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)

Super Easy Scalloped Potatoes

2 cans sliced white potatoes, one drained  one not

1 large scoop of pimento cheese

1 large scoop sour cream

1 large scoop cream cheese

1 large scoop Velveeta Shreds

Sprinkling of salt

 

 

Dump potatoes in  large pot , using low heat.

Stir in all other ingredients.

Keep stirring until mixed well and all cheeses are melted.

Simmer until thick, stirring often.

 

This is just a quick and easy recipe- no measuring just add/take away per your personal taste.

 

 

 

 

Three Cheese Baked Mac and Cheese

2 cups cooked macaroni, drained

3/4 cups evaporated milk

1/2 cup shredded Velveeta

1/2 cup shredded Triple Cheddar with Touch of Philly

1 heaping TB of margarine

1 heaping TB of cream cheese

 

1/2  cup of each shredded cheese

1/2  cup panko crumbs

1 heaping TB of melted margarine

 

Stir first 6  ingredients until blended in large bowl.

Pour into quart size casserole dish.

Add 1/2 cup of each cheese on top.

Top with panko crumbs (cover casserole completely) and melted butter.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

This is a drier mac- you could add more milk or cheese if you want the creamier version.

 

My Creamed Spinach

1/8 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 container of whipped cream cheese with chives

1 stick margarine

1 cup frozen onions and peppers

1 tsp minced garlic

1 TB flour

1 cup evaporated milk

1 cup shredded mozzarella

1/2 can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped small

1 small can mushrooms, drained

2 cans chopped spinach, drained dry

 

Mix together in large bowl: nutmeg, salt, and cream cheese.

Melt butter in skillet then sauté peppers, onions and garlic until translucent.

Stir in flour to thicken, watching closely so as not to burn.

Pour sautéed peppers and onions over cream cheese mixture, blending completely.

Add milk and mozzarella, stirring well.

Mix in spinach, mushrooms and water chestnuts.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crock Pot Cheesy Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

broc soup

1 head cauliflower, chopped small

12 oz chopped frozen broccoli

4-5 cups milk

12 oz evaporated milk

1 can cream of asparagus soup

1 stick margarine

1 green pepper, chopped

1 onion, chopped

8 oz shredded Velveeta cheese

12 oz cream cheese, softened

Saute chopped onion and green pepper in margarine.

Stir all ingredients together in large bowl and pour into crock pot.

Cook on low for 6 hours.

Another Roll Up Recipe

roll ups

16 oz whipped cream cheese

1 packet  dry Ranch Dressing

1 cup mixed frozen bell peppers, thawed and patted dry

1/2 can black olives chopped

3 green onions, chopped

4 flour tortillas

 

Mix all ingredients completely and spread over tortillas.

Roll up  and wrap in Saran Wrap.

Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Cut into one inch slices and serve. Mine never look like the nice round shapes you see online but they taste really good!

 

Bajillions of variations but we like this one. Another basic recipe that can be personalized in so many ways!

 

 

Creamy Simple Spaghetti

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 1 jar Classico Traditional Sweet Basil Sauce

8 oz cream cheese

1 can diced tomatoes, drained

1 onion, chipped

1/2 stick margarine

1 TB garlic (I use Spice World minced)

Sautee onion and garlic in butter until golden. Combine with all other ingredients and simmer until cream cheese is melted. Continue to simmer until bubbling. Add to cooked spaghetti.