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Lofthouse Style Sugar Cookies

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Lofthouse Style Sugar CookiesIngredients:
½ c sour cream1 c sugar½ c butter, softened2 eggs½ tsp pure vanilla extract3 c all purpose flour1½ tsp baking powder½ tsp baking soda½ tsp saltButtercream Frosting:
4 c powdered sugar2 tsp vanilla extract2 Tbsp whole milk½ c butter, softenedfood coloring to color frosting (optional)candy sprinkles to decorate (optional)See full instructions on: therecipecritic.com

Mango Salsa

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Mango SalsaIngredients 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced (about 3 cups)1 small red onion, peeled and diced1-2 jalapenos, seeded and diced1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, loosely packedjuice of one lime

Banana Pudding Cheesecake

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Banana Pudding Cheesecake Ingredients Crust 1 1/4 cup vanilla wafer crumbs5 tbsp butter, melted5 tbsp sugar
Cheesecake filling 24 ounces packages of cream cheese, softened (three 8 ounce packages)1 cup sugar3 tbsp flour3.4 oz package dry banana cream pudding mix3 eggs, room temperature1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2-3 bananas)1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Topping, if desired Additional 1-2 bananas, slicedvanilla waferswhipped creamSee full instructions on: www.lifeloveandsugar.com

Mandarin, Treviso and Fennel Couscous Salad

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Mandarin, Treviso and Fennel Couscous SaladIngredients 200g of couscous250ml of hot vegetable stock6 Treviso leaves, shredded2 fennel stalks, sliced3 mandarins, peeled and segmented3 spring onions, finely sliced¼ cup of hazelnuts, roughly choppedfennel frondsHoney Mustard Dressin: 2 tbs of olive oil1 tbs of freshly squeezed lemon juice3 tsp of honey2 tsp of Dijon mustardsalt and pepper to tasteSee full instructions on: www.deliciouseveryday.com

Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels

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Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave CaramelsIngredients: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted (I use unsalted, use salted for saltier caramels)1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed1/2 cup light corn syrup (light in color, not lite)1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extractchocolate for dipping - I used about 4 ounces each of Milk (32%), Dark (54%), and Darker (72%)1 to 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening, optional but recommendedsprinkles (or jimmies, non-pareils, slivered almonds, coarse sea salt, graham cracker crumbs, etc.), optional for sprinkling

Mozzarella, Basil and Corn Quesadilla

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Mozzarella, Basil and Corn QuesadillaIngredients: 1 whole tomato, chopped⅓ cup corn4 leaves fresh basil, cut into ribbons2 tortillas⅓ cup shredded mozzarella cheesehummus, optionalsalt and pepper

Impossible Cake

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Impossible CakeIngredients Brownie: 7 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped (200 g)1 stick butter, room temperature (125 g)3 large eggs1 cup granulated sugar1 pinch of salt1 cup all-purpose flour3 Tbls unsweetened cocoa powderFlan: 3 tbs dulce de leche (or cajeta, optional)4 eggs200 ml sweetened condensed milk (4/5 cup)400 ml milk (1 and 3/5 cup)1 tsp vanillaMold: I used this one by Silikomart