Saturday, December 1, 2012

Thumbprint Cookies

This a twist on chocolate chip cookies! Its a little bit healthier than you average chocolate chip cookies , but not less delicious. I bought tons of them to a party this past weekend and not one was left!


1 cup of Crisco

3/4 granulated sugar

3/4 light brown sugar

1 large egg

3/4 of  a cup of rolled oats

1/4-1/2 cup of ground flax seed

2 tsp of vanilla extract

1 tsp baking soda

pinch of salt
2 1/4 cups of flour

1 cup of semi - sweet chocolate chips


Add the Crisco and sugars and mix together.

Then add ground flax seeds and rolled oats. (stir)

Then add the egg, vanilla, Baking soda,salt,and baking powder.

Stir well.

Next add the flour slowly and stir well.

Then add the chocolate chips.

Now preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a mini muffin pan.
Add blobs of dough into each muffin slot
Bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes till golden brown.

1/2 a cup of chocolate chips
1/2 a cup of heavy cream

Beat heavy cream until there are firm peaks.
Melt chocolate chips in microwave
Let chocolate cool for three minutes and then add it tho heavy cream and pipe onto cookies with a pipping bag!

Avocado Sandwiches


1 avocado
Some sliced onion
hummus ( the best is plain or garlic flavored) (for spreading)
Shredded cheese
4 slices of bread
Salt and pepper

Lay slices  of bread on cookie sheet.
Then spread each slice  with a thin layer of hummus.
Then slice avocado and lay on each slice of bread and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Lay sliced onions on top, and sprinkle cheddar cheese on top.
Pop them in the oven at 350 for 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.