Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Fruit Salad

This is a family recipe
You need:
2 large cans of fruit cocktail, drained
1 large can of mandarin oranges, drained
1 large can of pineapple tidbits, drained but save the juice
1 med can of sliced peaches, cut the peaches in half, drained but save the juice
3 bananas, sliced
1 large pkg. instant Lemon pudding
 Mix all the fruit together in a big bowl. In a separate bowl mix the peach and pineapple juice together with the instant lemon pudding and pour over the fruit. Mix all together and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving. Add bananas a few minutes before you serve, to keep them from browning. ENJOY!!!

Yummy Cherrios

This is so simple!!!
All you need is:
1 cup sugar
1 cup Karo syrup {boil together for 1 min}
add 1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup peanut butter {mix together really good}
Then pour over 5 cups of Honey Nut Cheerios and mix together good. It will be HOT so be careful not to get burned. Pour into a 9X13 greased pan and let it set up!!! This is so YUMMY!!!!

Peach Cobbler in the Crock Pot

Dump into the crock pot and stir together:

2/3 cup water
1 1/3 cup sugar
3 tsp lemon juice
5~6 cups of fresh peaches

Cover and Cook on LOW 4 hours {stirring occasionally}

Separate bowl, mix for topping:
2 cups flour
8 TBSP sugar
1 TBSP baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 TBSP cinnamon

Cut in 1 stick butter (1/2 cup) - it will be crumbly
Stir in, just until moistened: DO NOT mix with a hand mixer

1/2 cup milk
2 beaten eggs

Drop TBSP size mounds on top of the hot fruit mixture - single layer, evenly spaced. Cover and cook on HIGH for another 30~45 minutes. It will not brown, but will be cooked. Check with a toothpick to see if crust is ready! {If toothpick comes out clean} Serve warm with vanilla ice cream

SIMPLE Crock pot Potato Soup

6 LARGE potatoes {peeled & cubed}
1 LARGE yellow onion {diced}
1 qt chicken broth
3 garlic cloves {minced} I don’t like garlic so I didn't use it
1/4 c butter
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 ½ C diced ham

Directions: Mix all ingredients  together in the crock pot except the cream and ham. Cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours. {until potatoes are tender} About an hour before soup is done add diced ham. When potatoes are tender mash them with either a wire whisk or a potato masher until lumpy and soup is slightly thickened. Stir in cream and cook for 10~15 mins longer then its ready to serve. You may either add cheese on before you serve it or let everyone garnish their own.
Toppings: Bacon, chives, cheese, sour cream the possibilities are endless