Sunday, October 12, 2008

Scripture Cookies

“Kitchen Krafts: Scripture Cookies,” Friend, Aug 1989, 22

To find each ingredient, look up scripture reference and fill in blank. Some clues are subtle, so check list of ingredients on bottom of page before making cookies.

3/4 cup “The words of his mouth were smoother than ____” (Ps. 55:21)
1/3 cup “Come unto me all ye ends of the earth, buy ____ and honey” (
2 Ne. 26:25)
1 1/2 cups “To what purpose cometh there to me … the ____ ____ from a far country?” (
Jer. 6:20)
2 “As one gathereth ____ that are left, have I gathered all the earth” (
Isa. 10:14)
2 cups “And Solomon’s provision for one day was thirty measures of fine ____” (
1 Kgs. 4:22)
1 teaspoon “Take thou also unto thee principal spices, … and of sweet ___ half so much” (
Ex. 30:23)
1 teaspoon “Ye are the ____ of the earth” (
Matt. 5:13)
1/2 teaspoon “The kingdom of heaven is like unto ____ (
Matt. 13:33)
3 cups “Nevertheless, … ____ for the horse” (
D&C 89:17)
1 cup “And they gave him … two clusters of ____” (
1 Sam. 30:12)

1. Beat first four ingredients together.
2. Mix in remaining ingredients.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
4. Bake at 350° F (175° C) for 15 minutes.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Corn Chowder

Now that the weather is cooling off, soup sounds good! Do not make this soup in the crockpot (it curdles).

Corn Chowder

½ lb bacon
1 onion,
½ cup celery, diced
½ tsp. salt and pepper
2 Tbsp. flour parsley (optional)
4 cups milk
1 can cream corn
diced 5 cooked potatoes

Fry bacon. To 3 Tbsp. bacon drippings, add diced celery and onions. Cook until tender. Removed from drippings and drain. Add flour to drippings and cook until bubbly. Add milk, heat to boil for 1 minute. Add corn, potatoes, salt and pepper, bacon and parsley.

Apple Crisp

We are going to enjoy an apple crisp for our October General Conference Sunday dinner! I love this great autumn recipe! (I generally double the topping)

Apple Crisp

6 Sliced green or gala apples
1 cup sugar
¼ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
1 heaping Tbs Flour
Mix together. Put in 9x9 pan.
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp baking powder
¾ cup flour
¾ cup brown sugar
3/4 cup oatmeal (Old Fashioned oats)
1/3 cup melted butter
Mix together, place on top of fruit.
Bake at 350ยบ for 30 min, until browned.

Rocky Road Dessert Pie

Rocky Road Dessert Pie
1 pkg Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
2/3 cup water
3 Tbsp. oil
2 eggs
1 ¾ c. chilled whipping cream
2/3 c. miniature marshmallows
2/3 c. semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 c. chopped walnuts
Chocolate Glaze: whipping cream, semisweet chocolate, margarine (see below)
Heat oven 350. Reserve 1 2/3 cup lightly packed cake mix (dry). Beat remaining cake mix, water, oil, eggs. Beat on medium speed. Spread in greased pie plate (or indented pan). Bake 30-35 mins. Cool completely. Beat whipping cream and reserved cake mix (dry) until stiff. Fold in marshmallows, walnuts and chocolate chips. Spread over cooled cake. Prepare chocolate glaze, immediately drizzle over top. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Refrigerate remaining dessert.
Chocolate Glaze: Heat 1 Tbsp. whipping cream, 1 tsp. margarine or butter and 1 oz. coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate over medium heat until chocolate is melted and smooth.

Recipe: Betty Crocker
This was the cake Brent requested for his 19th birthday. It is also one of Joanne's and Andrea's favorites as well!
Well, we didn't quite make it as the Robertson Family Singers: let's see how we do with cooking...