Saturday, December 4, 2010

Boy, You Make Me Work...

I never want to disappoint my peeps, so here are the recipes mentioned in Friday's blog.  I hope you enjoy!!

No Bake Cookies (Peanut-butter free recipe)
Recipe from my Grannie (this one I have a copy of, written in her hand!)

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 sticks margarine or butter
6 Tbsp coca

Put in saucepan, mix and bring to a rolling boil. Remove from stove and add:
3 cups oatmeal (3 minute oatmeal, or instant)
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Mix and set aside until cool.  Make into little balls and roll in confectioners sugar.

Egg, Sausage, and Cheese Casserole
Recipe from my great-grandmother on my mother's side.  Mom called her Bami. 

Photo credit: Sugar Free, Low Carb recipes
 1 lb. cooked sausage, drained1/2 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
8 slices extra thin Pepperidge Farm bread, crusts removed
4 eggs
2 cups milk
1/2 tsp. salt
Pepper, to taste
1 tsp. dried mustard

Grease 9x13 casserole dish
Layer bread on bottom
Layer cheese
Layer sausage
Mix all other ingredients in a bowl.  Pour these ingredients in casserole dish.
Marinate overnight, covered.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, uncovered.

Monkey Bread (the most fabulous recipe because it's Grannie's)
3 cans plain buttermilk biscuits (10 per can)
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. cinnamon
1 stick margarine or butter

Mix cinnamon and sugar.
Melt block of butter.
Cut biscuits into quarters and place in large bowl.
Pour melted butter into bowl over biscuit pieces and toss.
Add cinnamon and sugar mixture and toss until pieces well coated.

Place in bundt pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

There you go!  So excited that some of my family's recipes might make it to your table this holiday season!


  1. Yes, I think the Monkey Bread must happen soon. :D Thanks, Jen!

  2. I am so making those cookies and that monkey bread! I got so many new recipes from this...I cannot wait to try them :o)

    Thanks for sharing the recipes!

  3. Thanks for the cookie recipe - I have a child with peanut allergies. I will make them tonight, maybe!

  4. Awww, you are awesome! We made monkey bread last night. I will try that casserole for Christmas morning though. Thanks!


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