Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hash Brown Potato Pie

5 eggs
1/2 cup milk
3 cups hash browns, partially thawed
2 T. minced onion
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
8 - 10 strips bacon crumbled and divided

Grease a 9 inch pie plate.  Beat together eggs and milk.  Stir in potatoes, onion, salt and pepper.  Stir in 1 cup of cheese and all but 2 strips of bacon.  Pour into dish.  Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set.  Sprinkle remaining cheese and bacon on top and bake for an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese has melted.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Crockpot Pork Chops & Rice

6 - 8 lean pork chops, 1 inch thick
1/2 cup flour
1 T. salt
1 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 (10 oz.) cans chicken rice soup

Mix dry ingredients.  Dredge pork chops in mixture.  Brown in oil in large skillet.  Place browned pork chops in crockpot.  Add cans of soup.  Cover and cook 6 - 8 hours.

Banana Muffins

3 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1 T. vanilla
4 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed

Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.  Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

Whisk the flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium bowl to blend.  Beat the sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl to blend.  Stir in the banana.  Add the dry ingredients and stir until blended.

Divide the batter among the prepared muffin cups and bake for 25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Marbled Chocolate Bars

1 pkg. German chocolate cake mix
ingredients for cake mix
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup milk chocolate chips, divided

Prepare cake batter according to package directions.  Pour into a greased 15x10x1 inch baking pan.  In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar.  Stir in 1/4 cup chocolate chips.  Drop by tablespoons over batter.  Cut through batter with a knife to swirl the cream cheese mixture.  Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.  Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.