Recipes

KOMO 4 TV Sopapilla Cheesecake
2 cans crescent roll dough
3 8oz pkgs cream cheese
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 tsps Mexican vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 to 1/2 cup sliced or slivered almonds (optional)
1/2 cup butter


9 BY 13 BAKING DISH

PREHEAT OVEN 350.
BEAT TOGETHER SOFTENED CREAM CHEESE, VANILLA, AND 1 AND 1/2 CUPS SUGAR.
KOMO 4 TV Challah French Toast
• Challah bread
• 6 eggs
• 3 tbs. honey
• 1 cup Whole Milk
• Butter
• Optional cinnamon, vanilla extract, fresh berries

Slice Challah bread (better if it sits out sliced for a few hours or overnight) and set aside.

Mix together the eggs, milk, and honey.
KOMO 4 TV French Apple Tart
This recipe from the Food Network is featured on Sunday morning's 8 a.m. newscast.
KOMO 4 TV Sunday Satchel
• 3 sliced bananas
• 1/4 cup maple syrup
• 1 pkg Frozen Puffed Pastry Sheets
• 1 Tablespoon sugar
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• Egg wash: One egg beat with 1 tsp of milk

Directions:

• Heat oven to 400 degrees

• Mash bananas and maple syrup in bowl

• On lightly floured surface, roll each pastry square into a 15X5 inch rectangle

• Cut each rectangle into three squares

• Spoon banana mixture into center of each square and fold corners and twist to seal

• Put on baking sheet and sprinkle with mixture of sugar and cinnamon

• Brush with egg wash and bake for 15 minutes, until golden, cool on rack
KOMO 4 TV Matthew's Dutch Baby Matthew's Dutch Baby
• 3 eggs
• 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
• 3/4 cup warm milk, zap 30 seconds in microwave
• 1 tbsp. sugar
• 2 tsp. vanilla extract
• Pinch of salt
• 3 tbsp. unsalted butter

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Put butter in large saute pan, nonstick is OK, not necessary.
KOMO 4 TV Caramelized Onion & Pear Flatbread
• 3 tablespoons olive oil
• 2 red onions, thinly sliced
• 2-3 pears, cored & thinly sliced
• 1 t minced garlic, thinly
• 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
• 6 oz Greek style yogurt
• 8 oz crumbled feta cheese
• 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
• 1 large naan or flatbread

Preheat broiler to 475°F
KOMO 4 TV Breakfast Fruit Compote
- 3 ripe but firm apricots: halved or sliced and pitted
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (almost one lime)
- 1 small package of blueberries (for garnish)
- Greek-style yogurt (for breakfast); vanilla frozen yogurt or ice cream (for dessert)
- Optional: mint leaves (for garnish)


Wash and slice apricots
KOMO 4 TV Yogurt Cake: Gateau Au Yaourt
• 1 cup plain yogurt
• 1 c sugar
• Pinch of sea salt
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1/2 c veggie oil
• 2 large eggs
• 1 1/2 c flour
• 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
• 1 tsp baking soda
• Zest of 1 lemon
• One 16 ounce can of pears
• Brown sugar to sprinkle on top

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
KOMO 4 TV Microwave Apricot Oatmeal Bars
OK ... you may recognize this one - it's an old recipe I tried long ago and botched it. This time I followed it - and I think it will work - for my last Sunday. ... I suppose I finally learned how to cook!

• 1/2 c. chopped dried apricots
• 1 egg
• 1/2 c.
KOMO 4 TV Cucumber Bread
• 3 eggs
• 2 cups sugar
• 2 cups grated seeded peeled cucumbers
• 1 cup vegetable oil
• 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 3 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 cup chopped nuts ( I didn't use the nuts )
• 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

In a bowl, beat eggs
KOMO 4 TV Hash Brown Potato Cakes
• 1 pound russet or round red potatoes
• 1/2 of a medium onion, very thinly sliced
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
• Nonstick cooking spray
• I added 1/2 cup of chopped green pepper
KOMO 4 TV Raspberry Breakfast Cake
Ingredients
Cake
3/4cup sugar
1/2cup margarine or butter, softened
3eggs
1/3cup (1 small) mashed ripe banana
1/4cup milk
1/4cup sour cream
1teaspoon almond extract
2cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2cups fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed, drained
Frosting
1cup powdered sugar
1/4cup margarine or butter, softened
1to 2 teaspoons lemon juice
Directions
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