Recipes, Side Dishes

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing

This is a simple recipe that can be made ahead for best flavors. It uses biscuits and cornbread that are a few days old. It can be customized to fit your families taste buds.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 5 cups stale cornbread
  • 2 cups stale biscuits
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 stick butter melted
  • 15 ounces chicken broth

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Mix celery, onion, corn bread, biscuits, parsley, poultry seasoning, sage and pepper in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix in melted butter.
  • Slowly add the chicken broth to the dry ingredients. All the chicken broth may not be needed. ┬áThe dressing should be wet but not overly wet or soupy.
  • Spread mixture evenly in a greased pan.
  • Bake uncovered for 1 hour or until lightly browned. Serve with gravy.
Recipes, Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This is a delicious sweet potato casserole with pecans and marshmallows. The edges are crispy, buttery, and sweet. It is simple to make and will be loved by all.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8
Calories 278 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the filling

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes mashed
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the topping

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions
 

For the filling

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a casserole dish.
  • Place sweet potatoes in mixer bowl. Mix in all filling ingredients until smooth.
  • At this point, taste test. If extra seasonings are needed then add.
  • Pour in casserole dish.

For the topping

  • In a mixing bowl, combine butter, flour, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Using a fork get the butter worked into the flour mixture.
  • Using a rubber spatula, mix in the pecans. Pour on top of filling.
  • Place in oven for 30 – 35 minutes. It should be bubbly around the edges.
  • Remove from the oven and top with as many marshmallows as you want. Place back in the oven for 10 – 15 minutes until the marshmallows are as desired.
  • Let sit for about 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Desserts, Recipes

Butterscotch Peanut Butter Haystacks

Ingredients
12 oz bag of butterscotch chips
1 cup peanut butter
12 oz bag of chow mein noodles

Directions
In a microwave or double boiler melt butterscotch chips. Once melted, remove from heat.
Add in peanut butter and stir until melted.
Pour into a mixing bowl.
Add in chow mein noodles.
Carefully mix until fully coated.
Using 2 spoons, drop by spoonfulls onto parchment paper.
It will take about an hour for them to fully set. You can put them in the fridge to speed up the process.

Breads, Recipes

No Sugar Added Blueberry Bread

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup Stevia
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups blueberries


Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease & flour a loaf pan
In a mixing bowl add flour, baking powder, salt, and Stevia. Mix together.
Add in milk, applesauce, vegetable oil, egg, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
Carefully fold in blueberries.
Pour into loaf pan.
Bake 60 – 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let cool 10 minutes and then remove from pan and place on cooling rack.
Great served with melted butter.
If you would like it sweeter you can always add a sugar-free lemon glaze. I have the link for the glaze in the video description.
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