepper.Coat chicken with flour mixture.Put butter in shallow baking pan and place in oven to melt.When butter is melted, arrange chicken pieces in pan, skin side down.Bake for 30 minutes and then turn over.Bake 15 minutes longer or until chicken is tender and done.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Chicken

Easy Eggroll Recipe

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Moms Need to Know has so many great recipes that I am sure you will be seeing me share more and more of them. One of the things we love to eat are egg rolls. They could be an entire meal here and these look delicious! Click here or on the photo above to get the full recipe and directions. I am only including the summary here in case, for some reason, their website is down when I am going to make them!

Servings
Makes 14 Egg Rolls

Ingredients
14 Egg Roll Wrappers
3/4 pound pork sausage or ground pork
4 cups coleslaw mix
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1/4 cup chopped green onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
salt and pepper to taste
1-2 egg yolks, beaten slightly
Oil for deep-fat frying

Preparation In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, breaking up well until no longer pink. Drain fat and return to pan.Stir in coleslaw mix, soy sauce, Hoisin sauce, wa…

Egg Roll Dipping Sauce Recipe

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Moms Need to Know has some great recipes to share with you. We love duck sauce with our Chinese but one - they hardly give you any and two - it would be great to just be able to make some of my own! You can click here or on the photo above to get the full recipe and instructions. I only include the summary in case, for some unknown reason, their site is down when I go to make it. Take some time to go through and find some other recipes you may like too!

Ingredients
1 cup apricot preserves
2 tablespoons plum sauce
1 garlic clove
1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 small piece ginger root, peeled and minced
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon chili powder

Preparation Place all ingredients in blender or food processor.Process until smooth.Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Chinese, Sauces

No Bake S'more Cake Recipe

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I found this recipe on All Food Recipes. OMG! Can you say make this right now for me? I will definitely have to pick up these ingredients. I know this will be a huge hit here! To see the full recipe (and check out so many of their other recipes), click here or on the photo above. I know my mouth was watering glancing through their site! My summary is only listed here in case, for some reason, their website is not up when I am going to make it.

Servings
20 servings

Ingredients
1 box graham crackers
2 7-ounce jars marshmallow creme
1 tub of cool whip (thawed)
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon salt

Preparation Mix marshmallow creme with cool whip until smooth and creamy.Add vanilla. Mix again.Line the bottom of a 9x13 pan with graham crackersSpread 1/2 of marshmallow whip evenly over crackers.Spread another layer of graham crackers with the other layer of 1/2 of the creme.Top with graham crackers.Over medium heat, melt ch…

Heavenly Strawberries N Cream Cake

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Musings From a Stay at Home Mom has another great recipe I want to share with you. This Heavenly Strawberries n Cream Cake sure does look heavenly! You can click here or on the photo above to go directly to the recipe and see all her wonderful photos to guide you through the steps. She really shares some great recipes. Enjoy your visit there!

Ingredients
6 eggs, separated
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons water
1-3/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
16-ounce carton heavy whipping cream (more if you want to decorate)
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Preparation Separate eggs and put the egg whites in a large bowl. (Room temperature egg whites whips them up better).Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.In another small bowl, whisk the egg yolks until slightly thickened.Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar until thick and lemon colored.Slowly pour in lemon juice, oil and water.…

Hearty Potato Soup Recipe

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Taste of Home has so many great recipes. You can click here to see this recipe (or on the picture above). Be sure to check out their other recipes while you are there! This site is a landmine for making my mouth water! I only include a brief summary here, in case their site happens to be down when I want to cook! Enjoy your visit there!

Servings
8-10 servings

Ingredients
6 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
2 carrots, chopped
6 celery ribs, chopped
8 cups water
1 onion, chopped
6 tablespoons butter, cubed
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1-1/2 cups 2% milk

Preparation In Dutch oven, cook the potatoes, carrots and celery in the water until tender, about 15-20 minutes.Drain (reserving liquid) and set vegetables aside.In same pan, saute onion in butter until tender.Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Gradually and milk.Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes, until thickened.Gently stir in cooked vegetables.Add 1 cup or more of reserved liqui…

Stuffed Crescent Rolls

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I love checking out the various blogs for their recipes and Musings From a Stay at Home Mom is no exception. You really want to check out their recipes - including some great ones to make with the kids! You can click here or on the photo above to see all the details of the recipe. Go ahead and be sure to check out her other recipes while you are there. I am just including a summary here in case, for some unknown reason, her site is down when I am baking!

