Monday, January 28, 2013

Super easy potato soup

This is really ridiculous easy and so yummy! Its ben unusually cool here in Dallas so I tried to come up with something that was not my go-to comfort food.  We love potato soup but this is now the new fave!
1 30 oz bag of shredded hash browns
3 14 cans of chicken broth
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 c onion chopped
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1 8 ounce pkg of cream cheese*The real deal...none of the fat free stuff here**

Combing all ingredients in a slow cooker EXCEPT for the cream cheese.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours.  About 1 hour before serving add the cream cheese and heat until it is rich and creamy and yummy! I served mine with bacon and cheese...Enjoy~

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Peanut Butter 'n Jelly Bars

Ok! These are a perfect, easy, go-to snack! I can't believe I have never made these.  Try them...soon!
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter, melted
1 c brown sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/4 c flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 c creamy peanut butter
1/3 c of your favorite jelly *I used raspberry*
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
spray an 8x8 pan with cooking spray

Melt the butter in a microwave bowl, took mine about 45 seconds. Then add the 1/4 c  peanut butter and heat until melted, about 30 seconds.  Stir until butter and peanut butter are smooth and combined well. Add the brown sugar and stir well. Add the egg and vanilla and stir again.  Add the flour and salt and stir only to combine, don't go to town on the stirring here or they will be tough. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smooth it so it is even in the pan. To the top of the batter add 1/3 c peanut butter in dollops all around the pan. Do the same thing with the 1/3 c jelly and then use a knife to marble the topping, not a lot though.  You want it pretty not gross looking. Bake for 27 minutes, about. Dn't over bake, so watch it about the last 3 minutes. Cool and eat! Seriously yummy snack! Enjoy~

Monday, January 14, 2013

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal in the Crock pot!

It is sooo sold here in Dallas....I made this Apple Oatmeal in the crock pot last night and it was a warm and yummy breakfast! I don't have a photo as it was eaten too fast by the kids when I dished it up....I will post a pic when I make it again!

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
2 sliced apples
1/3 c brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
Put all in the bottom of the crock pit.
2 c oatmeal
4 cup water
Put on low all night....I added 2 cinnamon sticks to the top as well. This morning I added a it more brown sugar and stirred it up then served it with cream.....SUPER EASY!!