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Archive for September, 2009

Iced pumpkin cookies

Posted by moderndaygourmet on September 27, 2009

2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
2 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup pumpkin
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla

Icing:
2 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 tsp vanilla

Mix dry ingredients (flour through salt) and set aside. Cream butter and sugar until combined; add pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes. Remove onto rack to cool and once cooled, spread with icing.

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Cranberry Muffins

Posted by moderndaygourmet on September 27, 2009

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sour cream
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup cranberries

Cream butter and sugar; add eggs, vanilla and sour cream and mix until combined. Add next 5 ingredients. Fold in cranberries. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full and bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes.

The original recipe I found said it made 12 muffins but I got about 18 out of this. You can use fresh or frozen cranberries, or dried ones if you reconstitute them by placing them in boiling water for 5-10 minutes.

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