Ingredients
Tube of crescent rolls
Fillings of your choice!

Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Separate crescent roll dough into triangles.Place a row of filling about 1/4-inch from the wide end of the triangle. Don't overdo it! 2 teaspoons of butter, peanut butter or sugar or 5 to 7 chocolate chips is enough!Roll up the triangles from wide end and finishing with the little point on outside.Place on parchment paper covered cookie sheet.Bake for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
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Bacon and Cheddar Scones

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Fisher Nuts was not a site I usually thought of for recipes but they have some great ones there! Be sure to click here or on the photo above to go directly to this recipe on their site. While you are there, check out some of the other recipes that are there for you. I just include the summary in case, for some reason, the site is down when I am going to make them.

Servings
Makes 16 scones.

Ingredients
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/2 cup chopped Fisher Chef's Naturals Pecan Halves, chopped
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 slices bacon, crisply cooked, drained and crumbled
1 cup heavy cream

Preparation Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl.Cut butter into flour mixture with hands or fork until mixture resembled coarse cornmeal.Stir in cheddar cheese, green onions, pecans,…

Grands Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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One of my favorite sites is Being Alison. She is great! Be sure to click here or on the photo above to go directly to the recipe she created. She has some great recipes there to check out while you are there, along with many additional posts to share with you! Be sure to check out her site. I only include the summary in case for some reason the website is down when I go to make one of the recipes.

Servings
Serves 4

Ingredients
1 can (16.3-ounces) Grands! Buttermilk Biscuits (8 biscuits)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
8 slices (2/3-ounce each) American cheese

Preparation Separate dough into 8 biscuits and flatten into 5-1/2-inch rounds.In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot.Add biscuit rounds, a few at a time, and cook for 3 minutes per side, until light golden brown.Remove from skillet.Place 2 slices on 4 of the rounds and top with the remaining rounds.Return to pan and cook 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown.Serve and enjoy.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
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Pork Chops for the Slow Cooker

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I could lose myself in the All Recipes site (and have many times - LOL) They have so many fantastic recipes there. Click here or on the photo above to see the recipe directly on their site. While you are there, please check out some of their other recipes. I have included the summary here in case, for some unknown reason, their site is down when I am going to make it.

Servings
6 servings

Ingredients
6 boneless pork chops
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
2 cloves garlic, crushed
salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation Place pork chops in slow cooker.Combine remaining ingredients. Pour over chops.Cook on low setting for 6 hours.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Pork, Slow Cookers

Pizza Wraps Recipe

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Lovebugs and Postcards is another blog that I have found some great recipes. Click here or on the picture above to go directly to the recipe on their site and get the full information. I only create a simple summary here, in case, for some reason, the site is down when I want to make it!

Ingredients
Can of Biscuits (10-count) or pizza dough
Pepperonis
Cheese
Marinara (or Spaghetti sauce) for dipping

*For homemade pizza dough:
3 cups of flour
1 tablespoon active dry yeast (0.25-ounce package)
2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 to 1-1/2 cups warm water

Preparation Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.For homemade pizza dough:Combine flour, salt, sugar and yeast in large bowl.Mix in oil and warm water.Pinch dough into ten pieces.Flatten dough and shape into an oval.Place pepperoni (or any desired filling) and slice of cheese.Roll dough up and pinch all edges to seal it off.Bake on cookie sheet for 9-10 minutes.Remove from cookie sheet and…

Grilled Mini Pillsbury Alfredo and Steak Pizzas

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I found this recipe on the Our Ordinary Life blog. You can click here or on the picture above and get the recipe with all the full directions. Be sure to check out their other delicious looking recipes while you are there! Remember, I only include the summary below for those time that I go to make the recipe and I can't find the page again! So sad when that happens. But please, do yourself a favor and make the recipe following the full instructions instead of just my brief summary.

Ingredients
1 can Pillsbury Pizza Crust
Fresh mozzarella slices
1 tomato, chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons butter
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup Romano cheese
1 teaspoon flour
fresh ground pepper
fresh basil, chopped
fresh oregano, chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 steak

Preparation Grill steak any way you like and slice up.Combine heavy cream, butter, Parmesan and Romano cheeses.Add flour and ground pepper. Heat on stove top.Divide pizza crust into 4 pieces.Round corners and dus…

Fish Stick Pizza

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Gorton's has some great fish products, along with some great recipes to use with their products. You can click here or on the photo above and visit the recipe that they have shared. While you are there, be sure to check out the other recipes. Your mouth will be drooling! LOL Enjoy your visit there! I am only including the summary below in case for some unknown reason their site is down when you are trying to make them.

