Extra-Easy Extra-Cheesy Homemade Pizza



I have cool recipe you’re kids will love. Perfect for a weekend family night. So easy to make . My family  loves this 4  cheese recipe, but, you can add any topping you like. You will need 5 x 1/2 inch pan.  The dough is easy to make.  Microwave very hot water , with bisquick , beat until dough forms, add a little garlic and parsley seasoning to it for some extra flavor. Once dough has form, press into grease pan. Add your ingredients and bake. So easy and very cheesy.









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Extra-Easy Extra Cheesy Pizza

Total Time:50 MINS


2 cups pizza or spaghetti sauce

1/2 cup of very hot water

4 cups of Bisquick

4 cups of shredded mozzarella , Asiago, Romano,Cheddar cheese

1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning

1 minced garlic clove

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup minced fresh basil

1 minced garlic clove

2 tablespoons of olive oil or vegetable oil

Garlic and parsley seasoning 

{ You can add meat, onions or peppers to your pie. This version is ex-extra cheesy}


 1.Heat oven to 425°F. Grease 1 (10 x 1-inch) pans or round cake pan with olive oil. In large bowl,  stir together Bisquick mix  and very hot water; beat 20-25 strokes until soft dough forms. 

2.In a bowl, combine tomato sauce with basil, garlic,oregano, and basil ; set aside.

3.Turn dough onto surface and dusted with Bisquick mix; gently roll in Bisquick to coat. Sprinkle in garlic and parsley seasoning, kneed dough until it is no longer sticky. And let sit for 5-8 Mins.

4.Press dough into the bottom of the pan, then on the side of the pan.

5.For EX-Extra cheesy-Spoon  a little sauce over the dough, sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over. Then, spoon the remaining sauce and sprinkle the rest of the cheeses and the grated parm. on top.

If your adding meat onions or peppersReserve 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle remaining  cheeses over crusts. Top with  desired  toppings and tomatoe sauce. Sprinkle with oregano and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with the reserved  cheese.

6.Place pan on the lowest rack, and bake for 20-25 Mins. or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Take out , sliced and eat.





Homemade Creamy Italian dressing


You must try this easy 10 minute homemade creamy italian dressing. Quick,  easy and deliciously fab ! Pour over Veggies, fresh  greens, meats anything you like. I pour this over some broccoli and my kiddies clean their plate !




Homemade Creamy Italian dressing 




Makes 1 1/2 cups








3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning



1/4 teaspoon garlic powder




1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 cup mayonnaise

1/2 small onion

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 cup mayonnaise





In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, onion, vinegar, and sugar. Season with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.










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Homemade chocolate chip bagels

Homemade Chocolate chip bagels
Do you love those chocolate chip bagels from Dunkin donuts or Panera ? Yea, me too. It can be pretty pricey if you have them on a daily or semi daily base. So why not make them at home ? Start off with a basic bagel recipe, and mini chocolate chips. Along with regular bread ingredients and you will have your own version of chocolate chip bagels.


1 1/2 cups of water
2 {1/4 ounce} packages of yeast
1 1/2 ounce of sugar
1/2 ounce salt
1/2  cup of semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
2 quarts of water
1 egg

1.Preheat oven at 350.  Mix yeast, sugar and warm water together and let stand for 3 mins. Mix 1-3/4 cups of flour with salt in a large bowl and add the yeast mixture.

2.Stir until combined and slowly mix in the rest of the flour and mini chocolate chips. Knead dough on a floured hard surface for 5 mins, adding additional flour if more is needed. Dough should be firm.

3.Place dough in a greased bowl and cover and let rise until double.

4.After dough has risen, punch down dough and divide dough into 12 balls. Allow dough to rest for 4 mins.

5.Then bring 2 quarts of water to boil , then with thumb , make a hole in each ball of dough and pull open about 2 inches, making a bagel shape.

6.Place the shaped dough onto a cookie sheet and cover for 10 mins.

7.On lower heat under water for it to be simmering. Drop 2 or 3 at a time into water for about 45 -50 seconds turning once each bagel. Drain and place on greased baking sheet.

8.Brush Tops with beaten egg white. And bake for 35 mins. Turning once for even browning.

9.Bagels done when they are golden brown and shiny.

Homemade frozen yogurt with mini candy bars bites

I just brought a frozen yogurt maker from amazon{ Cuisinart ICE-21R Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker, }and could not wait to try it out. I had some goodies lying around so I added them to the recipe. {By goodies i’m mean mini candy bars} I got the idea from my nephew. So he is my co-author of this recipe and my food inspiration . And he will eat just about anything. He wanted to add the craziest things to recipe for some reason. But, we settle on candy bars. This is a very delicious and easy frozen yogurt recipe.
Give it a try. Let me know how it came out. Send me a twit pic.

3 tablespoons of light corn syrup
2 cups of plain whole-milk yogurt
2 cups of non-fat or reduced fat greek yogurt
1/2 cup of super fine sugar
1 bag mini candy bars

1.Whisk both yogurts, the sugar and corn syrup in a bowl until combined. Pour into an frozen yogurt maker or ice cream marker, and follow the directions.

2.If you want soft serve , then  you should serve it right for the yogurt marker. 

3. Place frozen yogurt in large bowl, chop mini candy bars and fold half  gently into yogurt.

4. Place frozen yogurt in small serving dishes, and  then take remaining bars and place strategically onto frozen yogurt.  some 

For a firmer yogurt, remove from marker and into a covered container and freeze for up to 2 hours. Then  place strategically onto frozen yogurt. 

Homemade peanut butter cups

Homemade peanut butter cups

 These Homemade peanut butter cups are so good and not hard to make at all. Make it together with the kids, for a at home Halloween treat. Enjoy.

Fill  with a teaspoon

Drop peanut butter

Fill  cup

  • Prep: 20 min. + chilling



  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 milk chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounces each), coarsely chopped
  • Colored sprinkles, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, butter, confectioners’ sugar and salt until smooth; set aside.
  • In a microwave, melt the chocolate chips, candy bars and remaining peanut butter; stir until smooth.
  • Drop teaspoonfuls of chocolate mixture into paper-lined miniature muffin cups. Top each with a scant teaspoonful of peanut butter mixture; top with another teaspoonful of chocolate mixture. Decorate with sprinkles if desired. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts1 piece equals 123 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 76 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.
Originally published as Homemade Peanut Butter Cups in Taste of Home February/March 2008, p57