Banana Raisin Cookies

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banana raisin cookie

Not sure what to do with those over ripe bananas….Well this is a great cookie to make.  Very moist  and only takes a few minutes to prepare and bake.

 

Banana Raisin Cookies
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • • ½ cup of unsalted butter, softened
  • • 1 cup sugar
  • • 1 egg
  • • 1 cup of bananas, mashed
  • • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • • Pinch of salt
  • • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • • 1 cup raisins
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add egg and beat until fluffy.
  2. In small bowl, mix the mashed bananas and baking soda. Set aside for 2 minutes.
  3. Combine banana mixture and butter mixture. Add flour, salt and all spices into banana butter mixture. Mix until just combined. Fold raisins into batter.
  4. Using teaspoon, drop batter onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

Lemon-Zucchini Muffins

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lemon zucchini easy to make

These little lemon-zucchini muffins are delicious and great with a cup of coffee.  Also a wonderful way to sneak veggies into your children’s diet. Full of lemon flavor topped with a light lemon syrup.

 

Lemon-Zucchini Muffins
 
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Lemon Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup zucchini, finely shredded
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup butter, unsalted,melted
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Lemon Syrup:
  • 3 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray miniature muffin pan with non-stick spray….this recipes makes 48 muffins.
  3. In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, lemon zest, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In medium bowl, combine shredded zucchini, eggs, melted butter, buttermilk, and lemon extract. Stir until blended.
  5. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir only until blended.
  6. Using a teaspoon, drop batter into each muffin well.
  7. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until muffin is slightly golden brown.
  8. Place onto wire racks.
  9. In small bowl, stir together confectioner’s sugar and fresh lemon juice.
  10. Dip tops of warm muffin into syrup.
Notes
Bless the Lord all my Soul!

 

 

 


Chunky Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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chunky chocolate zucchini easy to make

Chunky Chocolate Zucchini Bread is full of chocolate chunks and shredded zucchini…Very moist bread that you will love…..Makes 2 loaves….You can keep one and give the other away.

Chunky Chocolate Zucchini Bread
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 3¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups grated zucchini
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate bar, broken into chunks
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, zucchini, water and oil. Mix dry ingredients with wet ingredients. Stir until blended. Now stir in chocolate chunks. Spray 2 standard size loaf pans with non-stick spray. Cook for 1 hr. 15 minutes or until butter knife comes out clean.
Notes
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties… Psalm 139:23


Crunchy Cucumber Dill Salad

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cucumber dill easy to make

 Creamy, crunchy, all time summer favorite…. Cucumber Dill Salad.  This will cool you off on any hot summer day….

Crunchy Cucumber Dill Salad
 
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups of thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ cup of sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon of white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh chopped dill
  • pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Toss sliced cucumbers with salt & let set for 1 hour. Then gently press out the moisture from the cucumbers with a paper towel.
  2. In small bowl, combine sour cream, vinegar, dill and pepper.
  3. Coat cucumbers with sour cream mixture.
  4. Note: Best if serve cold..
Notes
He who heeds the word wisely will find good, And whoever “trusts in the Lord, happy is he”. Proverbs 16:20