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Potato Chip Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups crushed potato chips 3/4 cup chopped walnuts Preparation Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir … Continue reading

Cranberry Pie

Ingredients 1 quart whole cranberries 1 1/4 cups (250 g) sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 pinch freshly ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh orange zest or 1 tablespoon orange liqueur 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) 1 knob butter the size of a small walnut, cut into small pieces for dotting the top of the filling 1 – 2 teaspoons sugar for sprinkling on top of the pie two pie crusts … Continue reading

Turtle Pie

Ingredients for the crust: 2 cups ground pecans 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup melted butter for the filling: 14 oz. Kraft caramels 1/4 cup milk 1 cup chopped pecans 1 pkg. (8 squares) Baker’s Bittersweet chocolate 1/3 cup milk [it may need a lot more] 1/4 cup powdered suger 1/2 tsp. vanilla Preparation Combine the … Continue reading

Strawberry Pie

Ingredients 4 pints (~3lb) fresh strawberries 3/4 c.sugar 2 tbsp. cornstarch 1 1/2 teaspoons Sure-Jell low-sugar pectin (pink box) pinch salt 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 pie shell, baked Preparation Select 6 oz. of less pretty berries. Blend to smooth puree. Whisk sugar, cornstarch, Sure-Jell, and salt in medium saucepan. Stir in berry puree. Cook over … Continue reading

Strawberry Curd

Ingredients 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 3 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons butter Preparation Process strawberries in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Press strawberries through a large wire-mesh strainer into a medium … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Bars

Ingredients 125 g / 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 1½ cups/ 225 g plain flour (all purpose flour) 1½ cups / 135 g rolled oats (traditional oats, not quick, instant or steel cut) ½ cup / 110 g brown sugar ½ tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 1 egg 2/3 cup strawberry jam 2 cups … Continue reading

Strawberry Lemonade Muffins

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 1 (8-oz.) container sour cream 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups diced fresh strawberries Preparation Preheat oven to 400°. Combine flour and 1 cup sugar in a large bowl; … Continue reading

Satsuma Mandarin and Vanilla Upsidedown cake

Ingredients 4 to 5 medium Satsuma mandarins (1 1/2 pounds), thinly sliced and seeded 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed Satsuma mandarin juice (from 1 mandarin) 1 1/3 cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 … Continue reading

Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients For Cake 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons citrus zest (any type) 1/4 cup fresh citrus juice 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup plain yogurt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil For Glaze 1/3 cup powdered sugar 2 to 3 … Continue reading

Peach, Bourbon, and Molasses Tart

Ingredients CRUST 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup raw unsalted sunflower seeds 1/2 cup medjool dates 1/4 teaspoon sea salt FILLING 4 local ripe peaches 1 cup multicolored raisins 5 medjool dates 1/4 cup bourbon 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup nuts (walnuts or almonds are best) 2 tablespoons lemon juice Preparation … Continue reading