321 Baking

Freezer Treats

Filed under: Bars,Desserts — Joy January 6, 2009 @ 9:35 pm

Freezer Treats

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 4 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup sucanat w/molasses
  • 3 Tablespoons molasses
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  1. In a saucepan stir the water and cocoa over medium  heat till combined. (adding extra water if needed)
  2. Cream butter, sucanat, and molasses.
  3. Stir together flour, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Add cocoa mixture to butter mixture and mix.
  5. Next add flour mixture. Add as much flour needed to make a smooth and pliable dough.
  6. Divide dough in half. Roll each piece 1/8″ thick onto a 2 baking stones.
  7. Lightly poke the dough about every 1/2″ with the handle of a knife to give it a textured appearance.
  8. Bake at 375 for 13 minutes.
  9. Cut  it  into  2″ x 2″ squares or desired size.
  10. Let cool.

Whipped Cream

  • 1 pint whipping cream (2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. While whipping the cream, drizzle with honey and vanilla until foamy.
  2. Spread the whipped cream over half the pieces.
  3. Place the other half of the pieces on top of the whipped cream.
  4. Place the treats  in a container. Place wax paper in between each stack of treats.
  5. Freeze and serve.

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

Date Morgans

Filed under: Bars,Cookies — Joy October 6, 2007 @ 8:18 pm

Date MorgansIngredients

  • 2 cups chopped dates
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  1. Place all ingredients in a saucepan .Cover and let cook, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes. Or until mixture thickens.
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup sucanat w/honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup milk (Buttermilk can be used)
  • 2 sticks room temperature butter
  1. In food processor or blender chop pecans, rolled oats and sucanat till fine.
  2. Mix in salt and baking powder .
  3. Pour the the ingredients that are in the processor into a bowl and add flour. Cut in butter. Add milk.
  4. Grease 2 jelly roll pans . Roll the dough evenly into the pans.
  5. Bake at 350 for 21 minutes. Loosen from pans immediately after getting out of oven.
  6. Spread date mixture over one tray. Take the 2nd tray’s contents and place it on top of the date mixture.
  7. cut into squares.
  8. Makes 3 1/2 dozen 2 x 2 inch bars.

These bars are best warm.