Rolo turtles

When I saw the “recipe” for these, I decided I needed to try to make them because they looked so easy and delicious.  Boy am I glad I did.  They turned out super yummy and they are an easy enough recipe that even the boys are able to help me with making them.  The other positive thing is that you only need three ingredients. The boys really like the M&M version.  In fact, I needed to lock the deep freezer so that the Wee One wouldn’t get into them.  I think these are his favorite of  all the candies I’ve … Continue reading Rolo turtles

Easy Fudge

Who doesn’t love fudge?!?  It’s rich and decadent.  Recently I found a recipe for an easy fudge that I decided I needed to try.  It is so easy to make and tastes yummy!  The best thing is that it only requires 3 ingredients!  Yes I said it right, I only needed three ingredients.  Not bad for a delicious piece of fudge. Stars of the recipe: 1-12 oz. bag of chocolate chips 1 can of condensed milk 1 to 2 tsp. of vanilla extract handful of pecan pieces, optional Steps: Place the chocolate chips and condensed milk in a microwavable safe … Continue reading Easy Fudge

Saltine Chocolate Pieces

These are so addictive! Stars of the recipe: 1 sleeve about 37 Saltines 3/4 c. brown sugar 1 c. butter 12 oz. (2 c.) semi-sweet chocolate chips 3/4 c. chopped nuts (I used pecans) Steps: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Farenheit. Line a 10 x 15 inch cookie sheet with foil; spray very lightly with cooking spray. Cover cookie sheet with saltines. Boil sugar and butter for 3 minutes. Pour mixture over saltines and spread evenly. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let set 1 minute, then spread melted chips with … Continue reading Saltine Chocolate Pieces

Microwavable Chex Mix

I’ve made Chex Mix like this for the past two years.  It is super easy this way. (I copied this post and then edited it from my old blog.) The Original ChexParty® Mix Prep Time:15 min Start to Finish:15 min Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each) Stars of the Recipe: 3 cups Corn Chex® cereal 3 cups Rice Chex® cereal 3 cups Wheat Chex® cereal 1 cup mixed nuts 1 cup bite-size pretzels 1 cup garlic-flavor bite-size bagel chips or regular-size bagel chips, broken into 1-inch pieces 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt 3/4 … Continue reading Microwavable Chex Mix

December meals

I can’t believe the year is almost over.  Before we know it, it will be Christmas and then we will be ringing in 2011! Week of December 1st Swedish meatballs over egg noddles, veggies beef veggie soup, rolls sweet and sour chicken over rice, fortune cookies leftovers Week of December 6 Bacon and Parmesan Pasta, garlic bread or cheddar bay biscuits, salad (When I saw this recipe on Pioneer Woman’s’ Tasty Kitchen blog, I knew I needed to cook it for dinner.  My hubby and I agreed we are going to have this instead of spaghetti carbonara.) Potato soup, Depression … Continue reading December meals

Sweet and sour chicken (or pork)

This is a simple 15 minute meal if you used already cooked chicken or pork!  When my hubby tasted it, he told me it was better than the sweet and sour chicken that you get in Chinese restaurants.  Now that’s saying a lot. (There is no picture because as soon as it was finished cooking, my hubby had to eat so he could get to work.) Stars of the recipe: 1 lb of diced up chicken or pork (already cooked) 1 Tbsp oil 1 cup green pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup onion, cut into thin wedges 1 (15 … Continue reading Sweet and sour chicken (or pork)