Category Archives: Dessert

Peanut Butter Balls

Melt together:
1 1/2 c. chocolate chips
1 T. butter

Mix together:
1 c. peanut butter
1/4 c. powdered sugar
1 T. flour

Roll peanut butter batter into balls. Roll balls in melted chocolate until coated. Set on wax paper to dry.

Peanut Butter Cookies

1 1/2 c. peanut butter
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. shortening
1 t. vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/2 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/4 c. nibs
1/4 c. chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350. Cream butters and sugars, Whisk eggs and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients. Add in alternate batches. Fold in nuts and nibs, Bake for about 15 minutes.


1 c. sugar
1 c. buttermilk
1 t. soda
1 egg
1 stick butter
2 t. baking powder
1 t. vanilla
3 1/2 c. flour
dash of salt

Mix buttermilk and soda, set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Add alternately the buttermilk mixture and the dry ingredients. Chill dough at least 4 hours. Drop by spoonful into a lightly floured cloth, roll into pencil size and place on cookie sheet, ends overlapping. Bake at 350 until edges are golden brown.

Sugar Cookies

4 egg yolks
1 t. baking powder
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. sour cream
1 t. baking soda
2 sticks butter
4 c. flour

Mix sour cream and baking soda and set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Add sour cream mixture and flour alternately. Roll out on floured surface. Cut into cookies and place on baking sheet, sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until golden brown on edges.

Pumpkin Bars

1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. oil
4 eggs
1 can pumpkin
2 c. flour
2 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
dash of salt

Mix well. Pour into large cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.

3/4 c. butter
1 t. vanilla
16 oz. cream cheese
2 c. powdered sugar

Zucchini Bread

3 eggs
1 c. oil
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. grated zucchini
3 c. flour
1 t. salt
1 t. soda
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. nutmeg
1/4 t. baking powder
1/2 c. walnuts

Beat eggs until light and foamy. Add the rest. Makes 2 loaves. Bake at 350 for one hour.

White Cake

1 c. milk
6 egg whites
2 t. vanilla
2 1/2 c. cake flour
3/4 c. sugar
1 T. baking powder
1 t. salt
12 t. butter (soft but cool)

Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl, whisk until combined the milk, egg whites, and vanilla. In a stand mixer, combine the flour, sugar, BP, and salt. While the mixer is running on low, add the butter a tablespoon at a time. Let the mixer continue until there are no visible chunks. Add all but a half cup of the milk mixture. Beat on medium for about 90 seconds until light and fluffy. Scrape the sides and add the remaining milk mixture. Combine on low, then take up to medium for another 30-60 seconds.