bitsnbiteswithtina

RECIPES

Funny Donuts

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup sugar

Mix all ingredients with milk (add a little milk at a time to mix to a soft dough) Roll dough into sausage links about 1/2 inch wide. Cut into pieces and squeeze ends together to form circles. Fry in hot fat til nicely browned

 

Fiddle Diddles

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup marg

1/2 cup milk

4 tablespoons cocoa

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 cups oats

1/2 cup coconut

Simmer over low heat sugar, marg and milk. Stir until melted and mixed well. Add everything else off of heat and drop spoonfuls onto wax paper. Let cool

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

1 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

choc chips or choc squares

Mix peanut butter, sugar and egg. Press into a 9×9 pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 min. Remove and sprinkle choc chips on top. Place back in oven for 1 – 2 min. Spread melted chocolate and cool.

 

Thumbprint Cookies

1 cup butter or marg

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon baking soda (dissolve in 1/4 cup hot water)

3 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten egg & dissolved soda solution. Add flour, salt and vanilla. Roll into balls and press down with thumb in the middle. Spoon in your favorite jam. bake at 325 degrees for 12

 

PlayDough

2 cups flour

2 cups water

1 cup salt

2 tablespoons oil

4 teaspoons cream of tartar

food coloring

cook and stir over medium heat until dough forms. remove from pan and knead. wrap tightly in saran wrap or put in air tight container.

Baking Tip: When making pastry use ice cold water to mix. Your pastry will roll out better and be flakier!

Potatoes on BBQ

Peel and chop 3 or 4 potatoes into bite size pieces, place in mixing bowl
Add 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 chopped cloves of garlic, 1/2tsp parsley, 1/2tsp oregano, 1/2tsp basil
Mix well and double wrap with foil. Cook on BBQ 1 1/2 hrs

Serves 4

My Mac N Cheese

1 pkg Kraft dinner

3 tbsp flour

3 tbsp butter

1/2 tsp paprika

pinch of black pepper

extra macaroni noodles

2 cups milk

2 cups grated mixed cheeses

Remove cheese pkg from KD and fill box with extra macaroni noodles. Cook noodles for 10 min. Meanwhile, melt butter, flour, KD cheese pkg, paprika and pepper in saucepan. Slowly add milk to make sauce. Continue mixing so sauce doesn’t go lumpy. Once the sauce starts to thicken, add cheese and continue stirring until cheese melts. Mix with drained noodles and pour into a greased oven safe dish. I use a small roaster. Bake for 20 min in 350 degree pre-heated oven.

Serves 4 – 6

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