Today we made Apple Pecan Coffeecake!
Cake: 2/3C flour, 1/2C whole wheat flour, 1t baking soda, 1t cinnamon, 1/4t salt, 1 1/2C peeled, cored and diced apple, 1 egg, 3/4C sugar, 1/4C chopped pecans, 1/4C applesauce
Topping: 1T flour, 1T whole wheat flour, 1/2t cinnamon, 1T butter, 1/4C chopped pecans, 1/4C brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350F.
Mix the first five ingredients.
In separate bowl, mix apple and egg.
Stir in 3/4C sugar and applesauce. Add pecans. Add flour mixture and stir until just combined. Spoon into greased tube pan.
Stir together flours, brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in butter until crumbly. Mix in pecans. Sprinkle over batter in pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and serve warm.
Today I made No-Bake Fudge!
4C powdered sugar, 8oz cream cheese (fat-free, if desired), 4oz unsweetened chocolate, melted, 1 pinch salt, 1/2C chocolate covered almonds
Mix sugar with cream cheese until well blended.
Add melted chocolate and salt. Stir well.
Stir in almonds.
Pour into greased square baking dish. Spread evenly.
Freeze 3 hours. Cut into squares.
Today I made Coconut Nut Bars!
1/2C butter, melted, 2C vanilla wafer crumbs, 1C mini chocolate chips or 1/2C chocolate chips (optional), 1C coarsely chopped pecans and/or almonds, 1C coconut, 14oz sweetened condensed milk
Preheat oven to 350F.
Melt butter and pour into baking dish.
Add ingredients in order listed.
Do not stir. Bake 30 minutes or until set. Cool before cutting.
Today I made Chocolate Peanut Drops!
12 oz chocolate chips, 11 oz sweetened condensed milk, 2C whole peanuts
Add milk. Blend well.
Drop by 1/2 tsps on foil.
Chill 2 hours. Eat.
Today I made Pecan Cake!
1 1/2C flour, 1 1/4C sugar, 1/2C butter, 2 eggs, 1 1/2 t baking powder, 1/2 C milk, 7 oz whole pecans, chopped
Preheat oven to 350F. Cream together butter and sugar.
Add eggs, and beat well. Sift flour with baking powder,
and add alternately with milk to butter mixture, beginning
and ending with flour.
Blend in pecans.
Turn into greased tube pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Today I made Almond Rocky Road Clusters!
6oz semisweet chocolate chips, 1/4C peanut butter,
2T light corn syrup, 2T shortening, 1C slivered almonds, 1C mini marshmallows
Melt chips, peanut butter, corn syrup and shortening.
Stir until smooth.
Cool 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and marshmallows until just blended.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto foil.
Chill until firm.
Today I made Crispy Chocolate Squares! BUT I made it on the stove.
Today I made Almond Peanut Chocolates!
3 cups sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup light corn syrup, 1 tsp vinegar, 12 oz milk chocolate chips, 1/2 cup coarsely chopped peanuts, 3/4 cup thinly sliced almonds
In large saucepan, stir first 5 ingredients constantly, until boiling.
Stop stirring. Boil 3 minutes without stirring.
Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. Add chips, stirring quickly until melted.
Stir in nuts.
Quickly drop by tsp onto foil-lined cookie sheets, before mixture solidifies.
Chill one half hour or more. Store in fridge.