Fall Baking Recipes

Heather S.

Preparing for Thanksgiving? Helping out with the cooking? These recipes are sure to make you the new baker in the family.

 

 

Recipe #1:

 

Pumpkin Cheesecake

By Stephanie Phillips

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

+2 (8 ounce) packages of cream cheese, softened +½ cup white sugar

 

+½ tsp. vanilla extract +2 eggs

 

+1 (9 in) prepared graham cracker crust +½ cup pumpkin puree

 

+½ tsp. ground cinnamon +1 pinch ground cloves

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

 

+Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

 

+In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Blend in eggs one at a time. Remove 1 cup of batter and spread into bottom of crust; set aside.

 

 

 

+Add pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to the remaining batter and stir gently until well blended. Carefully spread over the batter in the crust.

 

 

+Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is almost set. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Cover with whipped topping before serving.

 

 

 

Recipe #2:

Apple Crumble Pie

 

By LEHOUX

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

+1 (9 inch) deep dish pie crust +1/3 cup white sugar

 

+5 cups apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced +3/4 cup all-purpose flour

+1/2 cup white sugar +6 tablespoons butter

 

+3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

DIRECTIONS:

 

+Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C.)

 

+Arrange apple slices in unbaked pie shell. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples.

+Mix 1/3 cup sugar with flour; cut in butter until crumbly. Spoon mixture over apples.

 

+Bake in preheated oven until apples are soft and top is lightly browned, about 40 minutes.


Recipe #3:

Copycat Panera® Broccoli Cheddar Soup

gildawen

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

+1 tablespoon butter +1 ½ cups coarsely chopped-

 

-broccoli florets

 

+ 1/2 onion, chopped + 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots

 

+ 1/4 cup melted butter + 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced

 

+1/4 cup flour + 2 1/2 cups shredded sharp-

 

-Cheddar cheese

+ 2 cups chicken stock

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

+Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion in hot butter until translucent, about 5 minutes. Set aside.

 

+Whisk 1/4 cup melted butter and flour together in a large saucepan over medium-low heat; cook until flour loses its granular texture, adding 1 to 2 tablespoons of milk if necessary to keep the flour from burning, 3 to 4 minutes.

 

+Gradually pour milk into flour mixture while whisking constantly. Stir chicken stock into milk mixture. Bring to a simmer; cook until flour taste is gone and mixture is thickened, about 20 minutes. Add broccoli, carrots, sauteed onion, and celery; simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.

 

+Stir Cheddar cheese into vegetable mixture until cheese melts. Season with salt and pepper to taste

Recipes taken from http://allrecipes.com