Thanksgiving at the Monday’s Home

Monday Family Spinach Stuffing Recipe

Ingredients

2 Pkg’s chopped frozen spinach

¼ lb butter or margarine

1 Medium Onion Finely Chopped

Salt Pepper and Lemon juice to taste

2 pkgs of Pepperidge farm (blue bag) stuffing

Few splashes of milk

Cook spinach following pkg instructions – drain very well. Melt butter and sauté onions lightly  – add spinach and sauté all together.

Add salt pepper and lemon juice (cap full or 2) to taste.

Mix well and put in large mixing bowl.

Add stuffing, then milk to thicken and moisten consistency.

Use wide spatula to mush down entire mix is a 9×13 pan

Bake 350 about 30 minutes until top is just slightly getting crunchy and enjoy!

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Pecan Pie Bars

Yields 4 dozen

Ingredients

Crust:

2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 sticks cold, unsalted butter, cubed

1/4 teaspoon  salt

 

Filling

3 eggs

2 1/4 cups pecans, chopped

1 2/3 cups corn syrup

1 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup honey

6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F in line and 9 x 13“ baking dish with aluminum foil or parchment paper
  2. In a food processor or a large bowl, pulse together flour, sugar and salt (of crust ingredients) until combined
  3. Slowly add in cold butter and pulse until mixture is coarse and crumbly.
  4. Turn dough out into line baking dish and press it evenly into the bottom and around the edges
  5. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove and set-aside
  6. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, corn syrup, sugar, honey, butter and vanilla extract
  7. Fold in pecans and mix so they are thoroughly coated. Then pour over hot crust
  8. Return to oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until filling has set
  9. Remove and let cool completely before extracting aluminum foil from baking dish, cutting into bars and serve!