Monday, March 23, 2015

Date Dessert

From Kate Pizzey

18 Oreo cookies-crumbled
3/4 cup water
1 cup chopped dates
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup whipping cream

Spread all but a 1/4 cup of the Oreo cookie crumbs in a 8x8 pan. Mix dates, water, and salt. Bring to a boil. Simmer slowly until thick. Mash while cooking. Remove from heat and add the marshmallows and and stir to melt. Cool. Add the pecans and spread over the crumbs. Whip cream and add a little vanilla. Pour over dates. Top with remaining 1/4 cup crumbs. Refrigerate.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Pioneer Woman's 2 Pizza Crust

1 1/2 c warm water
1/3 c olive oil
1 teaspoon yeast
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt

Pour the warm water in the mixer bowl. Sprinkle yeast over; wait a few minutes until frothy. Add olive oil, flour, and salt. Mix with the dough hook until a sticky ball forms. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days.

When ready to make: divide into two equal portions. Oil the baking sheet. Stretch the dough until it nearly fills the sheet. Add toppings and bake at 500 degrees for 10-15 minutes, until the crust is done to your preference.