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Thursday, April 16, 2009

VANILLA BUTTER COOKIES

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup salted butter - softened,
1 cup sugar,
1-1/2 cups flour,
2 large eggs,
2 teaspoons vanilla extract;
Preheat oven at 375 F...

Combine all the ingredients starting with butter and sugar and adding the rest; Form 1-1/2 inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheet 1 inch apart; bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the bottom of cookies are slightly golden brown; sprinkle powder sugar while the cookies are still warm.

Have your coffee ready and...
ENJOY!
Have a nice day!


BEAN AND CHEESE DIP




INGREDIENTS:
3 cups cooked pinto beans,
2 cups chopped onion,
4 minced garlic cloves,
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese,
1/2 cup sour cream,
1/3 cup tomato sauce,
1/3 cup olive oil,
1/2 teaspoon red crushed pepper,
1 teaspoon salt;
Sautee onion and garlic in 1/3 cup olive oil for 3,4 minutes;
Add tomato sauce, crushed pepper and salt; cook for 2 minutes;
Combine cooked beans, sauteed onion mixture, sour cream and cheddar cheese in a food processor until smooth.
Pour in a serving dish and garnish (optional) with sauteed onion and garlic. Serve with your favourite chips!
Enjoy!
tip- How to cook Pinto Beans:
Sort and wash beans in a colander under cold water. Soak 3 cups of beans over night in 6,7 cups of water.Cover and simmer for 1/2 to 2 hours until tender adding more water if necessary.


NEW AND IMPROVED -TEXAS GARLIC TOAST (part one)




All you need is:
1 package Texas garlic Toast,
1 cup mixed shredded cheddar an mozzarella cheese,
1 teaspoon dry italian seasoning;
Preheat oven at 400 F;
Arrange bread on a baking sheet;
Sprinkle italian seasoning and top with shredded cheese;
Bake for 10 minutes, remove and...
ENJOY!


NEW AND IMPROVED -TEXAS GARLIC TOAST (part two)






All you need is:
1 package Texas garlic toast,
1 teaspoon italian dry seasoning,
1 teaspoon red crushed pepper,
Preheat oven at 400 f;
Arrange garlic bread on a baking sheet;
Sprinkle italian seasoning and red crushed pepper on top of each slice; bake for 10 minutes; remove, serve and...
ENJOY!


SESAME PUFF PASTRY STICKS




All you need is:
1 pk. square puff pastry,
1 egg,
1/2 cup black sesame seeds;
Preheat oven at 400 F; in a small bowl beat egg with 1 tablespoon water; brush each square with egg mixture; cut each square in 8 pieces (strips); bake for 10-12 minutes or until nice and golden, on ungreased baking sheet.
What a magnificent quick snack!!!
Enjoy!



PUFF PASTRY CHEESE STICKS

This is all you need:
1 pk.puff pastry,
2 cups shredded mixed cheddar and mozzarella cheese,
1 egg;

Directions:
Preheat oven at 400 F; in a small bowl beat egg with one tablespoon water; brush each square with egg mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
Cut each square in 4 pieces; place them in a ungreased baking sheet 1 inch apart. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until nice and golden...


and here they are...

Serve warm or cold. What a delicious movie snack next to a cold refreshing Bud!

ENJOY!