Monday, March 21, 2016

Easter Dessert: Cookies

Easter Cookies
1 stick of butter
3/4 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 Cup granulated sugar
1 Egg(s)
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
dash of salt
3 cups of quick oats - dry
1 cup of Easter M and Ms

Heat oven to 375°F.
1. In large bowl, beat margarine and sugars until creamy. 
2. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
3.  Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt mix well. Add oats; mix well. 
4. add in M and Ms;
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. 
5. Bake 18 minutes. Let cool

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Easter Dessert - Cupcakes

Easter Carrot Cupcakes
2 cups of whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup of coconut oil1/2 cup of vegetable oil1/2 tsp. sea salt2 tsp. of ground cinnamon (excellent for burning fat)2 tsp. of baking soda 1 tsp. of vanilla4 organic cage free eggs2 4oz. jars of carrot baby food - 100% natural1/2 cup of grated carrots

Preheat oven to 350*
1. mix all dry ingredients together (flour, sugar, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, baking soda)2. then mix the oils, eggs and vanilla3. mix the wet with the dry and then add in the baby food and carrots4. mix well and pour batter into your lightly greased and floured (whole wheat) pans5. bake in oven at 350* for 30-40 minutes (use tooth pick to test if it is done)6. let cool for 30 minutes before frosting it

Put green icing in a large plastic bag. Cut a hole in the bag. Then squeeze the frosting on the cupcake. Take some Easter Candy and decorate the top however you'd like.
I like to put candy eggs and bunnies on mine.