Meal Times


Crisp Cocoa-Pecan Cookies
August 7, 2011, 12:04 am
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  1. sift together
    • 1 1/3 c. flour
    • 3 T. cocoa
    • 1/2 t. b.s.
  2. cream
    • 10 T. (3/4 c.) butter
    • 1/3 c. brown sugar
    • 1/3 c. sugar
    • 2 T. plus 2 t. light corn syrup
    • 2 T. milk
    • 1 t. vanilla
  3. mix in flour mixture
  4. stir in
    • 1/2 c. chocolate chips
    • 1 c. nuts
  5. cover and chill for at least 4 hours
  6. preheat oven to 350º
  7. place in mounds on ungreased cookie sheet
  8. bake 9-13 minutes
  • prep: 20 minutes
  • total prep time: 5 hours (includes chilling time)
  • yield: 16 cookies
  • source: bon appétit, february 2011

Crisp Cocoa-Pecan Cookies

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oatmeal cocoa chippers
August 6, 2011, 11:53 pm
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  1. sift together
    • 5/8 c. flour
    • 1/4 c. cocoa
    • 1 t. b.s.
    • 1/4 t. salt
  2. cream
    • 1/2 c. butter
    • 1/2 c. brown sugar
    • 1/4 c. sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 t. vanilla
  3. mix in flour mixture
  4. stir in
    • 1 c. chocolate chips
    • 1 c. oats
    • nuts
  5. cover and chill for up to 2 days
  6. preheat oven to 350º
  7. place in mounds on ungreased cookie sheet
  8. bake 9-13 minutes
  • yield: 2 dozen cookies
  • source: nestle



Chocolate Chip Cookies
April 4, 2010, 1:46 am
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  1. sift together
    • 1 2/3 c. flour
    • 1/2 t. b.s.
    • 1/2 t. heaping b.p.
    • 1/2 t. heaping salt
  2. beat
    • 3/4 c. butter
    • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
    • 1/2 c. sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 t. vanilla
  3. mix in flour mixture
  4. stir in
    • 2 c. chocolate chips
    • nuts
  5. cover and chill for up to 2 days
  6. preheat oven to 350º
  7. place in mounds on baking sheet
  8. sprinkle with sea salt
  9. bake 10-15 minutes or until light brown
  • yield: 1 dozen cookies
  • source: Jacques Torres



baked french toast
August 13, 2009, 2:37 am
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  1. preheat oven to 350°
  2. butter a camp pan
  3. arrange in the pan
    • 1 lb. sliced french bread
  4. beat together
    • 8 eggs
    • 2 t. vanilla
    • ¼ t. cinnamon
    • 1 ½ c. milk
  5. pour mixture over bread
  6. heat until boiling
    • 3/4 c. butter
    • 1 1/3 c. brown sugar
    • 3 T. corn syrup
  7. bake in oven 20 minutes


blueberry streusel muffins
July 16, 2009, 2:23 am
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  1. preheat oven to 400º
  2. mix until crumbly, sit aside
    • 1/4 c. flour
    • 2 T. brown sugar
    • 3 T. cold butter
    • 1/4 t. cinnamon
  3. mix
    • 1 c. milk
    • 1/4 c. vegetable oil
    • 1.2 t. vanilla
    • 1 egg
  4. in seperate bowl, mix
    • 2 c. flour
    • 1/3 c. sugar
    • 3 t. baking powder
    • 1/2 t. salt
  5. stir liquid and dry ingredients together
  6. fold in
    • 1 c. blueberries
  7. divide batter evenly among 12 muffin cups
  8. top evenly with streusel
  9. bake 20 minutes or until golden brown
  • may subsitute all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour

source: betty crocker’s cookbook



hot fudge cake
June 2, 2009, 11:29 pm
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  1. preheat oven to 350º
  2. in medium bowl, combine
    • 1 c. flour
    • 3/4 c. sugar
    • 2 T. cocoa
    • 2 t. baking powder
    • 1/4 t. salt
  3. stir in until smooth
    • 1/2 c. milk
    • 2 T. oil
    • 1 t. vanilla
  4. spread in an ungreased 9 inch baking pan
  5. in a sperate bowl, combine
    • 1 c. brown sugar
    • 4 T. cocoa
  6. sprinkle sugar-cocoa mix over batter
  7. pour over cake without stirring
    • 1 3/4 c. hot water
  8. bake 35-50 minutes
  • yield: 9 servings


oatmeal chocolate chip cake
June 2, 2009, 11:20 pm
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  1. preheat oven to 350º
  2. mix
    • 1 3/4 c. boiling water
    • 1 c. oatmeal
    • 1 c. brown sugar
    • 1/2 c. butter
    • 1 T. cocoa
    • 1 c. sugar
  3. mix in
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 3/4 c. flour
    • 1 t. baking soda
    • 1/2 t. salt
    • 3/4 c. walnuts
    • 12 oz. chocolate chips
  4. bake 40 minutes