Sunday, October 16, 2011

Smothered Chicken Breast

A friend suggested this recipe to me, and Hubby and I just LOVED it!! Thanks Amber!! =)

Smothered Chicken Breast-Adapted from Taste of Home

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) 
1/4 teaspoon salt 
1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning 
1 tablespoon canola oil 
8 bacon strips 
1 medium onion, sliced 
1/4 cup packed brown sugar 
1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
Sprinkle chicken with salt and lemon-pepper. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil for 6-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°; remove and keep warm.
In the same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
In the drippings, saute onion and brown sugar until onion is tender and golden brown. Place two bacon strips on each chicken breast half; top with caramelized onions and cheese. 
 Yield: 4 servings. 

Monday, October 3, 2011

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

Once again this is a terrible picture but they taste incredible!! Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats- Adapted from Taste of Home
30 Large Marshmallows
3-Tbsp Butter
1-Tbsp Peanut Butter
6-Cups Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch
1-1/2 Cups milk chocolate M&M's

In a large saucepan, combine the marshmallows, butter and peanut butter. Cook and stir over medium/low heat until melted. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cereal and M&M's. Pat into a 13x9 pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars.