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Chocolate Cappuccino cookies
The chocolate Cappuccino cookies I made for the knit night turned out great, I snuck one before I left and it was yummy. It was a good thing I snuck it though, there weren't any left by the time I came home!

And as promised:

Chocolate Cappuccino cookies
yield: 20 cookies

1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
3 tablespoons hot water
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt

1. Dissolve the coffee granules in hot water. In a mixing bowl, combine the sugar, oil, honey, vanilla, cornstarch and coffee; beat until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt; gradually add to the coffee mixture, this will be really dough-y don’t worry, it's supposed to be like that.
2. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on un-greased baking sheets. Flatten to 1/4-inch thickness with a glass dipped in sugar.
3. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 5-10 minutes or until the center is set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 92 Calories; 3g Fat (28.0% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 40mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

the cornstarch could probably be left out, I was using it as an egg replacer, but I don't think it was really necessary. I haven't tried a batch without it yet, so I can't say for sure.

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boxerpixie From: boxerpixie Date: December 7th, 2006 11:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks a bundle and in return here's a recipe in return. This is one of my favorite recipes to make at Samhain.

'Three Sisters' Stew

Recipe By :n/a
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Soups/Stews vegetarian

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
1 small sugar pumpkin - (abt 2 lbs)
= (or 1 large butternut or carnival
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion -- chopped
2 garlic cloves -- minced
1/2 medium green or red bell pepper -- cut into short,
narrow strips
1 can diced tomatoes - (14 to 16 oz) -- with liquid
2 cups cooked or canned pinto beans
2 cups corn kernels
= (from 2 large or 3 medium ears)
1 cup homemade or canned vegetable stock
= (or water)
1 small fresh hot chile - (to 2) -- seeded, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt -- to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste
3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro - (to 4)

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Cut the pumpkin in half lengthwise and remove the seeds and fibers. Cover with aluminum foil and place the halves, cut-side up, in a foil-lined shallow baking pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until easily pierced with a knife but still firm (if using squash, prepare the same way). When cool enough to handle, scoop out the pulp, and cut into large dice. Set aside until needed.

Heat the oil in a soup pot. Add the onion and sauté over medium-low heat until translucent. Add the garlic and continue to sauté until the onion is golden.

Add the pumpkin and all the remaining ingredients except the last 2 and bring to a simmer. Simmer gently, covered, until all the vegetables are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

If time allows, let the stew stand for 1 to 2 hours before serving, then heat through as needed. Just before serving, stir in the cilantro. The stew should be thick and very moist but not soupy; add additional stock or water if needed. Serve in shallow bowls.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

"In Native American mythology, squash, corn, and beans are known as of the "three sisters." These are the very crops, along with garden vegetables, that the harvest festival of Thanksgiving is meant to celebrate!"
"In A Vegetarian Kitchen at http://www.vegkitchen.com"
alien_sunset From: alien_sunset Date: December 8th, 2006 12:37 am (UTC) (Link)
Ohh that looks delicious!
Thank you!

P.s. added you back :)
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