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.

Kringla

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.

Frosting:
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.

Pumpkin Soup

buttercup squash, cooked

Oil

one onion

half head of garlic

16 oz mushrooms

1 lb Italian sausage

4 stems kale, chopped

chicken or veggie broth

lb. frozen cheese tortellini

1 c. Heavy cream

tin of pumpkin

fresh basil

Broccoli Salad

1 bunch broccoli
1/2 c. chopped pecans
6-8 strips of bacon
1 c. frozen peas
1/2 c. currants soaked in brandy (or dried cranberries)

Sauce:
1/4 c. mayonnaise
3/4 c. plain yogurt
2 T. honey
1 T. vinegar
1 T. lemon juice

Steam broccoli, fry bacon, defrost peas.
Combine and refrigerate.

Quiche

1 pie shell, par baked
10 eggs
1 c. plain yogurt
shreaded cheddar or swiss
salt & pepper
caramelized onions & garlic
bacon or ham
spinach or broccoli

Beat together eggs, yogurt, & salt. Layer meat, veggies, & cheese in the pie shell. Pour egg mixture on top. Bake 45min @ 350.