Laura Bush’s Cowboy Chocolate Chip Cookie

This is one of the best cookies I have ever had.  I highly recommend them!! Prep Time: 25 minutes Bake Time: 17 to 20 minutes Yield: About 3 dozen cookies (see note below) Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon. baking powder 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, at …

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 3 and 1/2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons chocolate chips 1. In a medium measuring bowl combine all of the dry ingredients. 2. Add the egg and mix well. 3. Add …

Linzer Cookies

¾ lb. unsalted butter at room temp 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 3 ½ cups flour ¼ tsp. salt ¾ cup good raspberry preserves Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cream butter and sugar until just combined. Add vanilla. In medium bowl, sift together the flour and the salt and then add to butter mixture. Mix on low speed until …

Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes a bunch! Ingredients 1 pound unsalted butter 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar 2 1/4 cups packed light-brown sugar 4 large eggs 3 cups plus 2 tablespoons pastry flour* 3 cups bread flour 1 tablespoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 2 pounds bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped Directions – Preheat oven to …

Pumpkin Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS Serves 12. CRUST 1 1/4 cups graham-cracker crumbs (from10 whole crackers) 1/4 cup sugar 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted FILLING 4 packages (8 ounces each) bar cream cheese, very soft 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup canned pumpkin puree 2 tablespoons pumpkin-pie spice*** 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs, room temperature …

Melon Brain

Things Needed 1 small  Seedless Melon Use a vegetable peeler to remove the entire rind, exposing the inner white rind. Red Jello Instructions Slice off the bottom of the melon to create a flat base that will keep it from rolling. Draw squiggly lines that represent the bumps and ridges of the brain. Carve narrow channels along the tracings with …

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Cream together: ½ Cup Butter 1 ½ Cup Sugar Add: 2 eggs (one at a time) Mix in: ¾ Cups Milk ½ tsp Baking Soda 1 Cup canned Pumpkin 2 ½ tsp Allspice 3 tsp Baking Powder 2 Cups Flour Mix thoroughly.  Preheat the oven to 375˚F.  Fill cupcake cups ¾ full and bake for 20-25 minutes.  Cool & frost …

Irene’s Caramels

2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup dark Karo syrup 1 cup butter 2 cups cream Nuts 1 tsp. vanilla Combine sugar, syrup, butter and 1 cup cream; bring to boil, stirring constantly. Add remaining cream and cook slowly to hard ball stage (260 degrees—candy thermometer) After adding the last cream, you don’t have to keep stirring. Remove from heat. Add …

Rice Pudding – For Diabetics

1/2 cup egg substitute 2 cups fat-free milk 1/2 cup SPLENDA® Granular 1/2 cup dark raisins 1 1/2 cups cooked white rice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl, combine egg substitute, milk, SPLENDA® Granular, raisins, cooked rice, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Add …

Tres Leches Cake

½ CUP BUTTER 1 CUP SUGAR 1 TSP VANILLA 5 EGGS, SEPARATED 1 ½ CUPS FLOUR 1 TSP BAKING POWDER 2 CUPS MILK, WHOLE OR 2 % 14 OZ CAN SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK 12 OZ CAN EVAPORATED MILK TOPPING: 1 ½ CUPS HEAVY WHIPPING CREAM 1 TSP VANILLA PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES. CREAM BUTTER AND SUGAR TOGETHER UNTIL FLUFFY.  …