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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

German Macaroons

2 and 3/4 C. flaked TOASTED coconut
4 egg whites
1 C. sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. almond extract

1.Preheat oven to 250*, line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl whip egg whites til' very stiff. Gradually sprinkle in sugar, cinnamon and almond on low speed. Fold in Coconut.  Spoon small tsp sized balls onto lined cookie sheets.
3. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until dry and can peel away from paper. cool on wire racks and store in airtight container.
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Easy Lasagna (with cottage cheese)

1 package lasagna noodles
1 lb. hamburger
1 1/2 jars Ragu spaghetti sauce
16 oz. small curd cottage cheese
1 1/2 lbs. mozzarella cheese (sometimes I mix cheddar in there too)
2 eggs
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
3 tsp. parsley
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. garlic powder

Cook noodles til' according to package. Drain and rinse with cold water. Brown meat in large skillet. Add sauce, salt, pepper, basil and garlic to sauce, simmer. In small bowl combine cottage cheese, eggs, Parmesan and parsley. Layer sauce in bottom of 9 * 13, layer noodles, meat sauce, cottage cheese mixture, than cheese, doing 3 layers. Bake in 350* oven for 40 minutes.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Chewy Blonde Brownies

1/2 Cups butter or margarine melted
2 C. packed Brown Sugar
2 large Eggs
1 1/2 Cups Flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. baking powder

Preheat oven to 350*. Melt margarine in bowl. Add brown sugar and then eggs. Stir in flour, salt, and baking powder. Add vanilla. Spread into a well greased and floured 9 * 13. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool, cut and enjoy.
This recipe was given to me by my bishops wife after she brought in a meal to our family when I broke my shoulder...and they did wonders to cheer me up. I hope you enjoy them as much as our family does.