Wheat Chip Spice Cookies

Today I made Wheat Chip Spice Cookies!

1/4C plus 2T butter, 3/4C sugar, 1 egg, 3/4t vanilla, 2T milk,
1 1/2C whole wheat flour, 3/4t baking powder, 1/2t baking soda,
1/2t salt, 1/8t ground nutmeg, 1/2t ground cinnamon, 1C chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F. With electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and milk. Mix until well blended. In separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Gradually beat into wet ingredients, scraping the sides of the bowl. Blend welll. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tsps onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes. Transfer to rack to cool completely.

Fudge Bars

Today I made Fudge Bars!

1 3/4C flour, 3/4C powdered sugar, 1/4C cocoa, 3/4C butter, 12oz chocolate chips, 14oz sweetened condensed milk, 1t vanilla powder (optional)

Preheat oven to 350F.

Fudge Bars

Mix dry ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture is dough.

ChocFudgeBars

Press onto bottom of 13″X9″ pan.

ChocFudgeBars

Bake 15 minutes. Melt 1C chocolate chips with milk and vanilla powder. Pour over crust. Top with remaining chocolate chips. Press down firmly.

ChocFudgeBars

Bake 20 minutes or until set. Cool.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Today I made Cereal Chip Cookies!

3/4C butter, 2 eggs, 1t vanilla, 1/2t salt, 1C sugar, 2T milk, 2 1/4C flour, 1/2t baking soda, 2C mini chocolate chips, 2 1/2C crushed frosted flakes

Preheat oven to 375F.

CerealChipCookies

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Form into 1″ balls and roll in cereal.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Place on cookie sheet.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Rum Cornmeal Chip Cookies

Today I made Rum Cornmeal Chip Cookies!

1C butter, 3/4C brown sugar, 1t rum, 1 1/2C flour, 3/4C fine yellow cornmeal, 1t ground ginger, 1t ground nutmeg, 1/4t black pepper, 1 3/4C chocolate chips< Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter and sugar until fluffly. Stir in rum. In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients. Stir into butter mixture until just blended. Stir in chips. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie. Bake 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on racks.

Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge

Today I made Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge!

2C chocolate chips, 6oz milk chocolate, 2oz unsweetened chocolate, 14oz sweetened condensed milk, 1C mini marshmallows

Melt chocolates, stirring constantly until smooth.

Fudge

Remove from heat. Stir in milk, then marshmallows.

Fudge

Spread evenly into foil-lined 8″ square pan. Cool 10 minutes. Cut into squares but do not remove from pan. Chill 1 hour.

Fudge

Banana Pops and Caramel Cream

Today I made Banana Pops and Caramel Cream!

2 ripe bananas, peeled and halved in the middle, 4 oz semisweet chocolate chips, 1/8 cup hot water, 1/2C sprinkles, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk

1] Insert a skewer or chopstick into the cut end of each banana half. 2] Place bananas in a shallow pan. 3] Freeze 3 or more hours.

4] Melt chocolate with water, stirring occasionally.

Banana Pops

Banana Pops

5] Spread sprinkles on sheet of waxed or parchment paper. 6] Dip frozen banana into chocolate.

7] Roll in sprinkles and hold upright until set, about 2 minutes.

Banana Pops

8] Freeze 5 minutes before serving. Or wrap in plastic or foil to store in freezer.

9] In the interest of efficiency, pour condensed milk into saucepan.

Banana Pops

10] Dip frozen banana into milk. Repeat steps 7 and 8.

Caramel Cream
a) Heat remaining milk, stirring constantly on low heat, until it looks like peanut butter, 20-25 minutes.

Banana Pops

Banana Pops

b) Add sprinkles if desired. Cool. Use as a dessert sauce while hot. Store in well-greased, airtight container. Or, drop by tsps onto well-greased cookie sheet and let harden to make individual caramels.

Banana Pops

Oatmeal Bars

Today I made Oatmeal Bars!

1/2C butter, 1/2C brown sugar, 1 egg, 1t almond extract. 1t baking powder, 1 1/2C oats, 3/4C flour, 1/2C chopped nuts, 1/2C chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F.

Oatmeal Bars

Cream butter, sugar and extract. Add egg. Beat well. Add remaining ingredients.

Oatmeal Bars

Press into greased cake pan.

Oatmeal Bars

Bake 30-40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into squares. Or rectangles.
Don’t forget to eat.

Oatmeal Bars

Meringue Cookies

Today I made Meringue Cookies!

4 egg whites, 1 1/2C sugar, 2 pinches salt, 1 tsp cream of tartar, 12 oz mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 275F. Beat whites with salt until frothy.

Meringue Cookies

Add cream of tartar and beat until soft peaks form.

Meringue Cookies

Beat in sugar 2T at a time. Continue beating until whites are glossy and stiff, about 10 minutes.

Meringue Cookies

Fold in chips. Drop onto well-greased cookie sheets, 2T at a time.

Meringue Cookies

Bake 45-50 minutes, or until firm and dry on the inside.

Meringue Cookies