COOKIES: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

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COOKIES: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip
Personal Recipe: Rick Beach
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 12 Minutes
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Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 12 Minutes
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Cookies
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Instructions
  1. Preheat Oven 325°F
  2. In large bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar, until smooth and just starts to fluff. Beat the eggs in one at a time. Then beat in the vanilla.
  3. In another bowl combine the Flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, cayenne, and salt. Whisk to combine.
  4. Stir the flour & Spice mixture into the Creamed butter mixture.
  5. Stir and fold in the quick oats
  6. Fold in the Chocolate chips. Mix until evenly distributed.
  7. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an un-greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes. Allow to cool about 5 minutes then transfer them to a wire cooling rack.

RECIPE MEATLOAF MINI BUNDT CAKE PAN

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RECIPE MEATLOAF MINI BUNDT CAKE PAN
Great looking & tasting individual servings. Start your mashed potatoes right after you pop your meat mixture in the oven to bake. These will all come together while things are hot. Serve with a side of steamed vegetables, bread, etc. ~Rick Beach
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MEAT LOAF
MEATLOAF TOPPING
MASHED POTATOES
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MEAT LOAF
MEATLOAF TOPPING
MASHED POTATOES
Instructions
MEATLOAF
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Saute the Garlic, Onions, and Celery in a small amount of olive oil.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients and mix together by hand.
  4. Divide the meat mixture into 6 equal parts. Press into a greased (6) mini bundt pan. [I use half of my 12 unit pan]
  5. Bake 45 minutes. Turn out upside down on a foil lined cookie sheet. Pre Grease or spray oil the foil first. Add the topping and return to the oven to broil.
MEATLOAF TOPPING
  1. Set Oven to High Broil. Spread the 1/2 cup ketchup topping on the exposed tops of the 6 upside down mini meatloaves. Dividing the ketchup equally and using it up. Immediately return the 6 mini's to the oven and broil the ketchup side up for 5 minutes. The topping ketchup should be broiled just enough to slightly dry it, but not brown or burn it. Remove from the oven and top with mashed potatoes before serving.
MASHED POTATOES
  1. Cover cubed potatoes with water, salt and gloves. Cook at a low boil for 20 minutes. Test potatoes to see if close to done. Stir and continue to low boil about another 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  2. Skim off the garlic (save it), then drain off the water. Crush the cooked garlic cloves with the back of a spoon. Return the drained cooked potatoes and the cooked crushed garlic to the still hot cooking pan. Add the Butter, Buttermilk, and salt. Allow the butter to melt.
  3. First mash the potatoes with a potato masher, Then whip them using a mixer until they are fluffy. Adjust your milk to get the desired consistency. Be careful not to add too much liquid.
  4. Use a piping bag and tip, or a spoon to top the baked mini meatloaves with whipped mashed potatoes. Garnish and serve.

RECIPE Cookie Press Christmas Cookies

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RECIPE Cookie Press Christmas Cookies

Using a cookie press you can create little shortbread type Holiday cookies [Spritz] that are typically decorated with icing, sprinkles, and colored sugars.

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Instructions
  1. There are two separate recipes above. One for white cookies, Another for Chocolate cookies. Mix them separately. Bake them separately. If you make both recipes you will end up with about 90 cookies in total

Mixing/Baking the White/Plain/Vaniliia Cookies
  1. Heat oven to 375°F

  2. In large mixer bowl combine sugar, butter, egg, salt, and vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add flour. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Place dough in cookie press. Form desired shapes 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Mixing/Baking the Chocolate Cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F

  2. In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter and sugars, and vanilla, until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  3. In another bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.

  4. Gradually stir flour mixture into butter mixture. Shape dough into a log and place in your cookie press.

  5. Press cookies out onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Layered Vanilla & Chocolate Cookies
  1. Used press with wide saw toothed die and lay out a long strip.
    On top layer a long strip of white/vanilla

  2. Variation use crushed candy, (Crushed candy canes work good) between the layers.
    Cut the strips in bite sizes and bake at 350°F for about 10 minutes.

  3. Decorate with white or colored icing and sprinkles.

  4. To make pinwheels
    Roll a Layer of the Vanilla dough out on wax paper. On a second piece of wax paper roll out a thin lay of the Chocolate dough. Flip the chocolate layer over on top of the white. Press dough together slightly. Peel off the top layer of wax paper. Roll the double layer of white and chocolate into a log removing the bottom wax paper. Cover the dough log with wax paper. Then cover in foil and chill in the fridge for about an hour. Then remove foil and wax paper, and slice disks off the log about 1/4 inch thick. Arrange on cookie sheet and bake as directed above.

APPLE TURNOVER Minnie Size


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APPLE TURNOVER Minnie Size
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 8-12 Minutes
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Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 8-12 Minutes
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Turnovers
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Instructions
  1. Instructions
  2. In a bowl first slice up the apples into small bits about 1/4 inch. Next mix in the Sugar,Cinnamon, and salt. [more or less sugar to sweeten to taste] Set this apple filling mixture aside.
  3. Roll Pie Crust dough to pie crust thickness on a piece of plastic wrap laid out on your counter. Cut circles of dough (about 3 inch diameter) with a biscuit cutter or the top of a drinking glass or opened can. Pull up all the trimmed dough pieces. Ball up the trimmings and roll that out and cut more circles. Repeat until you have made use of all the dough.
  4. Take a small piece of butter, about the size of half a pea. Put a small piece of butter into the center of each dough circle. Next spoon about a 1/2 teaspoon of your pie filling mixture on to the center of each dough circle. Fold the dough to make a half circle with a pocket of the filling inside. Seal the edge using fork to press them together.
  5. 3 Baking Options
  6. Bake in a preheated 350° oven, on a grease cookie sheet, 8 to 12 minutes . Or until just starting to brown.
  7. Bake in a preheated 350° Dutch Oven, greased, 8 to 12 minutes. Or until just starting to brown
  8. Deep Fry at 375° until golden brown. It won’t take but a minute or two. Watch them closely.
Recipe Notes

Turnovers can be glazed with cream cheese icing, brushed with a powdered sugar type glaze, or sprinkled with powdered sugar. This makes a bunch!