Meal Times


oatmeal raisin bread
August 14, 2009, 3:39 pm
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  1. mix
    • ¼ lb. butter, softened
    • 1/3 c. honey
    • 2 t. salt
    • 1 c. milk, scalded
    • 2 eggs
  2. mix in seperate bowl
    • 2 T. yeast
    • ¼ c. lukewarm water
  3. mix the mixtures together
  4. mix
    • 2 c. flour
    • 1 t. cinnamon
    • 1/2 t. nutmeg
    • 3 eggs
  5. add egg mixture to other mixtures
  6. add
    • 1½ c. rolled oats
    • 1½ c. raisins
    • 1¼ c. flour
    • ½ c. untoasted wheat germ
  7. knead well
  8. let rise until doubled in size
  9. knead again
  10. place in 2 buttered loaf pans
  11. let rise again
  12. bake 40-45 minutes
  • yield: 2 loaves
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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


pumpkin-nut muffins
June 2, 2009, 2:31 am
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  1. preheat oven to 375º
  2. mix
    • 2 1/3 c. flour (part whole wheat)
    • 2 t. baking powder
    • 2 t. pumpkin spice
    • 2 beaten eggs
    • 3/4 c. sugar
    • 1 1/4 c. pumpkin
    • 2/3 c. oil
    • 1 t. salt
    • 1/3 c. milk
    • 3/4 c. walnuts
    • 3/4 c. raisins
  3. place in muffin tins
  4. bake 20 minutes
  • variation: add strudel topping


stir ‘n’ drop oatmeal cookies
June 2, 2009, 12:22 am
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  1. preheat oven at 375º
  2. stir in bowl
    • 1 c. flour
    • 1 t. baking powder
    • 1/2 t. salt
    • 1/2 t. cinnamon
    • 1/2 t. ginger
  3. add
    • 1 c. brown sugar
    • 1 c. oatmeal
  4. mix in
    • 1/4 c. oil
    • 2 T. milk
    • 1 egg
  5. bake 10 minutes
  • variation: add walnuts and/or raisins


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