Sunday, January 18, 2009

Apple Jack Cookies

Oh my gosh these cookies are so easy and so good.

1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 cup chopped unpeeled apple

1. Cream together sugar and shortening
2. Beat in egg
3. Sift dry ingredients, add to mixture
4. Blend well
5. Stir in apples
6. Drop in the shape of balls on a greased cookie sheet

Bake at 375 degree for 12-15 minutes.
Makes 36 cookies

Monday, January 12, 2009

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Taken from Homemade with Love by Marilyn.....
"Delicious with a surprise in the middle"

1 c. flour
1/3 c.cocoa
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp.salt
1/3 c. marg. or shortening
1 c. packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c. milk

Mix like a cake. Grease muffin tins or use cupcake liners; put 2 Tbs. of batter into each cup or liner. Add 1tsp. filling (recipe below), then more batter. Do not stir filling into batter. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes and frost as desired.

3 oz. cream cheese
1/4 c. peanut butter
1 Tbs. honey
1 Tbs. milk

Monday, January 5, 2009

Welcome to Nettie's Kitchen

I decided to start yet another blog this one dedicated to cooking and food. I love to bake and why not make a blog about it. Now is the time to work on images and layout. So check back frequently for great recipes and kitchen inspiration!