Easy-As-Pie Apple Pie

 This recipe is for novice pie makers or for anyone in a hurry to make a fresher tasting pie than a store bought one.

Prep time: 

Cook time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Pie Crust
  • Egg white from 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 4 Cups Apples, thinly sliced

Cooking Directions

1 Preheat oven to 425º

2 Brush crust with egg white.

3 Mix sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in small bowl.

4 Put sliced apples in large bowl. Toss mixture from smaller bowl in with the apples until mixture has well coated the apples.

5 Spread prepared apple slices into the pie crust from the center out to the edge.

6 Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Weekly Schedule and Menu (January 16-22)

January 16, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00 AM)

Appetizer (5:00 PM)

Dessert (7:30 PM)

January 17, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00 AM)

Dessert (7:30 PM)

January 18, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00 AM)

Dessert (7:30 PM)

January 19, 2017:

Dessert (7:30 PM)

Weekly Schedule and Menu (January 9-15)

January 9, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00 AM)

Appetizer (5:00 PM)

Dessert (7:30 PM)

January 10, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00 AM)

Dessert (7:30 PM)

January 11, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00 AM)

Dessert (7:30 PM)

January 12, 2017:

Dessert (7:30 PM)

Orange Raisin Scones

Prep time: 

Cook time: 9 Minutes

Servings: 16

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Orange Zest
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Cup chilled butter
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • Cinnamon

Cooking Directions

1 Preheat oven to 450º

2 line baking sheet with wax paper.

3 Combine flour, 1/3 Cup sugar, orange zest, baking powder, and salt in large bowl.

4 Add butter and mix together. Add raisins.

5 Whisk egg and sour cream together in small bowl. Combine with dry ingredients.

6 knead dough on a lightly floured surface.

7 Divide dough in half. Form each half into rounds. Sprinkle with cinnamon and remaining sugar. Press sugar and cinnamon into the dough.

Cut each round into 8 wedges. Place wedges on baking sheet.

9 Bake for 9 minutes or until golden brown.

10 Cool before serving.

Weekly Schedule and Menu (January 2-8)

I am changing the way I recommend menus and event planning for the week into a simpler format. Instead of posts throughout the week I am posting it all on Sundays.

January 2, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00)

Appetizer (5:00)

Dessert (7:30)

January 3, 2017:

Breakfast (7:00)

Dessert (7:30)

January 4, 2017:

Dessert (7:30)

January 5, 2017:

Dessert (7:30)

Loaded Oatmeal Kookies

Prep time: 

Cook time: 

Servings: 

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. Milk
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 2/3 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup Chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/3 cup raisins

Cooking Directions

1 Preheat oven to 350°.

2 Grease cookie sheet.

3 Mix butter with sugar and brown sugar until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla, and milk. Mix ingredients well.

4 Separately combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add combined dry ingredients to the mixture and mix well.

5 Stir in oatmeal, sweetened coconut flakes, walnuts, pecans, raisins, chocolate chips, and peanut butter chips.

6 Spoon drops of dough onto cookie sheet.

7 Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.