Author: Melinda

Chocolate Sheet Cake (or Texas Ranch Cake)

  Print Chocolate Sheet Cake (or Texas Ranch Cake) Ingredients Cake 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup water 1 cup butter or margarine 4 Tbsp cocoa 3/4 cup sour milk (see note below) 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla Frosting 1/2 cup butter or margarine 6 Tbsp milk (rest of cup not used in cake) 4 Tbsp cocoa 1 tsp vanilla 1 lb powdered sugar (1 box) Instructions Cake Preheat oven to 400°F and grease and flour a sheet cake pan. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a...

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Kristin’s Chocolate Butterscotch Bars

Mmmmm. Just mmmmm. 😉 Print Kristin's Chocolate Butterscotch Bars Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup peanut butter 6 cups rice cereal 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips Instructions Bring sugar and corn syrup to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and then cereal. Press into a greased 9x13 pan. Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips in microwave (1 min, stir, and then an additional 10 second intervals until melted). Spread on cereal mixture. Chill until...

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Peanut Butter Cornflake Treats (or Special K Cookies)

This is a recipe mom got in a book put together by the primary presidency in Edgemont 11th ward as a Christmas gift for her and other youth serving in the primary that year. It’s become a family night, Christmas, and party treat favorite! Print Peanut Butter Cornflake Treats Ingredients 1 cup light karo syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla 6 cups cornflakes or (Special K) cereal Instructions Mix karo syrup and sugar in a medium-large sauce pan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add peanut butter...

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Honey Sesame Chicken

Becca requested this for her birthday meal today. Time to finally type this one in. It’s a keeper!!! Print Honey Sesame Chicken Course: Main Course Cuisine: Japanese Servings: 5 Ingredients Chicken 1 lb chicken breast cubed salt pepper bread crumbs oil Sauce 1 tbsp sesame oil 2 garlic cloves minced 1 tsp fresh ginger grated 1/2 cup water (or chicken broth) 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp water Toppings sesame seeds green onions (optional) Instructions Chicken Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut chicken breast or tenders...

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Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwiches

Love these chicken salad croissant sandwiches! Great for lunch on the beach, at a baby/bridal shower, tea party, or just a meal at home! Print Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwiches Prep Time 45 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total Time 1 hr   Course: Main Course Cuisine: American Ingredients 6 c. cooked chicken (3-4 chicken breasts) shredded 1 1/2 c. celery diced 1 1/2 c. red seedless grapes halved 1 c. pecans chopped 1 tbsp fresh dill chopped 1 green onion discard white part and very tip of the green, then dice the rest 1 c. mayonnaise 1/4 c. sour...

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