“A good cook knows that it's not what's on the table that matters, it's who is in the chairs.”

Friday, October 29, 2010

Cake Mix Cookies

I've made these before, then Pat re-introduced me to this gem of a recipe!  Easy and good!

1 cake mix
1 stick of butter
1 egg

Mix well.  Roll into teaspoon size balls. 

Bake 350.  9-12 minutes.  Remove to cooling rack after 1-2 minutes

So far I've made...
Lemon with lemon glaze
Spice with pecans & raisins with white frosting (with sprinkles)

Yellow with chocolate frosting(with sprinkles)

Chocolate with peanut butter chips
Cherry Chip with white frosting (with sprinkles)

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Soft Oatmeal Bread


1-1/2 cups water (70° to 80°)

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup canola oil

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon lemon juice

3 cups white whole wheat flour

1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats

2-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast


In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.

Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices, 2 pounds).

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 158 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.