Monday, December 14, 2009

And the baking begins…


  Peanut Butter Kisses

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 package of chocolate kisses

extra sugar to coat cookies

In large mixing bowl, mix peanut butter and butter.  Add half of the flour, both sugars, egg, baking soda, baking powder, and vanilla.  Mix in remaining flour.  If dough is too soft, chill for one hour or more.  Shape dough into balls and roll in white sugar to coat.  Bake at 375 degrees until lightly browned.  Immediately press chocolate kiss in middle of hot cookie.

DSCN5108Eggnog Bread

2 eggs

1 cup sugar

1 cup eggnog

1/2 cup butter, melted

1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/4 cup flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Beat eggs in large mixing bowl, add sugar, eggnog, butter,  and vanilla – mix well.  Add flour, baking powder, and spices.  Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 50 minutes.  Test for doneness with knife or toothpick.  Let rest in pan for 10-15 minutes, remove, cool, and wrap.



1 comment:

  1. We love the peanut butter kisses. I'm always sewing so furiously that I don't get enough baking done. YOurs looks so great.