Servings
12 servings

Ingredients
16 Gorton's Classic Breaded Fish Sticks
6 English muffins, halved
3/4 cup pizza sauce
1-1/2 cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Preparation Prepare Gorton's Classic Breaded Fish Sticks according to package directions.In the meantime, toast English muffins and top with 2 tablespoons of the sauce.Cut cooked fish sticks into 3 pieces each.Top each English muffin with 4 fish stick pieces and 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese.Place on baking sheet.Broil until cheese is melted and serve immediately.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
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Skillet Mac n Cheese

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This recipe come from the Taste of Home Cooking School. If you like recipes, this is definitely a site you want to visit often! Click here or on the picture above to go directly to the recipe on their site. Remember, I only include a brief summary here, without all the tips and guidance, in case their site is down for some reason when I want to make this!

Servings
4 servings

Ingredients
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups half and half cream
3/4 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed

Preparation Cook macaroni according to package directions.Meanwhile, in large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.Stir in flour until smooth.Gradually add cream; bring to a boil.Cook and stir for 2 minutes, until thickened.Reduce heat. Stir in cheese until melted.Drain macaroni; add to cheese mixture.Cook and stir 3-4 minutes until heated through.ServeListed Under Recipe Categories 
Pasta

Baked Spaghetti in Garlic Bread

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The Kids Did It have another great recipe. I will tell you again. You really have to visit their site - so many great yummies and look soooo good! LOL You can click here or on the photo above to go directly to their site. Be sure to check out some other recipes while you are there! Again, I will add the summary below just in case their site is down for some reason, but they give the most details on their recipes!

Servings
6-8 Servings

Ingredients
1 frozen pizza dough, thawed
6 ounces spaghetti
1/2 pound ground beef or Italian sausage
8 ounces Mozzarella, cut into small cubes
Parmesan cheese
Garlic powder

Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Put out piece of parchment paper to work on.Roll out pizza dough to 12x16 rectangle.Cover with a piece of plastic and let it rest.Cook spaghetti according to package directions and drain.In separate pan, heat up ground beef or Italian sausage. Drain well.Stir in spaghetti sauce and combine well.Uncover dough and place spaghetti and s…

Saucy Meatloaf

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When I make Manwich for dinner, it gets inhaled. I found this recipe on the Manwich site and you can get there by clicking here or on the picture above. I think we all get used to the same recipes and make them over and over. Go ahead and head to their site and try to change things up a little!

Servings
8 Servings

Ingredients
PAM Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 can (15 ounces) Manwich Original Sloppy Joe Sauce, divided
1/2 cup Egg Beaters original
1/2 cup dry unseasoned bread crumbs or 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1-1/2 pounds ground round beef (85% lean)

Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Spray 13x9 inch cooking dish with cooking spray.Set aside 3/4 cup Manwich sauce.Mix remaining Manwich, Egg Beaters, bread crumbs, onion, salt and black pepper until well mixed.Add beef and mix just until combined.Shape meat mixture into 9x5-inch rectangle in baking dish, pressing together firmly and flatte…

Crock Pot Meatballs

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The Kids Did It is a great blog with many recipes to enjoy. Click here or on the picture above to go directly to their site and see the recipe. I love exploring new sites. I only include this simple summary in case, for some reason, their site is down when you want to make it.

Ingredients
1 2-pound bag frozen meatballs
1 17.5-ounce bottle Kraft Original BBQ Sauce
1 17.5-ounce bottle Kraft Honey BBQ Sauce

Preparation Pour frozen meatballs into crock pot.Pour both bottles of BBQ Sauce over meatballs. Stir.Cook on low 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Meatballs, Slow Cookers

Beef Goulash Recipe

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I found this recipe on Random Mommy. Doesn't it look good? Click here (or on the picture above) to visit their site directly. You will be able to print out the recipe there so easily. Be sure to check out some more of their great recipes while you are there!

