Monday, November 4, 2013

And as we move on into November...

And the winner of the October Book Giveaway is…..

*********Stephanie Bladen********

Congratulations, Stephanie, and thanks to everyone who commented on my blog. Now on to my November Book Giveaway!!!! Keep those comments coming!!!

Announcing a new grandson –
Ranchel Robert Farrer joined our family early on Sunday morning. Mom and baby are both doing fine. Welcome Ranchel!!!!!

Recipe of the week - Kissin’ Cookies

1 ½ cups all purpose flour                     1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt                                              ½ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar                               ½ cup Crisco
½ cup butter (softened)             ½ cup smooth peanutbutter
2 TBSP milk                                         1 egg
1 tsp vanilla                                          Hershey Kisses (unwrapped)

Cream butter, Crisco, and peanutbutter. Add sugars. Add vanilla, salt, and egg. Dissolve soda in milk and add. Add flour and mix until blended. Roll into small balls. Preheat oven to 350. Place cookie balls on slightly greased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. As soon as you remove cookies from oven press a Hershey Kiss into the middle of each cookie. Allow them to cool before serving.