Cheesy Garlic Roll Recipe

I am partial to garlic bread, having worked at a famous Italian restaurant in St Louis for many years..  So when I make my own bread – I load it up with garlic sometimes as it reminds me of my teenage years!

 

Cheesy Garlic Roll Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbs unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • 2 Tbs nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbs fresh grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Place first 7 ingredients in bread maker, in order given.
  2. Set bread maker to dough cycle.
  3. When complete, remove from pan
  4. Gently roll out dough into large 24" rope
  5. Cut into 24 even pieces
  6. Roll each into small ball
  7. Place in greased pan
  8. Combine butter and garlic
  9. Spread over roll dough
  10. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  11. Cover, let rise for 45 minutes
  12. Bake at 375 for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned
  13. Remove, cut apart
  14. Serve immediately
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Cinnamon Frosting Recipe

I whipped up a spice cake today and wanted something *different* for the frosting. OMG this frosting is fabulous!  It’s not overly sweet and the cinnamon flavor is just wonderful!

Cinnamon Frosting Recipe

Ingredients

  • 16 oz powdered sugar, (1 box)
  • 1 Tbs cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1 egg white
  • dash salt
  • 3 Tbs milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Sift powdered sugar and cinnamon into a bowl
  2. Remove 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar/cinnamon and place in a large bowl. Add in melted butter. Beat until well blended. Add in egg white and dash of salt. Beat well.
  3. Mix in remaining cinnamon sugar mixture.
  4. Add in milk and vanilla.
  5. Beat well - you may have to add more milk to get to desired consistency.
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Candied Pecan Recipe

This recipe is SO easy and was such a hit!  I highly recommend it!

Candied Pecan Recipe

Ingredients

  • 12-16 ounces shelled, whole or halved pecans
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250
  2. Mix sugar, cinnamon and salt in small bowl
  3. Spread large baking sheet with foil or parchment paper
  4. Whisk egg white until foamy, add water, continue to whisk so mixture remains foamy
  5. Mix in pecans
  6. Add in sugar-cinnamon mixture
  7. Stir until well coated
  8. Pour onto prepared pan, spread out evenly
  9. Bake 1 hour at 250, stirring every 15 minutes
  10. Allow to cool
  11. Store tightly covered, up to 1 week.
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Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

I love caramel sauce.  It’s just the best.  Drizzle it on apple pie, put it on ice cream, throw it on top of brownies, just to name a few great yummy ways to eat caramel sauce!

This recipe may look daunting but I promise you it isn’t!  I tried my candy thermometer (given by my good friend) and the temperature gauge didn’t even go high enough!  It’s easy to watch and take off when it starts to turn dark amber.  So easy!

Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbs light corn syrup
  • 1 cup heavy cream, warmred
  • 4 Tbs unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. In LARGE saucepan (yes it must be large or it will bubble over and create a HUGE mess!)
  2. stir together the sugar, 1/2 cup water, and the corn syrup. This sounds crazy, but take a pastry brush and dip in water and brush all sugar crystals that are on the sides of the pan down into the mixture. Heat to boiling on medium high, DO NOT STIR! Takes about 3-4 minutes to bring to a boil. Continue to boil until mixture turns dark amber brown - maybe 12 minutes. On a candy thermometer, this is about 320-340 degrees.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and VERY quickly add the 1 cup warmed heavy cream. The mixture will bubble all over creation (hence using a LARGE sauce pan!) Add the 4 Tbs softened unsalted butter as well. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Cool slightly, Stir in vanilla extract and salt.
  5. Pour into small glass containers, cool completely.
  6. Seal well.
  7. Will keep 1 month at room temp or 2 months refrigerated.
  8. Reheat in microwave before using!
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Bourbon Apple Pie Recipe

Ooh there’s nothing like apple pie at this time of the year – well, really at ANY time of the year!  This recipe is DELICIOUS!

Bourbon Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pie crusts (homemade or store bought!)
  • 4 pounds assorted apples
  • 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs bourbon
  • 5 Tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • coarse sugar

Instructions

  1. Peel and core the apples, slice into 1/4 slices. Place in a large bowl,sprinkle with lemon juice and 1/4 cup bourbon. Melt 2 Tbs butter in large skillet, place half the apples into the skillet. Sprinkle with half the granulated sugar Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture comes to a simmer. Reduce to medium, cook another 6-7 minutes or until the apples begin to soften. Transfer to a bowl. Melt 2 Tbs butter and do some process with the other half of the apples. Add the 2nd batch of apples to bowl, sprinkle with cinnamon and ginger. Cool completely.
  2. Place one pie crust in a lightly greased 9" pie plate. Press edges up against the sides. Place cooled apples into the crust. Dot with remaining 1 Tbs of butter, cut into small pieces. Pour the tablespoon of bourbon over the apples as well. Place other crust over top, pressing to seal. and crimping edges. Cut slits in to to allow steam to escape. Brush the crust with the beaten egg and sprinkle with coarse sugar. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Put a baking sheet on bottom rack of oven. Preheat oven to 400. Place the pie on the preheated baking sheet. Bake until crust is golden, about 65-70 minutes. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.
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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Truly, lemon meringue pie is my all time favorite..  The best.  I could eat it EVERY day.  And then I’d be 1000 pounds.  LOL.  But it is my favorite…

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • Pie
  • 9 inch baked pie crust
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten (keep whites!)
  • 3 Tbs unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Meringue
  • 4 egg whites (room temperature)
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tarter
  • 6 Tbs sugar

Instructions

  1. Pie:
  2. Prepare pie shell.
  3. Mix sugar and cornstarch in heavy bottomed saucepan. Slowly stir in water.
  4. Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
  5. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
  6. Stir half the mixture into the beaten egg yolks, then incorporate all back into the saucepan.
  7. Boil and stir for 1 more minute.
  8. Remove from heat, stir in butter, lemon juice and rind.
  9. Pour hot mixture into pie shell
  10. Meringue:
  11. Beat eat whites and cream of tarter until foamy.
  12. Beat in 1 Tbs of sugar at a time, until stiff and glossy.
  13. Do NOT underbeat!
  14. Spoon meringue over hot filling, spread over filling all the way sealed to the edge of crust.
  15. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
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Toasted Pecan Pie Crust Recipe

I wanted a new crust for a lemon meringue pie (recipe to follow soon) that I whipped up the other day.  And this one TOTALLY fit the bill!  YUMMMY!!

Toasted Pecan Pie Crust Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbs unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Melt butter, mix with pecans and sugar. Press in pie plate.
  3. Bake approximately 12 minutes - pecans will be lightly toasted.
  4. Crust will slip down, press back up the sides.
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This would be great with a chocolate pie or a key lime as well 🙂

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