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Heavenly Fruit Dessert

Drain & Save syrup from a 1lb can of fruit cocktail.

Mix in bowl

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1/2 cup cut up maraschino cherries

Stir in drained fruit & half cup sugar. Chill 2/3 cups evaporated milk in ice cube tray until almost frozen. Put cold milk in bowl & add 1/4 cup sugar. Whip until fluffy. Add 2tbsp lemon juice and whip until stiff. Fold into fruit mixture & spoon into serving dishes. Just before serving top with 1/2 cup broken pecans and 1/3 cup coconut.

Mixture will keep 45 minutes in refrigerator.

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Beef-Ka-Bobs

2lbs. steak (cut in cubes) puncture with fork before cutting into cubes

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup soy

2 tbsp vinegar

1/2 tsp ginger

1/8 tsp garlic powder

1 1/2 tsp onions

marinate overnight or 8 hours

Skewer randomly marinated beef, cooked red potatoes, green pepper, onions, mushrooms, and pineapple.

Brush with marinade and grill till done.

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Zuccini Nut Bars

Zucchini
Zucchini (Photo credit: Farmanac)

4 eggs beaten

2 cups grated zuccini unpeeled

1 cup oil

2 cups sugar

2 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup chopped nuts

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

2 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp soda

Mix eggs, zuccini, oil, spices, sugar & flour. Blend in nuts. Pour in greased 10X13 pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

Frosting

6 oz cream cheese

3/4 stick butter

1 tbsp cream or milk

1 tsp vanilla

4 cup powdered sugar

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Rice Pudding

Rice pudding bowl
Rice pudding bowl (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mix in a 2 quart bowl:

2 eggs slightly beaten

2 cups cooked rice

1 cup evaporated milk

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup raisins or dates

1/2 cup water

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp cinnamon or nutmeg

Pour mixture into greased baking dish. Set dish in shallow pan of water and bake 45 minutes or until pudding is firm at edges . Serve warm or cold.

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Louisiana Chicken Wings

Louisiana HOT SAUCE
Louisiana HOT SAUCE (Photo credit: © Stranger)

Combine:

3 oz bottled Louisiana hot sauce

1 1/2 tsp pressed garlic

1 tsp dried thyme

1 1/2 tsp crushed rosemary

1/4 tsp each salt and pepper

Add: 3 lb chicken wing sections

Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Heat 2 tsp vegetable oil in a roasting pan in oven for 5 minutes. Add wings and bake 40 minutes turning once at 20 minutes.

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Peanut Butter Swirl Bars

Peanut butter is a semi-solid and can therefor...
Peanut butter is a semi-solid and can therefore hold peaks. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, combine 1/2 cup crunch style peanut butter, 1/3 cup softened, 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar and 3/4 cup granulated sugar., beat until creamy. Gradually beat in 2 eggs and 2 tsp vanilla extract.

In a small bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1 tsp baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt; blend into peanut butter mixture. Spread into greased 13″x9″x2″ baking pan. Sprinkle 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips over surface. Place in 350 degree F oven for 5 minutes. Remove from oven; run knife through to marbelize.

Return to oven. Bake 30 minutes

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Date Rice Fluff

1- 3oz package vanilla pudding

1/2 cup precooked rice

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups milk

1 cup snipped dates

1/2 tsp shredded lemon peel

1/2 cup whipped cream

In a saucepan combine, rice & salt, gradually stir in milk.Cook according to instructions on package. Stir in dates and lemon peel. Cover and chill, stir several times while chilling. Just before serving fold whipped cream into mixture. Garnish with sliced dates.

Serves 4 to 6