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WHAT YOU NEED!!!

  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cupbutterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting, If desired

MAKE IT!!!

    1. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla; beat on low speed until blended.
    2. Unroll 1 can of dough into 1 large rectangle; press seams and perforations to seal. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9 X13 -inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spread with cream cheese mixture.
    3. In small bowl, mix pecans, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Sprinkle half the pecan mixture over the cream cheese layer. On lightly floured surface, press or roll out remaining dough into 9 X 13-inch rectangle. Place over filling. Sprinkle remaining pecan mixture over top.
    4. Bake at 375°F 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly on cooling rack.  Dust with powdered sugar. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

    Buon appetito always!
      Mangia!!!! 

“Delicious for brunch or a quick week-night dinner, this frittata with sausage, potatoes, and Parmesan cheese is topped with chopped tomato and sliced green onion.”

 
WHAT YOU NEED!!!
1 (9.6 ounce) package Jimmy Dean®
Original Hearty Pork Sausage Crumbles
2 cups cubed cooked red potatoes
8 eggs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
2 green onions, thinly sliced
 MAKE IT!!!
1. Cook sausage in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 4-5 minutes or until hot. Stir in potatoes.
2. Beat eggs, cheese, salt and pepper in large bowl with wire whisk. Pour over sausage mixture.
3. Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes, occasionally lifting edge with spatula and tilting skillet to allow uncooked egg to flow underneath. (Do not stir.)
4. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook 14-17 minutes or until eggs are set.
5. Top with tomato and onions. Cut into 8 wedges to serve

 

Buon appetito always!
  Mangia!!!! 

What You Need!!!

1 pkg. (8 oz.)  Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup  Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
2 cans (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1   red pepper, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Make It!!!

HEAT oven to 350°F.

BEAT cream cheese and 3/4 cup Parmesan with mixer until well blended.

SEPARATE dough into 8 rectangles; seal seams. Spread with cream cheese mixture; top with peppers and parsley. Fold each rectangle lengthwise into thirds to enclose filling; cut into 4 squares. Place, seam-sides down, on baking sheet; top with remaining Parmesan.

BAKE 13 to 15 min. or until golden brown.

 

Buon appetito always!
  Mangia!!!! 

“You can also use this tantalizing recipe to make peach crisp (which I HIGHLY recommend.) Very easy and delightful. At its best when served hot. Use fresh fruit whenever possible.”

WHAT YOU NEED!!!

  •  
    • 8 apples or 8 peaches, peeled
    • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/2 cup cold butter

MAKE IT!!!

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Lightly grease a 13×9 glass pan.
  3. Cut fruit into slices (removing pit or seeds) and layer in bottom of pan.
  4. Mix dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl and then cut in butter with a pastry cutter (cut until crumbly).
  5. Sprinkle mixture over fruit.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  7. Top should be browned.
  8. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream

 

 

Buon appetito always!
  Mangia!!!!