Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes


Steps 1. Preheat oven to 350*. Put shortening and peanut butter in
the mixing bowl. Beat with the electric mixer on medium speed until
well mixed. Stopping the mixer to scrape with rubber spatula. Stop
the mixer. 2. Add the granulated sugar, brown sugar, and baking soda.
Beat with the electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed,
stopping the mixer to scrape the bowl. Stop the mixer. 3. Add eggs
and vanilla. Beat with the electric mixer on medium speed until well
mixed. Stop the mixer. 4. Add the flour, ½ cup at a time, to the
peanut butter mixture. Beat with the electric mixer on medium speed
until well mixed. Stop the mixer; stir in any remaining flour with
the wooden spoon. 5. To make one bear, shape the dough into balls of
the following sizes: one1-inch ball, one ¾-inch ball, six ½-inch
balls, and one ¼-inch ball. On the ungreased cookie sheet use your
hand to press gently on the1-inchball, flatten it to ½-inch thickness
for the body. Attach the ¾-inch ball for the head; flatten it to ½-
inch thickness. Attach the six ½-inch balls for the arms, legs, and
ears. Place the ¼-inch ball on the head for the nose. Repeat with
remaining dough, leaving about 1 ½-inch space between each bear. Or,
form dough into other shapes such as bunnies, butterflies, or
dinosaurs. For even baking, all cookies must be about the same size.
Prep: 20 minutes plus shaping Bake: about 10 minutes per batch Makes
24-36 cookies


Carnival of the Recipes – Anything Goes Recipes August 11, 2007

Carnival of the Recipes is up at TechnoGypsy

You can find it here: Anything Goes Recipes


Chicken Recipes did Cajun Chicken.

Chicken Recipes had Chicken with Sourdough-Mushroom Stuffing.

Thai Cooking – The Taste of Thailand presented Thai Red Chicken Curry Recipe

Crockpot Pepper Steak at Slow Cooker Recipes.

Sweet Carrots at World Famous Recipes

German Potato Pancake Recipe at Pancake Recipes

Steak Wraps with Horseradish-Mustard Sauce at Diabetic Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies at Christmas Recipes

Famous Recipes presented CURRIED COCONUT CHICKEN

Next week the recipe carnival is going to be at Anywhere but here. The theme is recipes from places you don’t live. Submit your post to the next edition of carnival of the recipes using our carnival submission form and make it easy on the host.  Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page as well as Shawn Lea’s site.


Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies August 10, 2007

Christmas Cookies – Christmas Recipes

2 sticks butter
1&1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
12 oz. (or 2 cups) Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips

In large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, eggs (one at a time) and
vanilla until fluffy. Combine dry ingredients (except chips); add to
creamed mixture. Beat well. Fold in chips. Drop dough by
tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Flatten slightly with
fork. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Cool. Makes 4 dozen 2&1/2-inch



 Christmas Recipes – Christmas Candy Recipe

3/4 c. condensed milk
2 c. lt. brown sugar
1 c. butter
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. dark Karo corn syrup

Cook together to 240°. Add 1 tsp. vanilla. Cook to 246°. Pour into
buttered tin 1″ deep. Press nuts into candy if desired. Cut when


It’s Too Hot To Cook Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes August 8, 2007

It’s Too Hot To Cook

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It’s Too Hot To Cook – Slow Cooker Recipes Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes

This very special Summer-themed Recipe Carnival provides some absolutely amazing recipes for slow cooking and crockpot cooking.

cehwiedel, the host of last week’s Special Diet Edition Carnival, presents Hamburger Soup – New Recipe Posted posted at Kneadle Work.

Our very own Crockpot Recipe specialists here at Slow Cooker Recipes provided us with an absolutely yummy recipe for Crockpot Cornish Hens with Cherry Sauce.

Recipes carnival goddess Shawn Lea provided her three favorite crockpot recipes

Crockpot pork roast

Crockpot shrimp creole


Crockpot spicy spaghetti

Mama Squirrel at Dewey’s Treehouse prprovided some great advice and recipes for keeping cool with Hot Weather Dinner.

Pancake Recipes posted Crockpot Fresh Apple Coffee Cake

Bob Skilnik presents Chili — A State of Mind? « Beer (& More) In Food posted at Beer (& More) In Food.

Famous Blogs submitted Crockpot Cheesy Ham au Gratin

keewee presents Orange-Cranberry Turkey Fettuccine posted at KeeWee’s Corner.

Don presents Energy Bars – The Best Homemade Energy Bar Recipes posted at Don’s Biggest Loser Blog.

“If you love those little energy bars but are shocked at how much they cost, then try these homemade energy bar recipes. They’re fun to make, everyone loves them and they’ll give you a boost of energy…oh yeah…they taste better than the store bought ones!”

Smarter Dollar Famous Recipes presents Crock Pot Posole

wee wifey at 2 Fat Leaders provides a recipe for Slow Cooker Lasagna
“Convenient no-cook lasagna noodles take the work out of this traditional favorite adapted for the slow cooker. Because it’s so easy to assemble, it’s great for workdays as well as weekends.”

Recipes Recipe provided Crock Pot Pork Barbecue with Cole Slaw

DeputyHeadmistress presents Recipes posted at The Common Room.

Sally presents “You’d Hogtie Your Own Nana for this Stuff” posted at Living Without Meat.

Diabetic Recipes – Recipes for Diabetic Meals posted Crockpot Baked Chicken Breasts

NerdMom presents A New Recipe posted at Nerd Family.

Thelly at Chicken Recipes provides this lovely Slow Cooked Garlic Chicken

Dawn presents her “Dawn’s Too Lazy to Cook Chicken in a Crockpot Recipe” withthis post: Carnival of the Recipes – Crockpot Edition Yum! posted at My Tasty Space.

Famous Recipes provided Slow Cooker Chicken Napoli

Elisson presents an interesting cookie recipe with “BLACK AS THE NIGHT” posted at Blog d’Elisson.

Christmas Recipes, the host of last week’s Christmas in July Carnival of the Recipes Carnival submitted an interesting crocpot appetizer recipe called Whiskey Sausage

Riannan at In the Headlights submitted Mystery Solved! – FRENCH ONION SALISBURY STEAK

Ant presents Hawaiian Style Jerky, Experience the Sunshine posted at The Beef Jerky Blog.

Funny Jokes Slow Cooker Caramel Rice Pudding

Brian, who should be congratulated for his New Job cooking in a hotel restaurant, presented us with a recipe for A Boy Named Sous presented Killer Beans.

Recipes for Chicken supplied us with Slow Cooked Curried Chicken

Anne-Marie presents Thai Inspired Brown Rice Salad posted at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet.

Famous Recipes presents Crockpot Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Host Bee presents Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pecans posted at Busy Bee Lifestyle.

The next Carnival of the Recipes will be hosted at TechnoGypsy. The theme will be “Anything Goes.”

Submit your recipes via email to recipe dot carnival at gmail dot com, or use the Blog Carnival submit form.


Crockpot Appetizer Recipes – Whiskey Sausage August 3, 2007

Whiskey Sausage in the Crock Pot

      5 pounds kielbasa sausage
      2 cups brown sugar, packed
      2 cups catsup
      4 ounces whiskey 

Mix sugar, catsup and whiskey. Layer sausage, then sauce, sausage, then sauce, etc. in a crockpot.

Cook overnight on LOW.

Posted for the Slow Cooker Recipes Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes