Auntie C’s Christmas Butter Cookie’s (cut-outs)
1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 TB. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 3/4 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
Cream butter, gradually adding sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg, milk and vanilla.
Combine dry ingredients: gradually add to creamed mixture.
Cool dough for ease in handling
Roll out dough and have fun cutting out with cookie cutters.
Beef ‘n Rice Encilladas
1 pkg. (6.8 oz) Spanish Rice and vermicelli mix
1 lb. Ground Beef
2 Cans (10 0z each) enchilada sauce, divided
10 Flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
4 cups (16 oz) shredded cheese, divided
Prepare rice mix according to box directions.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat umtil done. Drain.
Stir in Spanish rice and 1- 1/4 cups of enchilada sauce.
Spoon about 2/3 cup beef mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top each with 1/3 cup shredded cheese. roll up.
Place in ungreased 13″ x 9″ baking dish. Top with remaining enchilada sauce and cheese.
Bake, uncovered at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 10 servings
Left over chicken- finely diced
Celery- about 1/4 cup finely diced
Mayonnaise- enough to make salad the consistency you like
Salt, pepper, thyme or sage to taste
Mix it all up and enjoy!
P.S. I have never really measured my ingredients…I just make it “by eye” and taste.
1st of Ingredients
1 cp. sugar
2/3 cp. pumpkin
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
Mix ingredients and set aside. Line a 10 x 15 cookie sheet with waxed paper. Spread batter on top of waxed paper.
Bake at 375 for 15 minutes.
Turn cooked cake out onto a towel sprinkled with powdered sugar. Remove wax paper and roll cake up into towel. Cool in refrigerator.
2nd set of ingredients
2 Tablespoons of soft butter
3/4 tsp vanilla
1 8 oz package of cream cheese
1 Cup of powdered sugar
Mix together to make a filling. Unroll cake from towel. Spread filling onto cake. Roll it back up. Put in refrigerator for at least an hour.
Before serving, sprinkle a little powdered sugar on the outside. Cut into slices and serve. Yum!
7 Layer Cookies
1 stick margarine
1 c. crushed graham crackers
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/3 cup coconut
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup walnuts
1 cup butterscotch chips
1 can of condensed milk
Preheat oven to 350. melt margarine in a 13 x 9 x 2 pan. Mix in graham cracker crumbs, flour and sugar.
Layer rest of items (except condensed milk) in pan.
Drizzle the milk over the top.
Bake for 25-30 minutes. When cooled, cut into squares.
These are very rich & delicious- better cut them small!
Makes 2 loaves
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two bread pans.
2 cup shredded zucchini
2 cup sugar
1 cup oil
Mix ingredients. Add to that:
3 cup flour
3 tsp. cinnamon
3 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt.
Mix together, pour into pans and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Zucchini and Sausage Soup
Amounts of each ingredient is up to you- I have no “actual recipe” but it’s always delish!
green and /or red pepper
bulk dinner sausage (or sausage removed from casings)
some cooked hamburg
1 can of corn (or corn straight off the cob- yum!)
1 can of diced tomato’s
Mix it all together, add your favorite seasonings (I use a little salt, pepper, red hot pepper (dash), maybe a smidgeon of oregano.