It’s always nice to have a snack after opening presents on Christmas morning, or even a meal…In our index we offer a Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole, a Christmas Breakfast Pie and all kinds of biscuits and muffins.
(see Bread & Breakfast in the index)
We hope you’ll check them out!
Pumpkin Cake Bars is a one layer cake cut into bars or squares and topped with a delicious cream cheese icing. It’s a delicious snack, dessert or great addition to your Christmas breakfast. Or serve them alone with cups of hot cocoa!
After all the Christmas dinner, you’re left wondering what you’re going to do with all that left-over ham; try our recipe for Ham & Corn Chowder!! And, add one of the delicious cornbread recipes in our index!
Pumpkin Cake Bars
Make these delicious bars or squares for the family
to enjoy after opening Christmas presents!
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
1, 15-oz. can solid pack pumpkin (not pie mix)
Cream cheese icing:
1, 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 stick butter, softened.
1 tsp. vanilla
4 cups sifted powdered sugar
Cream Cheese Icing: Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until creamy. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time and beat till fluffy.
Note: If you cut 4 across (3”) and 8 down (3”) you’ll get 24 squares. For 54 “bars”, cut 6 across and 9 down.
Ham & Corn Chowder
A good way to use some of that left-over ham from
Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners! If you don’t have some,
you can buy ham pieces at the grocery store.
2 cups cooked ham, diced
½ cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
½ cup butter
1 Tbsp. finely chopped onions
2, 16-oz. cans cream style corn
1 cup whole milk
½ tsp. thyme
1 tsp. celery salt
½ tsp. black pepper
Saute the ham pieces, ½ cup onions and celery in the butter in a Dutch oven on top of the stove. Stir in the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. (otherwise it will have a tendency to stick to the bottom of the pot...
Note: Serve one of the delicious homemade cornbread recipes listed in our index.