Biscuits d’Aurélie à la Jennifer

This recipe comes from the grandmother of my husband, Aurélie Leblanc Munn.  The original is just the list of ingredients leaving plenty of room for you to add your own personality. ~Shopping List~ 1 tasse de beure ou de graisse fondue (1 cup butter or crisco) 2 oeufs (2 eggs) 6 cuillère à table de sirop d’érable (6 tablespoons of maple sirop) 1 tasse de cassonade (1 cup brown sugar) 1/2 tasse de lait à laquelle on ajoute 1 cuillère à thé de soda à pâte (1/2 cup milk with 1 teaspoon of baking soda combined) 2 cuillère à thé …

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Mary’s Coconut Cream Pie

~ Shopping List ~ 3/4 cup sugar (white) 3 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 pie crust (baked) 3 eggs, separated 2 tablespoons margarine (or butter) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup coconut ~ What to do ~ Microwave sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes. Beat egg yolks lightly with fork.  Stir small amount of hot mixture into the yolks (be careful not to put too much or you’ll cook the eggs).  Pour egg yolk mixture into the rest of the hot mixture, mix well. Microwave 1.5 minutes …

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Sugar Cookies

~ Shopping List ~ 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract ~ What to do ~ Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients until fully absorbed. Cover dough, and chill for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. …

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Banana Muffins

~ Shopping List ~ 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1 cup mashed bananas 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 6 tablespoons milk 2.5 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).  Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside. In a separate large bowl cream butter and sugar.  Add eggs.  Mix until smooth.  Mix in milk and banana.  Fold flour mixture into liquid ingredients.  Fill muffin tins 2/3 full.  Bake for 25-30 minutes. …

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Peanut Butter Cookies

~ Shopping List ~ 1/2 cup shortening 1.25 cups packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup peanut butter 1 egg 3 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1.75 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 375 degrees (F).  In a medium bowl, cream together shortening, brown sugar and peanut butter until smooth.  Stir in egg, milk and vanilla.  Combine flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the peanut butter mixture.  Roll into small balls, cover in sugar.  Place on un-greased cookie sheet.  Lightly flatten using a fork (creating a cross …

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