Sunday, June 5, 2011

From Kathy, With Love...

John's mom makes some of the very best food ever, and has many famous treat recipes... luckily, she (and Jamie, who I got these recipes from) are willing to share their recipes! Enjoy!

Kathy's Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Sift together:
2.5 c. flour
1/2 c. cocoa powder
2.5 t. baking powder
1.5 b. baking soda
1 t. salt
1 t. cinnamon

Cream together:
3/4 c. softened butter
2 c. sugar
3 eggs
2 t. vanilla
2 t. orange zest

2 c. shredded zucchini
1/2 c. milk
1 c. chopped nuts

Alternate dry ingredients with milk. Add zucchini last, and fold in nuts (if adding). Bake in a greased and floured bundt or loaf pan/s at 350-degrees F for one hour. Cool in pan for 15 mintues, then turn out on plate.

Drizzle with glaze if desired: 2 c. powdered sugar mixed with 3T. milk and 1 t. vanilla.

Kathy's Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 c. butter
1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
1 t. vanilla
4 c. flour
1 c. quick oats
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
2 c. chocolate chips

Cook at 375-degrees F for about 8 mins. Underbake, as they still cook as they are cooling.

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