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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Summary: November 26:  A Cookie A Day Until Christmas!  Can you ever have too many pumpkin recipes? I think not. My cute daughter-in-law, Kendra, shared this recipe with me to share with you! Ingredients 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 cup white sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips ½ cup chopped walnuts (optional) Instructions Combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil, and egg. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt. Dissolve the baking soda with the milk and stir in. Add flour mixture to pumpkin...

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Recipe: Pepparkakor (Spicy Gingerbread Cookies) Summary: This is a family recipe from a friend in Minnesota. I've never come across another gingerbread cookie recipe with quite the same flavor. Ingredients 1 stick Butter 1 1/2 c packed Dark Brown Sugar 1/2 c Corn Syrup 1/2 c cold Whipping Cream 2 t ground Ginger 2 t ground Cinnamon 2 t ground Cloves 4 1/2 c Flour 2 t Baking Soda Instructions 1. Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in syrup, cream and spices. 2. In a separate bowl mix baking soda and flour together. Work flour mixture into wet mixture a little at a time. Dough will be dry. Shape into a ball and refrigerate overnight. This is about letting the...

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Raspberry Marshmallows

Raspberry Marshmallows Raspberry Marshmallows drizzled with dark chocolate Homemade marshmallows require unflavored gelatin... flavored gelatin is way more fun. These marshmallows received rave reviews at work, but to be fair, those people will eat anything.   1- 3 oz package Jell-O, raspberry, but any flavor wil work 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin ½ cup cold water 1⅔ cups sugar ⅔ cup light corn syrup ¼ cup water ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 10 oz dark chocolate Powdered Sugar Candy Thermometer Line a 9 x 13 pan with wax paper. Spray lightly with non-stick spray and sift a generous layer of powdered sugar over all the surfaces of the pan that will touch the marshmallows....

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Jewish Apple Cake

Jewish Apple CakeWhy do you suppose this is Jewish Apple Cake? I’ve asked around and the only reason I can come up with is the addition of orange juice. Who knew? What? You want that I should know everything about baking? 3-4 apples, peeled and diced 3 tablespoons cinnamon 5 tablespoons sugar 1 cup oil 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder Juice from one orange (¼ - ½ cup, approximate) Combine cinnamon and sugar. Toss diced apples in cinnamon sugar and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, blend oil, sugar eggs and orange juice together. Combine flour and baking powder and add to sugar/egg mixture. Gently fold in apples. Bake in greased and...

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Chicken Enchilada Dip

Chicken Enchilada Dip  A little addictive... you've been warned. 1 – 8 ounce package cream cheese 1½ cup cheddar cheese 1 can green chilies, drained 1 teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon chili powder ½ pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and finely chopped Combine cream cheese, 1 cup of the cheddar cheese, chilies, spices and chicken. Spread into greased 9” pie plate. Bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes or until lightly browned and heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips. Preparation time_ 15 minute(s) Cooking time_ 30 minute(s) Number of servings (yield): 12

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