Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Eclair Dessert

This dessert is YUMMY and SUPER EASY to make!!

**This best when you make it about 12 hours or so before you need to serve it. When making it ahead of time, it allows the crackers to soften up.

You will need:
3 c. milk
2 small boxes of French Vanilla instant pudding
8 oz. whipped topping
1 box of graham crackers (you will use most of the box…not all)
1 container of milk chocolate frosting

Whisk together milk and pudding mix for a few minutes. Fold in the whipped topping.

In 9x13, layer:

Graham crackers
1/2 of the pudding mixture
Graham crackers
Remaining pudding mixture
Graham crackers
Frosting (I usually microwave this for about 20-30 seconds to get it softer/thinner so it is easier to spread)



Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

I know Sloppy Joe is probably something most people know how to make, but I have always been a lover of the taste of Manwich. I've tried several Sloppy Joe recipes and haven't found anything that I've loved as much as Manwich. Well, due to the lack of coupons and my stockpile dwindling, I ran out of Manwich. I went on the hunt and found this recipe on Allrecipes.com. It tasted so good, my 7 year old ate two sandwiches! ;)

You will need:
1# ground beef
1/4 c. chopped onion
1/4 c. chopped green bell pepper
1/2 t. garlic powder
1 t. yellow mustard
3/4 c. ketchup
3 t. brown sugar
salt & pepper, to taste
Hamburger buns

Brown the beef, onion and green pepper. Drain off the grease.

Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup, brown sugar and salt & pepper. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for a bit. (The recipe said to simmer for 30 minutes...I know I did not do that.)

Serve on hamburger buns.

ENJOY!! :)