Pecan Cream Cheese Icing

1 cup butter, softened
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 capfull real vanilla
4 cups confectioners sugar
1 cup toasted pecans

Cream butter and cream cheese together.
Add vanilla and blend well.
Add sugar a cup at a time and cream until soft and totally blended.
Blend in pecans.

Delicious with Butter Pecan Cake (I use a mix)

Fancy Corn Pudding

1 egg

1 can reg corn, drained

1 can creamed corn

4 oz mild green chilies, drained

1/4 cup pimentos, drained

1 1/2 cups shredded cheese

1/2 stick melted margarine

1/4 cup frozen onions, thawed

1/2 cup cream cheese (whipped version)

1/4 cup cottage cheese

1/4 cup sour cream

1 pkg cornbread

1/4 cup sugar

 

Mix all ingredients.

Bake in buttered  8 X 8 casserole dish at 350 for 80-90 minutes.

Allow to cool at least  15 minutes before serving.

 

 

Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

 

Before

Tiny bite of perfection

 

1/2 cup flour

1 cup brown sugar ( I used dark)

2/3 cup butter, softened ( I used unsalted)

2 eggs, beaten

1/2 capful of real vanilla extract

1 cup chopped pecans

 

Spray mini muffin pan with  Pam Baking Spray with flour

(I used the nonstick pan)

Blend flour and sugar.

Add  butter.

Add eggs and vanilla extract.

Add  pecans last, making sure all ingredients are completely blended.

 

Use a small scoop to fill each muffin well 2/3 full.

Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

Ovens may vary so check to make sure  muffins are not getting too brown.

Let rest for 10 minutes, then remove from pan.

These popped out with NO sticking at all.

Makes 24 mini muffins.

 

 

 

 

 

Hominy Casserole

2 cans hominy, drained

1 can green chilies, drained

1/2 cup roasted red peppers (or pimentos), drained

1 cup chopped black olives, drained

1 cup shredded mozzarella

1/2 carton Green Onion Dip

sprinkling of sugar

crumbled Ritz crackers

 

Mix all ingredients (except Ritz) and top with crumbled Ritz crackers, dotting with margarine.

Bake at 350 for thirty minutes

Allow to rest for a few minutes before serving.

My Best Baked Beans

20 oz can Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans

15 oz can Ranch Style Beans

1  cup frozen peppers and onions, thawed and patted dry

1/4 cup Sweet Baby Rays Hickory Brown Sugar BBQ sauce

1/4 cup brown sugar

 

Mix all ingredients and pour into 2 qt baking dish.

Bake at 350 for 60-90 minutes, until thick.

Stir several times while baking.

Let rest for 15 minutes before serving.