Saturday, December 1, 2012

Merry Menage #Giveway Hop

Welcome to my contribution to the
Merry Menage Giveway Hop
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I'm going to share a couple of my favorite holiday recipes.  My kids would never let me get away with not including these two in any of our holiday meals :)

Cream Cheese Bars

 2 (8oz.) boxes Cream Cheese(softened)
3/4 c. sugar
2 cans croissant rolls
1/2 stick butter or margarine
3 to 4 shakes cinnamon-sugar mix

Preheat oven to 350 deg.  Mix sugar and cream cheese, set aside.  Spray bottom of 13 x 9 pan.  Spread 1 can of croissant rolls in bottom of pan.  Make sure all seems are pressed together.  Cover rolls with cream cheese mixture.  Carefully spread 2nd can of croissant rolls over top of cream cheese mix.  (I spread the 2nd can in sections on a cutting board first then place them on top so the cream cheese is all covered)   Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar all over top and dot with butter.  Bake 20-25 min. or until rolls are browning.  Cool completely before cutting and serving.

Ham Pickle Rollups 
 1  1lb. package Ham slices
1-2 jars Pickle spears
1 (8 oz)pkg. Cream Cheese

Drain and pat dry pickle spears. Lay out and pat dry ham slices(I do 2 at a time on my cutting board)
Soften cream cheese in small intervals in microwave for easy spreading.  On 1 slice of ham, generously spread cream cheese, covering whole slice.  Lay down pickle slice and roll up, then slice into pieces.  Chill & Serve
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  1. I can’t wait to just get to spend quality time with my siblings and their very large families. My brother has 7! Kids!!!!
    Thanks for contest Foretta

  2. Spending time with my family and putting up the tree and all the decorations. Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  3. To like watching all the holiday movies, especially the classics.


  4. Cheesy Holiday Movies & Watching the kids excitement build!! Thanks for the chance to win :) raynman1979 at yahoo dot com

  5. i like decorating the tree
    kaholgate at ymail dot com

  6. Spending time with the family
    bituin76 at hotmail dot com

  7. I love everything about Christmas. I really enjoy making cookies!
    Great giveaway!
    Merry Christmas

  8. I love having the whole family together, that includes my seven brothers and sisters, plus their kids, makes for a big household...but we wouldn't have it any other way :D


  9. I love spending time with my family and of course all of the food.
    sstrode at scrtc dot com