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Dirt Cake Recipe

Dirt Cake Recipe

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 (3.5) box's instant vanilla pudding mix
3 1/2 cups milk
1 (12 oz.) frozen whipped cream, thawed
32 oz. Oreo cookies
Chop cookies very fine. In a medium bowl mix butter, cream cheese, and sugar. In a large bowl mix milk, pudding, and whipped topping. Combine pudding mixture and cream mixture together. Layer in a flower pot of your choosing, starting with cookies then cream mixture. Repeat layers. Chill until ready to serve.

Green Pepper Steak Stir-Fry Recipe

Green Pepper Steak Stir-Fry Recipe

4 tsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. ginger
1 tbsp. soy sauce
3 green onions, cut into 1 in. pieces
1/2 lb. beef sirloin, cut into thin slices 1 1/2 in. long
1 tomato, cut into wedges, or 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
1 tsp. sugar
1 cup beef broth
1 to 2 tbsp. oil
1/2 green pepper, cut into strips
Hot cooked rice

In small bowl, combine cornstarch, sugar, ginger, broth and soy sauce ; mix well, set a side.
In large skillet, heat oil ; stir-fry onions and green peppers until crisp-tender. Remove vegetables and set a side. Add more oil if necessary and stir-fry meat until browned. Add broth mixture ; cook stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens. stir in vegetables and tomato. Serve over hot rice.
Makes 2 servings.

Yogurt Cake with Chocolate Chips

Yogurt Cake with Chocolate Chips

1 1/2 cups flour
1 teas. baking powder
1/2 teas. soda
1/4 teas. kosher salt
4 tbls. butter, room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
3/4 cup plain yogurt
1 teas. vanilla
3 tbls. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
confectioners sugar

Preheat oven to 375'. Lightly coat a non-stick bundt cake pan with pan spray.

In med. bowl whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. In a big bowl cream together the butter and granulated sugar, about 3 mins. Add eggs one at a time, mixing, after each.
In a med. bowl, whisk the yogurt and vanilla together and set aside. Add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture, mixing until no more dryness remains, followed by half of the yogurt mixture. Repeat, ending with the last one third of flour mixture. Use a wooden spoon to mix in the chocolate chips. Put the batter in cake pan. Bake until golden brown, or test the cake with a toothpick and if it comes out clean, it's done! 30-35 minutes.…

Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

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Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/2 cup feta cheese
1-2 tsp. Greek seasoning
1/4 cup olive oil
Garlic toast, French bread, or crackers

Prepare tomatoes as directed; spread on platter or pie plates.
Spread feta cheese over tomatoes, followed by Greek seasoning and olive oil.

Serve immediately with bread or crackers.

A Great Mexican Stuffed Shells Recipe Right Here!

A Great Mexican Stuffed Shells Recipe Right Here!

Here is what you will need for my recipe:

1 lb. ground beef (or turkey)
1 pkg. low-sodium taco seasoning
4 oz. cream cheese
16 jumbo pasta shells
1/1/2c. salsa
1 c. taco sauce
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
1 c. Monterrey jack cheese

Toppings:

green onions
black olives
sour cream

Preheat oven to 350'. In a pan brown ground beef, drain, add taco seasoning and prepare according to package directions. Add cream cheese, cover and simmer until cheese is melted. Stir together and mix well. Set aside and cool completely. While the beef is cooking, cook the pasta shells according to package directions; drain. Set shells out individually on cutting board or baking sheet so that they don't stick together. Pour salsa on bottom of  9x13" baking dish. Stuff each shell with 1-2 tbsps. of meat mixture. Place shells in 9x13" pan open side up. Evenly cover shells with taco sauce. Cover dish with foil and bake 30 minutes. After 30 minute…