Raspberry Lemon Scones

Yield: 12- 18 scones, depending 1/2 cup cold, unsalted butter 2 cups unbleached all-purpose, unbleached white flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large lemon, zested 3/4 cups heavy cream 3/4 cup frozen raspberries Cut butter into 1/4-inch pieces and return it to the refrigerator to keep it cold until […]

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Butter Cookies

1 cup salted butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 beaten egg 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar Finely chopped almonds or pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar; add beaten egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Beat well. Sift […]

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Biscuits

Yield: 9 Servings 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup butter, melted, plus more Place racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 375 degrees. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Create a large well in the center […]

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Zucchini Bread

Makes 2 large loaves 3 eggs 3 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 3 tsp. cinnamon 1 cup avocado oil 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 2 cups sugar 3 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 cups zucchini, coarsely ground with peelings Beat eggs until light and foamy. Add oil, sugar, vanilla, and zucchini. […]

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Pumpkin Bars

4 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup avocado oil 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp salt 1 tsp soda 2 cups flour 1 16-oz can pumpkin Mix eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Add pumpkin and avocado oil and mix thoroughly. Add dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly and spread in pan. Bake at 350 degrees […]

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Christmas Cookies

Yields about 3-4 dozen 4 cups flour 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 cup shortening 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon nutmeg Combine ingredients and refrigerate for several hours. Roll out and cut with cookie cutters. Bake 375 degrees […]

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Peanut Blossoms

Serves 48 1 3/4 cups flour 1 tsp soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup┬ásugar 1/2 brown sugar 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup cup peanut butter 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp milk 48 chocolate kisses Combine all ingredients except candy in a large mixing bowl. Mix on lowest speed of mixer until dough forms. […]

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