Thursday, March 12, 2009

Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 lb. margarine
2 c. brown sugar
1 ½ c. sugar
2 T. real vanilla
3 large eggs
6 c. flour
1 ½ t. salt
1 ½ t. baking soda
3 C.Chocolate chips (1½ c. semi-sweet, 1 ½ c. milk chocolate)

Cream margarine and sugars together. Add vanilla and eggs, cream together. In another bowl, mix flour, salt and soda. Add to creamed mixture. Add chocolate chips. Bake @ 375˚ for 12 minutes.

by Catherine S.

Chicken and Rice

4-5 c. cooked rice
1 small can cream of chicken soup
1 can (soup can) milk
13 oz. can chicken, drained and rinsed

Mix the soup and milk together. Pour over rice and mix in chicken. Put in a baking dish. Bake @ 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes, or until hot.

by Catherine S.

Pizza Dough & Easy Breadsticks

1 T. (rounded) quick rise yeast
3 T. sugar
1 t. salt
3 c. flour

Sift together.

1 c. warm water
2 T. vegetable oil

Add to flour mixture and knead 5 minutes.

Let dough sit 5-10 minutes; it will be easier to roll out. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place in greased pan (spray with Pam). Add toppings. Bake pizzas 10-15 minutes.

For bread sticks, spread dough out in a greased 9x13 pan.

Bread stick Topping:
1/2 stick butter (melted)
1/2 t. garlic powder
1/2 t. onion powder

Mix together. Spread over dough. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Cut with pizza cutter and let rise about 90 minutes. Bake @ 400 degrees 8-10 minutes.

by Holly L.


1 T. yeast
1 1/2 c. warm water
2 t. sugar
3 C. flour (can use whole wheat flour)
1/2 t. salt

Add yeast to lukewarm water and sprinkle sugar over the top. Let stand for about 10 minutes. Mix flour and salt together and add yeast mixture. Knead for about 3 minutes. Add flour until smooth. Roll out into a rectangle shape and let rise for 10 minutes. Melt 1/4 - 1/2 cube butter on a cookie sheet in warming oven to dip bread sticks in (do this on the same cookie sheet you will use to cook the bread sticks on. Cut dough into bread sticks and coat with melted butter. sprinkle with desired seasonings (garlic salt, oregano, Italian seasoning, etc.). Bake @ 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown on bottom.

by Tami H.

Sweet Potato Rice

White or brown rice
1 sweet potato, cooked and mashed

Cook rice according to package directions. Mix in sweet potato. Add cinnamon to taste.

by Rachel L.