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Friday, June 28, 2013

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

5 Stocks of Rhubarb, chopped
1 lb. frozen strawberries
3/4 C. Sugar
3 Tbls. flour

1 C. rolled oats
1 C. brown sugar
1/2 C. coconut
1/2 C. flour
1/2 C. margarine
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Prepare rhubarb by slicing into 1/2 inch slices.  cook srawberries in microwave til half dethawed, about 4 minutes.  place both into a 9 * 13 pan.  Sprinkle with sugar and flour and stir in.  For topping combine remaining ingredients, and sprinkle over the top of fruit.  Bake in a 375* oven for 35-40 minutes.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Cowboy Cookies

1 1/2 C. salted butter, softened
1 1/2 C. Brown Sugar, packed
1 1/2 C. Sugar
3 Eggs
1 Tbls. Vanilla

3 C. Flour
1 Tbls. baking powder
1 Tbls. baking soda
1 Tbls. Cinnamon

3 C. chocolate chips
2 1/2 C. old Fashioned oats
2 C. coconut
2 C. Walnuts OR Pecans

Preheat oven to 350*. Blend sugars, butter til creamy.  Add eggs and vanilla and blend.  Place, flour powder, soda and cinnamon in bowl with creamed sugars and blend on high til mixed.  Next stir in chocolate chips, oats, coconut and nuts.  Drop 1/4 cup of dough for large cookies, or Tablespoon drops for smaller cookies onto sprayed cookie sheets.  Bake for 9-10 minutes.  (13-15 for larger cookies)  Let cool on trays for 2-3 minutes move to cooling racks.
This recipe comes from under the  title Laura Bush's cowboy cookies.

Cinnamon Sugar and Spice Muffins

4 cups flour
2 Tbls baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp.salt
3 tsp. cinnamon
4 large eggs
2 cups sour cream (or vanilla yogurt)
1 3/4 cup brown sugar
8 Tbls. oil
2 tsp. vanilla

1 stick of margarine or butter
1/2 C. sugar
2-3 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400*.  spray 24 muffin cups.
In large bowl Mix flour, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon.
In medium bowl mix eggs, sour cream, sugar, oil and vanilla.  Add to flour mixture and mix until moistened, avoid over mixing.  Pour into muffin cups and bake for 12-15 minutes.  For topping melt butter in a small bowl (just big enough for the muffin top), and mix cinnamon and sugar in a separate small bowl.  Remove muffins from oven, dip tops into the butter and than roll in the cinnamon sugar mix. Enjoy.
This is a wonderful recipe for breakfast or anytime.  This Recipe can be easily halved.
A similar recipe can be found on