Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Favorite Fall Recipes

With Fall, comes a bunch of yummy recipes. Here are a few of my favorite!

Pumpkin- Apple Muffins

1/2 cup oil

4 eggs

3 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1/2 t. cinnamon

1/2 t. salt

2 t. baking soda

1 small can pumpkin

2 or 3 apples peeled and chopped

Preheat oven to 350. Beat eggs and sugar. Mix in rest of ingredients. Bake for 20 min. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top while the muffins are warm. makes 2 doz.

I think this would be really yummy with about a cup of white chocolate chips thrown in too!

Barb's Apple chip cake

1 1/4 cup oil
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
3 cups flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
3 cups peeled and chopped apples (hence the name, "apple chip")
Preheat the oven to 350. In a bowl mix oil, sugar and eggs. Beat until smooth. Sift flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon and beat into wet ingredients to form a still batter. Add vanilla, nuts and apples. Stir to blend. Spoon batter into a 9 x 13 pan. Bake 1 hour.

Optional Frosting:
Mix 1 cup brown sugar with 4 T. cream. Cook until sugar is melted. Add 1/8 t. salt and 1/2 t. vanilla. Pour over still warm cake.

Nikki's pumpkin Fudge

1 1/2 c. sugar

2/3 c. evaporated milk

1/2 c. pumpkin

2 TBS. butter

1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

1/4 tsp. salt

2 c. mini marshmallows

1 pkg. (12oz) vanilla baking chips

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Line 8 inch square pan with foil. Grease the foil. Butter the sides of a heave sauce pan.Combine sugar, evaporated milk, pumpkin, butter, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Stir constantly while bringing it to a boil over medium heat. Once boiling, continue boiling 12 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in marshmallows,vanilla chips and vanilla extract. Stir until all ingredients are melted. Pour into square pan. Chill until firm. Cut in squares and store in the fridge.