Homemade Cake Donuts

Click photo to enlarge This is definitely not your grocery store donut, because it isn’t fried, it’s baked.  Surprisingly good, however, for a healthy donut. 🙂  Don’t even attempt this without a donut pan. Ingredients: 2 cups flour3/4 cups sugar2 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt1 tsp melted butter2 eggs, beaten3/4 cups milk1 tsp vanilla1/4 tsp… Continue reading Homemade Cake Donuts

bars · brownies · Desserts

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

Click photo to enlarge Thank you Loggy Loggerson (and Tracy) for this YUMMY recipe!!! Nearly any brownie or cookie recipe will do.–One batch chocolate brownie recipe (I use Betty Crocker)–One batch chocolate chip cookie dough (see below) Preheat oven to 325F. Grease a 9″x13″ pan and pour in the brownie batter. Dot with 2 tbsp… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breakfast

Honey Butter Soaked Bran Muffins

Click photo to enlarge Ingredients 1 1/4 cups wheat or oat bran1 cup buttermilk1/2 cup vegetable oil1 cup brown sugar1 egg1 tablespoon honey1 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup golden raisins (optional) Topping: 1/4 C brown sugar1/4 C melted butter2 T honey Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F… Continue reading Honey Butter Soaked Bran Muffins

Breads · Breakfast · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Pumpkin Bread

  Ingredients 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 (15 ounce) can canned pumpkin 2 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup orange juice Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 x 5-inch loaf pan,… Continue reading Pumpkin Bread

chocolate · cookies

Chocolate Espresso Crinkles

Click photo to enlarge This is a rich, fudgy cookie with a hint of espresso.  Not a coffee lover? Simply leave out the espresso. 🙂 Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder2 cups white sugar1/2 cup vegetable oil4 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 teaspon espresso, ground as finely as your possibly can get it2 cups all-purpose flour2… Continue reading Chocolate Espresso Crinkles


Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Click photo to enlarge  This was an extremely yummy cookie, and a hit with my husband’s co-workers.  A delicious, sugar sprinkled, soft peanut butter cookie filled with raspberry jam.  Pretty too!  Makes 3 dozen cookies. Ingredients:1 1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp. salt1 tsp. baking powder1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter1/2… Continue reading Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies