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January 18, 2016  | Everyday Recipes
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Other - Thanks to ALL for so many recipes for salad dressing | need TNT Peanut Butter cookie recipe |

Today's Recipes - Chocolate Doughnuts Using a Cake Mix Recipe | Amish Apple Fritters Recipe | Cheese Potato Chip Breadsticks Recipe | Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars Recipe | Crunchy Cabbage Chicken Salad Recipe | Taco Noodle Dish Recipe | Zucchini Cobbler Recipe | French Applesauce Cake Recipe | Zucchini Cobbler Recipe | Puffed Chocolate Omelette Recipe |

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Hello all Nancylanders,
I would so appreciate it if someone would have a TNT Peanut Butter cookie recipe and be willing to share it. I tried a recipe I found online and my cookies spread out as big as dinner plate lol. And yes I id chill the dough. Okay so then I tried a recipe that didn't call for flour - Whoa YUCKY. I used to have a great recipe for Peanut Butter cookies but of course can't find it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Dianne in Wisconsin

Allie wanted doughnut recipes using a cake mix. I have not made these, but thought I would share since no one else has responded to your request. The recipe is from a book that has many recipes using cake mixes. We don't eat doughnuts and on the rare occasion that my husbanded decides to have one, he only wants yeast doughnuts. I would assume you could use any flavor of cake mix to make this recipe. Perhaps others who read this post will remember a recipe that they have that makes doughnuts from a cake mix.
Robbie IN

Chocolate Doughnuts Using a Cake Mix Recipe

3/4 cup Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix (from 15.25-oz box)
1 cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten

1/2 cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting (from 16-oz container)
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon water

Heat oven to 325°F. Lightly spray 2 doughnut pans with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cake mix, Bisquick mix, sugar and salt. Stir in milk and eggs. Mix until well combined. Fill each doughnut cup three-fourths full.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until doughnuts spring back when touched. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir frosting and water with spoon until smooth. Dip one side of each doughnut into glaze.
Robbie IN
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Amish Apple Fritters Recipe

1 Beaten egg
1 cup milk
1 cup finely chopped unpeeled, cored apples
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. grated orange peel
3 Tbsp. orange juice
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
Vegetable oil for frying

In bowl, combine wet ingredients. Add dry, just until moistened. Drop batter by founded teaspoons in hot 350 degree oil. Fry until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Roll in powdered sugar. Yields 40 fritters.

From: Clintonville Amish Schools cookbook, purchased when visiting my Amish Friend.
Fae N. C.
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These were recently served at a gathering I attended and they were a huge hit. It is a great way to use the last of the flavored potato chips. If you do not have the rolls sold in your area, you could use another brand or even your own dough. Using different flavors of chips and different cheeses, you have many, many options.
Robbie IN

Cheese Potato Chip Breadsticks Recipe

12 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls or 24 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold?
12 strips pepper jack cheese? or cheese of your choice
1/4 cup butter, melted?
3/4 cup crushed sour cream and onion potato chips

Roll each Texas™ roll or 2 dinner rolls combined into a 7-inch rope. Flatten each rope. Cut twelve 6-inch strips of cheese 1/2-inch thick. Place one strip of cheese on each flattened rope. Tightly pinch dough around cheese to form a breadstick. Place butter and potato chips in shallow bowls. Roll each breadstick in butter and then in crushed potato chips. Place seam side up on a sprayed baking sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise until double. Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Robbie IN
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A chocolate fudge frosting with a sweet buttery drizzle tops these delicious bar cookies, which are healthier than some of sweets, with oatmeal and peanut butter in the cookie batter.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars Recipe

1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1 cup flour
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oatmeal
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Cream together the shortening, sugars, peanut butter and vanilla. Beat in egg and milk. Add dry ingredients
and mix until combined. Stir in the oats. Spread evenly into a 9x13" greased pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
Cool Thoroughly.

For Fudge Frosting, beat together 2 cups powdered sugar, 3 tbsp. melted butter, 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder,
2 to 3 tbsp. boiling water and 1/2 tsp. vanilla. Spread immediately over cooled bars.

For Drizzle, heat and stir 2 tbsp. butter until golden brown. Stir in 1 cup powdered sugar and 3 to 4 tsp. milk, till right
consistency. Drizzle over frosting. When set, cut into bars.
Judy (in Alaska)
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This crispy tasty salad is sure to become a favorite at your house.

Crunchy Cabbage Chicken Salad Recipe

1 pkg. chicken flavored Top Ramen Noodles
2 tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted
3 tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted
5 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
3 tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup cooking oil
2 tbsp. green onions, thinly sliced (tops too)
1 head cabbage, finely shredded
1 whole chicken breast

Cook chicken breast until tender; remove skin and bones and cut into thin strips. In small bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, pepper, oil and Top Ramen seasoning; Chill. Add cabbage and onion to chicken. Toss with chilled dressing and chill at least 2 hours. Before serving, crumble uncooked Top Ramen noodles and add to salad, along with the toasted sesame seeds and almonds.
Judy (in Alaska)
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This wonderful dish is one I prepare quite often. It has a great blend of ingredients that is very pleasing.

