Mousse au Chocolat or Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Serves 8 to 10

  • 4 x 1 ounce-squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  1. In top of double saucepan combine chocolate, sugar and water. Cook over hot water, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted.
  2. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Remove from heat; cool.
  3. Meanwhile, in mixing bowl beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  4. Stir rum into chocolate mixture; pour over egg whites.
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12×9 Sheet Pan Cookie Cake

This is for a 12×9 inch sheet pan cookie cake.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 TBSP cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract

If you have a stand mixer this is much easier, but if all you have is a hand mixer that will work too.

  1. Preheat oven to 350
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Homemade Pie Crust

This is a pie crust recipe from my Nanna (my Father’s mother). I heard that often she used seltzer water, or orange juice in place of the water in her recipe, but never milk. I have not tried either, as of yet, just water.

This is a pie crust recipe for a 9″ or 10″ pie crust pan, for both single and double crust pies.

If you are going to make two, two crust pies, don’t double the recipe, make → Continue reading “Homemade Pie Crust”

Oatmeal Raisin and Date Cookies

This recipe uses honey as the sweetener. You can substitute with sugar.

  • 3 cups oatmeal (not the quick oats)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates?

Melt the butter in a sauce pan on the stove over very low heat.

Mix all of the dry ingredients together. Then mix in the raisins and the chopped dates.

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