Here is an easy cookie to bake for the holidays. My cul-de-sac neighbors and I exchange cookies every year during the holidays. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets. Ina large bowl, combine 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup shortening, 1 egg, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract. Blend well. Add 1/4 tsp. salt,…Read more »
I found this inside one of my antique cookbooks and thought I’d share it. It starts out about making a cake, but it is really about this woman’s day with her kids. To make a cake, light the oven. Get out utensils and ingredients. Remove blocks and toy autos from table. Grease pan. Crack nuts.…Read more »
If you like macaroons then this is the cookie for you. Preheat oven to 325 F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. You will need these ingredients: 1 14 ounce bag of coconut, shredded 1 cup butterscotch chips 2/3 cup chopped or sliced almonds 2 tsp. almond extract 1/2 cup dried dates or cranberries…Read more »
I wanted to make a strawberry rhubarb pie, but I didn’t have any strawberries. I used raspberries instead and it turned out sweet and juicy. I highly recommend it. You will need: 3 c. raspberries 3 c. chopped rhubarb 4 T. butter, melted 1 T. vanilla 1 c. sugar 1/2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon…Read more »
I made these carrot cupcakes for my preschoolers. I got creative. Check it out.
Rinse your strawberries and place them on a paper towel to dry. Line a baking sheet with either wax paper or parchment. Place the strawberries on the baking pan. Melt a bag of chocolate candy melts on low heat and stir often. It takes about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Grab strawberries by stem and…Read more »
Wondering what to do with your holiday leftover cranberries? Here is a great recipe. You will need these items: 1/4 cup shortening ( I prefer butter-flavored Crisco) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup cranberry jelly pulp 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 1/2 cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 1/2…Read more »