Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Andes Mint Cookies

These cookies are so good. WAY SIMPLE, and sure to please. Thanks Leslie for passing along the recipe!

ingredients:
1 chocolate cake mix (any type chocolate mix is great)
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
1 bag/pkg Andes Mints


directions:
1. Mix together the cake mix, eggs and oil. This will result in a thick "cookie" batter.

2. Roll cookies into small-ish balls and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.

3. While the cookies are baking, unwrap the Andes mints.

4. When cookies come out of the oven, place the Andes mints on top of the cookies. The mint will start to *sweat* and melt. Take a knife and swirl the melted mint.

5. Cool COMPLETELY. Enjoy!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Pancakes

At our girl retreat in the mountains, a friend made these for breakfast one morning. They were really yummy. I've always used a pancake mix, but honestly, these are SUPER simple to make...easy and yummy! Thanks Raina!

ingredients:
1 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt

1 cup milk
1 egg
2 Tbsp. cooking oil

directions:
1. Mix the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Create a well in the center.

2. Mix wet ingredients together in a separate bowl. Pour into the well of the dry ingredients and mix with a fork just until combined.

3. Mixture will be lumpy. Do not over mix.

The recipe make apx. nine 4 1/2" pancakes. I double it for my family, and we have left overs. It is easy enough to double or even triple for a large crowd.