Posts Tagged ‘Fruit’

Bacon-Wrapped Apple-Cheddar Rolls—A Simple Fall Appetizer

INGREDIENTS 1 to 2 Granny Smith apples, cut into 16 (1/4-inch) slices 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar Dash salt 1 can Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 8 Slices (1/4 inch) extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, cut in half (from 8-oz block) 16 slices packaged precooked bacon DIRECTIONS 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with nonstick […]

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mandarin Orange Salsa

INGREDIENTS Salsa: 1 (11-oz.) can mandarin orange segments, drained 1 (8-oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, drained 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped, seeded jalapeño chile 1/4 teaspoon salt Chicken: 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) […]

Candy Wraps

Ingredients 1 (10 inch) whole wheat tortilla 1 teaspoon orange marmalade 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup             Directions Lay the tortilla out on a clean surface or dinner plate. Spread orange marmalade on one half, then spread maple syrup on the other. Roll the tortilla up tightly, starting at the end with the syrup and […]

Pineapple Banana Bread

Ingredients  3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 eggs 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained 2 cups mashed ripe bananas             Directions In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda […]

Tasty Fruit Pizza

Ingredients 1 (18 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). On an ungreased medium baking sheet, smooth the refrigerated sugar cookie dough into a single layer approximately 1/4 inch thick. Bake in the […]


INGREDIENTS: 1 cup diced pineapple 1 cup mandarin oranges 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup mini marshmallows 1 cup sour cream   DIRECTIONS: Mix together pineapple, oranges, coconut, mini marshmallows and sour cream. Chill.   Does it get any easier?  Great recipe for the littlest ones to help with!

Fruit Nachos

INGREDIENTS: 1 pkg. flour tortillas 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon non-stick cooking spray 1 container yogurt (your choice of flavor) 3 cups sliced fruit (your choice) 2 cups assorted berries (your choice)   DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl or plastic bag, combine sugar and cinnamon. Cut each tortilla […]

Apple Sandwiches

If you’re looking for a good afternoon snack after the kids get off the bus or something to grab on the run to their soccer game, here’s a quick recipe: INGREDIENTS: Whole-Wheat Bread Creamy Peanut Butter 1/3 of a Granny Smith apple, sliced   DIRECTIONS: Spread generous amount of peanut butter on one slice of bread.  […]

Pineapple Casserole

INGREDIENTS: 2 (20 oz.) can chunk pineapple, drained 1 cup sugar 6 T. flour 2 cups shredded cheese 1 sleeve Ritz crackers 1/2 cup margarine, melted   DIRECTIONS: Mix together pineapple, sugar, flour, and cheese. Place in greased casserole dish. Top with Ritz cracker crumbs. Pour melted margarine over crackers. Bake at 375 degrees for […]

Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 (8 oz.) container vanilla yogurt 1/8 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed   DIRECTIONS: Mix together peanut butter, vanilla yogurt, and cinnamon. Stir in whipped topping. Serve with a platter of fresh fruit. Makes two cups.