May 31 Memorial Day, Macaroon Cookie Day
Sunday, April 28, 2013 by Shelley Miles
May Activiites, recipies
All across the United States, families pause today to celebrate their freedom and the men and women who sacrificed their lives to preserve it.
Create the most well-known symbol of that freedom: the American flag!
American Flag Cake
Rectangular cake pan
White cake mix (bake according to instructions)
White frosting Fresh blueberries
Frost a rectangular cake with white frosting.
Place the blueberries in the upper left corner to form a square.
Place the strawberries in rows to make seven stripes across the cake. Use the tip of a whipped cream dispenser to make little stars on the blueberries.
Try this delicious Easy Macaroon Cookies recipe. You can also add a few drops of food coloring for beautiful and colorful treats.
Easy Macaroon Cookies
May 15 - Chocolate Chip Day
Saturday, April 27, 2013 by Shelley Miles
Recipies, May Activities
Celebrate this day by baking a chewy, chocolate chip cookies and some mouth-watering chocolate chip buttermilk pancakes.
4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips divided
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
PREHEAT oven to 375° F
MELT 2 cups morsels in small, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat; stir until smooth. Remove from heat.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
BEAT butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted chocolate. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
Stir in remaining morsels.
Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
BAKE for 8 to 9 minutes or until cookies are puffed. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Or my favorite in the morning: Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Pancakes
1 cup chocolate chips
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 ¾ cup buttermilk (regular milk can be substituted)
2 tablespoons melted butter
Whipped cream Directions:
PREHEAT and lightly grease griddle
MIX the flour, salt, baking powder, flour salt, and two eggs in a large bowl. Mix in the melted butter and chocolate chips.
Pour the f batter onto the hot griddle (approximately ¼ cup at a time). Flip when bubbles appear on first side. Cook the other side until golden brown.
Serve with whipped cream on top.
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