Thursday, January 28, 2010

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:
•2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
•1 teaspoon baking soda
•1 teaspoon salt
•1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
•3/4 cup granulated sugar
•3/4 cup packed brown sugar
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract
•2 large eggs
•2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
•1 cup chopped coconut

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl.
Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Gradually beat in flour mixture.
Stir in chocolate morsels and coconut. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.*Keep a close eye on it. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.








Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Double Chocolate Brownies with Orange-Pomegranate-Cream Cheese

Double Chocolate Brownies with Orange-Pomegranate-Cream Cheese Topping...

Makes: 16 Brownies

You will need:

1 package (8oz)Fat Free Cream Cheese
1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
1/4 Cup Fresh squeezed Orange juice(From the actual Orange)
1/4 Cup POM Pomegranate Tea
3-4 Drops of Red Food Coloring

1 Package Double Chocolate Brownie Mix(i prefer Ghirardelli brand)
1/3 Cup Water
1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
1 Egg



1 Large Pomegranate (peeled and washed)



Directions:
Preheat oven to 325°F and spray non-stick cooking spray in an 8" x 8" non stick pan.
In a large bowl combined brownie mix, water, Vegetable oil and an egg. Stir about 40 strokes. Put the mixture into the pan and bake for 40-45 min.
*Then let cool completely.
Meanwhile... In a small bowl combined the first five ingredients and mix with a mixer until smooth.(It will be a little clumpy) Then Peel and prepare your pomegranate.

After your brownies have cooled prepare each brownie individually by putting the frosting on each square with pomegranates on top...
Yum...

Ending Results
Enjoy:)