Friday, January 29, 2010

Bon's Dinner Rolls & Cinnamon Rolls

1 cup warm water
½ cup sugar
2 Tbsp Yeast
2 Tbsp Sugar
1 cup warmed milk
2 eggs
2 tsp salt
½ cup butter or margarine
6 ½ cups flour
(optional, ½ cup mashed potatoes)

Combine milk, ½ cup sugar, salt, and butter in mixing bowl.
Dissolve yeast in warm water with 2 Tbsp sugar, let start to rise. Then add yeast mixture eggs, and 2 cups flour to milk mixture. Beat until smooth. Add remaining flour and knead to soft dough, about 5-8 minutes.

Let rise until doubled.

Shape into dinner rolls or for cinnamon rolls, roll dough out into rectangle and brush with softened butter, coat with brown sugar and sprinkle with cinnamon.
Roll up and cut. Dental floss works best.
Place on greased pan. Let rise till double, about 30 minutes.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

¼ butter, softened
Approximately 2 Tbsp imitation vanilla
Approximately ¼ tsp almond extract
2-3 Tbsp milk
Powdered sugar
Mix together milk, vanilla, almond extract and butter. Add powdered sugar to thicken to desired consistency.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Creamy Beef Enchiladas

Begin with your favorite enchilada sauce. (Canned, packet, or homemade)Make as directed
Whisk in 1 can cream of mushroom soup
Brown 1 lb ground beef
Saute 1 small onion, chopped
Grate  cheddar cheese to make 2 cups

Spread 1/2 the sauce in a casserole dish
Spoon meat/onion mixture into tortillas, sprinkle with cheese and roll.
Place in dish with seam on the side, then roll till seam is down. Place next enchilada touching the saucy side of the one before, this should prevent the enchiladas from sticking together.
Continue till pan is full.
Pour the remaining sauce over the tortillas and sprinkle with cheese,

Bake in a 350 deg oven for 15 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
Serve with sides of rice, corn, sour cream, etc.

Chocolate Frosting

1/4 cup butter
3 Tbs milk
2 Tbs cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
powdered sugar - 1/2 lb or till desired thickness

Leftovers? Spread between graham crackers for a guilty pleasure!