My Top Recipes for 2011
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I enjoyed going back and looking at all my sewing projects so much yesterday, that I thought I would do another top ten list for my most popular recipes. Here they are, starting with my most popular recipe post:
#1. Easy, No-Bake Mini Cheesecake Bites. With over 3200 page views, this is by far my most popular recipe, with most of the traffic coming from Pinterest. The funny thing is, I pretty much made this up on a whim. I had a craving for cheesecake but baking a real cheesecake was way too much trouble. I knew I had fillo shells, cream cheese and strawberries in the fridge. Next thing you know… Walla! The bonus is that they are less than 45 calories per bite.
#2. Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe with Canning instructions. This was my first attempt at canning, turns out, it’s pretty easy.
#3. Meatloaf Muffins:
#4. Ham, Cheese and Hash Brown Frittata. I make this all the time.
#5. Homemade Apple Butter. Yum!
#6. Mom’s Taco Salad w/ Fritos
#7. Creamy Ham and Potato Casserole. This recipe is creamy, comforting, perfect for a cold night. The best part is that it is diet friendly! (I think I will be adding it to the menu next week, great way to use up the Christmas Ham leftovers…)
#8. Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies.
#9. Easy Tex-Mex Bake – Lightened Up. Another Low-Cal recipe…
#10. How to Make Raspberry Sorbet. I think this may be one of my favorite posts, mainly because of the video that we made for it. (Not to mention that the raspberry sorbet was delish!) I can watch it over and over…
You can check out all of my recipes on my newly updated recipe gallery page found here.
Thanks for stopping by everybody and Happy New Year. I wish for many blessings to you and your family in the year 2012!
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.
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Everything here looks absolutely scrumptious (especially those cheesecake bites…I have a special weekness for cheesecake!).
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That all looks so good! I'm your newest follower 🙂
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These are such great recipes. Thank you so much for linking up to "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We would love to have you come back next Saturday and share more of yur incredible ideas. -The Sisters
Thank you so much for joining my linky party! This post rocks!
Oh my goodness, these all look delish. I love mexican— will have to try your taco salad & other yummies! thanks for sharing! 🙂
Yum yum yum and that last sorbet yummmmmm!
It all looks so delicious, but that sorbet I can almost taste its sweetness!
Really enjoyed taking a journey through your top 10 recipes and sewing projects. You did a really great job on your drapes, does not look like a first time project, looks pretty professsional. That apple butter looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing all your creative inspiration over at Sunday's Best
I am starving after that. Thanks for sharing. I would love for you to join my weekly linky at Bacon Time. Fri-monday come strut your stuff.
Yummy! Everything looks delicious especially those cheesecake bites!
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@ Jacqueline: I have never had marscapone, I had to look it up. It sounds delicious. I have used ricotta in desserts before, (back when low carb diets were popular) I am sure it would be good too. Thanks for stopping by!
Oh My goodness!!! ALL of these look delicious… Every year I say I am going to make Apple Butter.. And I NEVER do.. I have made Pear Butter which taste a lot like the Apple Butter…. So I am thinking this should be the year for me to make Homemade Apple Butter.. 🙂 I would love for you to stop in and share here http://shoprubyjean.com/2012/01/sew-crafty-tuesday-linky-4-and-giveaway/
Those cheesecake bites are amazing – would love them at a tea party – would LOVE to have you link up at Tea Party Tuesday http://sweetology101.blogspot.com/2012/01/fruit-frenzy-poppyseed-salad-for-tea.html
I wonder if you could substitute marscapone for the cream cheese? Or even a good ricotta? I just noticed you were sweet enough to stop by The Organic Blonde too so I want to say thanks but I am printing off your cheesecake recipe as we speak!
These are SUCH good recipes. I am going to be trying many of them. Thanks so much for stopping by Nurtured Beauty from the Alexa Hop and I will be looking for more delicious recipes soon!
Thanks for stopping by from Alexa. Very yummy and looks so delicious.
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