Sunday, December 20, 2009

Baking Day With Torey!

BAKING DAY HAS COME! This is part one. Part two will come when I feel like coating a mass amount of randomn things in chocolate. Anyway...I invited my friend Torey to come help. You must understand something here. I don't bake with people. I'm a perfectionist who never lets ANYONE HELP! Really, not anyone. So I stretched myself, even said nice comments to her, and it didn't end up with either one of us in the oven. I'm so proud!

Almond Spritz Cookies
Items Needed:
1/2 softened butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup of crisco
1 large egg
2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
food coloring
1. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, crisco, and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and almond extract, and food coloring (optional), beat well.
2. Combine dry ingredients in separate bowl and gradually mix into the wet mixture. Press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350* for 7-8 minutes. Makes about 60 cookies.

Minty and Peanut Buttery Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies (as Shown Above)
Items Needed:
One Chocolate Cake Mix
1/3 cup of oil
2 eggs
peanut butter chips (optional)
mint M&Mss (optional)
1. Preheat the oven to 350* Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2. combine cake mix, oil, and eggs. Add peanut butter chips or mint M&Ms or whatever the heck you want to throw in there. Roll into balls. Flatten slightly on cookie sheets.
3. Bake ten minutes. They will be little and puffy.


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