Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Christmas Candies

So I have a week vacation and thought that now is a good time to get a jump on my Christmas baking and Christmas gifts and etc...
So yesterday 11/13/2017- I made
Candy Bar Pretzel bites.

My mom shared it on Facebook and it looked fun and easy so thought I might give it a try and by mid morning I felt fairly successful on my way to baking!
 Bite sized candies and found that you can cut the fun sized ones in half and they work just a beautifully~
 Layer pretzel and place candies on top.  Then bake in oven at 200 degrees for 5 minutes or until melted then place other pretzels to sandwich chocolate.

 Dipped in melted white chocolate and sprinkled with red and green sprinkles.  Found that the Snickers don't squash well but do work. and they look very festive.

 Here's the recipe and thanks to The Gunny Sack for the recipe!

Candy Bar Pretzel Bites
Course: Dessert

AuthorThe Gunny Sack
  • Mini candy bars
  • Pretzels rectangle or mini
  • Vanilla Candy Coating
  • Red Sprinkles
  1. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper. Top with as many rectangular pretzels as you have mini candy bars. I put down 30 pretzels.
  2. Unwrap the mini candy bars and place them on the pretzels.
  3. Warm in the oven at 300 degrees for about 3 minutes.
  4. Top with more pretzels and press down gently.
  5. Allow the chocolate to harden.
  6. Dip one side of the candy bar pretzel sandwich into melted vanilla candy coating.
  7. Return to the covered baking sheet and add red sprinkles.

Because I had figured I would have white chocolate leftover, I made some Club crackers and peanut butter, but alas-- I will have to dip them later.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Chili-cheese Egg Rolls

1- 15 oz can of chili without beans
1 cup Shredded cheddar cheese
2 Tbsp finely chopped onion
2 Tbsb finely chopped jalapeno pepper (optional-- I didn't use)
8 egg roll wrappers
 Oil for deep frying
Sour cream and guacomole optional

Combine chili, cheese, onion and peppers in a small bowl.  Place 1/4 cup chili mix in the center of one egg roll wrapper. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use).  Follow the directions on package of egg roll wrappers and moisten the corner with water and roll up tightly to seal. Repeat until all rolled.

Heat 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees in an electric skillet (deep fryer worked well).  Fry for 1-2 minuets on each side or until golden brown.  Drain on paper towels.  Serve with sour cream or guacamole if desired.  Enjoy!

After wrapping

Deep frying

Completed photos

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Easy Roast Beef

Excellent Roast Beef

3 1/2 lb rump roast (fat removed)
1 can mushroom soup
1 envelope onion soup
3 tbsp steak sauce

Can be cooked in crockpot or place roast in center of foil in baking dish.  Spoon mushroom soup over surface of roast.  Sprinkle onion soup mix and steak sauce.  Seal foil and bake in preheated oven at 200 degrees for 6-8 hours, at 250 degrees for 4-5 hours or at 350 degrees for 3 hours.

Makes it own gravy that is good over rice, noodles or with mashed potatos

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