Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Creamy Chicken Crock-pot soup

We made this for dinner tonight. It is fast, easy and yummy:) Perfect for a fall day.
1 can of Rotel
1 cup frozen corn
2 frozen chicken breasts
1 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
1 can chicken broth
1 packet Ranch dressing
1 Tbs cumin
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp chili powder
8 oz cream cheese

Put everything in crock-pot except cream cheese. Cook for 4-6 hours. Shred chicken, add cream cheese last 15-30 minutes of cooking.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Pumpkin Chocolate chip cupcakes

This recipe is perfect for fall. I made these this week and my kids loved them. Mike hates pumpkin and at 2 of them not knowing what they were. He was pleasantly surprised when I told him! This recipe is from

1 Box spice cake mix
1 Cup pumpkin puree
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup butterscotch chips

Mix together all ingredients. Pour batter into cupcake pan. Bake at 350 for 15-18 minutes or until cakes are light golden brown. Frost with cream cheese frosting below.

Cream Cheese Icing:
8 oz cream cheese softened
12 cup butter softened
3 3/4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth and light. Stop mixer and add vanilla and sugar. Start mixer on low and gradually increase speed until frosting is fluffy. Frost cupcakes and enjoy!