Author Archives: Janel Klika

Camping Snack Mix

Camping Snack Mix
Cuisine: Snacks
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup Karo syrup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 bag of Fritos
  • 1 small box of cereal (Crispix, Rice Chex, or Corn Chex)
  • extras (M&M's, choc chips, peanuts, etc)
  • large brown bag
  • wax paper
  1. Put Fritos and cereal in brown paper bag. Bring butter, Karo, and brown sugar to a boil then pour over Fritos/cereal. Fold down top of bag and shake. Put in microwave 1 minute on high; remove and shake. Microwave again for 1 minute; remove and shake. Spread on wax paper to cool; stir every 10 minutes or so to break up clumps. Once cooled add extras then store in zip top bag or air tight container.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting (for Pumpkin Bars)
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 8oz cream cheese (soft)
  • 1 stick butter (soft)
  • 1 tsp milk
  • 3-4 cups powder sugar
  1. Using a mixer blend cream cheese, butter, & milk then gradually add powdered sugar (3-4 cups) until desired consistency

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars
Recipe type: Dessert
Cook time: 
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  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 cup pumpkin
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  1. Mix wet ingredients; then add dry. Pour into 11x16 or 2 9x13 pans for less deep bars. Bake 25 minutes at 350.