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BLT Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon (about 12 strips) 1/2 cup chopped seeded plum tomatoes 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley Directions: In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and sugar. In a small bowl, whisk milk […]

Peach Cobbler Bread

Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup diced peeled peaches 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup chopped pecans Topping: 2 tablespoons chopped pecans 2 tablespoons brown sugar Directions: […]

Peaches and Cream Muffins

Ingredients: 1 egg 1/2 cup milk or sour cream 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen peaches, thawed  Directions: In a bowl, beat egg; add milk and oil. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; stir into […]

Feta Bruschetta

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup olive oil 10 slices French bread (1-inch thick) 1 package (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped Directions: In a small bowl, combine butter and oil; brush onto […]

Zucchini Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup mashed ripe bananas 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 teaspoon banana extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup shredded zucchini 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions: In a large […]

Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients: Vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 of 1-ounce package ranch-style dip mix 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded zucchini Directions: Fill a deep-fat fryer or skillet with oil to a 2-inch depth. Heat to 375°. Meanwhile, combine milk and egg in a […]

Cheddar Corn Bread

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4 cup stone-ground yellow corn meal 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 8 ounces sharp Cheddar, grated (about 2 cups) 1 cup milk 1 large egg 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Directions Preheat oven to 425°. Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together flour, corn […]

Cherry Muffins

Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon baking powder 7 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 cups all-purpose flour 5 tablespoons unsalted margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped, dried cherries Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Line muffin tins with paper liners. In large bowl whisk milk, […]

Ultimate Turtle Dessert Crust

Ingredients 2 cups (about 12) finely crushed chocolate chip cookies 1/4 cup butter, softened Filling: 1 1/3 cups chopped pecans 2 cups caramel ice cream topping 1 1/2 cups hot fudge ice cream topping 1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream, slightly softened Garnish: Whipped cream Directions Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom […]

Chocolate Buttercream Bars

Ingredients Base: 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup powdered sugar 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 cup half and half or fat free half and half 2 teaspoons vanilla Filling: 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 […]

Baked Potato Cupcakes

Ingredients 5 large russet potatoes, skins on, cut into quarters 1 cup diced Cheddar or Colby Jack cheese 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 large eggs, beaten 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Cooking spray Directions Place cut potatoes in a large pot and just cover with water. Bring to a boil, then gently boil […]

Coconut Streusel Muffins With Strawberry Butter

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, melted, cooled slightly 1/2 cup half and half or fat-free half and half 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries Streusel: 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 […]

Blackberry Streusel Tart

Blackberries and streusel are staples for winter desserts, and this recipe includes both — complete with instructions for homemade Chantilly cream to serve on the side.

Corncakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cornmeal, yellow 1/2 cup flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/2 cups sweet corn (fresh, cut off cob) Sour cream 8 bacon strips, fried and crumbled 2 tablespoons chives (fresh, snipped) Directions In a large […]

Carrot Nut Muffins

Ingredients 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup grated raw carrot 1/3 cup chopped nuts 1 cup milk 1 egg 2 tablespoons butter, melted Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flours, […]

Cran-Orange Muffins

Ingredients 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup orange juice (any type except canned) 1 egg 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup cranberries, dried and sweetened Non-stick cooking spray or paper muffin liners […]

Lemony Berry Muffins

Ingredients 1 package (18.25 oz) lemon cake mix 4 eggs 1 cup low-fat or nonfat milk 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Evenly coat 24 muffin cups with nonstick vegetable cooking spray. In large bowl, beat together all ingredients, except blueberries. Spoon mixture into cups, filling […]

Orange Pecan Muffins

Ingredients 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons double-acting baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup melted shortening 1 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 425°. Grease muffin pans. Sift dry ingredients. Beat egg until frothy and add remaining ingredients. Make […]

Oat Bran Muffins

Ingredients 2 1/4 cups oat bran 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 banana, mashed 3/4 cup applesauce 2 tablespoons dried fruit (raisins or dates) 1 egg 1/2 cup orange juice 3/4 cup skim milk 2 tablespoons canola oil Directions Preheat oven to 425º. Mix the first […]

Classic Corn Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2-4 tablespoons sugar (optional) 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/4 cup oil or melted margarine Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Grease muffin pans or spray with non-stick cooking spray. Stir together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large […]

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