Pineapple Almond Pie

Today we made Pineapple Almond Pie!

14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 20 oz canned pineapple chunks, well drained, 1C non-dairy whipped topping, 1 graham cracker pie shell, 2T lemon juice, 6 oz lightly salted raw almonds

Mix milk with topping.

Pineapple Almond Pie

Pineapple Almond Pie

Pineapple Almond Pie

Pineapple Almond Pie

Fold in pineapple.

Pineapple Almond Pie

Stir in lemon juice and almonds.

Pineapple Almond Pie

Pour into pie shell.

Pineapple Almond Pie

Pineapple Almond Pie

Chill 2 or more hours.

Pineapple Almond Pie

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Today we made Ginger Choc Chip Muffins!

2 1/2C flour, 3t baking powder, 2T ground ginger, 1C chocolate chips, 1/4C brown sugar, 1 1/4C skim milk, 1 egg, 4T butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift dry ingredients. Stir in brown sugar. In a large glass measuring cup, beat together milk and egg.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in 1/3 of the milk mixture while stirring.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Pour in melted butter.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Add remaining milk. Stir just until blended.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Fold in chocolate chips.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Turn into greased, lined or nonstick 12-cup muffin tin.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of center muffin emerges clean.

Ginger Choc Chip Muffins

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Today we made Prune Custard Strawberry Pie!

14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 1/2C skim milk, 3 eggs, 1/3C coarsely chopped prunes, 1/4C coarsely chopped almonds, 2T cornstarch, 1 deep dish graham cracker pie shell

Topping: 1/4C powdered sugar, 12 oz fresh strawberries

Preheat oven to 350F. Whisk eggs.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Stir in sweetened condensed milk.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Stir in skim milk. Blend well.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Stir in cornstarch. Blend well.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Stir in prunes and almonds.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Pour into pie shell. Batter will be thin.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Bake 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool 30 minutes. Sift powdered sugar evenly onto pie.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Hull Strawberries and slice into heart shapes. Arrange on top of pie.

Prune Custard Strawberry Pie

Lemon Biscotti

Today we made Lemon Biscotti!

6T butter, 3/4C sugar, 2 eggs, 3 1/2C flour, 1t baking powder, 1/3C lemon juice, 1/3C sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together flour and baking powder. In separate bowl, cream butter and 3/4C sugar.

Lemon Biscotti

Beat in eggs. blend well.

Lemon Biscotti

Stir together lemon juice.

Lemon Biscotti

Add half the flour mixture to the butter mixture.

Lemon Biscotti

Stir in juice mixture. Add remaining flour mixture until a sticky dough is formed.

Lemon Biscotti

Shape into a loaf and place on greased cookie sheet. Flatten to 1/2″ high.

Lemon Biscotti

Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 20 minutes. Slice with sharp knife into long, thin sticks.

Lemon Biscotti

Place on greased cookie sheet cut side down. Bake 20 more minutes or until dry and crunchy.

Lemon Biscotti