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A football cake with mud filling (marshmallow cream, crushed chocolate cookies, caramel and butter) is the perfect ...

  • 1 (19.5-ounces) box chocolate cake mix
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow cream (such as Fluffernut®)
  • 10 chocolate sandwich with vanilla filling cookies (such as Oreos®)
  • 2 tablespoons caramel sauce
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 heaping tbsp. corn starch
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup white canned frosting (to decorate)
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Serve these awesome seafood nachos at your next party! Shrimp sautéed with garlic and cumin mixed with jumbo lump ...

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons round cumin, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 pound jumbo lump crabmeat, cleaned and picked
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 (9-ounce) bag corn tortilla chips, yellow, white, or blue
  • 3 cups Pepper Jack cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup pickled jalapeño, sliced
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Make your own hazelnut marble bark that uses both white chocolate and semisweet chocolate

  • 1 (6-ounce) box white chocolate baking bars
  • 6 ounces semisweet baking chocolate
  • 3 ounces hazelnuts (filberts), toasted, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Great appetizer if you are looking for something different

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 large red onions, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons raspberry or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) baguette bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub soft cream cheese with herbs or vegetables
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This recipe for Sicilian bruschetta is sure to get your guests' appetites going with crispy bread adorned with a de...

  • 1 (1-pound) loaf crusty Italian bread such as ciabatta, cut into 1/3-inch thick slices
  • 6 About 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch dice, about 4 cups
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup green olives, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This is a unique recipe for yummy cookies inspired by the sandwich of the same name

  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup honey-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup jam, jelly, or fruit spread
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This recipe makes an excellent brisket and creamy sauce to stuff your tacos with and, best of all, it serves a crow...

  • RANCHERO SAUCE:
  • 1 (6-pound) boneless flat-cut beef brisket
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried mustard
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup liquid smoke, any variety
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar or can of roasted piquillo peppers or roasted red peppers
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can green chiles
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
4.8/5 (13 Votes)

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The perfect game day appetizer, these tasty nachos are topped with shredded rotisserie chicken, BBQ sauce, ooey goo...

  • NACHOS:
  • 1 large bag corn tortilla chips
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 bottle BBQ sauce
  • CHEESE SAUCE:
  • 1 pound Velveeta
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 ounces Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 (14-ounce) can Rotel with green chili's
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for topping)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely diced (optional)
4.6/5 (36 Votes)

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Quick, healthy, and great tasting, Quinoa Spring rolls are filled with greens and a perfectly prepared dressing of ...

  • SPRING ROLLS:
  • 2 cups red quinoa
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 handfuls of greens or lettuce of your choice
  • 10 rice paper wrappers
  • DRESSING:
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons ginger, minced
  • 4 teaspoons sesame oil
4.5/5 (37 Votes)

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Score big on game day with this easy football-inspired dessert

  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 (4-ounce) package Jell-O chocolate instant pudding
  • 1 (10.75-ounce) package prepared pound cake, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 (2.07-ounce) chocolate-coated caramel-peanut nougat bars, chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • Green food coloring
4.9/5 (9 Votes)

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Ritz crackers get the star treatment in this zesty recipe with the addition of grated Parmesan, Garlic powder, spic...

  • 1 box Ritz Crackers
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
4.5/5 (42 Votes)

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Reese's peanut butter cups are mixed with roasted peanuts and coated with chocolate coating for this easy (and deli

  • 1 package chocolate candy coating (almond bark or candy melts)
  • 1 bag Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (14-18 snack size cups)
  • 1 to 2 cups dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons shortening (if needed)
4.6/5 (28 Votes)

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