Category Archives: Dessert

Joe Froggers

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Cowboy Cookies

This is my take on Cowboy Cookies.  There are many versions out there but this is how I make them. Don’t feel restricted by the quantities of add-ins, modify with what you have on hand and what you like. 1 … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

1 stick of butter, melted ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup of sour cream* 3 very ripe bananas, … Continue reading

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Raspberry & Cream Cupcakes

This recipe is from the Great British Baking Show; I have copied it here just so I can find the recipe for future use. It was super yummy! Ingredients For the cupcakes 180g/6oz butter, softened 180g/6oz caster sugar 180g/6oz plain … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookie Icing

6 cups powdered sugar ¼-½ cup whole milk ¼ cup light corn syrup 2 teaspoons almond extract (or vanilla*, or whatever you want) paste food coloring Sugar Cookies Combine sugar and ¼ cup milk. Mix until smooth. Add milk as … Continue reading

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Pie Crust

Halve the recipe if you only need a single crust. 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 5 – 6 tablespoons ice water Mix … Continue reading

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Russian Tea Cakes

or is it Mexican Wedding Cookies? Whatever it is called, it is one of my childrens’ favorites. 2 ¼ C all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1 C (2 sticks) butter, room temperature ½ C powdered sugar ¾ C finely … Continue reading

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