Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Cherry Bars

These are really yummy!

This is made like a bar cookie but tastes like a pastry.

1 cup butter
1 3/4 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups flour
1 large can cherry pie filling*

*you may substitute any flavor pie filling.

 Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each one. Add vanilla, baking powder, flour. Mix well. Put 2/3 of batter in 11x17 pan and spread evenly. Spread pie filling over the top. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls over top of pie filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. top with powdered sugar icing (using almond flavoring in icing).

1/3 cup melted butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon Almond extract
2-4 Tablespoons hot water
mix and drizzle over cherry bars

Quiche Lorraine

This is the recipe that I made when the kids were little ..... I really love it.

1 pie crust
1 1/2 cups grated Swiss cheese (or what ever you have on hand)
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pinch nutmeg
1/2 pound bacon chopped (you can add chopped ham, chorizo or what ever meat you like)
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
3 eggs, beaten
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Partially bake pie shell (7 minutes). Cook bacon and crumble into pie shell. Cook onion and mix with 1/2 cup of the cheese and sprinkle on top of bacon. Combine remaining cheese with cream, eggs, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix and pour into shell. Bake 425 degrees for 25 minutes or until set. Leftovers heat up well in the micro wave.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Dottie J's jiggler spiders

3 envelopes Knox gelatin
1 small box Jello (grape or black cherry work great because they are dark)
1 cup boiling water
Black food coloring opt.

Mix until dissolved, pour into sprayed molds freeze 5 min. Take out of trays. Makes 3 trays of spiders.