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Breakfast Baked Potatoes the Ultimate Morning Meal

Ingredients:

  • 4 large russet potatoes, cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 6 strips crispy bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.Bake the potatoes in the oven until fork tender, about 45 to 50 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Alternately, you can also cook the potatoes in the microwave until fork tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.Cut a round opening at the top of the potatoes, almost like a lid, and remove it.

Then using a spoon, scoop out most of the center. Or as much needed to make space for the egg. Sprinkle a little bit of salt and pepper in each potato and then crack an egg into each boat. Top the egg with shredded cheese, crispy bacon and more cheese.

Place potatoes on a baking sheet and bake until the egg whites have set, but the yolks are still runny, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with fresh chives. Serve warm for breakfast or a quick and healthy supper with a side salad.

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Watermelon Poke Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 box white cake mix, plus ingredients required on the box
  • 1 box watermelon jello
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
  • Green food coloring (optional)

    Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare cake mix as per package directions.
  3. Pour batter into a prepared 13x9 pan.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Cool cake completely, then poke holes with the handle of a mixing spoon approximately one inch apart.
  6. Prepare jello as directed on the package (typically this uses 2 cups of water - 1 boiling, 1 cold).
  7. Pour jello liquid over the cake evenly.
  8. Place cake in refrigerator for 1-2 hours until cooled completely.
  9. If desired, dye Cool Whip with green food coloring until it is a light green color. Frost cake with Cool Whip and enjoy!

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Fudge Turtle Brownie Pie

Ingredients

  1. Brownie
  2. 1 (17-ounce) package brownie mix with walnuts
  3. 3 tablespoons water
  4. 1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
  5. 2 Land O Lakes® All-Natural Eggs
  6. 12 caramels, unwrapped, quartered
  7. Sauce
  8. 15 caramels, unwrapped
  9. 1/3 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
  10. 1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half
  11. Topping
  12. 1 quart butter pecan ice cream, softened*
  13. 1/2 cup chopped pecans, if desired

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9-inch pie pan. Set aside.
  2. Combine all brownie ingredients except caramels in large bowl; stir until well mixed.
  3. Spread batter into prepared pan. Place caramels pieces evenly over batter; press down lightly. Bake for 33 to 38 minutes or until top is set and toothpick inserted 2 inches from side comes out clean. Score into wedges while warm. Cool completely; cut into wedges.
  4. Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Cool 5 minutes.
  5. To serve, place brownie wedges on individual serving plates. Top with ice cream; drizzle with sauce. Sprinkle with pecans, if desired. Serve warm.
  6. *Substitute vanilla ice cream.

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Peanut Butter & Fudge Swirl Pie

Ingredients

  1. 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  2. 1/2 cup sugar
  3. 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  4. 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  5. 1 OREO Pie Crust (6 oz.)
  6. 1/4 cup hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed

Instructions

  1. BEAT cream cheese, sugar and peanut butter in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP.
  2. SPOON into crust; drizzle with fudge topping. Swirl gently with knife.
  3. REFRIGERATE 4 hours or until firm. Refrigerate leftovers.

10 Slow Cooker Recipes For When It's Too Hot To Cook

Buying a slow cooker is one of the best decisions any home cook can make.Not only will you save time and money, you will be cooking more because the recipes are so easy and require very minimal prep.You'll be able to spend more time at the dining table and less in the kitchen, especially during the summer months when temperatures keep rising. When it gets too hot to turn on the oven, switch on the slow cooker and try one of these creative and scrumptious recipes we've rounded up for you.  There's a recipe for every meal, from side dishes for your BBQ fare to main courses that you can make while you head for the beach.


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2-Ingredient Cinnamon Apple Cake That Won’t Wreck Your Diet

Ingredients

1 can of Comstock apple pie filling

1 box of Duncan Hines dry angel food cake mix

Instructions

Mix the 2 ingredients

Pour into a greased 9×13 pan

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until the top browns