Royal Icing

Royal Icing 3 egg whites1 tsp vanilla~4 c powdered sugarpinch saltpinch cream of tarter In a stand mixer beat egg whites vanilla, salt and cream of tarter until frothy.  Mix in powdered sugar slowly until it reaches the consistency you like.  Thicker allows...

Marshmallow Creme

Marshmallow Creme 2 egg whites 1 1/2 c sugar2/3 c waterpinch salt2 tsp vanilla or other flavor In a metal bowl whip the egg whites and salt to soft peaks.  In a medium sauce pan create a syrup with the sugar and water and let boil for a few minutes.  Set...

Pumpkin Bars

  Pumpkin Bars Crust2 1/2 c flour1/2 tsp salt1/2 c powdered sugar1 c brown sugar2 sticks butter, soften , or 1 c Harvest butter olive oil optional: extract of choice- 1tspFilling2 eggs1 can pumpkin or sub in 2 cups cooked butternut squash or roasted pumpkin1/4 c...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #5

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #5 2 c flour2 tsp cinnamon1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1 c butter1 c brown sugar1/2 c white sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla3 c oats1 1/2 c raisins Preheat oven to 350In a large bowl cream together butter and sugars. Add in vanilla, and eggs and mix...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #4

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #4 1 c butter1 c brown sugar1/4 c white sugar2 eggs1 T vanilla1 T molasses1 1/2 c flour1 tsp baking soda1 1/2 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp salt3 c oats1 c raisins Preheat oven to 350In a large bowl cream together butter and sugars. Add in vanilla,...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #3

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #3 2 c flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt1 c butter1 c brown sugar1 c white sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla3 c oats1 1/2 c raisins Preheat oven to 350In a large bowl cream together butter and sugars. Add in vanilla and eggs and mix...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #2

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #2 1 c butter, soften1 c white sugar1 c brown sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla1 1/2 c flour1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp salt2 3/4 c oats1 c raisins Preheat oven to 350In a large bowl cream together butter and sugars. Add in vanilla and eggs...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #1

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie #1 1 1/2 c flour1 c brown sugar1/4 c white sugar1 stick soften butter 2 eggs1 T molasses1 T maple syrup1 T cinnamon1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt2 1/2 c old fashion oats1 c raisins (optional- soak raisins in hot water first)1 tsp vanilla Preheat...

Easy microwave lemon curd

Easy microwave lemon curd 1 c white sugar3 eggs beaten 1/2 c lemon juice3 lemons zested 1/2 stick butter In a microwave-safe bowl,mix the eggs and sugar together. Add in remaining ingredients. Heat in microwave for 1 minute intervals, stirring after each minute until...

Marshmallow Sauce

Marshmallow Sauce (for ice cream) 1 c marshmallows 3/4 c sugar1/4 c whole milk or cream1 T honey1-2 tsp flavor of choice Melt marshmallows in microwave and set aside.  In a saucepan, boil the milk, sugar and honey and then simmer for 5 minutes.  Pour...

Cream Puffs

Easy Cream Puffs 1 c boiling water1 stick butter1 c flour1/2 tsp salt4 eggs Preheat oven to 375In a medium saucepan bring the water to a boil and add butter stirring to melt it.  Add flour and salt immediately and stir until it form a ball. Add in one egg at a...

Pastry Cream

Pastry Cream Adapted from Emma Christensen’s recipe.  1 1/2 c whole milk, half and half or cream1/2 c sugar1/4 c flour or cornstarch or tapioca starch1/4 tsp salt4 large egg yolks1 tsp vanilla or flavor of choice In a medium saucepan warm the milk until...

Donut Holes

Easy Donut Holes 2 cups flour1 1/2` T baking powder1/3 cup sugar1/2 tsp salt1 egg1 cup buttermilk4 T melted butter2 tsp vanilla or other flavoring Mix dry and wet ingredients except butter in separate bowls.  Combine and then add butter.  Drop in round balls...
Basic Easy Chocolate Cupcake

Basic Easy Chocolate Cupcake

Basic Easy Chocolate Cupcake 1 1/2 c flour1 1/4 c sugar1/2 cup butter1/2 tsp salt1 tsp baking soda1 cup milk or buttermilk1/2 cup cocoa powder1 tsp vanilla1 egg Preheat oven to 350 degreesCream together the butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add in baking soda...
Basic Easy Vanilla Cupcake

Basic Easy Vanilla Cupcake

Basic Easy Vanilla Cupcake 2 c flour1 c sugar2 eggs1 sticks butter soften1/2 tsp salt2 tsp vanilla2 tsp baking powder1 c buttermilk Preheat oven to 350Cream together butter and sugar. Add in salt and baking powder. Add in eggs one at a time. Mix in flour, vanilla and...

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark 1 lb white chocolate or vanilla almond bark3/4 cup crushed candy canes1 tsp peppermint extract Melt the white chocolate either over a double broiler or in the microwave. Stir in the crushed candy canes and peppermint extract. Spread over a cookie sheet...

Easy English Toffee

Easy English Toffee 2 sticks butter1 c sugarpinch of sea salt1/2 -1 tsp vanilla or other flavor1 cup or more cup sliced almonds (chopped walnuts, chopped pecans, or any other nut)~ 2 cups chocolate chips (or white chocolate) In a saucepan heat butter, sugar and salt...