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|Bunny's Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies|
3/4 cup shortening
1 1/4 cup brown sugar
1 T milk
1 T vanilla
2 cups flour
1 t salt
3/4 t baking soda
1 cup mint chips
1 cup chocolate chips
Combine shortening and brown sugar in a large bowl (I used a wooden spoon for the entire process). Add milk, vanilla and egg. Stir well. Add flour, salt and soda. Combine. Stir in both chips.
Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes on greased cookie sheets. I used a #40 cookie scoop (holds a generous tablespoon of dough), but split each scoop into two cookies. The recipe made about 4 1/2 dozen cookies that way.
|Chocolate Mint Cookies|
3/4 C. Butter
1 1/2 C. Brown sugar
2 T. Water
12 oz. Bag chocolate chips
2 3/4 c. Flour
1/2 t. Salt
1 1/4 t. Soda
1 lb. Andes Mints
Melt together butter, brown sugar and water. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted. Let stand 10 minutes to cool. Add remaining ingredients (except mints).
Chill dough at least 1 hour. It gets very sticky, so I put it back in the fridge after I roll each batch.
Roll into balls and place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 9 minutes. Remove from oven and place 1 Andes mint on top of each cookie. Let sit for a couple of minutes. Swirl melted mint on top of cookie with a spoon or knife. (I used a knife)
This recipe makes a lot, about 5 dozen
|This isn't food but food could be involved in the prizes..|
What a fun idea to do on Christmas Eve with the family or any day..I love it and the prizes could be white elephant or fun or what I'd like CHOCOLATE..Have fun!!
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1-2 lbs. ground beef
1 onion chopped
1 can green chilies (optional)
1 can corn
2 cans pinto beans
3 cans tomatoes ( I use the petite tomatoes)
1 pkg. dry taco mix
1 pkg. dry Hidden Valley dressing mix
2 1/2 cups water
Brown ground beef and onion together. Add remaining ingredients. Mix all together and simmer 30 min.
Serve topped with grated cheese and sour cream, if desired.
Serves 10 or 1 if your hungry..
|Had a catering job for a baby shower and did a really fun cupcake, I posted a recipe for high top cupcakes awhile back but with everything else I had to make it just wasn't going to happen so what I did was dip the cupcake top after it was cooled with melted chocolate (Ghirardelli candy making and dipping bar, got it at Sams club but you can get any melting chocolate) and then added this recipe for the best frosting ever..kinda tricky frosting but so worth it..I used blue coloring paste, tip: just add a tiny bit, like the end of a toothpick as its a strong color, I wanted them baby blue and ended up with this color, they looked okay but darker then I wanted..The cupcake recipe I used is simple and so moist and yummy another tip: take them out about a min. early and they will be moister, when you check with a toothpick to check if its done, it should come out with moist crumbs, not completely clean, that means its still slightly under cooked..okay have I totally lost you?? its really a trail and error, but they are still moist if you keep them in for the allotted time, I just don't like when the bottom gets too dark..Good luck..The brown sugar cupcakes were just "okay" not worth sharing the recipe.|
Moist Chocolate Cake
1 box of chocolate cake mix
1 (4 serving) instant chocolate pudding
1 cup water
Just follow the directions on box,
you can use any flavor cake mix and pudding
makes 24 cupcakes
I put a tiny red candy ball on top, I used Mary Englebright candy balls, I got from Micheal's craft store
|Next: Stuffed Mushrooms|
This is the best recipe I have ever found and it got rave reviews, super good, put it on your list for holiday parties..
I wouldn't lead you astray..
Salt And Pepper (to Taste)
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool at least ten minutes before serving; the stuffed mushrooms taste better when not piping hot. Garnish with minced parsley if you're feeling fancy.
|These are the famous cucumber sandwiches..found here..another favorite, Cassie said she could live on them forever..another one I get asked to make all the time.|
|Caesar Salad from Costco, already bagged and the BEST one I have ever had..Don't have a Costco card? find someone who does and have them buy you one..very responsibly priced $3.99 per bag with everything included.|
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