Pocket Spreads Recipe

Step 1

The following recipes are additional spreads that can be used in place of butter on the outside of bread/dough when making pockets.

Step 2

Mayo Spread: 1/4 cup real Mayonnaise; 1/4 tsp. onion powder; 1/4 tsp. celery salt. Stir to combine. Enough for 8 slices of bread. Mayo spread will enhance the flavor of most foods except sweets. Especially good on sandwiches with eggs, cheese, ham and seafood or vegetable pockets.

Step 3

Curried Mayonnaise: 1/4 cup mayonnaise; 1 tsp. mild Indian curry powder. Stir to combine - enough for 8 slices of bread. Curry is a nice flavor accompaniment with beef, chicken, lamb, shrimp and vegetables.

Step 4

Maple butter: 1/4 soft butter or margarine; 1/2 tsp. maple flavoring. Stir to combine. Enough for 8 slices. Use maple butter for pockets. Use with pork, ham or sweets.

Step 5

Vanilla butter: 1/4 soft butter or margarine; 1/2 tsp vanilla extract. Stir to combine - enough for 8 slices of bread. Vanilla butter enhances flavor and has an enticing aroma while cooking.

Step 6

Almond Butter: 1/4 soft butter or margarine; 1/4 tsp almond extract. Stir to combine - enough for 8 slices bread. Use with fruit pie filling or other sweets.

Step 7

Herbed butter: 1/4 cup soft butter or margarine; 1/4 tsp herbs (combine basil, thyme, rosemary and tarragon). Stir to combine. Spread on one side of 8 bread slices or other bread products used for pockets. This taste especially good with meats, cheese and vegetables.

Step 8

Garlic butter: 1/4 cup soft butter or margarine; 1 clove garlic, crushed. Stir to combine. Enough for 8 bread slices. Use with any eat or vegetable filling.

Step 9

Honey butter: 1/4 cup soft butter or margarine; 1 tblsp. honey. Stir to combine. This is enough to spread 8 slices of bread. Because the honey promotes browning, use this on pockets which only have to brown and heat through. If used on egg sandwiches, etc. . . the bread may over brown before the egg finishes cooking.

Step 10

Lemon butter: 1/4 cup soft butter or margarine; finely grated rind of 1 lemon (about 1/2 tsp. ). Stir to combine. This is enough to spread 8 slices of bread. The fresh lemon brings out the flavor of fruit filling and seafood fillings.

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