French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza is something I remember since Elementary school lunches! It’s such a quick and easy meal for lunch or dinner, or cut into pieces, it can make a great snack for a crowd! My boyfriend and I decided to make some tonight! We made cheese, bacon, ranch chicken, and BBQ chicken! Below are the ingredients for all 4 kinds.

Ingredients:
1/2 of a- 10-12″ French Loaf
Mozzarella Cheese
Pizza Sauce, BBQ Sauce, or Ranch
Cooked, diced, chicken
Cooked, crumbled bacon
Salt
Pepper
Butter

Directions:
Preheat your oven to 400.
Slice your French bread in half lengthwise, and then cut each slice in half again to make 4 pieces.

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If you are making a pizza with tomato sauce, top the bread with tomato sauce and then add cheese and other toppings.
Bake for 15-20 minutes.
If you are making a pizza with BBQ or ranch, top the bread with a little butter, and bake the bread for 5 minutes.
Then, add your BBQ or ranch to the bread like you did pizza sauce.
Coat the chicken in a small bowl with salt, pepper, and BBQ or ranch.

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Add the chicken to the bread.
Top with cheese and bacon.
Put back in the oven and cook for another 10 minutes.
This is a picture of all the breads having been in the oven for 5 minutes, then I took them out to add the BBQ sauce, ranch, chicken, etc. to the other two pizzas before finishing them in the oven.

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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

I went to a baby shower last weekend for a wonderful couple, and I decided to make White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookies!! My boyfriend loves the pre made ones, so I was excited to try a homemade recipe! I have never been a fan of white chocolate chips, but when mixed with the saltiness of the macadamia nuts it makes the perfect cookie. Thanks to my Aunt Jeanne who brought down the macadamia nuts to my family straight from Hawaii!

Ingredients:
1 stick of butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup plus 2 tbsp flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup macadamia nuts, cut in half
3/4 cup white chocolate chips

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
In a medium bowl combine flour and baking soda.
Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
Stir in nuts and chips.
I measure each ball of dough to be 2 oz. each to make large cookies.
This recipe yields 12 cookies.
Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

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