Pesto Parmesan Christmas Tree

Originally posted on Penny's Food Blog:
Pesto Parmesan Christmas Tree How adorable is that?  Not to mention yummy.  Impress the Christmas crowd with this baby!  I made it for our annual Christmas Book Group pot luck. 1 (8 oz) can crescent rolls or crescent dough sheet 32 cubes Mozzarella cheese shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4…

Chocolate and peanut butter Baklava

Originally posted on Cooking Without Limits:
? With Chocolate baklava in my mind, I changed a little bit the recipe and I made a new dessert.  I add peanut butter and I made another great easy dessert. You can make it with your kids for Christmas or any other time. To get it very crispy…

Rum-Glazed Pumpkin Cake

Originally posted on Recipes, Recipes, Recipes:
Rum-Glazed Pumpkin Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup canola oil 4 large eggs 1/4 cup water 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size) 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves GLAZE: 1 cup…

Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies

Originally posted on THE SENTIENT BAKER:
These are rainy day cookies. Cookies for when both supplies and moral are running low. A simple tumble of ingredients baked into a melting, chewy crumb, rich with hazelnuts and cocoa. I love how the tops crack in the heat, creating nooks and crevices for a snow-like dusting of…

French Onion Soup Burger

Originally posted on Wish to Dish:
Fusing together the cuisines of two cultures is not a new idea – the more I read about cooking I learn that we have been borrowing techniques, ingredients and recipes off each other for years and re-imagining them in our own contexts. Today I add this recipe to a…

Green Chicken Burgers

Originally posted on Cooking Up The Pantry:
You always need a good chicken burger recipe and this one is a cracker. Made on the BBQ or in a pan it works well both ways. Makes 6 burgers. Ingredients 500g minced chicken 75g chickpea flour 30g fresh coriander, leaves and stalks chopped 2 spring onions/green onions,…

Gnocchi Bolognese Bake

Originally posted on Wish to Dish:
Bolognese, pasta bake, gnocchi: three of my most nostalgic, cozy comfort foods. When the three are combined? Pure heaven. This is not fine dining, this is not “healthy eating” and this is certainly not a speedy supper but it is a great example of food’s ability to warm your…

Coconut And Chocolate Squares

Originally posted on Cooking Up The Pantry:
Another sweet treat was required this weekend for cricket morning tea so, introducing one of the easiest sweet treats to make with no baking required. Makes 30-50 pieces depending on how you cut them up. Ingredients 600g desiccated coconut 420g icing sugar, sieved 2 x 395g condensed milk…

Cheese And Bacon Puffs

Originally posted on Cooking Up The Pantry:
I have shared my cheese puff recipe before but these combine two of my all time favourite foods. These little gems are crispy on the outside, slightly gooey on the inside and utterly delicious! I like to use a smoked bacon as it gives more flavour. Makes 48-60…

Brazilian Chocolate Orange Balls

Originally posted on Cooking Up The Pantry:
These are a rather dangerous treat to have in the house!? I get the boys involved in rolling the balls out as they are often for their social events or cricket club morning teas. Makes 28 balls. Ingredients 30g butter 395g tin condensed milk 100g dark chocolate, 70%…