ONE PAN BACON CHEESEBURGER PASTA BAKE (NO BOIL)


This amazing bacon cheeseburger pasta bake is made entirely in one pan, and with NO boiling required! The pasta cooks in the pan while it bakes!

Servings: 6 Servings
Author : THE CHUNKY CHEF

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups water
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill pickles (plus more for garnishing, if desired)
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp ground dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground beef (I use 85/15 or 90/10)
  • 3 cups dried, uncooked elbow macaroni pasta (about 12 oz)
  • 6 slices cooked and crumbled bacon
  • 6-7 slices American cheese
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, finely diced (optional)
  • minced fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)


INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 475 F degrees.  Lightly spray a 9x13" casserole dish (or other oven safe 3 qt baking pan) with non-stick cooking spray.  Set aside.

You can visit thechunkychef.com for full instructions.

Cheesesteak Egg Rolls


Thank you to Chef Tony Briggs from Certified Angus Beef for his idea of braising the brisket in root beer for this recipe. The root beer adds a wonderful sweet note to the beef and it’s fantastic!!

Yield : 20 eggrolls
Author : A FAMILY FEAST

INGREDIENTS
For The Brisket:
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 ½ cups onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups dry red wine, such as merlot
  • 3 14-ounce cans beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds Certified Angus Beef brisket, trimmed of fat and cut into 3 inch cubes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 12-ounce bottles root beer
  • 8 whole black peppercorns
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

For the Egg Roll Filling
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms diced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1½ tablespoons garlic minced
  • ½ pound diced provolone cheese
  • 1 1-pound package large eggroll wrappers (20 per package)
  • 1 egg white with two tablespoons water to moisten wrapper edges
  • Vegetable oil for frying

For the Queso Dip
  • 4 tablespoons diced jarred jalapeno
  • 1 pound white American cheese
  • ¼ cup beer or ale


INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

You can visit afamilyfeast.com for full instructions.

Soft Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies


Soft Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe - The absolute favorite bake sale cookie for spring! Melt in your mouth cookies with a pop of fresh lemon essence.

Servings: 28 Servings
Author : A Spicy Perspective

Ingredients
  • 2 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds, plus extra for garnish
  • 3-6 drop yellow food coloring, optional


Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

You can visit aspicyperspective.com for full instructions.

No-Bake Espresso Chocolate Cheesecake


An easy and delicious recipe for No-Bake Espresso Chocolate Cheesecake! So rich and creamy… it’s hard to stop at one slice.

Yield : 9" cheesecake
author : ashley manila

Ingredients
For the Chocolate Cookie Crust:
  • (1) regular full-size package Oreo cookies, crushed into fine crumbs 
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder 

For the Espresso Cheesecake Filling:
  • 14 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons espresso powder 
  • 1 and 1/2 pounds (680g/24 ounces) full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup (198g/7 ounces) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (53g/1 and 7/8 ounces) light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 Tablespoons Dutch-process cocoa powder 
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) heavy cream, at room temperature

For the Espresso Ganache: 
  • 1 and 1/3 cups (226g/8 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 and 1/4 cups (12 ounces) heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup (57g/2 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature, cut into cubes
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
  • Espresso beans, for garnish, optional 
  • Chocolate shavings, for garnish, optional 


Instructions
For the Chocolate Cookie Crust:
  1. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan. 

You can visit bakerbynature.com for full instructions.

CREAM HORNS COOKIES (LADY LOCKS)


These Cream Horns (Lady Locks) are a must-have cookie recipe for my family. The flaky crust and creamy filling make them irresistible!

Author: Inspired by Charm

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups 4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening (Crisco)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • Clothespins wrapped in foil or lady lock molds

Filling:
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • Additional confectioners' sugar for garnish


INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix together the butter, vegetable shortening, and sugar for about 4 minutes or until light and fluffy. Then mix in the egg yolks. Finally, mix in the flour and water until combined. Chill dough for at least 2 hours or overnight.

You can visit inspiredbycharm.com for full instructions.

THE BEST LEMON LOAF WITH LEMON GLAZE


Inspired by the lemon loaf from Starbucks, the best lemon loaf with lemon glaze emanates the perfect balance between sweet and tangy. It is the perfect complement to a warm cup of tea and a good book.

Yield : 1 loaf
Author : A Head of Thyme

INGREDIENTS
FOR THE LOAF:
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (or zest from 1 large lemon)
  • 2 tablespoon lemon extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

FOR THE GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoon lemon juice


INSTRUCTIONS
LOAF:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a loaf pan and set aside.

you can visit aheadofthyme.com for full instructions.

SAUSAGE ROLLS


Easy, filling and perfect for parties these Sausage Rolls are savory, meaty and full of just the right amount of spices that they are a hit among party guests!

Servings: 24 rolls
Author : Torn a Dough Alli

Ingredients
  • 1 lb sausage
  • 1 17.3 oz 2 pack box puff pastry
  • 2 eggs divided
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tbs parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Water


Instructions
  1. Defrost puff pastry according to package directions.

You can visit tornadoughalli.com for full instructions.

EVERYTHING BAGEL DIP


A creamy dip made with everything bagel spice. Serve it with bagel chips.  I dare you to try and leave it alone!

Yield : About 3 Cups
Author : An Affair From The Heart

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 (8 ounce package) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Everything Bagel Seasoning Mix


INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Mix cream cheese with your mixer until smooth. Add in spices and sour cream, beat until combined.

You can visit anaffairfromtheheart.com for full instructions.