Monday, December 29, 2014

Egg Casserole

This was made at our ward Christmas party--and it was delicious!  I am definitely keeping this recipe and I will be shortly serving it up for my family.

ingredients:
1/4 lb. butter
1/2 cup flour
6 eggs
1 cup milk
1 lb monterey jack cheese, shredded
3 oz cream cheese, softened
2 cups cottage cheese
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar

1 lb. sausage (optional)

directions:
1.  Melt butter, add flour and cook until smooth.  
2.  Beat eggs, then add milk, cheeses, baking powder, salt, sugar and butter to the flour mixture.
3.  Stir until well blended.  Pour into a well greased pan.
4.  Bake uncovered at 350* for 45 minutes.

optional
Pre-cook about 1 lb of sausage and add to the recipe.

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French Toast Casserole

I made this for our ward Christmas party, and again on Christmas morning--it was really yummy and I don't want to lose the recipe! 


ingredients:
1 loaf bread (any type will do, but a nice loaf of French is preffered)
6 eggs
1 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup half and half or cream
3/4 cup sugar
2 Tbsp vanilla

1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick butter, cubed

directions:
1.  Tear the bread into chunks and place them in a greased 9x13" pan.  
2.  Mix together eggs, milk, half and half or cream, sugar and vanilla.  
3.  Pour the mixture evenly over the bread.
4.  In another bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.
5.  Add the butter and mix until the batter comes somewhat together.
6.  Sprinkle the flour/sugar mixture evenly over the top of the egg-soaked bread.
7.  Bake at 350* for 45-55 minutes.  


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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Turkey Club Pizza

This was among several recipes I have, and I thought I'd give it a try.  It was fast and delicious!  What a hit and a nice change to traditional pizza.  Yum!


ingredients:
1 pkg refrigerated pizza dough or Mom's Pizza Dough
1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
1/3 cup mayonnaise
zest from 1 lemon
2 cups shredded jack cheese
1/2 Tbsp. basil
6 oz. deli sliced turkey
8 slices bacon - cooked and crumbled (I bought pre-cooked and it was delightfully quick)
1 tomato - thinly sliced (optional)
1/2 cup swiss cheese

directions:
1.  Place pizza dough on large cookie sheet or stone.  
2.  Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
3.  Bake at 425* for 10 minutes.

4.  Mix mayonnaise and lemon zest.  Spread over cooked pizza crust.
5.  Top with reaming ingredients in order listed.
6.  Bake at 425* for 8 minutes.


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