Chicken Fantastic is a comforting casserole combining chicken with wild rice, French-style green beans, water chestnuts, onions, pimentos, cream of celery soup and mayonnaise. Sour cream or Greek yogurt could be substituted for the mayonnaise if you prefer. This recipe for Chicken Fantastic comes from the Poplar Grove Plantation, pictured below.Continue reading →
Trailside Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are delicious cookies that if I had named them, I would have called them “kitchen sink” cookies because you can put as many “add-ins” as you would like into the batter! The basic cookie is an oatmeal cookie to which peanut butter has been added along with the usual ingredients you would put in a cookie such as flour, eggs, vanilla, sugar and butter.
The fun begins with the additional ingredients that should equal 2 1/2 cups – peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, chopped nuts, raisins, shredded coconut or whatever favorite ingredients you wish to add! Today I used peanut butter chips, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in the cookies you see in the photos. I have added coconut and nuts in the past and loved those cookies, too!
Trailside Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
First, using an electric mixer, beat the butter and peanut butter until smooth. Add sugar, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Add eggs, milk and vanilla and mix until well combined.
Next, add flour, rolled oats and the chocolate chips and other desired additions you’ve selected. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets. I use a small scoop to make the cookies a uniform size as well as to make the process faster.
Finally, bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes until edges are golden. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack and let them cool. Store in an airtight container.
What a great cookie for the holidays! The recipe for Trailside Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies yields 4 dozen cookies so there will be plenty to take along to a Holiday Cookie Swap Party! (That’s assuming you’re not married to a Cookie Monster like I am!)
If you’re looking for more Christmas Cookie recipes, check out the other cookie recipes on Silver Foodie! Butterscotch Blondies are an outstanding bar cookie – after I make them I can’t stay away from them!
Chicken Broccoli Braid features chicken, fresh broccoli, red bell pepper and Cheddar cheese flavored with garlic and dill wrapped in crescent roll dough and baked. The crescent roll dough is braided over the top of the filling to create a pleasing presentation. During the holidays I always buy crescent roll … Continue reading →
Eggnog Ricotta Pancakes are very flavorful pancakes that combine the richness of holiday eggnog with the creaminess of ricotta cheese accented with pumpkin pie spice. Egg whites beaten until stiff peaks form are folded into the batter to give these wonderful pancakes a light and fluffy texture. Warm maple syrup … Continue reading →
Cranberry Coconut Macaroons are so good I can’t believe it! A few days ago I bought several bags of fresh cranberries at my local “big box” store, planning to make some homemade cranberry sauce and other recipe favorites containing cranberries. I don’t always pay attention to recipes on the back … Continue reading →
Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year when we enjoy spending time with family and friends sharing Thanksgiving Dinner, making memories and counting our many blessings. It can also be a time of stress for those responsible for preparing the focal point of the celebration, Thanksgiving Dinner! In today’s post I’d like to … Continue reading →
A Family Tradition My Grandmother’s Cornbread Dressing recipe is my favorite dressing recipe and has been a Thanksgiving tradition in our family for many years. I debated with myself as to whether to name this my Grandmother’s or my Dad’s recipe because my Dad prepared it for so many years after … Continue reading →