Sunday, September 30, 2007

Sponge Candy

1 Cup sugar
1 Cup dark Karo syrup
4 tsp baking soda
1(12oz.) pkg. choc chips
2 sqs. baking choc.
2-in. square paraffin

Combine the sugar and syrup. Bring to a Boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cook to hard crack on candy theromoter(295-310F). Remove from heat and quickly stir in soda. Pour into lightly buttered 9 X 13 in. pan. It will foam up, but DO NOT STIR after putting it in the pan. cool and Break into pieces, inch squared or so. melt the chocolate and paraffin, dip the pieces into this mixture. place on wax paper.

Amish Baked Oatmeal

When I was innkkeeping at the B&B I made this often. Everyone who tried it loved it.

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 T baking soda (or powder-either turns out well in this dish, I tend to use soda)
2 eggs
1 t salt

Cream together shortening and sugar. Then add eggs, soda, and salt.

Alternately add:

1 cup milk
2 1/2 cups oats (you can add more to your taste)

Optional: you can add nuts or fruit.

Pour in baking dish and spread cinnamon and brown sugar over the top to your taste.

Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Serves 2-4.

Oatmeal Chocolate-Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup: margarine / shortening
1 ¼ cup brown sugar
½ cup sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbs. Milk
2 tsp. Vanilla
1 ¾ cup flour
1 tsp. Soda
½ tsp. Salt (optional)
2 ½ cup oatmeal
2 cup chips (bag)
1 cup nutZ (optional)

Heat oven to 375°
Beat margarine and sugars until creamy
Add eggs, milk and vanilla; Beat Well
Add flour, soda and salt; mix well
Stir in oats, chocolate chips and nuts: Mix it up good
Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheets, Bake 8 to 10 min. Cool 1 min. before removing to wire rack
Makes about 5 dozen

No! Bake-Cookies

No-Bake cookies

2 cup sugar
¼ cup cocoa
½ cup butter or margarine
½ cup milk
½ cup peanut butter
½ teaspoon vanilla
3 cup oatmeal

Combine sugar, cocoa, milk, butter in saucepan. Bring to a boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter till melted, add vanilla and oatmeal. Drop by spoonfuls on wax paper. Cool. Enjoy

Monster Cookies

1 stick oleo or 1/2 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. soda
1 1/2 cup peanut butter
4 1/2 cup oatmeal
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup M&M's, (I like to use at least a cup)

Mix ingredients together, Drop by large spoonful, or
small ice cream scoop. Bake 350 degree oven for 12 to
14 minutes. 4 to 6 dozen