Chocolate Haystack No-Bake Cookies

These chocolate haystack no-bake cookies are chocolaty good. They are easy to make and never fail to please. But be careful; one is never enough. Don’t put them out unless you want them eaten. We had to hide ours just to keep them long enough for a photo shoot. They’re so easy too. All you do is boil the sugar, butter, cocoa, milk, and salt together, mix in the other ingredients, and drop the cookies by the spoonful onto wax paper to set. Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup canned evaporated milk …

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How to Design Your Own Whole Grain Bread Recipes

You can make great whole grain breads! Often it’s as simple as substituting a whole grain blend for part of the flour in your favorite bread recipe. You may need to adjust the liquid a little, but other than that, it can be a straight substitution. If you want a 100% whole grain bread, start with your favorite whole wheat bread recipe. You can make great whole grain breads by starting with a white bread flour recipe and substituting the whole grains for part of the white flour. The result will be a lighter bread, sometimes an almost white bread, …

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Chocolate Chip Preacher Cookies (No-Bakes)

Everyone likes a chocolate chip cookie.  The oats make it a chewy chocolate chip cookie. If you like chewy chocolate chip cookies, try these. If you’ve never had no-bake chocolate chip cookies, you’re missing out. These are an absolutely must-try dessert. So tasty! The melted butter, brown sugar, milk, and peanut butter combine to make an almost fudgy effect around the chocolate chips, oats, and peanuts. Quick and easy! This is one of those cookies you make on the stovetop. We made ours in less than ten minutes from assembled ingredinets to cookies on the sheet. It’s that easy. A wholesome treat! These …

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ANZAC Biscuit Recipe

Every road warrior should have a supply of ANZAC Biscuits. They’re protein cookies packed with energy, tasty, and nearly indestructible. If you are going on a camping trip or packing a boy scout off to camp, you had better make some ANZAC Biscuits. About ANZAC Biscuits During World War II, the citizenry of Australia came up with a cookie—biscuits they called them—to supply the troops, something that would travel well, keep well, and provide lots of energy. Folks packaged them in tins by the thousands and sent them to the troops. They became a national institution for Australia and New …

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How to Bake, Cook, and Live Better with Oats

What if there was a breakfast food that was readily available, very nutritious, and inexpensive? What if you could eat it plain or use it a hundred different ways? What if it was great for your health, lowered your blood sugar and cholesterol? There is such a food.  It’s oats–like in oatmeal, muffins, or bread. I eat oatmeal several times a week.  I cook a big pan of oatmeal and usually add nuts or dried fruit.  I eat what I want and store the rest in the refrigerator for up to a week. We add rolled oats to many of …

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