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Showing posts with label Walnuts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Walnuts. Show all posts

Monday, December 28, 2009

Snacks Time (esp Xciting)

X'Citing Snacks:

Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup plain flour
  • 1/3 tsp. soda bi-carbonate
  • 1/3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chocolate gems
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla essence and a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Method of Preparation:
  • Sieve the flour with the soda bi-carbonate and baking powder and keep aside.
  • Cream the butter and brown sugar till light and fluffy.
  • Add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  • Press this mixture into a greased 150mm X 150 mm (6"X6") baking tray.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius (or 360 degree Fahrenheit) for 30 to 40 minutes till the crust is golden brown.
  • Cut into rectangles while hot and store when cool.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

"T" Tiffins

Trial Mix:
  • 3/4 cup cashews
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup peanuts
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
Store in an airtight container and refrigerator
Treat yourself to the trail mix whenever you want to munch something!
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Tropical Ball of Cheese:
  • 8 oz light cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz light tropical fruit cocktail (drained)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Cut the fruit into smaller pieces.
Mix softened cream cheese, fruit and 1/2 cup walnuts.
Chill well in refrigerator.
Mould into a ball and roll cheese ball in remaining 1/2 cup of nuts.
Serve with carrots or crackers.

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