Monday, October 19, 2009

Mississippi Mud Cookies

Mississippi Mud Cookies
Make them for the holidays!


1 cup Nestle or Hershey semisweet chocolate morsels
1/2 cup margerine , softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon Watkins vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans & walnuts
1/2 cup Nestle or hershey milk chocolate morsels
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. miniature marshmallows

Directions :
1. Melt semisweet chocolate morsels in a small microwave-safe glass bowl at HIGH 1 minute or until smooth, stirring every 30 seconds.
2. Beat margerine and sugar on medium speed until creamy; add eggs, 1 at a time. Add Watkins vanilla and the melted chocolate.
3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in chopped pecans and 1/2 cup milk chocolate morsels.
4. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Press 3 marshmallows into each portion of dough.
5. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

This is a version of the one from Southern Living...
Mary Ruth Mason, Pearsall, Texas, Southern Living, AUGUST 2007

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I am Stephanie Jackson, Associate #367131.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Blue Ribbon Chili # 2 from Watkins

Blue Ribbon Chili #2

2 lbs lean or extra lean ground beef

6 oz (half bottle) Tropical SalsaWatkins

1 cup ketchup

1 tsp Watkins Calypso Hot Pepper Sauce (for more heat, increase to taste)

2 cans (15 oz each) tomato sauce with chunky vegetables (or substitute one can w/green peppers and onions for one of the chunky vegetables)

1 can (15 oz) hot chili beans

1 can (15 oz) light red kidney beans

5 tbsp Watkins Chili Seasoning (more or less to taste)

1/2 tsp Watkins Rosemary

1 can (15 oz) mushrooms

1/2 tsp Watkins Red Pepper Flakes

Toppings for garnish

Cooking Directions
Brown ground beef and drain well.

In a medium pot on medium heat, combine browned meat, Tropical Salsa, ketchup, Calypso Sauce, tomato sauce, beans, Chili Seasoning, Rosemary and mushrooms.

Cook for two hours (stovetop: bring to boil and simmer for 1 hour).

Add Red Pepper Flakes (if desired) and simmer for at least 1 more hour.

Cool and refrigerate overnight. Reheat and serve.

Garnish with: shredded cheddar cheese, diced onions, diced green peppers, sour cream, red pepper flakes and saltine crackers.

Cinnamon Cookies

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Cinnamon & Spice Cookies

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp Purest Ground Cinnamon
6 oz. Organic Nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups sugar
12 tbsp butter (1 ½ sticks), softened
1 egg
1/2 tsp Original Double-Strength Vanilla
1/4 cup molasses

Cooking Directions
Preheat oven to 350F. In a medium bowl whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. In a shallow bowl set aside 1/2 cup sugar.With an electric mixer beat butter, remaining sugar, egg, vanilla, and molasses until well blended. Combine with dry ingredients until dough forms. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and dip in 1/2 cup reserved sugar. Arrange on a baking sheet, about 3-inches apart. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Makes 3 dozen.