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By Elizabeth Fullerton on February 05, 2002
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"Easy homemade candy in your crock pot!"
By lazyme on July 19, 2006
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"Easy dip that you can make ahead and will be ready when guests arrive."
By RosemaryBurton on February 25, 2008
Photo by Mandy at Food.com
"This is my own recipe and a family favorite. We take it
camping and enjoy taking it to pot lucks as well. Hope you have all
found a new family favorite of you own enjoy seeing your variations."
Crockpot Apple StreuselIf
you need quick easy dessert recipes, then look no further because this
quick easy crock-pot recipe is just what you need. This-easy-to-make
dessert recipe is perfect for beginners and a great use for the slow
Ingredients• 8 tart apples, peeled and sliced• 1 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon• 1/4 teaspoon allspice• 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg• 3/4 cup milk• 2 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened• 3/4 cup sugar• 2 eggs• 1 teaspoon vanilla• 1 1/2 cup Bisquick• 1/3 cup brown sugar• 3 tablespoon cold butter or margarine
Instructions1. Toss apples in large bowl with cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. Place in crock-pot.2. Combine milk, softened butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and 1/2 cup Bisquick. Spoon over apples.3. Then combine the 1 cup Bisquick and brown sugar. Cut the cold butter into mixture untilcrumbly. Sprinkle mixture over the top of the apple mix in the crock-pot.4. Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours or until the apples are soft.
Apple and Ginger CrumbleApple and ginger crumble is a delicious dessert that requires no effort and no baking skill.Throw everything into your crock-pot and a few hours later you will have a warm, gooeydessert perfect with ice cream.
Cooking Time: 6 hr
Ingredients• 4-5 cooking apples, peeled and sliced• 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed• 1/2 cup flour• 3/4 cup rolled oats• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger• 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg• 75 gram butter
Instructions1. Lightly butter the crock-pot and place apple slices on the base.2.
Combine sugar, flour, rolled oats, ginger and nutmeg and cut in butter,
using a pastry blender or knife. Sprinkle this mixture over the apples.3. Cover and cook on low or auto 5-6 hrs.
quick easy crock-pot recipes to learn how to make candied walnuts. This
recipe for glazed walnuts is one of the best crock-pot recipes around.
Easy recipes for a slow cooker do not get more flavorful than this
Serves: 4Ingredients• 1 pound walnut pieces• 8 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted• 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar• 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon• 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger• 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice• 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
Instructions1. In a 3 1/2 quart slow cooker, stir the walnuts and butter until combined. Add theconfectioners' sugar, stirring to coat evenly.2. Cover and slow-cook on high for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to low and slow-cook,uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the nuts are coated with a crisp glaze, about 2 hours.Transfer the nuts to a serving bowl.3. In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon, ginger, allspice and cloves. Sift the spices over thenuts, stirring to coat evenly. Cool the nuts completely before serving.
Supper Club Tilapia
2 16 oz. cans salmon (drain, crush any bones with a fork)
3 whole eggs
1 - 1 1/4 c. crushed saltines
1 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip
1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning
3 to 4 Tbsp. dry minced onion
1/2 - 3/4 c. diced green pepper (optional)
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. minced garlic
Mix all ingredients and form 12 patties. Fry on both sides in butter.
Butternut Squash Soup
1 medium butternut squash
3 c. chicken broth
3/4 tsp. salt
dash of pepper
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 c. coconut milk (optional)
1/8 to 1/4 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
butternut squash lengthwise and remove seeds and stringy stuff with a
spoon. Place cut side down on a cookie sheet. Add about 1/4 inch of
water and bake at 350° until fork will easily pierce the squash all the
squash cool a bit and then remove the pulp with a spoon, getting as
much as possible. Place into a large pot and mash well or puree.
Remove any strings that you might find. Add chicken broth, salt,
pepper, and garlic powder. Bring to a simmer over low/medium low heat,
stirring constantly. Add coconut milk and nutmeg and stir well to mix.
Serve hot, although it is also very tasty cold.
Cheddar Cheese Soup
3/4 c. carrots, diced
1/2 c. celery, diced
1/4 c. diced onions
1/2 c. butter
1 c. bisquick or Jiffy baking mix
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
3 cans (14 oz.) chicken broth
2 c. half & half or evaporated milk
2 c. sharp Cheddar cheese (shredded)
bacon or ham
veggies in melted butter until tender. Add Bisquick, paprika and
pepper. Stir and mix well. Add broth and half & half gradually,
whisking well. Stir and cook until thickened. Add cheese until melted,
then stir in bacon or ham OR use them for garnish.
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