homemade almond joys 3/4 cup dried flaked coconut (unsweetened, if you can find it. If not, use the regular shredded coconut. I used the regular shredded in the picture—that’s why it’s so white.) 3-4 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 bag of milk chocolate chips (Ghiardelli or Guittard brands) 1/4 cup toasted almonds
Rum-Coconut Banana Bread This made my house smell wonderful tonight and I did eat a nice piece. IT is really good. The coconut slices give it texture. I would probably sprinkle some sugar on top next time to give it a caramelized coat on top.
Baked Crab Rangoon: 12 Won Ton wrappers in mini muffin tins filled with mixture of 1 can (6 oz.) white crabmeat, drained and chopped 4 oz. softened cream cheese, 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise, ½ teas. Sriracha, 2 teas. finely slice chives, fresh ground pepper to taste. Garnish with a sprinkle of chives. Bake 15-20 min. at 350 degrees until lightly golden and warm.