Snickerdoodles

Such a simple and quick recipe to follow, Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite recipes to bake. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups of sugar 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) of unsalted … More Snickerdoodles

Agua de Sandia

Agua de Sandia in Spanish translates to Watermelon Water. In order to bear the triple digit heat in Texas, my mother has been showing me how to make different fruit drinks to keep cool and be refreshed. Agua de Sandia is a flavor of a Mexican beverage known as Aguas Frescas (Fresh Waters). You can substitute the watermelon for … More Agua de Sandia

Philly Cheesecake

The simplest and most delicious cheesecake you’ll ever make! It’s a plain cheesecake but you can top it with different fruits if you’d like. (I chose strawberries.) Ingredients: 3/4th cups of graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons of margarine (melted) ____________________________ 2 8-ounce packages of Cream Cheese, softened 1/2 cup of sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon … More Philly Cheesecake

Salsa | Chile

Easy salsa recipe passed down from my mother and approved by my traditional Mexican father. Ingredients: 8-10 Serrano Peppers or 2-5 Jalepeño’s (Your choice depending on how hot you want your salsa to be.) 2 Tomatoes 1 small clove of Garlic Salt Directions: First step is roasting or boiling your peppers and tomatoes. You can do … More Salsa | Chile

Banana Bread

A sweet and moist bread that will quickly become one of your favorites. Ingredients: 2 cups of flour 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg 2 beaten eggs 1 1/2 cups of mashed bananas 1 cup of sugar 1/2 … More Banana Bread

Vanilla-Frosted Cupcakes

The most delicious and basic cupcake recipe you will ever make! Ingredients: 1 stick of butter 1/2 cup of granulated sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup of all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 tablespoon of sprinkles (if desired) ___________________________________ Frosting Ingredients: 1 1/2 sticks of butter 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract … More Vanilla-Frosted Cupcakes

Surprise Carrot Cake

Typical carrot cake recipe but with a surprise center. Ingredients: 1 8-ounce package PHILADELPHIA BRAND Cream Cheese 1/4 cup of sugar 1 egg, beaten ____________________________ 2 cups of flour 1 3/4 cups of sugar 2 teaspoons of baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon of salt 1 cup of oil 3 eggs, beaten 3 cups … More Surprise Carrot Cake

Cherry Cream Cheese Pie

The sweetest, cheapest, and quickest dessert you’ll ever make! Perfect dessert if you’re running short on time and you don’t even have to put it in the oven. The prep time is about five minutes. Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 can of Sweetened Condensed Milk/Creamer 1/4 teaspoon of Vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon … More Cherry Cream Cheese Pie

Baked Chicken stuffed with Pesto & Mozzarella Cheese

Ingredients: • Frozen Chicken Breast • Pesto (Homemade or store bought) • Mozzarella Cheese (Sliced or shredded) • Tomatoes (Sliced) • Salt & Pepper • Lemon Pepper seasoning • Olive oil First you’re going to set the oven on 425 and let it heat while you are prepping your meal. Next get your chicken breast … More Baked Chicken stuffed with Pesto & Mozzarella Cheese