Elaine's Recipes

1/2 cup margarine 6 tbsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup baking cocoa powder 3/4 cup ground hazel nuts 24 whole hazelnuts, toasted option-icing sugar Cream margarine and sugar together.  Add vanilla.  Combine flour and cocoa, gradually add to creamed mixture. Roll into one inch balls.  Press one whole hazelnut into each, […]

Heat oven to 350 deg. F 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup granola 1 cup dried blueberries or cranberries 1 cup white chocolate chips optional-3/4 cup chopped […]

Heat oven to 350 deg. F 1/4 cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3 or 4 tbsp icing sugar for rolling dough Stir sugars into margarine and mix well.  Add eggs […]

1/2 cup softened margarine 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tbsp orange zest 1/2 cup orange juice 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup blueberries (if using frozen do not thaw) additional sugar to sprinkle on top Mix margarine and sugar.  Add […]

Oven at 375 deg. F 1 cup sugar 1 cup margarine, softened 2 eggs 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup orange juice concentrate, thawed–reserve 3 tbsp 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup golden raisins 1 tbsp water extra sugar Usual method: Mix margarine with sugar; add eggs. In separate […]

Perhaps you still have some eggnog left in the fridge.  Put it to good use with this recipe! 3 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1.5 cups sugar 3/4 tsp vanilla 3/4 tsp rum extract 1.5 cups regular eggnog 3 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 cup candied fruit […]

Preheat oven to 350 deg. F 1 egg 1/2 cup plain yogurt OR sour cream OR real mayonnaise 1 1/3 cups mashed banana (about 3) 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted Mix all ingredients together except chocolate. Put half of dough into […]

Preheat oven to 350 deg. F 2 cups raisins 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 1 1/2 cups sour cream 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 3/4 cups rolled oats 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup margarine, softened Grease and flour a […]

Oven 350 deg. F 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup non-dairy milk (eg. almond milk) 2 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 8 oz. bag (1 1/2 cup) vegan chocolate chips Mix together sugars, salt, […]

1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup vegetable oil (or substitute applesauce) 1 egg 1/2 cup buttermilk (or 1/4 cup milk plus 1/4 cup sour cream) 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup diced fresh or frozen rhubarb 1/2 cup chopped walnuts option-add 1 tbsp red Jello […]