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Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands. 1 Thessalonians 4:11

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Location: Wetumpka, Alabama, United States

I am a wife of 38years and a mother of six, mother-in-law to four, and grandmother to twelve. I just completed my 24th year of homeschooling. I have lived many years of my adult life in Italy and Greece.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Quick Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

2 cups sugar 1/2 cup peanut butter
2 Tbsp. cocoa 3 cups rolled oats (dry measure)
1/2 cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla
1 stick butter (1/2 cup)

Mix sugar, cocoa, milk, and butter in saucepan. Stir over heat until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and quickly add peanut butter, oats and vanilla. Stir until all ingredients are mixed and drop quickly onto waxed paper. Cool. Makes about 3 dozen.

Speedy Cheesecake

Group 1:
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup butter

Group 2:
1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. vanilla
dash salt
2 eggs

Group 3:
1 cup dairy sour cream
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Group 1:
Combine crumbs and butter; press into buttered 8 inch pie plate

Group 2:
Beat cream cheese until fluffy, gradually blend in sugar, lemon juice, vanilla and salt. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Pour filling into crumb crust. Bake in slow oven (325) for 25-30 minutes or until set.

Group 3:
Combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Spoon over top of pie. Bake 10 minutes longer. Chill several hours.

Both of these recipes are from the old Harding cookbook (the red one ) which has many wonderful recipes. Buon Appetito!


Blogger Jonathan M. Edwards said...

thanks mother

7:35 PM  

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