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Easy OREO Truffles

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2011
These are absolutely delicious and the favorite of my teens. I like to dip them chocolate almond bark & drizzle with melted white chocolate.
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Sugar Cookie Frosting

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2011
I make this using about 1/3 c shortening, and replace vanilla with 1/2 t almond extract. Delicious frosting for decorating sugar cookies!
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Mom's Incredible Spinach Gratin

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2010
I made a half recipe of this for Christmas because my girls "don't like" spinach..... well, they are converts now - both of them loved this dish as did I. Fabulous recipe. I did change it a bit - used fresh spinach (sauteed it first), used whole milk, and could not find gruyere cheese at my grocery store, so I used up some asiago cheese that I had, subbed it for both the parmesan and the gruyere. It was sooo good - would probably be even better with the cream and gruyere - but it was still delicious. Will definitely be a holiday regular. Thanks :) for a great recipe!
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Awesome and Easy Creamy Corn Casserole

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2010
Split ratings in my family - one daughter liked it a lot, the rest of us not so much. It was sweet, but also had a bitter taste - maybe the sour cream? Not sure, it could also have been the storebrand creamed corn. This was not for us, sorry.
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Brown Sugar Smokies

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2010
My daughter loved these, but I didn't care for them, so I split the difference and rated them 3 stars. I didn't expect them to be quite so sweet. I think I like the smokies better just plain. Sorry!
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Chocolate Nut Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2010
This was just ok for me. The 'instant pudding' taste was predominant - I was expecting more flavor I guess. Probably would be delicious with homemade puddings instead of instant, but labor intensive. It was eaten, but will probably not make again.
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Moist and Delicious One-Bowl Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Reviewed: Dec. 4, 2010
I recently tried a well-known similar recipe for chocolate cake that uses coffee, but this one is still the best, imo.
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Easy Granola Bars

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2010
I am super pleased with these!!! So easy; can't wait to try out different variations of cereal, nuts, dried fruits, candies, & try w/nonfat/lowfat condensed milk. I used: regular oats (not quick cook), ground flax, chopped pistachios & almonds, sunflower seed kernels, dried cranberry & blueberry craisins, raisins, Kashi crisp cereal, & coconut. I 'chopped' the oats a bit since they were not quick cook -worked great. I toasted the oats in the oven, then toasted the nuts, coconut, and flax too. Used 3 c oats & planned to use 3 c other ingred but got carried away & it was closer to 3.5-4 c. Warmed milk in hot water before opening -great tip. With the extra ingred, I did use 2 T. melted butter (Smart Balance - healthier) because the mix seemed a bit dry, otherwise I don't think it's needed. Mixed in lg bowl & then used hands to mix better. Pressed down firmly, covered w wax paper & hammered w/ flat meat mallet. Removed wax paper, baked in a 16x11 pan lined with foil, which yielded 16 lg bars, maybe .5 in. thick. Baked 18-20 min, could have been less. Cooled 2 min in pan, cut into long rectangles with pizza cutter, cooled 10 more min, removed foil w/bars from pan, cooled completely on the foil. Great texture, delicious flavor w/customized ingred, and so much healthier! Next time I will try 6 c total ingred, add chocolate or M&M's & bake less to try for softer texture - these are chewy & firm (but not hard). Hold together beautifully. (They get firmer as they cool; cut warm).
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Dad's Cookies

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2010
This was a tasty recipe to mix up and cook quickly. I skipped the coconut and added 1 cup of white chocolate chips. I reduced both sugars to 3/4 c. each, and reduced the oil to 1/2 cup. After mixing, the batter seemed a bit dry, so I put in a tad more oil. Very good flavor, and the texture is great - somehow they are chewy, crispy, and soft all at the same time. The first pan I cooked a full 12 minutes; these came out kind of crunchy, but still a little chewy, and very good. The second and subsequent pans, I cooked more like 9-10 minutes (took them out just before they looked done), let them cool on the pan for 2 minutes. These were our favorites. Delicious recipe and a bit healthier using oil vs. butter. Thanks for sharing it.
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Mom's Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2010
I made this especially for my vegetarian child, and the rest of us can't stay out of it. I rarely eat mac n cheese - don't usually like it. This is how mac n cheese *should* taste. I made the recipe almost exactly as written, only exception is I used a combination of cheeses I had: sharp cheddar, mild cheddar, some american, and 2 triangles of laughing cow spreadable swiss. The taste is phenomenal. The onion adds a special something, but you don't even know it's there. I used more macaroni than called for - next time I will stick to the recipe. It looks very 'soupy' but it gets drier after baking, so I think the proportions are probably right on. Thanks for sharing a fabulous recipe.
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Tropical Bran Muffins