Taco Noodle Dish Recipe

2 cups uncooked wide egg noodles
2 lbs. lean ground beef
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies
1 envelope taco seasoning
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/3 cup sliced ripe olives, drained
1/2 cup taco sauce (I don't use)
1/2 cup dairy sour cream

Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown beef on medium heat in large skillet; Drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, water, green chilies, taco seasonings, onion powder, chili powder and garlic powder. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes. Put drained noodles in a 11x7" baking dish. Spread with beef mixture and sprinkle with cheese, Bake, uncovered for 20 minutes at 350. Let stand about 5 minutes. Top with lettuce, tomato, olives and taco sauce and garnish with sour cream.
NOTE: I also top with chopped fresh avocado.
Judy (in Alaska)
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Here is another great salad dressing for Anita Camarillo . Making your own dressings allows you to control how much fat. salt and sugar are in them. So many brands are loaded with salt, sugar and fat.
Robbie IN

Creamy Italian Dressing Recipe

1 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. milk
1 tbsp. wine vinegar or vinegar of your choice
1/4 tsp. Garlic powder
1/2 tsp. sugar or to taste
1/4 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp. salt - I omit this
1/8 tsp. pepper

Mix all ingredients together, then refrigerate.
Robbie IN
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Question: Does anyone have a recipe using organic lite coconut milk?
Any recipe for coconut milk would probably be o.k.
Athena in DE

A spider is a traditional chinese type of skimmer used in Asian and Dutch cooking in the form of a wide shallow wire-mesh basket with a long handle, used for removing hot food from a liquid or skimming foam off when making broths. The name is derived from the wire pattern, which looks like a spider's web.

Unlike sieves or strainers, which have fine mesh screens for straining away liquids as food is retrieved, the spider can be used as a strainer for larger pieces of food. However, most often it is used as a skimming tool to add or remove foods from hot liquids such as water or oil. Spiders may be somewhat flat and round or small round spoon-like utensils shaped into the form of an open basket. They may also be referred to as sieves, spoon sieves, spoon skimmers, or basket skimmers.
Abby in Atlanta

In today’s newsletter (Jan.17), Gail requested an applesauce raisin Bundt cake for her DH. This recipe came from a Jello leaflet I’ve had for many years. I hope it’s what she’s looking for:

French Applesauce Cake Recipe

1 PKG (2 LAYERSIZE ) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (4 serving size) Jello French vanilla OR Vanilla Instant Pudding and pie filling
4 eggs
1/3 cup cooking oil
1/3 cup sour cream
1 cup applesauce
1 cup finely chopped raisins
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

Blend all ingredients in a large mixer bowl. Beat 4 minutes at medium speed of Electric mixer. Pour into a grased and floured Bundt pan. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes, or until cake springs when lightly pressed and pulls away from sides of pan. Do not underbake. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove and cool on cake Rack. Top with confectioners sugar glaze.

Confectioners sugar glaze
Stir about 1 Tablespoon of hot milk or water into 1 cup sifted confectioners sugar.
Diana Mattydale, NY
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Zucchini Cobbler Recipe

8 cups ground zucchini

1 cup of sugar
2/3 cups lemon juice
1 tsp. cinnamon
Simmer in pan until tender

In bowl mix
3 cups of flour
2 cups sugar
1 stick butter/oleo

mix and add
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Mix and press 1/2 into 9x by 13 pan. Pour on to this the zucchini mix. Sprinkle the rest of the dried mix over the top
Bake at 350º 45 to 55 minutes. until brown.
Mary Ann upstate N.Y.
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Wow! You did it again ! Thanks to ALL for so many recipes for salad dressing. Gives me lots to experiment with.
Anita in Camarillo

Puffed Chocolate Omelette Recipe
Cooking time Less than 30 minutes
Serves 8

6 eggs, separated
¼ cup (55g) caster sugar
2 tablespoons cream
1 tablespoon plain flour
120g dark chocolate, melted
20g unsalted butter
120g raspberries
sifted icing sugar, to dust
ice-cream, to serve (optional)

Preheat oven to 190C or 170C fan. In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sugar, cream, flour and melted chocolate.

Using an electric mixer, beat eggwhites until soft peaks form. Gently fold eggwhites into chocolate mixture with a spatula.

Melt half of butter in a large ovenproof frying pan on low heat. Pour in half of egg mixture. Bake omelette for 3-6 minutes, until puffed and set.

Slide omelette onto a warm serving plate and top with half of raspberries. Fold omelette in half and dust with icing sugar. Repeat with remaining ingredients, except ice-cream, to make another omelette.

Cut omelettes into thick slices and serve immediately with vanilla ice-cream, if you like.
(From My Sweet Temptation (Jack Harris))
Anna in Sweden
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