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Cookin' With Leo

By Leocthasme

Penny Pinchiní Breakfast Treats

So, you got some leftovers? Breakfast stuff that is, jars with a leftover spoon of stuff you forgot in the back of the ice box. Look around and maybe this is the day to clean out or rescue what you havenít seen in the box for a while. If it is leftover jelly itís probably good stuff, unless itís got mold on top. Jelly and preserves donít get bad, just forgot about, and maybe turn sugary. Well thatís still good since it is sugar, it ainít gone bad, just a jar of sugar. So letís do something with it. Weíll just make some goodies out of all that. And a shot of brandy will fix all this up real good. Dig out all them leftovers and letís get started.

Hereís what ya need to start:

  • 1 can large sz biscuits
  • Various nearly empty jelly jars
  • 2 Tbsps spiced Rum or Brandy (or fruit juice)
  • Ĺ stick of butter
  • 2 Tbsps granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsps Cinnamon

Hereís what ya do with it:

Melt butter in 8 or 9 inch pie plate

Place rum or brandy in the nearly empty jelly jar. (Preserves will also work.) Shake to clean fruit residue and pour into the next jar. About 3 jars should yield around 2 Tbsps of jelly plus the rum. You can mix flavors, or separate berry from pit fruits (pears, peaches, apricots, and add a bit of nutmeg) for a different time and different flavor treat.

If using the large sz biscuits, tear or cut into fourths, if using the small sz biscuits use 2 cans and cut in half. Dip and turn in the melted butter pushing loosely together to cover bottom of pie plate.

Pour jelly mixture over the top, then sprinkle heavily with the sugar/cinnamon. (Save leftover sugar/cinnamon in a shaker to use on buttered toast or hot cereal.)

Bake at 350į in middle of oven about 15 minutes.

Serve hot, cold, or warmed over in microwave with a hot breakfast beverage.

Enjoy Your Goodies Now, Ya Heah!

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