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2010
I was very pleased with this recipe :) Let me know if you give it a try!
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Banana Bran Muffins

Reviewed: Oct. 3, 2010
Very good recipe that is easily adapted. I altered to accommodate what I had on hand: 1 c flour, 1/2 c milled flax seed, 2 c All bran cereal soaked in 1 1/4 c orange juice, 1 t. cinnamon, 2 t b powder, 2 t b soda, 1/2 t nutmeg, 1/4 tsp allspice, 3 egg whites, 1/2 c sugar, 1/4 c veg oil, 3 ripe bananas. Skipped the nuts for my daughter. For a 'whole grain/bran' type muffin, they are light - I love this. I will probably use more spices next time, plus a 1/2 t of salt - I was low on cinnamon. Any additions would work: nuts, dried fruit, blueberries. I am very pleased with my first results and will definitely be using this recipe frequently for healthy wholesome delicious muffins. Thanks for sharing it!
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Banana Bran Muffins

Reviewed: Oct. 3, 2010
Very good recipe that is easily adapted. I altered to accommodate what I had on hand: 1 c flour, 1/2 c milled flax seed, 2 c All bran cereal soaked in 1 1/4 c orange juice, 1 t. cinnamon, 2 t b powder, 2 t b soda, 1/2 t nutmeg, 1/4 tsp allspice, 3 egg whites, 1/2 c sugar, 1/4 c veg oil, 3 ripe bananas. Skipped the nuts for my daughter. For a 'whole grain/bran' type muffin, they are light - I love this. I will probably use more spices next time, plus a 1/2 t of salt - I was low on cinnamon. Any additions would work: nuts, dried fruit, blueberries. I am very pleased with my first results and will definitely be using this recipe frequently for healthy wholesome delicious muffins. Thanks for sharing it!
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Poppy Seed Bundt Cake II

Reviewed: Sep. 12, 2010
This is a wonderful recipe - and very forgiving too. I realized after I had begun to prepare it that I only had 1/4 c. oil, so I used that, and added 2-3 T butter, melted, and 1/2 c water. I wanted to use up the sour cream I had, so it was probably between 1-1 1/4 c sour cream. I only used 2 T poppy seeds for our personal tastes, and lastly I added 1 tsp each of vanilla, almond, and lemon extracts to the batter - my favorite combination. I sprayed my bundt pan thoroughly with cooking spray and sugared it per the instructions, and the cake released from the pan beautifully. It was done for me at 50 min. I glazed it with about 1 1/2 c powdered sugar, 2 T butter, melted, a tsp each of vanilla, almond, and lemon extracts (again), and a little water to get the consistency I wanted. All these little accidents added up to a fabulous cake, so I will probably do it exactly the same way again! But I do not think you could do anything to keep this cake from being scrumptious. My daughter declared it "deeeee-licious". Thanks for a great recipe. Good way to use up that cake mix I had on hand.
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Poppy Seed Bundt Cake II

Reviewed: Sep. 12, 2010
This is a wonderful recipe - and very forgiving too. I realized after I had begun to prepare it that I only had 1/4 c. oil, so I used that, and added 2-3 T butter, melted, and 1/2 c water. I wanted to use up the sour cream I had, so it was probably between 1-1 1/4 c sour cream. I only used 2 T poppy seeds for our personal tastes, and lastly I added 1 tsp each of vanilla, almond, and lemon extracts to the batter - my favorite combination. I sprayed my bundt pan thoroughly with cooking spray and sugared it per the instructions, and the cake released from the pan beautifully. It was done for me at 50 min. I glazed it with about 1 1/2 c powdered sugar, 2 T butter, melted, a tsp each of vanilla, almond, and lemon extracts (again), and a little water to get the consistency I wanted. All these little accidents added up to a fabulous cake, so I will probably do it exactly the same way again! But I do not think you could do anything to keep this cake from being scrumptious. My daughter declared it "deeeee-licious". Thanks for a great recipe. Good way to use up that cake mix I had on hand.
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