Tag: pecans

Speculoos Butterscotch 7-Layer Bars

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups speculoos cookie crumbs* 1/2 cup butter 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 cup unsweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted pecans 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9×13 inch […]

How-to: Sweet & Savory Blue Cheese Boards

You can’t beat a cheese board for holiday entertaining! Litehouse approached me to create a cheese board using their center cut cheese, which is cut from the center of a cheese wheel that has been aged 100 days,  and I jumped at the chance. I love having snacks for dinner and assembling […]

Beet & Blue Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 3 large beets, roasted 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese* 1/4 cup toasted pecans dressing: 1 shallot, grated 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: Quarter beets. Place in a small bowl. Add cheese […]

Root Beer Pecan Brittle

Ingredients: 2 cups halved pecans, toasted 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 8 tablespoons butter, cubed 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon McCormick root beer concentrate Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Bring the sugar, corn syrup, butter and root beer concentrate to […]

Nutty Blue Cranberry Sauce Rounds

Ingredients: 1 (8 oz) can Pillsbury® Place ’N Bake® refrigerated crescent rounds 1/4 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (I used leftover chestnut cranberry sauce) 2 oz blue cheese, crumbled (try Gorgonzola!) 8 pecan halves Directions: Heat oven to 375°F. Remove the rounds from package, separate into 8 rounds. Place rounds […]

Hummingbird Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs, at room temperature 2/3 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup crushed pineapple in juice 5.3 oz container Yoplait Greek yogurt Pineapple, at room temperature 1/4 cup canola oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 2/3 […]

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients:2 eggs2 cups shredded zucchini1 3/4 cup flour1 cup buttermilk2/3 cup sugar1/2 cup oil1/2 cup cocoa1/3 cup chopped pecans2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon cloves1/2 teaspoon allspice Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or line* 12 wells in a muffin tin. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix […]

Pecan “Stuffing”

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups chopped onions1 ½ cups chopped celery½ cup parsley¼ cup pecans, choppedabout 25 slices bread, torn2 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon butter2 tablespoons poultry seasoning1 teaspoon sage1 teaspoon celery seed½ cup chicken or turkey stock Directions: In a large pan, sauté celery and onions in the butter until translucent. […]

Pecan Pastry Pie Crust

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup crushed pecans 1/4 cup ice water 8 tablespoons butter, cold 4 tablespoons shortening, cold 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Place flour, sugar, salt and pecans in a food processor and pulse once or twice to mix. Add the […]