Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have
Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have its cookbook showcased, please contact our society department at 330-747-1471, ext. 1283, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Women’s League of Canfield’s “SIMPLE PLEASURES II”
by BARB WOERNER
16fresh asparagus spears
16slices sandwich bread (crusts removed)
18-ounce package cream cheese, softened
8bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
2tablespoons minced chives
1/4cup butter, melted
3tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Place asparagus in a skillet with a small amount of water; cook until crisp-tender, about 6 to 8 minutes; drain and set aside. Flatten bread slices with a rolling pin. Combine the cream cheese, bacon and chives and spread 1 tablespoon on each slice of bread. Top with an asparagus spear. Roll up tightly; place seem side down on a greased baking sheet. Cut roll-ups in half. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes 32 appetizers.
by SANDY SFARA
2cups cottage cheese
1pound Monterey Jack cheese, grated or shredded
3ounces softened cream cheese
1teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt
Melt butter and gradually add flour, stirring until smooth and thick; set aside. Beat together the beaten eggs, cottage cheese, sugar, baking powder, salt and milk. Add flour mixture, and mix well with fork. Place in 9-inch by 13-inch pan. Drop Monterey Jack cheese into mixture. Bake at 350 degrees fro 45 to 60 minutes. (May be reheated.)
ORIENTAL CHICKEN SALAD
by DIANE GRAHAM
4chicken breasts, cooked and slivered
11/2heads of lettuce, torn
4green onions, thinly sliced
1can Chinese noodles
1/2cup slivered almonds
1/4cup poppy seeds
Combine dressing ingredients in a container and shake well. Pour over salad ingredients and toss.
twinkie cream dessert
by MAUREEN A. MURPHY
5Heath bars, chopped
15-ounce box vanilla instant pudding
18-ounce Cool Whip
Cut each Twinkie in half, lengthwise. Layer Twinkies on bottom of a 9-inch by 13-inch pan with whipped-cream side up. Spread half of Heath bar pieces over this layer. Combine pudding mix with milk, and mix for 2 minutes. Spread this over bottom layer. Place the next layer of Twinkies cream-side down over pudding. Sprinkle on remainder of Heath candy. Spread Cool Whip on top; store in refrigerator.
HOW TO ORDER
Order Junior Women’s League of Canfield’s “Simple Pleasures” by calling Diane Smythe at 330-503-8202. The cost of $15 includes shipping.