Sunday, July 18, 2010

Golden Oreo Cheesecake Bars

28 Golden Oreo Cookies, divided 18 and 10
3 Tbsp. melted butter
20-24 wrapped caramels
1 Tbsp. water
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup Marshmallow Fluff
1 egg


  • Preheat to 350.
  • Crush 18 Golden Oreos (cream and all) in a ziplock bag (or food processor) until they are a fine crumb.
  • Pour crumbs into a 8" square pan. Add 3 Tbsp. melted butter and combine using your fingers. Press firmly into the bottom of the pan to create a crust.
  • Bake crust for 10 minutes or until golden and let cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • While crust is cooling unwrap your caramels and put into a microwave safe bowl with 1 Tbsp. of water. Set aside
  • Now coarsely chop the remaining 10 Oreos. Set these aside as well.
  • With mixer beat the softened cream cheese and Marshmallow Fluff on medium speed until combined and smooth, scraping down the sides half way through.
  • Add your egg and beat for approx 30 seconds on medium until incorporated.
  • Stir in your chopped Oreos.
  • Pour this batter into the prepared crust.
  • Now, microwave your caramels and water for 1 minute on high heat, stirring once after 30 seconds.
  • When melted drop by spoonfuls onto the batter.
  • Using a knife, swirl the caramel into the cream cheese batter.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes until center is set.
  • Cool for 20 minutes on wire rack and then transfer to refrigerator for 4 -24 hours.
  • Cut into squares when completely cooled.
**Wow!! is all I can say about these! They were SO GOOD!!! There are several steps to the recipe, but worth EVERY SECOND!! I promise these won't disappoint:-)

Recipe from: Cookies and Cups

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Oven Roasted Red Potatoes


* 1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix
* 2 pounds red potatoes, cut into quarters
* 1/3 cup olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (230 degrees C).
2. In a large plastic ziplock bag, combine the soup mix, red potatoes and olive oil. Close bag, and shake until potatoes are fully covered.
3. Pour potatoes into a medium ceramic baking dish; bake 50 minutes in the preheated oven, stirring occasionally. (DON'T forget to stir about every 15 min!!)

**These were SO good and SO easy!!! I HIGHLY recommend these!
Recipe from : All Recipes