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Chicken Enchilada Dip

Chicken Enchilada Dip  A little addictive... you've been warned. 1 – 8 ounce package cream cheese 1½ cup cheddar cheese 1 can green chilies, drained 1 teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon chili powder ½ pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and finely chopped Combine cream cheese, 1 cup of the cheddar cheese, chilies, spices and chicken. Spread into greased 9” pie plate. Bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes or until lightly browned and heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips. Preparation time_ 15 minute(s) Cooking time_ 30 minute(s) Number of servings (yield): 12

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Cherry Cheese Tarts

Recipe: Cherry Cheese TartsSummary: Puff pastry has become a staple in my kitchen...Ingredients 1 cup fresh, pitted cherries ½ cup water or cherry juice 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons flour ½ teaspoon almond flavoring 4 ounces softened cream cheese ¼ cup powdered sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 sheet puff pastry Instructions Whisk together sugar and flour. Slowly add water or cherry juice and whisk until smooth. Cook over medium heat until thickened, about 4-5 minutes. Add cherries and continue to cook for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add almond flavoring. Set aside to cool. Allow puff pastry to thaw in refrigerator. Unfold pastry and cut into 9 equal squares. Place pastry squares in muffin or tart tin. Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar...

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White Chipotle Chicken Chili

Recipe: White Chipotle Chicken Chili Ingredients ½ cup butter 1 large onion, chopped 2-4 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup flour 2 - 40 ounce cans chicken broth 1 tablespoon cumin 2 – 4 ounce cans green chilies, chopped 1 teaspoon chili powder ¼ - ½ teaspoon red pepper 2 teaspoons dried chipotle peppers 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and chopped 2 - 15 ounce cans great northern beans 1 cup sour cream 2-3 cups Monterey jack cheese, divided Instructions Sauté onions and garlic in butter. Add flour and allow to thicken. Add chicken broth, a little at a time, stirring until smooth. Add cumin, green chilies, the other spices, chicken, and the beans. Bring to a boil, lower heat...

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Seminary Cream Puffs

Recipe: Seminary Cream Puffs Summary: I served these little bundles of eye-rolling love at my "Seminary Info & Cream Puff Extravaganza"... "Bake it and they will come", said the voice in my head. Ingredients Pastry – 1 cup water ½ cup butter 1 cup flour 4 eggs Custard filling – 3 – 5.1 oz. pkg. vanilla pudding (6 serving size) 6 cups milk 1 – 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 1 – 8 oz. container whipped topping Frosting – ¼ cup butter 2 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate 1 tablespoon vanilla 2 cups powdered sugar ≈ ¼ cup milk Instructions Heat water and butter to rolling boil. Add flour, stirring constantly, cook until dough forms into a ball. Remove from...

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Crock Pot Beef Roast

Recipe: Crock Pot Beef Roast Summary: I’m not sure who taught me how to make this roast. I think it was my sister, Nancy, but I learned a thing or two about cooking beef from my father-in-law, too. At any rate, this is how I love a roast! My kids went through a “I hate mushrooms” phase. (They may actually still be in that phase.) When the roast was finished, I removed it and used an immersion blender to get rid of any evidence of mushrooms. Ingredients 4-6 pound beef roast (rump or round – a “tougher” cut works best for this method) ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 envelope onion soup mix, dry 1 – 2...

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