Monday, October 20, 2008

Jar Recipes

For those who read the previous post, here are a few recipes for the jar mixes we give away:

Hot Chocolate Mix

4 cups instant nonfat dry milk
2 cups sugar
1 cup non-dairy creamer
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

Measure all of the ingredients into a dry clean bowl. use a whisk to stir everything together. Mash any clumps with a fork. When it is mixed well, put into jars.

This is the note we attach to the outside of the jars:

Put 1/3 cup of mix in a mug. Add boiling water. Stir and enjoy!!

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 1/2 cups sugar

In a large bowl, combine the ingredients and mix well. Put this into a jar.
On the attached note write:

1 cup shortening or butter
2 eggs
1 jar Snickerdoodle mix
2 Tbsp. Sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400º. In a large bowl, ream the butter with amixer until light. Add the eggs and beat on low until the mixture is smooth. Add the Snickerdoodle Mix and continue to beat on low until the dough begins to form. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Shape the dough into quarter sized balls and roll in the cinnamon-sugar blend. Arrange on ungreased baking sheets 2 inches apart and bake for 8-10 minutes or until light brown. Cool on wire racks. Makes app 5 dozen cookies.
Sand Castle Brownies

1/3 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

In a jar, layer all of the ingredients, packing well.
On the attached note write:

1 jar brownie mix
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla

In a bowl, combine eggs, oil, vanilla and brownie mix, mixing well. Spread into a greased 8 inch square baking pan. Bake at 350º for 30 miinutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Hope these help!!

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