Chocolate Oat Toffee Pieces

Today I made Chocolate Oat Toffee Pieces!

4 1/2C quick oats, 1C brown sugar, 3/4C butter, melted, 1/2C corn syrup, 1/2t salt, 12 oz chocolate chunks or chips

Preheat oven to 400F. Mix all ingredients except for chocolate chunks or chips.

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Press firmly into greased jelly roll pan. Bake 18 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and sprinkle evenly with chocolate chunks or chips. Let stand for 10 minutes.

ChocOatToffee

Spread chocolate over toffee.

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Cool completely. Break into pieces.

Coconut Bread

Today I made Coconut Bread!

2 eggs, 1 1/4C milk, 2 1/2C flour, 2t baking powder, 1/2t salt, 2t cinnamon, 1C plus 1t superfine sugar, 2C shredded, sweetened coconut, 1/3C butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350F.

Coconut Bread

Whisk eggs and milk.

Coconut Bread

Stir in sugar, then coconut.

Coconut Bread

Make a well in the center and pour in egg mixture. Stir until just combined. Add butter and stir until just smooth. Do not overmix. Pour into a greased and floured loaf pan.

Coconut Bread

Bake 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.

Coconut Bread

Cool 10 minutes, then transfer to wire rack. Ice if desired. Mix 2T milk and stir in powdered sugar (about 2C) until smooth. Add sprinkles if desired.

Coconut Bread

Butterscotch Sour Cream Cookies

Today I made Butterscotch Sour Cream Cookies!

1/2C butter, 1 1/2C brown sugar, 2 eggs, beaten, 2 1/2C flour, 1/2t baking powder, 1t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 1C sour cream

Cream butter, sugar and beaten eggs.

Butterscotch Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies

Mix dry ingredients. Add them alternately with sour cream.

Butterscotch Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies

Chill dough 2 hours. Preheat oven to 400. Drop by tsps onto greased cookie sheets.

Butterscotch Cookies

Bake 15 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.

Butterscotch Cookies

Mint Chocolate Cookies

Today I made Mint Chocolate Cookies!

2C flour, 1/4C cornstarch, 6T cocoa, 1/2t salt, 1C sugar, 1/2C butter, 1/3C milk, 1t peppermint extract

Whisk dry ingredients except for sugar.

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In separate bowl, cream butter and sugar.

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Stir in milk and extract. Gradually blend in dry ingredients. Shape dough into logs, wrap in plastic and freeze for 2 hours or more. Preheat oven to 375F.

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Slice dough into 1/4″ rounds and place on greased cookie sheets 1″ apart. Bake 13-15 minutes or until firm.

MintCCookies

French Toast Pudding

Today we made French Toast Pudding!

1 lb loaf cinnamon raisin bread, diced, 1/3C cream cheese, diced, 1C peeled and chopped apples, 4 eggs, 1 1/2C milk, 1T butter, melted, 1/4C maple syrup

Spread out half the diced bread in a greased 9″X13″ pan.

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FrenchToastPudding

Sprinkle cream cheese over it. Then sprinkle on apples.

FrenchToastPudding

Sprinkle on remaining bread.

In bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and maple syrup. Stir in melted butter.

FrenchToastPudding

FrenchToastPudding

Pour over bread mixture.

FrenchToastPudding

Cover with plastic wrap. Press mixture firmly into pan. Chill 2 or more hours.

FrenchToastPudding

Preheat oven to 325F. Bake 40 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool 10 minutes before serving.

FrenchToastPudding