Lime Shortbread

2 cups flour

1 tsp salt

3/4 cup softened butter

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup sugarLime-Shortbread

4 tbsp  lime juice

Combine mixture and roll into a log on parchment.  Refrigerate until butter hardens.  Cut log into slices and put on a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 300 degree Fahrenheit oven for 30 – 35 minutes or until the cookie bottoms are golden brown.

Molasses Cupcakes

1/3 cup butter

1/2 cup sugarmolassessMuffins

1 egg

1/3 cup molasses

1/2 cup almond milk

1 1/4 cup flour

 

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ginger

Mix wet ingredients until well incorporated.  Add dry ingredients.  Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in a muffin comes out clean.

Gumdrop Cake

1 cup butterGumDropCake

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup applesauce

2 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 tsp warm water

1 lb raisin

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2 cups gumdrops

Mix wet ingredients until fluffy.  Add dry ingredients.  Fold in raisins and gumdrops and spoon into a large greased loaf pan. Bake in 300 degree Fahrenheit oven for 2-2 1/2 hours

 

Vanilla Cookie Cups

3 cups flourvanillacandycups

3/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

2/3 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

3 tsp vanilla

2 tbsp cream

Whisk together dry ingredients.  In another bowl combine remaining ingredients until fluffy. Add flour mixture just until blended.  Chill for an hour.

Invert a muffin pan and spray the bottom with cooking oil.  Set aside.

Remove cookie dough from the refrigerator and roll into sheets.  Cut circle out of the dough using a cookie cutter and place on one of the muffin bottoms. Mold until the dough is placed firmly against the tin.  Press a glass firmly onto the muffin bottom.

Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown.  Let cool before removing from tin.  Turn over and fill with mini candies.