Soft Sugar Cookies With Frosting

Soft Sugar Cookies 2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening 2/3 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, cream together butter, shortening, and sugar. Stir in the eggs and the vanilla. Combine flour, baking […]

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes Serves 15 5 pounds of potatoes 1 block (8 oz) of low-fat cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup low fat sour cream 4 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup milk (or more if desired) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt Peel potatoes and cut into small cubes. Throw the potatoes in a large pot filled with cold […]

Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Spiced Pumpkin Bread 3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs 1 16-ounce can solid pack pumpkin 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional) Preheat oven […]