|4 oz. unsweetened chocolate||1 & 1/2 t. vanilla extract|
|3/4 c. butter or margarine||1 c. all purpose flour|
|2 c. sugar||1 c. chopped nuts (optional)|
2 sticks of butter
2 teaspoons water
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
2 cups flour
2 cups pecans broken
Mix all ingredients except one cup of powdered sugar in bowl. Using spoon place large dollops of batter on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 14 minutes or until done. Dust with remaining sugar when mostly cooled.
2 1/2 sticks of butter
7 teaspoons of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2 1/2 cups of flour
Mix together all ingredients. Form into small or medium balls. Place on cookie sheet. Bake in 350 oven 8-10 minutes or until done. Decorate with sprinkles while still warm with sprinkle. Great with chocolate frosting and pecans. Or just drop a pecan in the middle.
2 cups butter
24 oz. chocolate chips
4 cups flour
2 cups brown sugar
2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 8 oz. Hershey Bar (grated)
5 cups blended oatmeal
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups chopped nuts (your choice)
2 cups butter
Measure oatmeal, and blend in a blender to a fine powder. Cream the
butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla, mix together with flour,
oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add chocolate chips, Hershey
Bar, and nuts. Roll into balls, and place two inches apart on a cookie
Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees. Makes 112 cookies.
Strawberry Ice Cream Pie
1 baked pie crust
1 carton of frozen strawberries
1 quart ice cream
1 small strawberry jello
Mix jello with scant cup of hot water
Add defrosted carton of strawberries
Add ice cream
Combine all until smoothish
Pour into crust; and refrigerate in freezer 1 to 2 hours
Serve with dollop of whipped cream
4 cups sliced peeled apples
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple (undrained)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¾ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup old fashioned rolled oats
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (opt.)
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg (opt.)
½ cup chopped pecans (walnuts)
1/3 cup (2/3 stick) melted butter
Preheat oven to 350º.
Coat 9- inch square baking dish with vegetable oil spray.
Arrange apples in baking dish. In a bowl mix the pineapple and lemon juice.
Spread over apples.
In another bowl, combine brown sugar, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg and pecans and mix well. Stir in butter. Evenly sprinkle over prepared fruit in pan.
Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven 30 minutes; remove foil. Bake 10 to 12 minutes longer or until topping is crisp.
Serve crisp (warm or cold) with ice cream or whipped cream.
**I substitute pineapple with blueberries or cranberries for a different flavor.
Double recipe for 9 x 13 pan.