Peanut Clusters

Ingredients 1/2 lb. vanilla-flavored confectioners? coating, cut up 1 (6 oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate pieces 2 cups peanuts or cashews Directions In heavy medium saucepan, melt confectioners? coating and chocolate pieces over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in peanuts or cashews. Drop mixture from teaspoon onto baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Chill […]

Peanut Butter Milk Shakes

Ingredients 1 pint vanilla or chocolate ice cream 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons peanut butter Directions Place ice cream, milk and peanut butter in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Orange Chicken With Peanuts

Ingredients 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 2 whole medium chicken breasts (1 1/2 lbs. total), skinned and boned 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 cup broken peanuts 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot 2 medium green peppers, […]

Peanut Stuffing

Ingredients 1 cup celery, finely chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 margarine or butter 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning or dried sage leaves, crushed 1 cup chopped peanuts 8 cups dry bread cubes 3/4 to 1 cup chicken broth or water Directions In small saucepan cook celery and onion in margarine or butter until tender but not […]

Peanut Chicken And Mustard Sauce

Ingredients 6 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned 1/2 butter or margarine, divided 1/4 plus 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, divided 1 1/2 s roasted peanuts, finely chopped 3 tablespoons peanut oil 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1/4 fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper fresh parsley sprigs, optional Directions Place each […]

Cream Of Peanut Soup

Ingredients 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 celery, chopped 1/4 butter or margarine 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups canned chicken broth, diluted 1 cup milk 1 cup half-and-half 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon paprika Directions saute onion and celery in butter in Dutch oven until tender; add […]

Creamy Whipped Topping

Ingredients 1 cup evaporated skim milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Chill bowl and beaters and evaporated skim milk. Whip evaporated milk until peaks form when you lift the beaters away from the mixture. Add sugar and vanilla and mix well. For firmer topping, add one and one-half tsp. unflavored gelatin, dissolved in […]

Cream Cheese Substitute

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 4 tablespoons margarine 1 tablespoons skim milk Directions Combine all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth and creamy and keep refrigerated. Two tablespoons of cream cheese has 99 calories and 9.9 grams of fat. The substitute has 17 calories and 1.1 grams of fat.

Sour Cream Substitute

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons skim milk Directions Place the three ingredients in electric blender and blend until creamy. Keep refrigerated and use in recipes calling for sour cream. One tablespoon of sour cream has about 26 calories and 2.5 grams of fat. The sour cream substitute made […]

Old Fashioned Mincemeat

Ingredients Measurements can be varied a little for apples and meat. Utensils needed: grinder with two plates if possible, 8-10 quart roaster that will fit into your oven, a pair of kitchen scales or accurate bathroom scale is helpful. Day One: Buy 1 1/2 lbs. chuck roast. It should have about a half cupful of […]

Quiche Lorraine From Elizabeth Dole

Ingredients 1/4 diced cooked ham* 1 (9-inch) frozen deep-dish pie shell, thawed 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup (4 ozs.) shredded Cheddar or Swiss cheese 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon green onion, thinly sliced salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle ham in pie shell. Stir together eggs and remaining ingredients. Pour […]

Cinnamon Cafe Au Lait

Ingredients 2 cups milk 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/16 teaspoon cloves 1/16 teaspoon allspice 2 cups hot double strength coffee Directions Heat milk in heavy saucepan over low heat, beating constantly until hot and foamy. Stir spices into hot coffee. Pour milk and coffee simultaneously into pitcher so that milk and coffee blend as they are […]

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients 12 large chewy peanut butter cookies 6 scoops (1/2 cup each) chocolate or vanilla ice cream 3/4 chopped roasted unsalted peanuts Directions Place small scoop of ice cream in center of six of the peanut butter cookies. Top each with one of remaining six cookies. Press gently, but firmly together. Press chopped nuts onto […]

Creamy Italian Minestrone

Ingredients 2 (10 1/2 oz.) cans condensed beef bouillon 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach 1 1/2 s rotini macaroni, uncooked 1 (10 1/4 oz.) can condensed tomato soup 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste 4 cups milk 1 1/2 s zucchini, sliced and quartered 1 teaspoon oregano, crushed 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 […]

American Pierogi

Ingredients 1 1/2 s elbow macaroni or egg noodles, cooked 4 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed with milk 1/4 lb. grated American cheese 1 onion, diced (saute in 1/4 cup butter) Directions Grease casserole dish. Layer noodles, potatoes and cheese. Top with butter and onion mixture. Bake at 375° 30 minutes.

Banana Split Salad

Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) container part-skim Ricotta cheese 2 (.035 oz.) pkgs. powdered low calorie sugar substitute 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 4 small bananas 1 cup cut up fresh pineapple 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 1/2 s raspberry yogurt Directions Beat Ricotta cheese in small mixer bowl on […]

Cheddar Apple Snacks

Ingredients 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, at room temperature 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese (softened) 1/3 finely chopped pecans 1 tablespoon milk 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 3 medium apples fresh lemon juice crackers, if desired Directions Beat cheeses in small mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Stir in nuts, milk and nutmeg. Chill, covered, 3 […]

Cinnamon Noodle Pudding From Estelle Harris

Ingredients 8 ozs. medium-width egg noodles, uncooked 1 cup cottage cheese 1 cup plain yogurt 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 golden raisins 1/4 sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Cook noodles according to package directions, without salt, until tender yet firm. Meanwhile, in large bowl combine remaining ingredients. […]

Frozen Coffee Mousse From Barbra Streisand

Ingredients 1 cup milk 24 large marshmallows 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules 1 cup whipping cream, chilled Directions In large saucepan combine milk and marshmallows. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Add instant coffee; stir until dissolved. Remove from heat; transfer to large bowl and cool 10 minutes. In chilled large bowl, whip […]

Flourless Quick Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter (any kind) 1 cup light or dark brown sugar 1 large egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup chocolate chips Directions Heat oven to 350°. In medium-size bowl, beat together peanut butter, brown sugar, egg and baking soda until mixture is smooth and well blended. Drop dough by […]


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