FRIED ICE CREAM
Yes, Fried Ice Cream sounds like an oxymoron BUT, this popular Mexican recipe really works and is the perfect combination of hot, cold and delicious.
1 pint ice cream, any flavor
1 loaf sliced white bread
6 to 8 cups oil, for frying
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
Optional: chocolate or fudge sauce
Place a plate or sheet pan in the freezer and let it chill for at least 1 hour or overnight.
ONE BOWL COFFEE BROWNIES
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, broken into pieces
3/4 cup unsalted butter
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons instant coffee
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts or hazelnuts
APRICOT MACAROON BARS
For Crust:3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened1 cup sugar2 eggs1/4 teaspoon almond extract1 1/2 cups flour1 cup coconut
For Filling:1 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped 1 cup water1/2 cup packed brown sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/3 cup toasted coconut
One batch frozen pizza dough
2 cups ricotta cheese
1 cup chopped/grated Mozzarella
1 cup grated Parmesan
Salt and pepper
Your choice of filling ingredients: 1 chopped onion, 1/2 cup chopped red pepper, 1 cup sliced mushrooms or 1 cup chopped cooked spinach.
Knead your dough on a floured surface for a few seconds, divide it into two pieces, form them into balls, and let them rest for 20 minutes under a towel.