Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Here are the recipes from what I made for our party the other day. Try them and let me know if you like them. They are yummy to me.

Melt Aways

Melt Aways
1/2 lb. Butter
1/3 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup corn starch
1 cup flour

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat ingredients together till smooth and creamy. Form into small balls about the size of a quarter (no bigger). They will grow in the oven a little. Bake them for 12 minutes. Makes about 40 cookies.

3 ozs. soft cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla
food coloring

Make frosting by mixing all ingredients. The frosting can be any color you like. Some favorites are pink or blue for baby showers, green or white with a bit of a cherry on top for christmas, or orange for halloween. Frost cookies when they are completely cool. Be generous with the frosting. It makes the cookie. Eat the cookies in one bite. They crumble once bitten into.

The Festive Cheese Spread
I love this one!

Festive Cheese Spread
8 ozs. soft cream cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1 bottle mango chutney (or apricot jam) enough to cover the cheese block
1/2 cup crasins boiled till soft and cooled
1/3 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
1 bunch green onions chopped up

Mix cheeses and coconut. Form into a 1 inch high square, oval, rectangle etc. and put in fridge. When ready to serve put cheese base of plate. Cover with chutney or jam then cranberries then nuts then green onions. Enjoy with crackers. I like it best with Wheat Thins. They are sturdy enough to cut into it and they just taste good with it. Enjoy!