321 Baking

Basic Snack Bars

Filed under: Bars,Cookies — Joy June 20, 2008 @ 9:41 am

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick room temperature butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup sucanat w/honey
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Blend butter, honey, sucanat and milk.
  2. In a separate bowl stir flour, soda and salt.
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix.
  4. Roll half the dough out 1/4″ thick on a baking sheet.
  5. Spread half of one of the fillings below over the dough.
  6. Fold the dough in half over the filling, then cut it in half width wise. With your fingers seam the dough around the filling.
  7. Do the same to the other half of the dough.
  8. Bake at 350 for 13 minutes.
  9. Cut into 2×3 inch bars.

Makes about 26 2×3 inch bars

Apple Cinnamon Filling:

  • 2 medium size red apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 Tablespoons sucanat w/honey
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  1. In a bowl stir sucanat, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. Add the diced apples and stir till they are evenly coated.

Date Filling:

  • 3 cups sliced dates

Banana Split Cookies

Filed under: Cookies — Joy June 16, 2008 @ 8:49 pm

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sucanat w/honey
  • 3 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 container black cherry jelly
  • chocolate chips
  1. Cream bananas, butter, honey and sucanat.
  2. In a separate bowl stir flour, salt and baking soda.
  3. Add the flour mixture to the banana mixture and mix.
  4. Shape dough into balls. Press down the center of the balls with your finger. Fill the hole with cherry jelly. Sprinkle a few chocolate chips over each cookie.
  5. Bake at 350 for 18 minutes.

Makes over 3 dozens cookies