Ingredients
1 pound ground beef
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
2 jars pasta sauce
1 pound frozen mixed vegetables (peas, carrots, corn, green beans)
2 cloves garlic, chopped

Preparation Brown meat in large skillet with garlic. Drain.Cook vegetables according to package directions. Drain.Boil the macaroni according to al dente directions. Drain.Combine all ingredients in large Dutch oven.Add a little water, if necessary, for desired consistency.Heat through and serve.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Ground Beef

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

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You truly need to click here or on the picture above to visit Musings From a Stay at Home Mom and check out this recipe (and many others). My summary will just not do you justice - LOL I am pretty sure she will never disappear but here is the summary just in case.

Servings
24 cupcakes

Ingredients
1 golden yellow cake mix + ingredients according to package directions
2 tablespoons root beer extract, divided
16 ounces heavy cream
1 cup confectioners' sugar

Preparation Mix cake mix according to directions, adding 1 tablespoon of root beer extract.Divide batter into 24 lined cupcake tins.Bake according to cake mix directions.Cool completely.Beat heavy cream until it begins to thicken.Add remaining root beer extract and confectioners' sugar.Beat until thick and it's frosting consistency.Frost and store in refrigerator.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Cupcakes

Easy Pepperoni Pizza Dip

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This recipe can be found on Spoonful, which is site courtesy of Disney. You know Disney has some great stuff! LOL Anyway, to go to the recipe directly and get all the information, click here or the picture above. They actually are closing the site down. You will be able to find all the information at the Disney Family Site. I'm not sure exactly if this recipe will follow with them, but you will be able to get the summary on my site.

Servings
16 servings

Ingredients
2 (8-ounce) packages of cream cheese
1 (15-ounce) can or bottle of pizza sauce
1 (8-ounce) package of Hormel pepperoni minis
1 cup shredded pizza cheese blend
Crackers and breadsticks

Preparation In 2-quart slow cooker, place cream cheese.In bowl, combine pizza sauce and pepperoni minis. Pour over cream cheese.Sprinkle with shredded cheese.Cover slow cooker. Cook on low for 2 hours or until cheese is melted.Serve with crackers and breadsticks.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Cream Cheese, Dips, Slow Cookers

Blueberry Lemon Streusel Muffins

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Mom Spotted has many great recipes, including one for Blueberry Lemon Streusel Muffins. You can find the full recipe here or by clicking the picture above. Please, visit the site when you are baking for all the steps and tips. I am just including a brief summary in case the recipe disappears for some reason!.

Servings
Makes 12 muffins.

Ingredients
Muffins:
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
Pinch of salt
Zest of 1 lemon
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
1/3 cup milk
2 cups blueberries

Streusel Topping:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter (cold)
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Preparation Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.In first bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest.In another bowl, put your blueberries and a spoonful of the batter mix. Mix.In your last bowl, whisk together oil, egg and milk.Combine the dry mix with the wet mix. Don't overmix.Add blueberries and mix as little as possible. Just to coat.Fill pr…

Fresh Cranberry Muffins

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MyRecipes.com has a fantastic recipe for Cranberry Muffins. You can click here or on the picture above to go to the full recipe. This is only here for a summary in case the recipe disappears. I hate when that happens! LOL

Servings
Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped fresh cranberries
2/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1/4 cup butter or stick margarine, melted
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Cooking spray

Preparation Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Whisk well.Stir in cranberries and make a large well in the center.Combine milk, butter, rind, vanilla and egg. Add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist.Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups sprayed with cooking spray.Bake for 18 minutes or until they spring back when lightly touched in center.Remove muffins from pan immediately and cool on …

Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The Original Toll House cookies are hands down the best chocolate chip cookies! For the full recipe with all the information, click here or click on the picture above. Once again, I only include the summary here in case, for some reason, that the recipe disappears from the internet.

Servings
Makes 5 dozen cookies

Ingredients
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 cups (12 ounces) Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 cup chopped nuts

Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl and set aside.In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla until creamy.Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each addition.Gradually beat in flour mixture.Stir in morsels and nuts.Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheet.Bake 9-11 minutes or u…

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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AllRecipes.com has some fantastic recipes to choose from, including this one for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. Click here to see the entire recipe, or on the picture above, and get all the reviews and information to see if this is the recipe for you. I include the basic summary of the recipe just in case that page disappears.

