#133 – Million Dollar Spaghetti & Apple Dumplings

Consolidated Cooking Crave on Consolidated Channel 18

hosted by Laverne Diede & Rhonda Fitterer

Million Dollar Spaghetti

  • 1 lb ground hamburger
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 16 oz package spaghetti
  • 16 oz grated cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Boil spaghetti noodles until al dente (firm); drain and set aside. In a separate bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream and cottage cheese until well blended. Brown hamburger and drain if needed; add spaghetti sauce to hamburger.

In a 9 x 13 in pan, put a few slices of butter on the bottom; pour half of noodles over butter. Layer the cream cheese mixture over noodles; spread well. Pour the remaining noodles over cream cheese; put a few more slices of butter on top of the noodles. Pour spaghetti and meat sauce on top of noodles. Bake for 30 minutes; remove from oven and pour desired amount of grated cheese on top and return to the oven for 15 minutes to allow the cheese to melt.

Apple Dumplings

  • 2 granny smith apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 8 oz cans crescent rolls
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 12 oz can Mountain Dew (ginger ale or 7-Up can be substituted)
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Vanilla or Cinnamon ice cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut each apple into 8 wedge sections. Sprinkle unrolled crescents w/ cinnamon; roll an apple section into each crescent section. Place in a 9 x 13 inch pan. Melt butter, add sugar and vanilla to butter and cook for 30 seconds in the microwave; pour over dumplings. Top dumplings with Mountain Dew and sprinkle cinnamon over the top. Bake for 40 minutes.


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