When I went up to Fairbanks for Thanksgiving I had lots of time to teach myself to bake! A few of the treats below:

Blueberry Muffins (delicious Chow Recipe linked)

Blueberry Muffins!

Close Up!

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Cookie jar peanut butter cookies

2 1/2 cups flour

1tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup. (1 stick) unsalted butter. ROOM TEMP

1/2 cup crisco. ROOM TEMP

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs

1 cup peanut butter ROOM TEMP

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Sift together flour,baking  powder, baking soda, salt.  Set aside

Cream butter, shortening and both sugars in a large bowl with electric mixer, at med speed until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Beat in peanut butter.

Add the reserved flour mixture by the cupful, beating on low speed to mix well.

Shape the dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Press each cookie twice in each direction with the back of a fork to make a crosshatch design and to flatten to cookie to about 1/4 inch thick.

Bake in the center of the oven until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Using a metal spatula, transfer to a rack to cool. Store in airtight container for up to one week.


Pumpkin Crunch Cake (this one came out a little burnt) Woops…


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