Thursday, November 19, 2009

Triple Fruit Scones

I got this recipe years ago from a sweet lady at church, these were the first scones I've ever had that I absolutely loved! She served them with lemon curd which was so yummy, but they are fantastic all on their own. -Sarah

3 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 T. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
6 T. chilled butter
1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
1/3 cup Craisins
2 t. orange zest
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 egg
1 egg white

  • Lightly spoon flour into measuring cups and level with a knife.
  • Combine all dry ingredients. Cut in butter till course crumbs appear.
  • Add remaining ingredients just till moist.
  • Turn onto a floured surface. Knead lightly 4 times.
  • On a lightly floured surface pat dough into a 12x6 inch rectangle. Cut into 8 squares and cut each square into 2 triangles.
  • Place on a greased cookie sheet and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake at 400 degrees about 12 minutes.
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Friday, November 13, 2009

Naturally Sweetened Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I am a huge fan of oatmeal raisin cookies. We have an awesome recipe on the blog using white flour and refined sugar...and they have always been my favorite...until now! These cookies are delicious...made with whole wheat flour and sucanat. -Kristin

3/4 c. melted butter
1 1/4 c. sucanat
1 egg
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder
1/4 t. baking soda
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
2 c. old fashioned oats
1/2 c. raisins
  • Beat together the butter, sucanat and egg.
  • Beat in the salt, baking powder, baking soda and vanilla.
  • Beat in the flour.
  • Stir in the oats and raisins.
  • Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes.
Sucanat Sugar, 1 lb.

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are so good! I love peanut butter cookies...especially ones I don't have to feel so guilty eating! -Kristin

1/2 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. natural or regular peanut butter
1/2 c. sucanat
1/4 c. honey
1 egg
1 t. vanilla
1 1/4 c. whole wheat flour
1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
chocolate chips, optional

  • Beat together the butter, peanut butter, sucanat, honey, egg and vanilla; set aside.
  • Mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Slowly beat in dry mixture to the creamed mixture.
  • Stir in chocolate chips if desired.
  • Bake at 375 for 7-9 minutes.
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Sucanat Sugar, 1 lb.
SucanatTM - 2 Pounds

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Naturally Sweetened Chocolate Pudding

This recipe uses sucanat or rapadura in place of sugar. It is absolutely wonderful!!!! This is a recipe from -Kristin

2 1/2 c. milk
3 egg yolks
2/3 c. sucanat or rapadura
1/4 c. cocoa
4 T. cornstarch
1/4 t. salt
3 T. butter
1 t. vanilla
  • In a saucepan combine all the ingredients besides the butter and vanilla.
  • Whisk until thickened on medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla.
  • Refrigerate.
Sucanat Sugar, 1 lb.
SucanatTM - 2 Pounds

Monday, November 9, 2009

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars

You would never guess these were made with whole wheat flour. These pumpkin bars are so moist and delicious. These bars have a lot of pumpkin flavor, they are very addicting too! This recipe is from . -Kristin

2 c. whole wheat flour
2 t. baking powder
2 t. cinnamon
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. ground cloves
4 eggs
2 c. canned pumpkin
1 c. melted butter
1 1/2 c. sucanat
  • Mix together all the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • In a seperate bowl combine the remaining ingredients and beat until creamy.
  • Stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture.
  • Spread into a greased 9x13 pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or till done.