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



Molten Chocolate Cake
August 13, 2009, 1:07 am
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  1. preheat oven to 425°
  2. grease 4 custard cups
  3. melt together
    • 1/2 c. butter
    • 2/3 c. chocolate chips
  4. whisk in until well blended
    • 1 c. powdered sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 egg yolks
  5. stir in
    • 6 T. flour
  6. divide between cups
  7. bake 13 minutes
  8. serve hot with ice cream or whipped cream
  • yield: 4 servings
source: tasty kitchen, pioneer woman


german chocolate cake
coconut-pecan frosting
  1. beat together
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1 c. evaporated milk
  2. stir in
    • 1 c. sugar
    • 1/2 c. butter
    • 1 t. vanilla
  3. cook over medium heat about 12 minutes, stiring occasionally, until thick
  4. beat in
    • 1 1/3 c. flaked coconut
    • 1 c. chopped pecans

cake

  1. preheat oven to 350º
  2. grease 2 8×8 pans
  3. mix
    • 1/2 c. boiling water
    • 1 bar (4 oz.) chocolate chips
  4. in seperate bowl, mix
    • 2 c. sugar
    • 1 c. butter
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 1 t. vanilla
  5. beat chocolate mixture in with cream mixture
  6. in seperate bowl, mix
    • 2 1/4 c. flour
    • 1 t. baking soda
    • 1 t. salt
  7. into cream mixture, alternatively mix flour mixture with
    • 1 c. buttermilk
  8. fold in
    • 4 stiffly beaten eggwhites
  9. divide batter between the two pans
  10. bake 45 minutes
  11. cool on wire rack
  12. spread on coconut-pecan frosting


fudge sauce
July 14, 2009, 12:47 am
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  1. in saucepan, stir and cook until melted
    • 2 c. chocolate chips
    • 1 c. butter
  2. stir in
    • 4 c. powdered sugar
    • 2 2/3 c. evaporated milk
  3. cook, stiring constantly for 8 minutes
  4. remove from heat
  5. stir in
    • 1 t. vanilla
    • 1/8 t. salt

source: allrecipes



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