Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade
2 c sugar
1 c frozen strawberries, thawed
8 c water, separated
2 c lemon juice

1. In a medium pot, stir together sugar, strawberries, and 2 cups water; cook until sugar dissolves and strawberries begin to break down.
2. Remove strawberries and pulverize; return to pot and cook for a few more minutes.
3. Strain through a fine sieve into a pitcher and discard solids; stir in lemon juice and remaining 6 cups water.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Frosted Mini Wheat Cookies

Frosted Mini Wheat Cookies
1/2 c butter
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1 egg
1 t vanilla
1 c flour
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
1 1/2 c frosted mini wheat crumbs
1 1/2 c chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350* and lightly grease a cookie sheet.
2. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugars; add egg and vanilla.
3. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; mix in to butter mixture.
4. Add in crumbs, then chocolate chips.
5. Spoon on to cookie sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes, until edges are golden brown.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars
1 c butter, melted and cooled
2 c + 3 T flour, separated
1/2 c powdered sugar + more for dusting
4 eggs
2 c sugar
zest and juice of 4 lemons
1 t baking powder

1. Preheat oven to 350*; line a lightly greased 9x13 pan with parchment paper.
2. Stir together butter, 2 cups flour, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar and then press onto bottom of pan; bake for 20 minutes, until golden brown.
3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk eggs with sugar, lemon zest, and juice; stir in baking powder and remaining 3 tablespoons flour. Pour filling over hot crust.
4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until filling has set. Let cool on wire rack for 30 minutes, remove from pan and cool completely.
Serve generously dusted with powdered sugar.