dessert

Jam Dotted Shortbread Cookies

Jam Dotted Shortbread Cookies Ingredients: 6 oz butter, at room temperature1 cup sugar1 egg, at room temperature2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking powdergood quality jam Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Grease a cookie sheet (or two if small) with butter. Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg and beat until […]

Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate Sour Cream CupcakesIngredients: 2 cups sugar1 3/4 cups flour1 cup boiling water3/4 cup cocoa3/4 cup milk1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter (at room temperature)1/4 cup sour cream3 eggs (at room temperature)1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease cupcake […]

Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips

Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups sugar1 1/4 cups butter, at room temperature2 eggs, at room temperature2 teaspoons vanilla3/4 cup cocoa (I used Hershey’s Special Dark)10 oz peanut butter chips (I used Reese’s)1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 350°. In a […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 cups flour1 1/2 cups sugar1 cup buttermilk*1/2 cup butter, at room temperature1/3 cup baking cocoa (we used Special Dark baking cocoa)2 eggs2 teaspoons red food color1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 tablespoon white vinegar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Cream together butter and sugar […]

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour1 cup sugar1/3 cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa (or other baking cocoa)1/3 cup sour cream1 1/2 sticks butter (at room temperature)1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda2 eggs (at room temperature)2 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and […]

Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 cups flour1 cup cocoa2 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda2 cups sugar2 sticks butter (softened)4 eggs1 1/3 cups milk (may need to add a little more if batter looks dry)2 tsp. vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour pans if making cake or line with […]

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup Guinness10 tablespoons butter, sliced3/4 cup cocoa3/4 cup sour cream2 cups sugar2 cups flour2 eggs (at room temperature)2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter (or spray with cooking oil) a 9 inch pan throughly. In a large pot combine Guinness […]

Coconut Cupcakes

Ingredients:1 ½ cups flour½ teaspoon baking powder¼ teaspoon baking soda¼ teaspoon salt1 ½ sticks butter (softened)1 cup sugar3 eggs¾ cup buttermilk1 teaspoon vanilla1 ¼ cups shredded coconut Directions:Preheat oven to 325. Line muffin pan with 12 cups. In a medium bowl, combine dry ingredients (this doesn’t include the coconut) thoroughly. […]

Peanut Butter Chip/Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:1 cup plus 6 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature1/2 cup dark brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1 egg at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla4 oz semisweet chips (I used Hershey’s Special Dark chips)4 oz peanut butter chips (I used Reese’s Peanut Butter chips) Directions:Preheat […]

Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: 1 lb butter (at room temperature) 6 eggs (at room temperature) 4 cups sugar 7 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla colored sugar Directions: In a large bowl, cream together sugar and butter until fluffy. Beat eggs separately then add to butter mixture. Add vanilla, baking […]