Friday, July 3, 2015

4th of July Cheesecake Pie Recipe



Every year I try to make some festive desserts. Usually cupcakes, cookies or filled watermelons. This year I thought everyone would enjoy cheesepie since its easy to throw together and refreshing. Wishing all my readers a safe Holiday weekend.

4th of July Cheesecake Pie Recipe 


What you will need:

Fruit Topping:

Sliced Strawberries
Fresh Blueberries
Strawberry and Blueberries jams or syrups

2 - 9 inch store bought or homemade deep dish pie crusts baked and cooled

Garnishing the top:
Star cookie cutter
1 package of premade pie crust or homemade pie crust
crimping tool for finished edges for the pie crust

Filling:
2 packages cheesecake pudding pie filling mix made to package instructions
3 tablespoon whipped cream cheese

Bake pie shell crusts to package instructions cool completely.

On a floured board cut out strips of pie crusts with a crimping tool make ten of the strips. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
Make 10 small cookie cutter stars. Place on the parchment paper. Bake at 350 until edges start to brown. Around 11 minutes. Cool completely.

Make filling to package instructions with the addition of cream cheese added. Set aside.
In the mean time slice the strawberries around 1 quart size. Wash blueberries set aside blotted dry.

Pour the filling into each crust evenly divided.
Arrange fruit on top. Warm the jam in the microwave around 30 seconds. Brush each fruit with coordinating jam flavors. Arrange star on top and strips of baked pie crust for garnish.

Enjoy!  

Here are some other fun ideas for the Holiday:

4th of July Roundup
4th of July 2012
4th of July Recipe Ideas
Memorial Day Foods
Grilling Roundup 



Thursday, July 2, 2015

Jack Daniels Barbecue Sauce Recipe






I finally just started making only this sauce that came from my son's blog a few years back. It's great on chicken, ribs, steaks and love it even on salmon.  Grilled, baked or used in the slow cooker this sauce is perfect! Give this one a try it surely its a big hit especially grilling season. Here is the original recipe on his blog Curt's Delectables.


Jack Daniels Barbecue Sauce

1 cup ketchup
1 cup Jack Daniel's Whiskey
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon garlic granulated
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons hot sauce
Combine a saucepan, bring to a boil and simmer on low 30 minutes until slightly thickens!