Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

These are so dang cute and the kids love to make them:)
All you need is a batch of sugar cookies, white frosting, candy corn, mini m&m's, and orange & black decorating icing! Enjoy....gobble gobble:)

Mexican Layered Dip

Layer the following items..along with any others you may like to add:)
refried beans
sour cream
mexican blend shredded cheese
Serve w/ tortillas or tortilla chips!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Spicy Pumpkin Cheesecake

1 Egg Yolk
1 Extra Large Graham Cracker Crust
2 8oz. Pkg. Cream Cheese
3/4 C. Sugar
2 Eggs
16 oz. Can Pumpkin
2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. Ginger
1/4 tsp. Cloves
Whip Cream Topping

Beat egg yolk. Brush on crust. Bake @ 350º for 5 minutes & set aside. In large mixing bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, and eggs. Add pumpkin and spices, mix together, and spoon into the pie crust. Bake at 350º for 45 minutes, or until firm. Refrigerate and top with whip cream. YUM:)


1 lb. Butter
1 C. Powdered Sugar
2 tsp. Almond Flavoring
4 C. Flour

Shape into balls or as desired and bake at 325º for 15 minutes.

Pumpkin Squares

1 pkg. yellow cake mix
3 beaten eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. oil
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 (30 oz.) can pumpkin
Mix together for 2 minutes. Bake in greased jelly roll pan at 350º for 30-40 minutes.

Frosting for Pumpkin Squares:

1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
3/4 c. butter
1 tbsp. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. powdered sugar
Beat together until fluffy. Keep refrigerated.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Avacado Bean Dip

1 15 oz can of white (or black beans), drained
1 avocado-mashed

1/2 cup salsa (I prefer spicy--and the pico de gallo variety)

1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (optional)

2 Tb diced green chilis (I use canned)

2 Tb chopped cilantro

1 Tb lemon juice

1/4 tsp salt

Combine all ingredients and serve with chips! Super easy and very tasty!