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Seven Layer Pile-Up

This recipe comes from Mamaw

Ingredients:

¼ Lb. 

Butter 

1 Cup 

Chocolate Chips 

1 Cup 

Graham Cracker Crumbs 

1 Cup 

Butterscotch Chips 

1 Cup 

Flaked Coconut 

1 Cup 

Nuts 

1 Can Sweetened Condensed Milk 

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a 9″ x 13″ pan.
  2. Spread Graham Cracker crumbs evenly over the butter.
  3. Add Coconut, followed by Chocolate Chips, Butterscotch Chips, etc. until all ingredients are layered in the pan.
  4. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.

Store covered.

Chex Muddy Buddies

This recipe comes from Chex

Ingredients:

9 Cups 

Chex Cereal (any kind) 

¼ Cup 

Margarine 

1 Cup 

Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips 

1 tsp. 

Vanilla 

½ Cup 

Peanut Butter 

1 ½ Cups 

Powdered Sugar 

Directions:

  1. Pour cereal into a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. In 1 qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine. Microwave on high for 1 to 1 ½ minutes or until smooth, stirring after 1 minute. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal, stirring until all pieces are evenly coated. Pour cereal mixture into a large baggie with the powdered sugar in it. Seal securely and shake until all pieces are well coated.

Spread on waxed paper to cool.

Cheese Almond Ball

This recipe comes from Mom

Ingredients:

8 oz. 

Cream Cheese 

2 Tbsp. 

Milk 

1 Cup 

Grated Cheddar Cheese 

1 Tbsp. 

Grated Onion 

1 Cup 

Toasted, Sliced Almonds 

2 Tbsp.  

Chopped Parsley 

8 oz. 

Sharp Cold Pack Cheese 

2 Tbsp. 

Sherry 

Directions:

  1. Beat cheeses, milk, onion, sherry, and ¾ cup almonds until well blended.
  2. Chill at least 1 hour.
  3. Shape into a ball.
  4. Wrap in waxed paper and chill for 4 hours or overnight.

Roll ball in remaining almonds and parsley.

Tuckaway Chicken Bundles

This recipe comes from Mamaw. It can easily be doubled.

Ingredients:

Some Boiled Chicken, diced 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
3 or 4 Green Onions 12 Crescent Rolls
1 Can Cream of Chicken Soup 1/4 Cup Chicken Broth
1/3 Cup Sherry

Directions:

  1. Mix chicken, onions, and cream cheese together.
  2. Roll mixture into 12 balls.
  3. Roll balls up in crescent rolls and place on greased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until nicely browned.
  5. Make a sauce by mixing Cream of Chicken soup, Chicken Broth, and Sherry together in a small saucepan.
  6. Heat over low heat until hot but not boiling.

Serve sauce over warm crescent bundles.

Swedish Pancakes

This recipe comes from Mamaw

Ingredients:

3 Eggs ¾ Cup Flour
1¼ Cups Milk 1 Tbsp. Sugar
½ tsp. Salt

Directions:

  1. Beat eggs in blender.
  2. Add milk and blend well.
  3. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture.
  4. Pour by spoonful into crepe pan and spread around until very thin all over bottom of pan.
  5. Flip one time to cook on other side.
  6. Take out of pan and spread with butter and powdered sugar.

Roll up and EAT LOTS OF THEM!!

Dutch Babies

This recipe comes from Amy B.
Ingredients:

3 Eggs ¾ Cup Flour
¾ Cup Milk ½ Stick Butter

Directions:

  1. Beat eggs in blender
  2. Pour in milk while blending
  3. Pour in flour and blend well
  4. Melt ½ stick butter in a pie pan
  5. Pour the batter into the pie pan and bake at 400° for 20 minutes

Drizzle with lemon juice and powdered sugar glaze

Pasta Salad (Greek ‘N Twirls)

Ingredients:

12 Oz. Rainbow Twirls Pasta ½ Cup Olive Oil
1 Cup Feta Cheese, Crumbled 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
½ Cup Black Olives, Chopped 1 Clove Garlic, Minced
¾ Cup Radishes, Sliced 1 Tsp. Oregano
¼ Cup Green Onions, Sliced
1 Cucumber, Peeled & Sliced

Directions:

  1. Cook twirls according to package directions.
  2. Toss twirls, cheese, olives, radishes, green onions, and cucumber together.
  3. Mix all other ingredients together and then toss with twirls mixture.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.