Thursday, May 28, 2015

Chocolate Crinkles II

Chocolate Crinkles II
Recipe submitted by Cindy Chandler


1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar


In a medium bowl, mix together cocoa, white sugar, and vegetable oil.  Beat in eggs one at a time, and then stir in the vanilla.  Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir in the cocoa mixture.

Cover dough and chill for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.  Roll dough into one inch balls.  Coat each ball in confectioner's sugar before placing onto cookie sheets.

Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes.  Let stand on the cookie sheet for a minute before transferring to wire racks to cool.

Servings 48

Recipe submitted by Cindy Chandler

Friday, May 1, 2015

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade
Recipe submitted by David Gaimari


1 3/4 cups white sugar
8 cups water
1 1/2 cups lemon juice
Lemon slices (optional)


In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Remove seeds from lemon juice, but leave pulp. In pitcher, stir together chilled syrup, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups water.

Do you need another refreshing cold drink on a hot summer day? If yes, check out this easy Sweet Tea recipe.

Gerard and Graham squeezing lemons