Hot Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

HOT HAM AND CHEESE SANDWICHES WITH BACON AND CARAMELIZED ONIONSHot Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

Ingredients:
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 8 tablespoons salted butter, divided
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 package King’s Hawaiian Hamburger Buns
  • 2 pounds sliced deli ham
  • 1 pound sliced Swiss (or any white melty) cheese

See full instructions on: pinchofyum.com

Candy Cane Kisses

Candy Cane Kisses

Candy Cane Kisses

 

Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 48 to 60 Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses, unwrapped & frozen

See full instructions on: lovegrowswild.com

Bulgur Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber and Spinach

BULGUR SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES, CUCUMBER AND SPINACH

Bulgur Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber and Spinach

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of dry bulgur – cooked as per package instructions.
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • 4 cups baby spinach – about half a 6 oz bag – roughly chopped
  • 1½ cups cherry tomates – sliced in half or quarters depending on size
  • 1 cucumber – peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 tbs red onion – minced
  • 2 oz feta – diced
  • ½ cups or 1 large handful of walnut pieces
  • 4 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic put through a press
  • 8 twists of black pepper from a pepper mill

See full instructions on: greenvalleykitchen.com

No-Bake Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cereal Bars

No-Bake Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cereal Bars

No-Bake Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cereal Bars

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 heaping cup creamy peanut butter (use Jif, Skippy, or similar; do not use natural or homemade peanut butter)
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup (light colored, not lite)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups Special K cereal (Corn Flakes may be subsituted, or use about 3 cups Rice Krispies cereal)
  • about 5 ounces marshmallows (half of one standard bag; I used large but mini are ideal)

See full instructions on: www.averiecooks.com

Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Creole Sauce

Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Creole Sauce

Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Creole Sauce

Ingredients:
  • 2 lbs white fish (Rock-fish or Orange Roughy preferred), cut into strips
  • 12-15 small flour or corn tortillas
  • 1 quart oil for frying

Batter

  • 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups Bisquick
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon of creole seasoning
  • about 1/2 can of Sprite

Creamy Creole Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • juice of 1-2 limes
  • 1-2 tablespoons creole seasoning

Garnish

  • shredded cabbage
  • diced tomatoes
  • salsa
  • cheese
  • limes

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

Chocolate Donut Hole Cheesecake

Chocolate Donut Hole Cheesecake

Chocolate Donut Hole Cheesecake

 

Ingredients

Crust
  • 2 cups Oreo crumbs
  • 4 tbsp butter, melted
Cheesecake filling
  • 24 ounces packages of cream cheese, room temperature (three 8 oz packages)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8-10 doughnut holes
Glaze and Topping
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar (add more if needed for thickness)
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • doughnut holes

See full instructions on: www.lifeloveandsugar.com

 

Asian Broccoli Salad

Asian Broccoli Salad

Asian Broccoli Salad

Ingredients:

Broccoli Salad:

  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 1 cup shelled cooked edamame
  • 1/2 cup thinly-sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 1 batch peanut sauce (recipe below)
  • sesame seeds, for garnish

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (if you are gluten-free, use GF soy sauce or tamari)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons hot water, as needed to thin the sauce

See full instructions on: www.gimmesomeoven.com

Salted Caramel Swirled-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Salted Caramel Swirled-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Salted Caramel Swirled-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

 

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
    1 cup graham cracker crumbs
    3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    pinch salt, optional and to taste

Filling

  • 1 large egg
    6 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature and very soft (light is okay, micro for 10-15 seconds if you forgot to set it out to soften)
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    heaping 1/3 cup pumpin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
    2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (if you don’t have it, add pinches of cinnamon, allspice, ginger, nutmeg and cloves)
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    heaping 1/3 cup salted caramel sauce (don’t ise ice cream sauce that’s made with corn syrup as the first ingredient because it’s too thin; thicker is better or make homemade salted caramel

See full instructions on: www.averiecooks.com