Cheesy Seasoned Potato Wedges

These cheesy seasoned potato wedges are a delicious side dish my mom use to make occasionally. It is very simple, quick, and easy. My kind of recipe! They are great for when you are in hurry and need an addition to your meal.

Pumpkin Muffins with Candied Pecan Topping

Pumpkin flavored anything is my favorite! Its one of the best things about fall. As soon as the leaves begin to show their vibrant colors and that crispness is in the air, I am after those pumpkin flavored everythings! This is a simple pumpkin flavored muffin with a topping of finely chopped pecans, honey, brown sugar etc. to give it a pop of fall flavors.

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Pumpkin Muffins with Candied Pecan Topping
A simple pumpkin muffin with a fall flavor packed topping.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings
Muffins
Ingredients
For the Muffin
For the Topping
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings
Muffins
Ingredients
For the Muffin
For the Topping
Instructions
  1. Mix sugar, oil, eggs, water, and pumpkin.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, spices, and salt.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
  4. Pour into muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  5. For the topping, cream butter and brown sugar. Add in the flour.
  6. Stir in honey, cinnamon, and pecans.
  7. Spoon over the tops of the the batter in each muffin top.
  8. Bake at 400 for 15-20 minutes.
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Vanilla Cream Banana Bread

As someone who loves to bake, I don't generally get too experimental with bread recipes. An idea dawned on me a couple of weeks ago to try and make a bread with a cream center, kind of like filled donuts. I thought this would be great for a banana bread, banana bread filled with vanilla. I gave it shot...

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Vanilla Cream Banana Bread
Vanilla cream filled banana bread that is so moist and delicious.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings
Loaf
Ingredients
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings
Loaf
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix together the first 8 ingredients until smooth.
  2. Prepare the vanilla pudding according to package directions.
  3. Pour half of the bread batter into a greased loaf pan.
  4. Spoon 1/2 of the prepared vanilla pudding on top of the batter in the loaf pan, keeping it about 1 inch away from all edges. (See picture above).
  5. Gently spoon the remaining bread batter on top.
  6. Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.
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Granny’s Apple Cobbler

This apple cobbler is the third recipe I make to use my fresh-picked apples straight from a local orchard. My Granny is such a wonderful cook. This Apple Cobbler is her original recipe. A favorite childhood memory of mine is playing at her house and eating....

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Granny's Apple Cobbler
A great recipe for your fresh picked apples!
Course Dessert
Servings
people
Ingredients
For the Apples
Topping
Course Dessert
Servings
people
Ingredients
For the Apples
Topping
Instructions
  1. Use enough apples to fill a 9x13 pan. Toss apples with the sugar, salt, lemon juice, and flour. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  2. Stir together the topping ingredients.
  3. Sprinkle the topping over the apples in the 9x13 pan.
  4. Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes or until apples are soft and topping is starting to brown.
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Homemade Applesauce

Each Fall, I pick 20 lbs. of apples at a local apple orchard. That's a lot of apples for a family of 3. I manage to use every single one of those apples. My second go-to recipe is applesauce.

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Homemade Applesauce
This homemade applesauce will make your house smell soooo good!
Course Side Dish
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Side Dish
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place apples in a large pot on your stove and sprinkles with lemon juice.
  2. Add remaining ingredients to pot and stir.
  3. Cover pot and bring to a simmer on medium heat.
  4. Allow apples to simmer on low stirring occasionally until softened and falling apart. May use a potato masher, I like leaving some chunks in mine.
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Crock Pot Apple Butter

I have three go-to recipes that I make every year after our apple orchard adventures. One of them is crock pot apple butter. I love this recipe! Its very simple and you can adjust the ingredients to your taste. I start it early in the day and leave it on low in the crock pot for several hours. It makes the entire house smell SO good!

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Crock Pot Apple Butter
An easy crock pot recipe that will make your home smell amazing!
Course Other
Servings
Ingredients
Course Other
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Peel, core, and cut apples into 1 inch chunks. Fill crock pot to the brim.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over apples.
  3. Cover and cook on low until apples are very soft and take on a smooth texture. This takes several hours (5-8). Stir every hour or so and apples will begin to get mushy.
  4. You may use a potato masher if need be. Enjoy!
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Chicken a la King

We love anything served over mashed potatoes and this creamy chicken and mushroom dish is so comforting. This is sure to become a go-to recipe for your family too.

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Chicken a la King
A creamy chicken and mushroom dish served over mashed potatoes.
Course Main Dish
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cook and stir mushrooms and green pepper in butter.
  2. Add flour, salt, and pepper and mix until bubbly but be careful not to burn.
  3. Slowly add in the broth, milk, and mushroom juice stirring constantly. Bring to a boil and allow it to thicken a little.
  4. Add chicken and remove from heat.
  5. Serve over mashed potatoes.
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Cookie Dough Rice Krispies Treats

I love cookie dough but every recipe I've tried that has cookie dough or cookie dough flavor is way too sweet. I decided to try my hand at making my own cookie dough flavored recipe and thought rice krispies treats would be a good place to start.

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Cookie Dough Rice Krispies Treats
Cookie Dough flavored rice krispies treats! Yummy!
Course Dessert
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Dessert
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Beat together 6 Tbsps butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, milk, vanilla, flour, and chocolate chips until smooth.
  2. Add remaining 2 Tbsp. butter to a pot over low heat on your stove. Once butter is melted, add marshmallows stirring continuously until melted.
  3. Remove from heat and immediately stir in the rice krispies.
  4. Add cookie dough batter to the pot stirring well. Depending on how hot your pot is, your chocolate chips may begin to melt.
  5. Press mixture into a greased 9x13 pan. Spray the back of a spoon with nonstick cooking spray and use it to press the rice krispies into the pan and smooth them out.
  6. Because this recipe contains less marshmallow than a traditional recipe and because of the butter, I refrigerated them to help the treats hold together. Enjoy!
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Granny’s Baked Beans

You know any recipe post that starts with "Granny's" is going to be good! My Granny is the best cook! She is one of those cooks that uses a little bit of this, a pinch of that, a dash, splash, a handful, or thumb-sized amount. That's when you know the cook has skill! This baked bean recipe is no different.

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Granny's Baked Beans
The best baked beans you will ever eat! Sweet and smokey.
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a 9x13 pan.
  2. There are no set measurements so add ingredients to your taste. You are looking for a sweet and smokey taste.
  3. Bake uncovered at 375 for 45-60 minutes.
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