Sunday, January 31, 2010

Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2-1/2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Mix thoroughly shortening, peanut butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and eggs. Blend in flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Cover and chill.

Heat oven to 375 deg. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. With fork dipped in flour, flatten in crisscross pattern to 2 inches. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set, but not hard.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Granola Crunch

12 cups oats
3 cups coconut
2 cups wheat germ
2 cups raw sunflower seeds
1 cup sesame seeds
2 cups honey
1 cup oil

Mix together oats, coconut, wheat germ. sunflower seeds, and sesame seeds. Warm together the honey and oil. Pour honey and oil over oat mixture and mix thoroughly. Spread mixture onto two cookie sheets with sides. Bake at 225 deg for two hours, stirring a couple of times. If you want to add almonds, do so for the last hour.