Monday, November 12, 2012

Golden M&M's Bars Recipe

1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup vanilla or white chips
1-3/4 cups plain M&M's, divided

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Bear in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in chips and 1 cup of M&M's.
Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle with the remaining M&M's. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts
1 serving (1 each) equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Lemon Bread

1 pkg. lemon cake mix
3 oz. instant lemon pudding mix
1 c. water
4 eggs
1/2 c. oil

Combine ingredients, heat well. Pour into 2 prepared loaf pans and bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees. While still warm combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup lemon juice and pour over bread.

Cranberry Nut Bread

1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 instant lemon pudding mix
4 eggs
1/4 c. oil
1 c. sour cream
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 can whole cranberry sauce

Mix all ingredients together except nuts and sauce. Mix well. Stir (fold in) sauce and nuts. Grease and flour pans, 4 small or 2 regular. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes for 4 small pans, 50 to 60 minutes for 2 regular pans.

Homemade Eggnog

6 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 quart milk
1/3 pint heavy whipping cream
a pinch of ground nutmeg
a pinch of salt
Butter Schapps to taste 

First, beat your eggs then mix in the vanilla, milk, and salt. In a separate bowl beat your whipping cream until soft peaks form. Then fold it into your egg/milk mixture. Sprinkle with the nutmeg, serve, and feel merry!