Servings
Makes 4 dozen

Ingredients
3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2-3/4 cups rolled oats
1 cup raisins

Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.In large bowl,  cream together butter, white sugar and brown sugar.Beat in eggs and vanilla until fluffy.Stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.Gradually beat into butter mixture.Stir in oats and raisins.Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.Listed Under Recipe Categories 

Slow Cookers Sweet and Smoky Pulled Chicken Recipe

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This is so good. You don't really need the website (which you can get to by clicking here or the picture above). The recipe is right on the package of seasoning that McCormick has prepared for you. This is so simple and so delicious, you will want to grab some of this and keep it on hand!

Servings
Serves 8

Ingredients
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 package McCormick Slow Cookers Sweet and Smoky Pulled Chicken Seasoning Mix
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

Preparation Place chicken in slow cooker.Mix seasoning, ketchup, water and brown sugar until well blended.Pour over chicken. Cover.Cook 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high.Remove chicken from sauce.Shred with forks.Return chicken to sauce Mix and heat with sauce before serving.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Chicken, Sandwiches, Slow Cookers

Baked Parmesan Ranch Crusted Chicken

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I found this recipe on Yellow Bliss Road. Click here or on the picture above to go directly to their site and see the full recipe and all the steps. I only put this summary here for those occasions where a site goes bye-bye or they clean house or something and I just can't find the recipe. So go there now and enjoy this recipe.

Servings
Serves 4

Ingredients
4 chicken breasts
1 cup crushed Ritz crackers (about 3/4 of a sleeve)
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon parsley flakes
2 tablespoons Ranch dressing
2 teaspoons garlic salt

Preparation Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.In sealed Ziploc bag, crush Ritz crackers by hand or with a rolling pin.Add Parmesan cheese and parsley flakes.Rinse chickens and pat dry.Arrange in a baking dish.Sprinkle with  garlic salt.Spread a thin layer of Ranch dressing over the top.Sprinkle a handful of cracker/cheese mixture on each chicken breast and pat down.Bake for about 20 minutes or until top is golden brown.Listed Under Recipe Ca…

Oven-Fried Buttermilk Chicken

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I found this recipe for Oven-Fried Buttermilk Chicken on Food.com. You don't need me to tell you how great most of the recipes on Food.com are. Go ahead and go there and check out all the steps to the recipe. If for some reason the recipe disappears, you can come back here for the summary.

Servings
Serves 6

Ingredients
1 fresh chicken, cut into pieces
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup flour
1-1/2 teaspoons poultry seasoning (optional)
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine

Preparation Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.Line 15x10 inch pan with foil.Melt butter in foil in oven for 3 to 5 minutes.Place buttermilk in shallow dish.On waxed paper or plate, mix flour, poultry seasoning, paprika and seasoned salt.Dip chicken into buttermilk to coat completely.Dredge in flour mixture to coat completely.Place chicken skin side up in pan.Bake for 30 minutes or until juices run clear.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Buttermilk, Chicken

Mini Corn Dog Muffins

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I found the recipe for these Mini Corn Dog Muffins on Hip2Save. These are always a hit whenever I make them. They are so easy. Usually I end up making a double batch and freezing some up individually so that it is easy to heat them up for lunch! Definitely go and check out the recipe on their site and see all the easy steps. Remember, my post here is just a simple summary.

Servings
Makes about 36 mini muffins.

Ingredients
1/2 cup melted butter (or 1/4 cup butter and 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce)
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
8-10 all-beef hot dogs, cut into 1" slices

Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Whisk together butter and sugar.Add eggsAdd buttermilk and continue to whisk together.In separate bowl, combine baking soda, cornmeal, flour and salt.Whisk dry ingredients into wet ingredients in 2 batches.Spray mini-muffin pans with cooking spray.Add about 1 tablespoon of ba…

Hershey's Best Brownies

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Hershey's definitely has the best recipes and their Best Brownies recipe is always a guaranteed hit! When you want a great recipe, be sure to browse their recipes. You will find something perfect there! They do include a frosting recipe on that page too, however, I don't frost my brownies so I won't be including that on my summary.

Servings
1 9x9 pan, 16 brownies

Ingredients
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup Hershey's Cocoa 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Grease 9-inch square baking pan.Stir together butter, sugar and vanilla.Add eggs and beat with a spoon.Stir together flour,  cocoa, baking powder and salt.Gradually stir flour mixture into egg mixture until well blended.Stir in nuts.Spread evenly in prepared pan.Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until edges start to pull away from edge of pan.…

Snickerdoodle Blondies

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I found this Snickerdoodle Blondies recipe on My Own Sweet Thyme. Be sure to visit the recipe on their site as they have some wonderful pictures to guide you in your preparation.

