Sunday, February 27, 2011

Double White Chocolate and Pretzel Peanut Butter Cookies

1 stick softened butter, 8 tablespoons

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1 cup white chocolate chips, to melt

1 1/4 cups creamy peanut butter (reserve 2 tablespoons to add to melting white chips)

1 large egg

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 1/4 cups all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup broken pretzel pieces

1 Cup additional white chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Melt white chocolate chips and 2 Tablespoons peanut butter over a double boiler until melted. Add melted chocolate chips and remaining peanut butter to beaten butter and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla.

2. Place flour, baking soda and salt in bowl; mix to combine. Add to wet ingredients until just combined then pour in pretzels and additional white chocolate chips. With a cookie scoop, scoop dough onto a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. With the palms of your hand, gently press down each cookie to about 1/2 inch in thickness. Sprinkle each cookie with a touch of sea salt. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until edges become golden and slightly crisp. Let cool for 10 minutes on baking sheet before removing.

3 dozen cookies

Reuben Pie

1 lb. hamburger

1 cup shredded swiss cheese
1/4 c. worcestershire
garlic powder
1 egg
Mix together

1 c. swiss cheese
1/4 can french onions

Mix meat mixture. Put meat in pie pan. Bake 15 min at 350. Remove from oven, pour off juice. Fill with sauerkraut mixture. Bake 20 min. Cover with onions. Bake 8 mor minutes.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins


Yield:18 muffins

1 cup sugar
2 eggs
3 tablespoons milk
3 large bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups flour
1/2 cup melted butter
6 ounces chocolate chips
Prep Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 35 mins
1 Combine eggs, sugar, milk & bananas.
2 Combine flour, baking soda & baking powder & add to wet mixture, mixing thoroughly.
3 Add butter & finally the chocolate chips.
4 Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.