Monday, March 24, 2008

BLT Egg Salad Croissant ***

(luckymommyto2boys ~ Amy ~ Recipezaar)

6 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
1/3 cup celery, diced fine
1/3 cup mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup crumbled cooked bacon
4 split plain croissants
Lettuce leaves
Sliced tomatoes

Mix together eggs, celery, mayonnaise and salt and pepper.
Fold in bacon.
Place ½ cup egg salad on each croissant half.
Top with lettuce and tomato and replace top half of croissant.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Aunt Pat's Cream Cheese Lime Jello Salad ****

(luckymommyto2boys ~ Amy ~ from my Aunt Pat)

3 oz box Lime Jello
1 cup hot water
16 oz crushed pineapple
8 oz. cream cheese
1 cup whipped cream
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup small marshmallows

Dissolve Jello in hot water. Drain pineapples and reserve juice.
Add marshmallows and fruit juice to Jello. Chill until partially set.
Blend cream cheese into Jello.
Add whipped cream to Jello mix.
Add drained pineapple and nuts.
Return to fridge to gel.
* Amy's notes: I use fat-free Cool Whip and sugar-free Jello.

Hot Corned Beef Buns **

(luckymommyto2boys ~ Amy ~ Taste of Home)

1 pound deli corned beef, chopped
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
2/3 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons dried minced onion
1 tablespoon dill or sweet pickle relish (I used dill)
2 tablespoons butter, softened
6 hamburger buns, split

In a bowl, combine the corned beef, cheese, mayonnaise, onion and relish. Spread butter over cut side of buns. Spoon corned beef mixture over bottom halves; replace tops. Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Cover with foil. Bake at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.