A homage to my father’s Laotian roots, this warm salad is traditionally prepared with baby bok choy, snow peas, peapod shoots and baby mustard greens. Just use any seasonal green vegetables you like. —Monnie Norasing, Mansfield, Texas
This recipe came about by accident when I was making both my husband's favorite peanut butter cookies and my favorite chocolate cookies. I had two small portions of dough left over and decided to combine them into one flavor-filled cookie.
For a big crunch that kids will love, try this munchable snack mix from Shirley Engstrom of Genoa, Nebraska. A light sweet coating makes this combination of popcorn, crispy cereal and salty peanuts hard to resist.
"This refreshing medley is a good way to get broccoli into your meals," notes Bea Ramirez of Kansas City, Kansas. Just three simple ingredients create the tangy-sweet dressing that coats this crunchy combination.
"Anyone who tries a piece of this sweet peanut butter-flavored dessert asks for the recipe...and a second helping," writes Judy Hofer of Grand Prairie, Alberta. "We make enough to serve the 76 people who live on our grain farm, so it has to be good."
"This mix was the perfect item for my daughter to take to high school track meets," says Blue Springs, Nebraska's Theresa Gingery. Five ingredients make up this colorful crowd-pleaser that's crunchy, chewy and not too sweet.
If you "carrot" all about serving up a good time for your guests, plant this playful appetizer on your party menu. I make this for parties, and it catches everyone's eye.Pam Goodlet, Washington Island, Wisconsin
Made in the microwave, these sweet and chewy bars can be stirred by very quickly. Loaded with caramel, chocolate, peanuts and peanut butter, they remind some folks of a candy bar. Kids of all ages love them. Charlene Bennett
Whoever receives this crunchy concoction is guaranteed merry munching. The snapped-up-in-seconds party mix features a combination of sweet and savory flavors. Zita Wilensky, North Miami Beach, Florida