Monday, December 8, 2014


It is not Christmas without pizzelle!

3 eggs, beaten
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. melted unsalted butter
1 1/2 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp anise seed
1 tsp anise extract

Beat ingredients together in the order that they are listed. Cook 30-60 sec. Store in an airtight tin.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Banana Bread

2 c flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 c sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 c softened butter
2 mashed bananas
1/2 c buttermilk
3/4 c nuts

Mix all ingredients. Bake at 350 15-30 min depending on the container. Makes 8 little loaves plus 6 muffins. Baking time will be reduced for mini-muffins.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

1 1/2 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 c softened butter
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c instant rolled oats
1 c sweetened shredded coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugars; add egg and vanilla and beat well until creamed. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. If the mixture is too dry add a tsp of water until mixture is cohesive. Drop by spoonfuls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for
9-12 minutes or until golden.