Friday, March 30, 2012

March 30: Molasses Cookies

Another recipe from my friend Chris.

1 c butter
1/2 c oil
2 c brown sugar

Beat into butter mixture:
3 eggs 
1/2 c molasses

Mix into preceding mixture:
5 c whole wheat flour
2 c oats
1/2 tsp salt
4 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp cloves
1 tsp nutmeg

Shape into balls and roll in white sugar. Bake at 375 for 7 minutes. Do not over bake.

March 29- Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

1 3/4 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c butter
1/2 c peanut butter
1 egg
2 TB milk

Cream butter, sugars and peanut butter. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Add all other ingredients. Form balls and roll in sugar. Bake in a a 375 oven for 10-13 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet. Remove from oven and place a chocolate kiss in center of cookie immediately. Makes about 4 dozen.

March 28- Noodle Casserole

Another great casserole from my mother.

1 lb ground beef
1 c celery, chopped
1 40z can mushrooms, drained
1 can tomato soup
1 lb narrow egg noodles, cooked
1 c grated cheese
1 green pepper, chopped
2 small onions, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 lg can tomatoes
1 tsp chili powder

Brown beef. Add pepper, celery, and onion. Cook 10 minutes. Ad mushrooms, soup and tomatoes. mix with cooked noodles. Add chili powder. Season with salt and pepper.  Put in casserole dish. Top with cheese. Bake at 300 uncovered for 35-45 minutes.