Purely Homespun

Homemade from the heart

Chocolate Brownies

8 tbsp cocoaChocolateBrownies

3/4 cup melted butter

1 1/2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

t tsp salt

1 cup flour

Incorporate all ingredients in a large bowl until smooth.  Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit in a glass pan for 30 to 35 minutes.  Cool and ice.  Store in refrigerator


3 tbsp oil

6 tbsp cocoa

4 cups icing sugar

1/2 cup almond milk

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp salt



Rhubarb Pineapple Salsa

4 cups rhubarb, cut into piecesRhubarbPineappleSalsa

3 cups chopped strawberries

1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple

1 1/2 cups white sugar

3/4 cup cider vinegar

1 tbsp powdered ginger

Combine ingredients in a large pot and bring the mixture to boiling.  Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Mixture may be canned using favorite canning method.


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Pineapple Oat muffins

1 cup oatmealoatpineapplemuffin

1/2 cup oat bran

pinch salt

1/2 cup shredded coconut

Mix above in a bowl and cover with 1 cup boiling water.  Let stand for 5 minutes.

2 eggs

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sunflower oil

1/2 cup crushed pineapple

1 cup flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

Mix above into water mixture.  Spoon into muffin tins and bake


































at 375 Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.

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Apple Brownies

1/2 cup melted butter

Apple Brownies

1 cup sugar


1 egg

Combine the above ingredients in a large bowl.

Peel and slice finely 3 medium tart apples.

1 cup flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinammon

Mix all ingredients together until combined.  Sprinkle top with cinnamon.  Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit

oven for 30 to 40 minutes.

Oatmeal Cookies

1 1/2 cups flouroatmealcookies

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup melted butter

1/3 cup sugar

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla

2 1/2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup of a mixture of nuts, seeds and dried fruit.

Mix dry ingredients in a bowl.  Mix wet ingredients in another bowl.  incorporate wet ingredients into dry.  Place the mixture in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Drop mixture by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and cook for 10 to 12 minutes.

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