Brown Sugar Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf                                                                     meatloaf

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup ketchup

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef

  • 3/4 cup milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 3/4 cup finely crushed saltine cracker crumbs

  • PREP20 mins
  • COOK1 hr
  • READY IN1 hr 30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 5×9 inch loaf pan.
  2. Press the brown sugar in the bottom of the prepared loaf pan and spread the ketchup over the sugar.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix thoroughly all remaining ingredients and shape into a loaf. Place on top of the ketchup.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until juices are clear.

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Ingredients                                                                                                                  nutty pie

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 jar (12-1/4 ounces) fat-free caramel ice cream topping
  • Additional fat-free caramel ice cream topping, optional
Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 502 calories, 33 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 142 mg cholesterol, 277 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Line a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate with pastry. Trim and flute edges. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, 1 egg and vanilla until smooth. Spread into pastry shell; sprinkle with pecans.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk remaining eggs; gradually whisk in caramel topping until blended. Pour slowly over pecans.
  3. Bake 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned (loosely cover edges with foil after 20 minutes if pie browns too quickly). Cool on a wire rack 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight before slicing. If desired, garnish with additional caramel ice cream topping. Yield: 6-8 servings.

BBQ FOR THE HOLIDAY

Ingredients

 

1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar

 

2 teaspoons each garlic powder, onion powder and smoked paprika

 

1-1/4 teaspoons each ground cumin, coarsely ground pepper and cayenne pepper

 

12 bone-in country-style pork ribs (about 7 pounds)

 

SAUCE:

 

2 tablespoons canola oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped

 

1 cup tomato sauce

 

1/3 cup dark brown sugar

 

1/4 cup ketchup

 

1/4 cup molasses

 

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

 

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

 

1 teaspoon salt

 

1 teaspoon ground mustard

 

1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

 

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Nutritional Facts

1 rib equals 453 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 452 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Directions

In a small bowl, mix brown sugar and seasonings; sprinkle over ribs. Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour.

For sauce, in a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5-6 minutes or until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

Wrap ribs in a large piece of heavy-duty foil; seal edges of foil. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours or until ribs are tender.

Carefully remove ribs from foil. Place ribs over direct medium heat; baste with some of the sauce. Grill, covered, 8-10 minutes or until browned, turning and basting occasionally with remaining sauce. Yield: 12 servingbaby ribs

 

Double Chocolate Sheet Cake

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Ingredients

  •   1/2 cup butter, softened
  •   2 cups sugar
  •   2 eggs
  •   3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  •   2 cups all-purpose flour
  •   1 teaspoon baking soda
  •   1/2 teaspoon salt
  •   1 cup water
  •   1/2 cup 2% milk
  •   2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  •   FROSTING:
  •   1 cup sugar
  •   1/2 cup 2% milk
  •   1/2 cup butter, cubed
     

    2 tablespoons baking cocoa

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until crumbly. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with water and milk. Beat in chocolate until combined.
  2. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For frosting, in a small saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, butter and cocoa. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Transfer to a bowl; stir occasionally until completely cooled. Beat until smooth; spread over cake. Yield: 24 servings.
  1. This is the easiest and the tastiest cake you have ever tasted. The cake mix is so moist and the frosting so smooth. I tell you it is awesome and very quick. I really enjoy the site where I saw this recipe, Taste Of Home, they have everything you can think of or dream of. Make your friends one on a gloomy day and go over and cheer her up or make it for a shower or birthday(don’t forget the candles) or any time at all… ENJOY!

Read more: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/double-chocolate-sheet-cake#ixzz3BbIqws9g

Picante Omelet Pie

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Ingredients

1/2 cup picante sauce
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
Eggland’s Best Eggs
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
Tomato slices and minced fresh cilantro, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 298 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 276 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. Pour the picante sauce into a lightly greased 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with cheeses; set aside. In a blender, combine eggs and sour cream; cover and process until smooth. Pour over cheese.
  2. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Garnish with tomato and cilantro if desired. Yield: 6 servings.