Monday, December 27, 2010

Biscuit Barbecups

These make a great winter lunch when the kids are home!

Biscuit Barbecups

1 lb. ground beef
½ C prepared barbecue sauce
1 T. minced onion or ¼ C chopped onion
1-2 T. brown sugar
1 (10 oz) can Hungry Jack Flaky Biscuits
2 oz. (1/2 C) shredded cheddar or American cheese

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease 10 muffin cups. Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain. Stir in barbecue sauce, onion and brown sugar. Cook 1 minute to blend flavors, stirring constantly. Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Place 1 biscuit in each greased muffin cup; firmly press in bottom and up sides, forming ¼ in. rim. Spoon about ¼ C of meat mixture into each biscuit-lined cup. Sprinkle each with cheese. Bake 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges of biscuits are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from pan.

Hint: Tip: To make ahead, prepare as directed above. Cover; refrigerate for up to 2 hours. Bake as directed above or just cook burger up ahead of time & use later.

Serving: 4
Recipe Given By: Quick-Cooking M/J ’99, p. 61

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Coated Cookie Drops

Sara at make music from your heart is hosting a Christmas cookie recipe exchange! I'm looking forward to seeing what treats are shared, and hopefully, I can try a few out on my family and friends this year.
Here's my contribution:

Coated Cookie Drops


1 pkg (20 oz) oreos
1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
@ 24-30 oz candy coating, coarsely chopped for dipping (I use chocolate)
1 or 2 pkg of candy coating, coarsely chopped for drizzle (I use red/green)

Place the cookies in a food processor; cover and process until finely crushed. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and crushed cookies until blended. Roll into 3/4-in. balls. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

In a small saucepan over low heat, melt candy coating for dipping, stirring until smooth; dip the balls to completely coat. Place on waxed paper until hardened.

Melt and drizzle remainder candy coating over balls. Store in the refrigerator.

Yield: about 7-1/2 dozen.
Recipe Given By:
Taste of Home

Working together...a favorite Christmas baking tradition!

The final product! Maybe not too tidy done our way, but very tasty!