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Bread, Pancakes, Oatmeal, Muffins

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1 3 oz. jar non-dairy creamer

1/2 cup brown sugar; firmly-packed

1/2 cup walnuts; chopped

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon




Place dried apples in a processor; process until finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients and process until well blended. Store in airtight container.


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Apple Cinnamon, Walnut Oatmeal Pancakes

Makes 7

1/2 cups mix; about 15 servings.

Stir 2/3 cup boiling water into 1/2 cup oatmeal mix until well blended. Let stand until thickened.




Bran Muffin Mix and Bran Pineapple Muffin Mix



1 1/2 c All bran cereal

1 1/4 c Self rising flour

1/2 c Sugar

1 c Golden raisins

Mix all together



Mix: Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.


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Bran Muffins :

1 pk Mix

1/2 c Butter, melted

1/2 c Milk

1 Egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 400. Combine all ingredients just until moistened. Grease muffin cups and fill 2/3 full. Bake 16-18 minutes. -MAKES 1 DOZEN

Pineapple Bran Muffins: Add 1 (8 oz) can drained crushed pineapple to the batter.




Breakfast Oat and Fruit Muffins


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup oat bran or instant rolled oats

1/2 cup brown sugar

3 teaspoons finely snipped candied lemon peel

1/2 cup snipped dried cherries, apples or apricots

1/3 cup chopped almonds or walnuts



Makes 1 quart jar. Layer ingredients in jar. Tap jar gently to settle each layer before adding the next layer. Add more fruit or nuts to fill small gaps.


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Breakfast Oat and Fruit Muffins

Beat 1/4 cup melted butter, 1 cup milk or vanilla yogurt, and 1 egg in mixing bowl until combined. Stir in contents of jar. Spoon into 12 greased or paper lined muffin cups. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Serve warm.




California Corn Bread Mix


This is a sweet, cake-like corn bread that is delicious with honey butter.

2 cups Bisquick baking mix

1/2 cup cornmeal

1/2 cup sugar

1 Tablespoon baking powder



In a large glass or ceramic bowl, stir all the ingredients together. Store in an airtight container/jar.


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California Corn Bread

Serves 4 to 6

1 package California Corn Bread Mix

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1/2 cup butter, melted

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the corn bread mix in a large mixing bowl and add the eggs, milk and butter. Blend until the mixture is smooth. Poor into a greased 8-inch baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.




Cinnamon Oat Pancake Mix


4 cups quick cooking oats

4 cups whole wheat blend flour OR 2 cups all purpose and 2 cups whole wheat flour

1 cup non-fat dry milk

2 tablespoons Watkins Cinnamon

5 teaspoons salt

3 tablespoons Watkins Baking Powder

½ teaspoon cream of tartar



Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.


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Cinnamon Oat Pancakes

Makes about 8 cups of mix, enough for 4 batches of pancakes. To make pancakes: In a mixing bowl, beat 2 eggs. Gradually beat in 1/3 cup vegetable oil. Alternately beat in 2 cups of pancake mix and 1 cup water. Heat a lightly greased skillet over medium high heat. Pour a heaping spoonful of batter onto hot skillet. Cook pancakes until bubbles appear on surface and begin to break (about 2 to 3 minutes). Turn and cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until golden brown. Makes 12, 5-inch pancakes.






3 cups all-purpose flour

3 Tblsp. sugar

2 Tblsp. baking powder

4-1/2 tsps. ground cinnamon

1-1/4 tsp. salt



In brown bag or 1 quart jar, combine all ingredients; seal bag or jar, adding dried fruits (apples are especially good!) if necessary to fill small gaps.


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Cinnamon Pancakes

In medium bowl, combine 3/4 c. milk, 1 egg, and 2 T. salad oil. With fork, blend in 1-1/3 c. pancake mix until moistened but still lumpy. Cook on lightly greased griddle or skillet. Makes about 10 5″ pancakes.




Chocolate Chip Walnut Muffin Mix


2 c. flour, mixed with 2 tsp. baking powder

1/3 c. packed brown sugar

1/3 c. granulated sugar

2/3 c. chocolate chips (semi sweet or milk chocolate will work)

1/3 c. coarsly chopped walnuts (macadamia? pecans?)



Because this mixture doesn’t quite fill up the quart jar, it isn’t necessary to pack the layers down as tightly as usual. Layer in a clean 1 quart jar the above ingredients in given order.


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Chocolate Chip Walnut Muffins

Spoon out walnuts & chocolate chips into small bowl. In a large bowl, empty remaining contents of jar and stir together until well blended. In a third bowl, stir together: 2/3 c. milk 1/2 c. butter, melted (allow to cool before mixing) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla. Make a well in center of the dry ingredients. Add milk mixture and stir just to combine. Fold in chocolate chips & walnuts. Spoon batter into either greased or lined muffin cups (about 2/3 full). Bake 15-20 minutes. Test for doneness with toothpick. Cool 5 minutes before removing from muffin cups. Makes 12 muffins.




Ginger Spice Muffin Mix


A great gift for people on the go!!

1 3/4 cups flour

2 Tablespoons sugar

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt



Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl. Store the mixture in an airtight container.


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Ginger Spice Muffins

Makes 1 dozen

1 package Ginger Spice Muffin Mix

1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup milk

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F, and grease 12 muffin tins. In a large bowl, combine the muffin mix with the butter, egg, vanilla and milk. Stir the mixture until the ingredients are blended. Do not overmix. The batter will be lumpy. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full, and bake for 15 minutes.




Scottish Shortbread Mix


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt



In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients, blending well. Store in airtight container or sealed jar.


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Scottish Shortbread

Makes 16 pieces

1 cup butter, softened

1 package Scottish Shortbread Mix

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Knead the butter into the shortbread mix and press the mixture firmly into an 8 – inch pie plate, or shortbread mold. Bake for 1 hour. The shortbread should be pale in color, not browned. Cut into wedges while still warm.

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