Friday, February 6, 2009

Jelly Roll

Recipe thanks to Courtney R.
1 lb. grated sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 C Mayo
1 med. onion-chopped fine
1 clove garlic-chopped fine
1/2 t. Tabasco

1 C. Jalapeno strawberry preserves or chipotle jelly
Ritz crackers

Mix first 5 ingredients Press into a lightly sprayed mold and chill overnight. Mix preserves & serve with crackers.

Potato Smashers

Recipe thanks to Kraft Foods

8 small new potatoes
1/2 cup water
4 slices bacon
2 Tablespoons Italian Dressing
1/2 cup Shredded Cheese

Place potatoes and water in 2qt microwaveable dish. Microwave, uncovered on high 10 mins, or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 mins. Meanwhile cook bacon in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 8-10mins, or until crisp, turning frequently. Drain on paper towels.
Drain potatoes, place on work surface. Press each potato with bottom of small bowl or saucer to flatten to 1/2 inch in thickness.
Heat dressing in skillet on medium heat. Add potatoes; cook 4 mins or until bottoms are golden brown. Meanwhile, crumble bacon. Turn potatoes over; sprinkle evenly with cheese, and bacon. Cover skillet with lid. Cook an additional 2 mins or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream

Crunchy Chicken Dippers

Recipe thanks to Kraft Foods

2 eggs
2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 1 inch wide strips
4 1/2 cups Post Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal, finely crushed
1 cup bbq sauce or ranch

Prehead oven to 350°. Beat eggs lightly in shallow dish or pie plate. Dip chicken in egg, turning over to evenly coat both sides of earch strip. Coat chicken evenly with cereal. Place in two 15x10x1-inch baking pans sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 25 mins or until chicken is cooked trhough. Serve with bbq sauce or ranch.

Cocktail Meatballs

Recipe thanks to Jonny R.
3 bags of frozen meatballs
2 cups ketchup
2 cups brown sugar
2 tablespoons liquid smoke

Mix ketchup, brown sugar, & liquid smoke in small bowl. Mix with meatballs. Heat on low for 4-6hrs in crockpot.

Puppy Chow

1 box of rice squares
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup semi sweet
2 cups powder sugar

In saucepan on low heat, melt chocolate, add peanut butter & mix until smooth. Remove from heat, add to cereal & stir. Cover with powder sugar.

Rating: A
I'd add more peanut butter & chocolate for a full box of cereal.