Friday, October 16, 2009

Baked Apple Doughnuts

3 cups flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 stick butter, softened
2 eggs
1 cup milk
4 apples (peeled, cored, & diced)

spray butter
1 cup Sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350. Spray a mini muffin pan (doughnut holes) or mini bundt (fill 1/2 full so it stays the shape of a doughnut) with cooking spray.

Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside.

Combine butter, eggs, & milk. Mix until well combined. Slowly add in dry ingredients until well mixed. Fold in apples.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

While baking combine sugar and cinnamon in a shallow bowl. When you remove the doughnuts from the oven spray them with spray butter and roll them in the cinnamon sugar.

Pumpkin Apple Muffins

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup applesauce
2 apples (peeled, cored, and chopped)

Preheat oven to 350. Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray

Combine flour, sugars, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

Combine eggs, pumpkin, applesauce, and apples. Slowly add in flour mixture. Mix until well combined.

Spoon evenly into muffin pan.

Bake 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Butterscotch Pumpkin Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup butterscotch chips

Preheat oven to 350.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Combine butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Beat until smooth. Add in egg, vanilla, and pumpkin. Mix until well combined.

Combine flour, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice in a small bowl. Slowly add to pumpkin mixture.

Stir in butterscotch chips.

Spoon cookies on prepared cookie sheets.

Bake 15 minutes.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Apple Pie Filling

Recipe from Lyle Turner
10 cups water
4 cups sugar
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup corn starch
1 tbsp nutmeg
1-1/2 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp vanilla

Blend first 7 ingredients. Bring to a boil on medium.

While syrup is cooking peel, core, and slice enough apples to fill 6 quart jars.

Add lemon juice and vanilla to syrup once it is boiling. Ladle syrup in jars over apples.

Process in hot water bath for 20 minutes.

Crockpot Apple Butter

1 cup water
2-1/2 cups Slenda Blend Sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp all spice

Peel, core, dice apples to fill crockpot. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Cook on Low 8 hours. Remove lid continue to cook 2 hours or until apple butter has reduced to desired thickness.

Ladle into canning jars and process.

Pumpkin Cake

2 cups white sugar
1/2 cups vegetable oil
3/4 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups canned pumpkin
4 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F . Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.

In a large bowl combine sugar, oil, and applesauce. Blend in vanilla and pumpkin, then beat in eggs one at a time. Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Spread batter into prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.