Meal Times


applesauce fruitcake
June 2, 2009, 11:24 pm
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  1. preheat oven to 250º
  2. boil 5 minutes, cool
    • 3 c. applesauce
    • 1 c. butter
    • 2 c. sugar
  3. sift together, add to applesauce mix
    • 4 1/2 c. flour
    • 1 t. salt
    • 3 t. baking soda
    • 1 t. nutmeg
    • 1 t. cloves
  4. mix in
    • 1 lb. dates
    • 1 lb. raisins
    • cherries
    • plenty of pecans
    • craisins
  5. bake about 1 hour in small greased loaf pans
  • note: decorate small loaves with cherries and pecans
  • yield: 11 small loaves


crispy raisin-pecan oatmeal cookies
June 1, 2009, 9:48 pm
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  1. preheat oven to 350º
  2. beat well
    • 1 c. room temperature butter
    • 1 c. lightly packed brown sugar
  3. add and beat
    • 1 c. sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 t. vanilla
  4. stir in
    • 1 1/2 c. flour
    • 1 t. baking powder
    • 1/2 t. cinnamon
    • 1 t. salt
  5. mix in
    • 3 c. oatmeal
    • 1 1/2 c. raisins
    • 1 1/2 c. chopped pecans
  6. place on greased cookie sheets
  7. flatten with hand
  8. bake 12-15 minutes
  • variation: may substitute raisins with craisins