Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

This recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens–an excellent Autumn treat! Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1-3/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, cut up, or 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/4 cups sour cream 1/4 cup...

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Crockpot Bean with Bacon Soup

Crockpot Bean with Bacon Soup

This is one of our favorite fall recipes.  Throw it together in the morning, and have it for dinner with warm bread.  So comforting! Ingredients: 2-1/2 cups dried navy beans 3 quarts water 8 slices bacon 3 onions, chopped 2 cups diced, peeled potatoes 1 cup sliced carrots 15 oz. can tomato sauce 2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 bay leaf Combine beans and 3 quarts water in large pot. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Cover and let stand for 1...

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Pumpkin Chocolate Loaf

Pumpkin Chocolate Loaf

From Quick Cooking Magazine this bread ranks my next favorite Fall bread (see Pumpkin Spice Bread for my most favorite Fall bread). This recipe makes three loaves of bread and it also freezes well in a Ziploc Freezer Bag–so don’t feel like you have to eat it all today, although I’m sure you’ll be tempted. Ingredients: 3-1/2 cups sugar 1-1/4 cups vegetable oil 3 eggs 1-29 ounce can pumpkin 3 squares unsweetened chocolate,...

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Pumpkin Spice Bread

Pumpkin Spice Bread

From Taste of Home magazine, this is my most favorite bread for the Fall. It goes great with cider and is really good with vanilla yogurt spread on top. Makes 2 loaves. Ingredients: 3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1-16 ounce can solid pack pumpkin 3-1/2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp. ground cloves 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 1/2 cup water...

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