Servings
Makes 1 9x13 pan.

Ingredients
2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 eggs, room temperature
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan.In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.In large mixing bowl, beat together brown sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla.Add flour mixture and beat until well blended.Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.In small bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon.Sprinkle mixture evenly over batter in pan.Bake for 25-30 minutes, until surface bounces back when pressed gently.Cool slightly on wire rack.While still warm, cut into squares or use cookie cu…

Cheesy Bones Recipe

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You can find this Cheesy Bones recipe, and many more, at Kraft. This is another favorite place to find some recipes. Many of the bloggers I follow have worked with Kraft and created some awesome recipes. This one is good for any day, but would also add a nice touch to Halloween meals.

Servings
12 servings

Ingredients
1 package (11 ounces) refrigerated soft breadsticks
1/4 cup Kraft Grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup Kraft Classic Ranch dressing
1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce

Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees FSeparate breadsticks and cut in half.Stretch each half piece to 5-inch length and tie knots on both ends.Roll in cheese to evenly coat all sides.Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.Bake 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown.Meanwhile, mix ranch dressing with hot pepper sauce.Cool breadsticks slightly and serve with dressing mixture.Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Breadsticks, Halloween

Italian Cheese Bread

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I found the recipe for Italian Cheese Bread on My Daily Moments. Sometimes just looking at a picture makes you hungry. They do a great presentation here and I know wandering around their site definitely gets me hungry.

Servings
Serves 8

Ingredients
2 (1/4 ounce) packages dry yeast
1 cup margarine
6 large eggs
4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 pound Swiss cheese
1/4 pound sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Preparation Dissolve yeast in one cup warm water.In large mixing bowl, beat margarine until fluffy.In separate bowl, beat eggs until light.Add eggs to margarine, blending well.Stir in dissolved yeast water.Sift flour, salt and sugar together.Gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture. Beat until satiny.Cut Swiss and cheddar into one-inch cubes.Stir Swiss, cheddar and Parmesan cheeses into mixture.Place dough in a greased 4-quart glass mixing bowl.Cover and let rise until doubled in size.Stir with spoon, cover again …

Blueberry Muffin and Buttermilk Pancakes Cake

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You can find the original recipe here on Averie Cooks. You definitely want to visit that page to get so many more details about baking this. Whenever I make this, it is always a big hit here. I have even prepared mini muffins with this and they were heavenly! This is definitely a fantastic site to visit for more recipes!

Servings
Makes 1 8x8 pan

Ingredients
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
pinch of salt (optional)
1 large egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/4 cups frozen blueberries
confectioner's sugar, for dusting

Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 8x8 pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.In another bowl, combine egg, buttermilk, sour cream, oil and vanilla.Add wet mixture to dry and lightly mix with spoon or …

Home-Style Beef Stew

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The original posting for Home-Style Beef Stew can be found on the Walmart website. Be sure to visit the highlighted link to visit and see the full recipe. I just share a summary here, in case, for some reason, the recipe disappears from their site. I don't know why, but I rarely think of stores like Walmart having great recipes, but I know I find many that make my mouth just water!

Servings
Serves 4

Ingredients
1 pound beef eye round roast, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 medium onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tub Knorr Homestyle Stock - Beef
2 cups water
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
4 cups baby red potatoes, halved
3 carrots, cut into 1" slices

Preparation Coat beef with the flour and brown in oil in 4-quart saucepan.Remove beef from pot and set aside.Cook onions and garlic in saucepan until tender, about 4 minutes.Stir in beef stock, water, Worcestershire sauce and beef.Bring to a boil then reduce…

Beef Stroganoff Marksville Style

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You can find the original posting on Marksville Recipes. I really only share the briefest summary of the recipe in case their web page disappears for some reason. Be sure to stop by their site for the complete directions, along with some other really delicious recipes. This site is definitely one that makes me drool! LOL

Ingredients
2 pounds London Broil (cut into small pieces)
1 large onion
2 teaspoons minced garlic
4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
8 ounces cream cheese
2 teaspoons paprika
1 can Progresso soup starters (or cream of mushroom sauce)
3/4 cup water
Preparation Brown meat in a little oil for 3-4 minutes.Add onion and cook until tender.Stir in all ingredients except cream cheese, until all warm.Stir in cream cheese and let cook until desired consistency. Listed Under Recipe Categories 
Beef, Cream Cheese