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Holiday recipes

Creamy Chipotle Chicken Baked Taquitos

  • 1/3 cup cream cheese
  • 1-2 Tbsp Art of Chipotle, Chipotle Paste
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp green onions, chopped
  • 12 corn (or flour if you prefer) tortillas

Soften cream cheese in microwave for 20-30 seconds.  Stir in Chipotle Paste and lime juice.  Mix together, then add cilantro and green onions.  Stir in chopped chicken and cheese and combine well.  (This can be made ahead of time and stored in refrigerator).

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Line cookie sheet with foil, lightly sprayed with cooking oil.

Briefly heat tortillas in microwave so they are easy to work with.

Spoon 2-3 Tbsp of chicken mixture in a row across the bottom third of tortillas, keeping 1/2 inch away from edge.  This makes it possible to roll it up very tightly.  Place taquitos seam side down on cookie sheet, making sure they are not touching.

Lightly spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with kosher salt.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until crisp and edges start to turn golden brown.

Serve with salsa, guacamole and sour cream.

Nutrition (per serving): 330 calories, 161 calories from fat, 18.1g total fat, 73.6mg cholesterol, 402.1mg sodium, 247.8mg potassium, 26.3g carbohydrates, 3.4g fiber, 1.7g sugar,16.2g protein.  (USING CORN TORTILLAS)

Tour the USA (Northeast) – Orange Cake with Cranberry Orange Chipotle Curd

Orange Cake

Makes 3 (9-inch) layers

  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons orange extract
  • 3 3/4 cups cake flour (sifted)
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons dry milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 7 egg whites

Cream sugar and shortening, then add extracts.  Sift dry ingredients and add alternating with water.  Beat egg whites until firm; gently fold them into the batter.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes in three greased and floured 9″ pans.

Cranberry Orange Chipotle Curd

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 egg yolks beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons orange zest
  • 3/4 teaspoons orange extract
  • 1/4 cup Art of Chipotle, Crazzberry Fiesta

In saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.  Stir in orange juice and water.  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Stir a little of the hot mixture into the 4 beaten egg yolks, then add the 4 yolks to the saucepan of hot mixture.  Boil for one minute.  Add butter, zest and orange extract.  Let cool and then stir in 1/4 cup Art of Chipotle, Crazzberry Fiesta Sauce.  When both the cake and the curd have cooled, spread between layers and on top of cake.

Refrigerate cake before frosting.

Orange Buttercream Frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons orange juice

Cream butter until light and fluffy.  Beat in the powdered sugar, orange peel and orange extract.  Add orange juice to achieve frosting consistency.

Pork Loin with Crazzberry Sauce

Season a boneless pork loin roast with salt & pepper and baste with The Art of Chipotle Crazzberry Fiesta Sauce.  Bake in a 350 degree oven until internal temperature reaches 155 degrees.  During cooking, continue to baste with additional Crazzberry Fiesta Sauce a few times.  Let rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.

Grilled Crazzberry Chipotle Turkey

  • 1 whole turkey, about 10-12 pounds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 stick butter
  • juice of 6-7 limes

Crazzberry Chipotle Topping:

  • 1 bottle AOC Crazzberry Sauce
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 tablespoons orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, minced
  • 1 – 2 tsp AOC Gourmet Paste, or more to taste

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Butterfly turkey for faster and more even cooking. Remove excess fat. Wash turkey and pat dry.

Using a small saucepan, melt butter, then add the garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and lime juice.

Place turkey on the grill skin side down, coat well with butter mixture and cook for 15-20 minutes. Turn, coat the other side with butter mixture, and cook and additional 15 minutes.

Reduce heat to medium low, and cook for about 2 hours, basting with butter sauce about every 15 minutes until internal temperatures reach 165 degrees.

Remove from gill and allow to rest 15 minutes before carving.

To prepare Chipotle Crazzberry topping: Combine all ingredients about 15 – 20 minutes before ready to serve, and allow to stand to combine flavors. Can be prepared ahead and refrigerated. May be brought to room temperature before serving according to taste.

Crazzberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Pastry:
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
3/4 cup butter, chilled
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sour cream
2 eggs, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Filling:
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
3/4 cup Crazzberry Fiesta chipotle sauce or
(mix 1/2 cup Crazzberry and 1/4 cup Raspberry Jam)
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Grease and flour bottom and sides of a 9 inch cake pan.
In a large bowl, combine flour and 3/4 cup sugar. Cut in butter using a pastry blender or fork and work into coarse crumbs. Set aside 1 cup of crumb mixture.

Into the remaining crumb mixture, add baking powder, soda, salt, sour cream, 1 egg and vanilla extract. Blend well.

Spread batter over bottom and 2 inches up sides of pan. Batter should be about 1/4 inch thick on sides.

In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, remaining sugar and 1 egg and blend well. Pour over batter in pan. Carefully spoon Art of Chipotle Crazzberry sauce evenly over cheese filling.

In a small bowl, combine the 1 cup reserved crumb mixture and sliced almonds. Sprinkle over the top.

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 45-50 minutes or until cream cheese filling is set and crust is golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Remove sides of pan. Serve warm or cool, cut into wedges.

Cranberry Chipotle Sauce

 

8 oz. can jellied cranberry sauce
1-2 tsp. Gourmet Chipotle Paste
1/4 cup Crazzberry Fiesta Chipotle Sauce
1/2 cup apricot or peach preserves
1 Tbsp. orange juice

Stir together all ingredients and bring to a boil while stirring. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Chill before serving.

Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • 8 large yams or sweet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 Tbsp. Art of Chipotle Gourmet Paste
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Maple syrup
  • salt
  • pepper
Bake potatoes in oven at 450 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until soft. Scoop flesh into a bowl and mix with other ingredients until smooth. Put in a buttered baking dish. Bake at 350 20-25 min.