Sunday, June 26, 2011

Tina's No Bake Cookies

My aunt used to make these when I was a kid. I've been looking for the recipe forever!!! Thank you to my friend Tina for posting it.
No Bake Cookies
2 1/2 Cups sugar
1/2 Cups milk
5 Tablespoons Cocoa
5 Tablespoons butter

Bring to boil and boil 1 minute, remove from heat and add:
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 Cup peanut butter
dash of salt
3 1/2 Cups of oatmeal
Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper, let set up

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Bacon Blue Cheese Potato Salad


    • 2 1/2 lbs red potatoes, cut into eighths
    • 5 slices bacon
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 1/4 cup sour cream
    • 1 tablespoon vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 4 green onions, chopped
    • 3 ounces blue cheese, crumbled ( about 3/4 cup)


  1. Boil potatoes until tender.
  2. Cook bacon until crisp, and cut into one inch pieces.
  3. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  4. Fold in green onions, cheese, potatoes and bacon.
  5. Can be served immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 (189 g)

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Calories 311.8
Calories from Fat 142
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 15.8g
Saturated Fat 5.7g
Cholesterol 25.2mg
Sugars 4.3 g
Sodium 630.0mg
Total Carbohydrate 36.2g
Dietary Fiber 3.5g
Sugars 4.3 g
Protein 7.9g

Sour Cream Potato Salad

  • 2 1/2 pounds red potatoes, cubed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon real bacon bits


  1. Place the potatoes into a pot, and fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain, and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, sugar, half of the onions, and half of the cheese. Gently stir in the cooled potatoes. Top with remaining cheese and onions, and sprinkle bacon bits over the top.

Nutritional Information open nutritional information

Amount Per Serving Calories: 397 | Total Fat: 30.7g | Cholesterol: 49mg