Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Snowball Christmas Cookies

Snowball Christmas Cookies,  Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican Wedding Cookies,and Butterballs
 are many variations and names of this cookie


  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup  sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cups Gluten Free flour 
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 
  •  Powdered sugar for rolling cookies twice - about 11/2 cup


In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. 

Add vanilla and flour and mix until just combined.

Add chopped pecans. beating at low speed, scraping bowl as necessary, until well mixed.
Roll dough into 2 tablespoon sized dough balls.

  Roll them in powder sugar

Place on prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Repeat until all the dough is used up. Bake cookies for 12 - 14 minutes until bottoms are just slightly brown,
Remove from oven and cool on baking pan for about 2 minutes   

While cookies are still warm, roll  them in powder sugar again.

 In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

  roll them in icing sugar

While cookies are still warm, roll  them in
 powder sugar again.


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Made one pie shell
Posted on 11/21/17 
preheat oven to 350

1 cup corn syrup ( I use  light )
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup Peanut Butter ( I use chunky ) 
1/2 tsp salt
Mix well in a mixer
then add
4 eggs and 1/2 tsp vinilla
Mix on low or stir  them.  
try not to create too many air bubbles 

Bake for 60 minutes

the top will be puffed and the middle is almost set

the top will sink as it cools

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Easiest Flaky Gluten Free Pie Crust

Easiest Flaky Gluten Free Pie Crust

for two pie crusts

3 cups GF flour (I use Bob's 1 to 1)
1/2 tsp baking powder
4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt

1 cup butter (soften)
1 cup sourcream

first, put all dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk togather 

in a 2nd mixing bowl put butter and sourcream  to mix. It will be chunky.
add flour mix (dry mix)
Mix for about 3 minutes 

 now you are ready to roll them out

 Is this easy or what! fill with your favorite pie mix and back away!!

Peanut Butter Pie

                                                   Peanut Butter Pie

1 pre baked GF pie shell

8 ounces of cream cheese
1 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup whipping cream

Mix cream cheese, peanut butter,sugar,and vanilla  together.
fold in whipped cream.
pour in to the pie crust and smooth the top'
put in frig for at least 3  hours.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Apple Cake

So I have been wanting some apple cake.
Last time I made this cake ( in a cake pan) it was very good, but I want more of the outer edges.
So, I made them into cupcakes. Much much better! We can eat some and put some in the freezer for later.
This time I use the muffin top pans  and the little muffin bunt pans.

This apple cake is so moist and Super easy to make

                                                                 APPLE CAKE

preheat oven to 350
2 eggs
1 3/4c sugar
2 tsps cinnamon
2 tsps baking soda
1/2 cup oil

In a large mixing bowl, mix the above ingredients together.

6 med Apples of your choice (Gala, Fuji, etc) Peel sliced and chop coarsely.
2 cups of Gluten Free Flour ( I use Bob's Cup for Cup)

Add the chopped Apples and the 2 cups of flour into the WET Ingredients.
mix well.

Pour into baking pans of your choice. every oven is different
Cake pan=======55 minutes +/-  check after 45 min.
 Cupcake=======25 -30 minutes ck at 20 min
Muffin top ======20 minutes   ck at 15 min

That's it, enjoy!!!