Browsing Category EASY, FAST RECIPES

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Wow, I am raving about this recipe from a favorite chef I love, Chef Rachel Farnsworth, the Stay-at-Home Chef!  If you like shortbread, these are OVER-THE-TOP!  I LOVE her EASY technique of rolling the dough in a plastic bag too.  NO rolling pin to wash, and it rolls perfectly!  You can leave them plain or dip the tips of the cookies in melted chocolate.  Decorate…

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Chocolate Pumpkin Nut Snack Cake

A small, 9-inch Chocolate Pumpkin Nut Snack Cake to try that I think is great change from regular brownies. It is so moist and fudgy, and it’s made with a brownie mix! NO eggs, no oil, no butter! The pumpkin puree does the job of all that! You will love that it takes less than 5 minutes to make! Use your favorite brownie mix. I…

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Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

The most requested, most famous Impossible Betty Crocker Pie is this Cheeseburger one, and it is so good! Here I just scaled it down to a smaller pie to serve 3…. or 2 hungry people! I used a 6-inch pie plate. You can use a 5-inch pie plate for a little higher pie. It is a fast, easy meal to make that is delicious! My…

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Red Velvet Cookies~with a Cake Mix

These Red Velvet Cookies from a cake mix are so-o good! And SO easy to make! It is a shortcut recipe with just a few ingredients. It takes just a few minutes from start to finish! My cookies pictured above have semi-sweet chocolate chips and macadamia nuts, but you can use whatever chips and nuts you want. Leave out the chopped nuts if you want!…

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Chocolate Chip Macaroons~Quick and EASY!

These delicious cherry-topped macaroons are SO EASY TO MAKE and very addictive! They are sweet and chewy, and LOW CALORIE. They are not high in calories or sugar or carbs, if you can eat just one! The little added flour in the dough makes everything stick together nicely when forming them.  So many macaroon recipes do not add flour and the macaroons spread too much while…

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2-Ingredient Biscuits

I finally got on the bandwagon and tried this very popular recipe that is everywhere! It uses just 2 ingredients to make biscuits: self-rising flour and heavy whipping cream!  It really does work and it is very FAST and EASY!  If you want an easy homemade biscuit recipe without cutting butter in flour, or if you don’t have a tube of biscuit dough in your…

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Fast Fixin’ Chocolate Cake

It’s a NO BOWL SNACK CAKE! You make it right in the pan, just stir all the ingredients together.  That’s it and wow,  is it good! Very moist!   DUNCAN HINES came out with this recipe in 1978. It is a winner and a keeper! It is incredibly EASY and FAST to make! The chocolate chips and nuts on top are my addition, but you can leave…

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Raspberry Shortbread Squares

A delicious shortbread crumb topping on these raspberry squares make these a knockout! This is one of my all-time favorite squares and it is so EASY to make! A great recipe for the holidays, for Valentine’s Day, for Teas, or for any time! These deserve good quality raspberry preserves! Use any flavor preserves you like! I LOVE these! The crumb topping is amazing!  This makes…

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Impossible Taco Pie~LOW CALORIE

Crustless Taco Pie! And it is LOW-CALORIE too! It’s NO surprise why this Betty Crocker Impossible Taco Pie is SO popular! The original recipe calls for ground beef, regular milk, and regular Mexican cheese, which is 252 calories a wedge, or 7 WW points. I make it often with ground turkey instead of ground beef. I use skim milk and low-fat Mexican shredded cheese. The…

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Baked Fillet of Fish~LOW CALORIE

This is my own version of LOW CALORIE Baked Fillet of Fish based on the WW way my Aunt Gloria made it.  You just make it by adding layers! NO MIXING! NO COATING! It is so EASY! Grating the onion makes all the difference in the world for this! Use this technique for ANY fish fillet, just adjust the baking time if you have a…

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Applesauce Cranberry Sauce Jell-O~Low Calorie

ONLY 3 INGREDIENTS and 3 CALORIES or 1 WW Point! This is a delicious, different, refreshing Jell-O recipe! It has applesauce and whole berry cranberry sauce added in!   I love the taste! Love the texture, too! It is VERY QUICK and EASY to make! NOTE: I happen to like the Jell-O brand, but you can use any brand of gelatin you like. Try it,…

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BUTTERY Rice Krispie Treats

Everyone knows how to make Rice Krispie Treats! But I found out that if you use a WHOLE STICK of butter (8 tablespoons) instead of just 3 tablespoons of butter like the original recipe on the box, the Rice Krispie Treats come out softer and very buttery! I think they taste SO MUCH BETTER! Before I had the recipe committed to memory, I asked my neighbor,…

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Creamy Shrimp Alfredo, EASY and FAST!

This Shrimp Alfredo is light and creamy and so delicious! No heavy, thick sauce here! It takes UNDER 10 minutes to make! I have tried other recipes and this one has been my favorite for over a decade! I don’t know if you’ve tried the jar Alfredo sauces. I have tried a few brands and thought they were awful! Homemade is so much better! This…

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Bailey’s Irish Cream Brownies

Irish? YES? Lucky!! NOT IRISH? Well, get your Irish on and make these AMAZING brownies, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!  If you’ve never tried them, Irish or not, you are missing a great treat!  And they are so easy to make with a brownie mix!  Use your favorite brownie mix. Double the recipe to make a larger batch, because I think you may need to!  See…

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Apple Raisin Sticky Ring

GOT MAPLE SYRUP? I bet you have a few apples and raisins!  You need 4 tubes of refrigerated biscuit dough and OKAY!!   You are on your way to making this EASY, beautiful, and delicious sticky bun ring! This comes together in just a few minutes really!  And it is fun to put together! You can only the use the rolls of dough, but I…

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