Mikayla's Cookbook

 
Page 1

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 C fat-free milk
  • 2 Tbs. chocolate syrup
  • 2 Tbs. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 frozen sliced ripe banana
  • 1 (8oz.) carton vanilla fat-free yogurt (or 1 C fat-free plain yogurt plus 1 tsp. Vanilla)
Instructions:

Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.


Date Added:October 01, 2003
Classification:Beverages
Source:Mine
Meal:Breakfast
Course:Main Course
Preparation:

Blend

Notes:

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

 
Page 2

Scrambled Egg Burritos

Ingredients:
  • 2 slices bacon or sausage
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 C cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 flour tortillas
Instructions:

Warm tortillas. Cook bacon or sausage until done; drain on paper towels and throw away grease. Saute onions and peppers until onions are translucent; add eggs and stir until eggs are no longer wet. Stir in bacon or sausage and assemble burritos.


Date Added:January 01, 2002
Classification:Breakfast Main Dishes
Source:Mine
Meals:Dinner, Brunch
Course:Main Course
Preparations:

Assemble, Stovetop

Notes:

2000, 2004, 2006

 
Page 3

Cyclops Cookies

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 C butter or margarine
  • 1/2 C peanut butter
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbs. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1-3/4 C flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. baking soda
  • Sugar
  • Milk chocolate kisses
Instructions:

In a large mixer bowl, beat butter or margarine and peanut butter with electric mixer on medium speed about 30 seconds. Add the 1/2 cup sugar and the brown sugar and beat till fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Beat well.

In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. With mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, beating well. If necessary, cover and chill about 1 hour for easier handling.

Turn oven to 375. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in additional sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or till edges are firm. Immediately press a chocolate kiss atop each cookie. With a pancake turner lift cookies onto cooling rack.


Date Added:May 26, 2003
Classification:Cookies/Biscotti
Source:Better Homes and Gardens
Meals:Snack, Other
Course:Dessert
Preparation:

Bake

Notes:

2003…2014, 2015

 
Page 4

Nana's Tomato Mozzarella Pasta

Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 C (6oz.) small tube-shaped pasta or elbow macaroni
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 lb. chopped, fresh tomatoes
  • 12 oz. Mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
Instructions:

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

Meanwhile, in a heavy large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and sauté just until heated through, about 2 minutes. Add the cooked pasta. Remove skillet from heat. Add cheese and basil and toss to coat. Season the pasta to taste with salt.


Date Added:October 29, 2004
Classification:Pasta Main Dishes
Source:Mine
Meal:Dinner
Course:Main Course
Preparation:

Stovetop

Notes:

2004, 2005, 2006

 
Page 5

One-Dish Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients:
  • 1 Tbs. canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (24oz.) can or jar of marinara sauce
  • 3 C water
  • 8oz. Dried, whole-wheat pasta
  • 2 C cubed, cooked chicken
  • 1/2 C grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions:

In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook about 30 seconds, stirring occasionally, until softened. Stir in marinara sauce and water. Cover; heat to boiling over medium heat.

Add pasta and return to boiling; cover and boil 8 minutes. Stir in chicken. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is heated.

Remove from heat, sprinkle with cheese and serve.


Date Added:May 02, 2010
Classification:Pasta Main Dishes
Source:Mine
Meal:Dinner
Course:Main Course
Preparation:

Stovetop

Notes:

2015, 2016

 
Page 6

X-Tra Special Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients:
  • 2 pkg. (12.4oz) refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 2 medium granny smith apples
  • 3 Tbs. butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Set icing aside. Separate rolls into 16 pieces. Place rolls, cinnamon topping side up, in Deep Dish Baker (11 around edge and 5 in center).

Peel, core and slice apples and place on cutting board. Cut apples crosswise in half.

Place butter in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds or until melted. Add apple slices. Gently stir until slices are evenly coated with butter.

Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over apples. Cover bowl and shake until apples are evenly coated. Place an apple slice between each biscuit and around outer edge of Baker.

Bake 30-33 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Remove Baker to cooling rack.

Spread top of hot rolls with 1 container of icing. (Refrigerate second container of icing to frost graham crackers or for other use.) Serve warm.


Date Added:October 16, 2005
Classification:Pastries
Source:Pampered Chef
Meals:Breakfast, Brunch
Course:Main Course
Preparation:

Bake

Notes:

9/05

 
Page 7

One-Dish Chicken Bake

Ingredients:
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) stuffing mix
  • 1-1/2 C hot water
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 can 98% fat-free condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/3 C non-fat milk
Instructions:

Stir stuffing crumbs, contents of vegetable/seasoning packet, water and margarine, just until moistened; set aside.

Place chicken in 11x7-inch baking dish. Mix soup and milk together; pour over chicken; top with stuffing.

Bake at 375 for 35 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.


Date Added:January 01, 2002
Classification:Poultry Main Dishes
Source:Mine
Meal:Dinner
Course:Main Course
Preparations:

Bake, Assemble

Notes:

2011, 2014

 
Page 8

Salsa Chicken Fiesta

Ingredients:
  • 2/3 C Reduced Fat Bisquick
  • 2 Tbs. water
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 C shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 pound)
  • 1-1/4 C salsa
Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400°. Spray 8- or 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.

In small bowl, stir together Bisquick, water and egg; spread in pan. Sprinkle with 1-1/4 cups of the cheese.

In a 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook chicken over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until outsides turn white; drain. Stir in salsa; heat until hot. Spoon over batter in pan to within 1/2 inch of edges.

Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until edges are dark golden brown. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake 1 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted; loosen from sides of pan.


Date Added:May 02, 2010
Classification:Poultry Main Dishes
Source:Bisquick
Meal:Dinner
Course:Main Course
Preparations:

Bake, Stovetop

Notes:

2010