Saturday, August 27, 2011

Red Velvet Cookies

Beautiful Red Velvet cookies that are easy to make and delicious too.
1 package of Duncan Heinz red velvet cake mix

1 large egg

1/4 cup of oil

1/4 cup of water

1 cup of white chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350ºF

Combine cake mix, egg, oil, and water. Beat until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredient(s).

Drop by tablespoon full about 2 inches apart on to parchment lined cookie sheet.

Bake for 11-13 minutes or until done.

makes about 3 dozen cookies.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Fruit Pizza

FRUIT PIZZA by Kim Knudsen
serves 16

1 1/4 C  flour
3 T        sugar
1/2 C     butter  
12 oz.    low fat key lime yogurt
Variety of sliced fruit such as mandarin oranges, bananas, kiwi, strawberries, pineapple, and blueberries.

Shortbread crust: mix flour and sugar together cut cold butter into pieces and use pastry cutter or food processor to continue cutting butter into flour sugar mixture.  After thoroughly mixed place mixture of top of a parchment lined cookie sheet.  The parchment helps to prevent the bottom of the shortbread from over cooking but is not required.  shape mixture into a large circle by pressing down with hands.  Shortbread should be about 1/2 inch thick.  Bake at 325 degrees for 18 minutes.  Let cool for about an hour.

Topping:  Evenly spread 12 oz. of yogurt over crust (1 1/2 8oz containers).  Top with sliced fruit.  Cut into 16 even pieces.  Approximately 140 calories per slice.