Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: 1-1/2 c all-purpose flour 1/2 t baking powder 1/8 t salt 1/2 c unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 c sugar 1 egg 3/4 t vanilla In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, cream butter and sugar, then beat in the egg and vanilla. On low speed, beat in the flour mixture until just combined. Gather dough; divide in half. Form each half into a disk. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4...

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Molasses Sugar Cookies

Molasses Sugar Cookies

These cookies are super easy but super good – a favorite in several Henrichsen homes at Christmastime. Ingredients: 3/4 c shortening 1 c sugar 1/4 c molasses 1 egg 1/2 t salt 2 t baking soda 2 c flour 1/2 t ground cloves 1/2 t ginger 1 t cinnamon Mix well. Roll into balls, then roll in sugar. Bake at 350 for 8-10...

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Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

This recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens–an excellent Autumn treat! Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1-3/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, cut up, or 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/4 cups sour cream 1/4 cup...

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Pumpkin Chocolate Loaf

Pumpkin Chocolate Loaf

From Quick Cooking Magazine this bread ranks my next favorite Fall bread (see Pumpkin Spice Bread for my most favorite Fall bread). This recipe makes three loaves of bread and it also freezes well in a Ziploc Freezer Bag–so don’t feel like you have to eat it all today, although I’m sure you’ll be tempted. Ingredients: 3-1/2 cups sugar 1-1/4 cups vegetable oil 3 eggs 1-29 ounce can pumpkin 3 squares unsweetened chocolate,...

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