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Apple Bread Pudding

Apples are one of the most recognizable and versatile foods in farming. They can be used for a variety of recipes or enjoyed fresh off the tree (sometimes the best way). Here at the Social Silo we fell in love with this apple bread pudding recipe. Enjoy. Recipe provided by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Apple […]

Cheese & Bacon Popcorn

Ingredients 8 cups popcorn 1/3 cup margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 teaspoon hickory smoked salt 1/2 cup American cheese, grated 1/3 cup bacon bits Directions Pour freshly popped corn in large bowl. Combine margarine with hickory-smoked salt. Pour over popcorn. Toss. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon bits and toss again. Once cool, package […]

Peanut Butterflies

Ingredients 1 stalk celery, cut into 3 inch lengths 2 tablespoons low-fat peanut butter 6 mini pretzels 6 raisins Directions Spread peanut butter evenly onto each celery length. Stick two pretzels in peanut butter – these are the wings. Add two raisins for the eyes. Serve. Univ. of California Cooperative Extension

Granola Bars

Ingredients 1 cup honey 1 cup peanut butter 3 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup grated carrots 1/2 cup coconut Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Peel and grate the carrots. Put the honey and peanut butter in a large saucepan. Cook on low heat until they melt. Remove the pan from the […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Ingredients 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature 2 cups (18 oz) creamy peanut butter 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 cups (18 oz) raspberry jam or other jam […]

Party Mix

Ingredients 3 cups fat-free pretzel nuggets (sourdough works well) 3 cups Corn Chex 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 (6-oz) bag low-sodium bagel chips, broken into pieces 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon salt Cooking spray 1 (6-oz) bag dried apricots Directions Preheat oven to 250°. Combine pretzels, Chex, almonds, and bagel […]

Banana Smunchies

Ingredients 1 ripe banana 1/3 cup peanut butter 4 graham crackers broken in half Directions In a medium bowl mash banana with a fork. Mix in peanut butter. Put a spoonful of the banana/peanut butter mixture onto half a graham cracker. Cover with another half of graham cracker. Wrap each sandwich in plastic and place […]

French Toast Popcorn

Ingredients Cooking Spray 8 cups popcorn (popped without butter, oil or salt) 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 300º. Coat a large baking pan and a large mixing bowl with cooking spray. Place popcorn in the bowl. Combine syrup, butter, salt, and cinnamon over […]

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Squares

Ingredients 1 cup crunchy wheat and barley cereal 3 cups fat-free strawberry yogurt 1 (10 oz) bag frozen unsweetened strawberries (about 2 1/2 cups) 1 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk 1 cup light or fat-free whipped topping (optional) Directions Line an 8 by 8-inch baking pan with foil. Sprinkle cereal evenly on the bottom of […]

Raspberry-Swirl Cupcakes

Ingredients 2 cups raspberries, fresh or frozen (thawed and drained), plus 12 fresh berries for garnish (about 12 ounces total) 1 tablespoon plus 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 3/4 cup cake flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup canola oil 2 large […]

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Marshmallow Frosting

Ingredients Cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups shredded peeled apples 1/2 cup diced dried apples 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar, plus 3/4 cup, divided 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided 1/3 cup canola oil 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 3/4 cup cake flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cups (6 oz) cream cheese, softened 4 large egg yolks 3 cups milk 1 cup half-and-half 1 1/2-3 cups fresh strawberries, or other berries, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup confectioners? sugar 1/4 cup water Directions In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring milk and half-and-half just to a boil. […]

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2/3 cup sour cream Topping: 1 quart strawberries, hulled, thickly sliced 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 […]

Summertime Berry Trifle

Ingredients 2 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup butter 6 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup low-fat sour cream 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 teaspoon orange extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Trifle: 1 (5 oz) package instant vanilla pudding 1 (8 oz) can no-fat sweetened condensed milk 3 cups […]

Chilled Cow Jello Treat

Ingredients 1 pkg Jello Gelatin Dessert, any flavor 4-serving size 1 cup boiling water 250ml 2 cups milk Directions Dissolve Gelatin Dessert in boiling water. Cool to room temperature. Gradually stir in milk. Pour into dessert dishes. Chill until set, about 1 hour. Makes 6 servings. Tip: Cooling the gelatin is very important or the […]

Brownie Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers) 6 tablespoons confectioners? sugar 6 tablespoons baking cocoa 6 tablespoons butter, melted Filling: 3 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup baking cocoa 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 […]

Bananas Foster Cheese Pie

Ingredients 1 graham cracker crust (9 inch) Banana layer: 2 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 cups sliced bananas 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice Cream cheese layer: 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, room temperature 6 eggs, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon […]

Cheesecake Squares

Ingredients 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup plain yogurt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup Buttermilk Biscuit Mix Topping: 1 cup (8 oz) sour cream 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Fresh fruit, optional Directions In a bowl, beat cream cheese […]

New York Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 13 cup melted margarine or butter 4- 8 ounce cream cheeese, softened 1 (14 ounce) can condensed milk 2 tablespoons flour 4 eggs 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 cup ( 8 ounces) sour cream 1 tablespoon vanilla Directions Preheat oven to 300°. Mix Cracker crumbs, […]

New York-Style Cheesecake

Ingredients 5 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, room temperature 1 3/4 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel 2 teaspoons vanilla 5 eggs, room temperature 2 egg yolks, room temperature 1/4 cup whipping cream Crumb crust: 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (56 to 60 wafers) 2 egg whites, lightly […]

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