Thanksgiving and Christmas are wonderful times- one of my favorite things about them is the food. Here are easy, pleasy, holiday treats.
Chocolate chip pumpkin brownies.
1/2 cup pumpkin pie filling
1 whole egg
2 egg whites
1 tbsp vegetable
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Use Baker’s Joy 9″- x 11″-inch pan.
In a large bowl, combine pumpkin puree, eggs and oil until smooth. Set aside.
In a separate medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, spices, salt and brown sugar. Add to the wet ingredients and mix until thoroughly incorporated. Stir in the chocolate chips.
Pour into prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until passes toothpick test. Cool completely before cutting.
1 lb 80/20 ground beef
block of Monterrey Jack cheese
1 TBS Nature’s Seasoning
1 tsp Garlic Powder
Mix Nature’s Seasoning and Garlic Powder together.
Mold the beef into 8, evenly sized meatballs, then roll evenly in mixed seasonings.
Chop cheese into 1/2 inch cubes, then shove into the middle of the ball.Place it deep enough to where it won’t bubble over onto the pan.
Cook for 23-25 minutes.
Nutella filled biscuits with cinnamon sugar hearts.
-1 can of biscuits; I used Pillsbury Jr. Grands.
-cocoa powder, optional
Preheat oven according to biscuit instructions.
A normal can contains 10 biscuits, so one can will make 5 Nutella biscuits.
Place flour on surface and coat each biscuit in flour.
Flatten biscuits with a rolling pin or just use your fingers.
If desired, coat biscuits with cocoa powder, for an extra-chocolatey taste.
Spread Nutella on one biscuit, I used about 2 TBS. Make sure you don’t spread it all the way to the edges.
*If the two biscuits seem like too much, just use one and fold it over like a taco, for a smaller snack. Use just a spoonful of Nutella.
You can mix up the flavoring by adding pumpkin pie spice or even peanut butter on the inside!
Press another biscuit on top and seal sides by pressing with fingertips.
Add cinnamon sugar on top.
Bake according to biscuit instructions.
*Here’s the smaller version…Nutella Tacos if you will.