5 cups flour
3 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 lb vegetable shortening (cold)
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
cold water to make a cup of liquid
Mix 5 ingredients. In a cup add egg, vinegar, and water to combine. Fold wet ingredients into shortening mixture. Shape in disks and refrigerate for at least an hour.
1 cup pumpkin
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
pinch of salt
Pour ingredients into a rolled out pie shell from the crust made above. Bake in a 450 degree Fahrenheit oven for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 350 degrees and bake for an addition 35 minutes or until center of pie is firm.
Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower
I always over estimate the amount of candy that I will pass out to trick or treaters on Halloween. Consequently, I’m always left with packs of candy that I don’t want to eat.
One way I use up the chocolate is in this cookie recipe. I bake the cookies and then freeze them for later. The cookies will keep for several months if they are wrapped properly before being frozen.
1 cup white sugar
1 cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs, beaten
Mix the above ingredients together.
2 cups flour