Fall

S’more Thumbprint Cookies

Posted on Jun 4, 2012

1 c. butter, softened ½ c. packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 t. vanilla 1-1/3 c. flour 1 c. finely ground graham cracker crumbs About 120 mini marshmallows About 120 chocolate chips   Heat oven to 325º.  In a large bowl beat the butter and brown sugar until creamy.  Add the egg and vanilla; beat until blended.  Add the flour and graham cracker crumbs; stir well.  Shape the dough into 60 balls, place on ungreased cookies sheets about 2” apart.  With your thumb make an indentation in the center of each cookie.  Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until cookies are firm and the edges are just...

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Cranberry Butter

Posted on Jun 4, 2012

2 c. orange juice 1 c. craisins ½ c. powdered sugar 1 lb. butter, softened   Heat the orange juice just until boiling; remove from the heat and stir in the craisins.  Let stand until the craisins are plump and the juice is at room temperature.  Drain the craisins and discard the juice.  Stir the craisins and powdered sugar into the butter until well mixed.  Place the mixture in a sealed container and refrigerate until serving...

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted on Jun 4, 2012

½ c. flour ½ whole wheat flour   1 T. brown sugar 1 ½ t. baking powder ½ t. pumpkin pie spice 1 egg 1 c. milk ½ c. canned pumpkin 1 T. oil   In a medium bowl combine all of the dry ingredients; stir to mix well.  In a small bowl beat the egg with a whisk until the white and the yolk are well mixed.  Stir in the milk, pumpkin, and oil.  Add the dry ingredients and stir just until the dry ingredients are wet, the mixture will be lumpy.  Heat the griddle or skillet, grease lightly if necessary.  Pour about ¼ c. batter for each pancake, cook until the pancake begins to form...

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Posted on Jun 4, 2012

2 ½ c. frozen vanilla yogurt 1 c. pumpkin 1 c. ice cubes 2 T. brown sugar 1 T. honey 1 t. pumpkin pie spice ½ t. nutmeg Whipped cream   Place all of the ingredients in a blender except the whipped cream.  Blend until smooth.  Pour into 4 glasses, top each with whipped cream.  Serve...

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