Pretzel-topped peanut butter cups

Pretzel-Topped Peanut Butter Cups Yields about 60 mini cups INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter (I use the kind from Trader Joe’s with peanuts as the only ingredient) 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup crushed pretzels (I used pretzel crisps, because that’s all I had.) 2 1/2+ cups of your favorite […]

Pralines – A New Orleans Favorite Candy

Ingredients 2-1/2 cups whole milk 2-1/2 cups light brown sugar 2-1/2 cups sugar 2-1/2 cups pecans, lightly chopped 4 ounces real butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract OR 2 teaspoons maple extract pinch salt     Instructions Warm milk in a cast-iron dutch oven or a large pot. Add sugar, brown sugar and a pinch of […]

French Toast Souffle

Ingredients: 1 bakery loaf of butter crusty bread-10 cups cut into 1-inch cubes 8 (ounces) low-fat cream cheese, softened 8 large eggs 1-1/2 cups milk 2/3 cup half and half cream 1-1/4 cups maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons powdered sugar     Directions: 1. Place bread cubes in a lightly greased 9×13 baking […]

How to Make The Best Chicken Ever

Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breats 1 packet ranch dressing mix ¾ Cups Panko bread crumbs ¾ Cups Parmesan cheese ½ Cups Melted smart balance spread Or your choice of butter product 1 Greased baking dish( or 2) 2 medium bowls     How to make it : Supplies. In a medium bowl, mix ranch […]

Mom’s Goulash

Ingredients: 1/2 lb macaroni 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 1 large onion, diced garlic salt, pepper, chili powder, & hot sauce to taste 2 (14.5 oz) cans whole stewed tomatoes, undrained 2 tablespoons ketchup Tomato juice as needed     Instructions: Cook the macaroni to al dente according to package directions. While it’s cooking, brown […]

Crock Pot BBQ Beef Roast

Ingredients 2 – 2 1/2 lb. beef chuck roast 1/4 C. BBQ sauce 1/4 C. ketchup 2 T. light brown sugar 1/4 C. apple cider vinegar 1/4 tsp. dry mustard 1 T. Worcestershire sauce 1/4 tsp. chili powder     How to make it : Place the roast in the crock pot, slice in half […]

Louisiana Crunch Cake

Ingredient Cake: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/4 cups sweet butter 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 5 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup whole milk Fine dry bread crumbs, as needed   Glaze: 1/3 cup sweet butter 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons […]