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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

This one will warm you from the inside out.  It's really good!

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
Adapted from {April Honey}

3 chicken breast, cooked & cubed
6-8 slices of bacon
4 Tbl butter
1 14 oz bag frozen onion, carrot, and celery (mirepoix) veggie mix
1 cup frozen corn
32 oz chicken broth
1 .07 oz pkg Italian dressing mix
2 cans cream of chicken soup
4 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup vitamin D milk
Noodles of choice (I use egg noodles)

Cook noodles according to package directions
In a large pot cook bacon and remove to drain on paper towels
Remove all but 1 to 2 Tbl of bacon drippings for flavor (this is optional)
Add butter to drippings in the pot and melt
Put in frozen veggies and saute until warm
Add chicken broth and Italian dressing mix
Simmer on low until veggies are tender
Stir in cream of chicken soup, cream cheese, and milk
Once cream cheese is melted, add chicken and bacon crumbled
Serve over noodles

Tip:  If you would like to freeze the soup, I would suggest not adding any nood…

Cocoa Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

Such a delicious treat in the form of a cupcake.  They are so good!

Cocoa Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting
Frosting Courtesy of {Andria Lightfoot}

1 box Duncan Hines Swiss Cake Mix
1 small box chocolate pudding mix
4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup water
1 cup sour cream

3 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1/4 cup whole milk
1 jar marshmallow cream
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp kosher salt

Preheat oven to 350°F
Grease or line two cupcake tins
In a large bowl stir together cake mix and pudding mix
With a mixer, blend in butter
Beat in eggs, water and sour cream until incorporated
Fill each cupcake tin 3/4 full
Bake for 25-30 minutes
Remove from oven and cool completely before frosting

In a separate bowl blend confectioners sugar and butter
In a small bowl add white chips and milk
Microwave on high for 20-30 seconds and stir until chocolate is melted
Blend in melted chocolate, marshmallow, vanilla and salt
Whip until fluffy…