Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies


  Original NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Chocolate Chip Cookies Prep:15 mins Cookin g: 9 mins Cooling: 15 mins Yields: 60 This famous classic American cookie is a treat no matter what the age or occasion. Enjoy it with a glass of cold milk. Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips


Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips Ingredients 2 kiwis, peeled and diced 2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced 8 ounces raspberries 1 pound strawberries 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor   10 (10 inch) flour tortillas butter flavored cooking spray 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar   […]

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Deep Dark Chocolate Cake


Deep Dark Chocolate Cake Ingredients 2 cup(s) all-purpose flour 1 cup(s) cocoa 2 cup(s) granulated sugar 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder 1 teaspoon(s) salt 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon(s) pure vanilla extract 1 cup(s) sour cream 1/2 cup(s) canola oil 1 teaspoon(s) white vinegar 1 cup(s) unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup(s) raspberry jam, strained and seeds discarded 1 1/2 cup(s) confectioners’ sugar Directions Heat oven to 350 […]

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Turkey and Potato Pot Pie


Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 small onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup diced potato 3 cups chicken stock 1 cup cooked turkey 1/2 cup corn kernels 1/2 cup peas 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 9-inch pie crust salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 350F. In a medium pot melt the butter […]

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Tamale Casserole


  Tamale Casserole This flavorful ground beef casserole contains peppers, corn, tomatoes, and a cornbread topping. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds ground chuck 1 cup chopped onion 1 minced clove garlic 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) tomatoes, slightly drained, about 2 1/2 cups broken up 1 can (12 ounces) whole […]

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Chocolate Velvet Torte


Sorry…I couldn’t resist this one so you got two chocolate recipes in one day! Chocolate Velvet Torte 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed 16 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup heavy cream 1 egg yolk 2 cups fresh raspberries or strawberries Heat the oven to 425°F. Unfold the […]

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Black Forest Mini Cheesecakes


  Black Forest Mini Cheesecakes Ingredients: 18 to 24 vanilla wafer cookies 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened 1-1/4 cups sugar 1/3 cup Cocoa 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 container (8 oz.) dairy sour cream 1/2 teaspoon almond extract SOUR CREAM TOPPING (recipe follows) canned cherry pie filling, chilled Directions: 1. […]

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