Chocolate Coffee Toffee Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Coffee Toffee Oatmeal Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookie
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Serves: 5 doz
 
Ingredients
  • ¼ C. boiling water
  • 1 tsp. instant coffee powder
  • 1⅓ C. packed brown sugar
  • 1 C. butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla
  • 3 C. old fashioned oats
  • 1¼ C. all purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 8 oz. pkg. milk chocolate toffee bits
  • 1½ C. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 5 coarsely crumbled sugar cones
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Dissolve coffee in boiling water, cool to room temperature.
  3. In a large bowl, beat sugar and butter until creamy with an electric mixer.
  4. Add egg and beat well.
  5. Beat in coffee and vanilla.
  6. Combine oats, flour, salt and baking soda and mix well.
  7. Gradually add oat mixture to the creamed mixture.
  8. Beat well after each addition.
  9. Stir in toffee bits, chocolate chips and sugar cones.
  10. Drop dough by heaping measuring Tablespoons 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets.
  11. Bake 12-14 minutes, just until golden brown.
  12. Cool for 1 minute on the cookie sheet and transfer to wire racks.
  13. Cool completely, Store loosely covered.

 

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie
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Recipe type: dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 9 inch baked pie crust
  • 1½ C. sugar
  • ½ C. plus 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1½ C. water
  • 3 egg yolks slightly beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • ½ C. lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan.
  3. Gradually stir in water.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils.
  5. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Stir in butter, lemon peel and lemon juice.
  8. Temper in the egg yolks slowly.
  9. Pour into baked pie shell.
  10. Heap meringue onto hot pie filling.
  11. Spread over filing and seal meringue to edge of pie crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.
  12. Put peaks in the meringue using back of a spoon and lifting upwards.
  13. Bake for about 10 minutes or until a delicate brown.
  14. Cool away from drafts.

 

Standard Pie Crust

Standard Pie Crust
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • ⅓ C. plus 1 Tbsp. shortening
  • 1 C. all purpose flour.
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2-3 Tbsp. cold water
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 475
  2. Mix shortening into flour and salt until particles are about the same size as small peas.
  3. Sprinkle in water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, tossing with a fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost cleans the side of the bowl.
  4. Gather pastry into a ball.
  5. Flatten and shape into round on a lightly floured board.
  6. Trim overhang edge of pastry 1 inch from rim of plate, fold over even with plate and flute.
  7. Prick the bottom and side with a fork.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until light brown.
  9. Cool.

 

Egg Custard

Egg Custard
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Recipe type: dessert
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Ingredients
  • 8 lrg. eggs
  • 4 C. Milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 3 tsp. vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350
  2. in a large bowl, mix together all ingredients with an electric beater.
  3. Pour custard mixture into a glass baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle the top with nutmeg.
  5. Place the baking dish inside a larger glass pan with ½ inches of hot water.
  6. Bake for about 1 hour.
  7. Serve hot or cold.