Breads

WHITE CHOCOLATE CHUNK AND MACADAMIA NUT BROWNIE COOKIES

Makes about 3 Dozen Cookies 1-1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar 2/3 cup CRISCO all-vegetable shortening or 2/3 CRISCO Stick1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup white chocolate chips or chunks 1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts Heat oven to 375°. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.Place brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs; beat well.Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda. Add to shortening mixture; beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in white chocolate chunks and macadamia nuts.Drop dough by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375° for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool...

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WHOLE GRAIN & RAISIN MUFFINS

Makes 12 muffins 3/4 cup skim milk 3/4 cup bran cereal 1 egg 3 tablespoons CRISCO Oil 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed2 tablespoons honey 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 cup dark raisins Preheat oven to 400°.Combine all ingredients in a medium size bowl.Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon into 12 well-greased muffin-tin cups.Bake at 400° for 15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out...

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WHOLE WHEAT ROLLS

Makes 2 dozen rolls 3 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 packages active dry yeast 2 cups milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon salt 3 tablespoons CRISCO all-vegetable shortening or 3 tablespoons CRISCO Stick 2 eggs 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour In large mixer bowl, combine whole wheat flour and the yeast.In saucepan, heat together milk, sugar, salt, and Crisco just until warm; stir occasionally to melt Crisco. Add to dry ingredients in mixer bowl; add eggs. Beat at low speed of electric mixer for 1/2 minute; scrape sides of bowl constantly. Beat 3 minutes at high speed. By hand, stir in enough all purpose flour to make a soft dough. Turn out on lightly floured surface; knead until smooth. Place in greased bowl; turn once to grease surface.Cover; let rise until double, 1 1/2 hours. Punch down; cover and let rest 10 minutes. Shape in 24 rolls; place on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise until almost double, 45 minutes. Bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned. Remove from baking sheets;...

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YANKEE CORN BREAD

Makes 9 muffins or 11 cornsticks 1 -1/4 cups sifted enriched flour 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons sugar 4 -1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 2/3 cup skim milk 1/3 cup CRISCO Oil Preheat ovent to 425°.Sift flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat egg, stir in skim milk and Crisco Oil.Add to dry ingredients, stirring with fork until flour is just moistened.Fill well-oiled muffin tins or cornstick pans 3/4 full OR pour batter into well-oiled 8-inch square pan.Bake at 425° for 20 to 25 minutes for muffins/cornsticks OR 25 to 30 minutes for square pan, or until...

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ZUCCHINI BREAD

Prep time: 20 minutesBake time: 1 hourMakes 1 loaf 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup Butter Flavor CRISCO Shortening or 1/2 Butter Flavor CRISCO Stick 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1 cup shredded zucchini 1/3 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1/4 cup finely chopped nuts for garnish, optional Heat oven to 350°. Grease 9- x 5- x 3-inch loaf pan with Butter Flavor Crisco Shortening. Flour pan.Cream sugar and Butter Flavor Crisco in medium bowl at medium speed of electric mixer. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, cloves, zucchini and milk. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with finely chopped nuts, if desired.Bake at 350° for about an hour or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes in pan on rack. Loosen from sides. Remove from pan. Cool completely on...

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PUMPKIN CAKE WITH ORANGE GLAZE

Makes One 10-inch Bundt Cake 12 to 16 Servings Cake2 cups boiling water 1/2 cup raisins 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup melted Butter Flavor CRISCO Shortening or 1 Butter Flavor Crisco Stick 4 eggs 1 can (16 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 3/4 teaspoon salt Orange Glaze1 cup confectioners’ sugar 3/4 teaspoon grated orange peel1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon orange juiceChopped walnuts Vanilla Frosting Variation1/4 cup Butter Flavor Crisco all-vegetable shortening or 1/4 Butter Flavor Crisco stick 2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted3 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Chopped nuts Heat oven to 350°. Grease 10-inch (12-cup) Bundt pan with Butter Flavor Crisco. Flour lightly. CakePour boiling water over raisins in colander. Drain. Press lightly to remove excess water.Combine granulated sugar, melted Crisco Shortening, pumpkin and eggs in large bowl. Beat at medium-high speed of electric mixer 5 minutes.Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, salt and cloves in medium bowl. Add to pumpkin mixture, 1 cup at a time, beating at low speed after each addition until blended. Stir in raisins with spoon. Pour into pan.Bake at 350° for 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15-20 minutes before removing from pan. Place cake, top side up, on wire rack. Cool completely. Place cake on serving plate. GlazeCombine confectioners’ sugar, orange peel and orange juice in small bowl. Stir with spoon to blend. Spoon over top of cake, letting excess glaze run down side. Sprinkle with chopped nuts before glaze hardens. Vanilla FrostingMelt Butter Flavor Crisco in small saucepan on low heat. Transfer to medium bowl. Add confectioners’ sugar. Beat at low, then high speed until blended.Add milk and vanilla. Beat at high speed until smooth and frosting is of desired spreading consistency.Drizzle frosting over top and side of cake. Sprinkle nuts over top of...

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