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Rocky Mountain Recipes 6-16-14

Delicious Pancakes
Carrie Lehman • Mack, Colo.
1-1/4 c. Flour
1 t. Sugar
1/3 c. Butter
3/4 t. Salt
1-1/4 c. Milk
2 Eggs
1 Tbsp. Baking powder
Beat eggs slightly. Sift dry ingredients. Add butter and milk to eggs. Add dry ingredients. Beat only until all flour is mixed. Batter should be lumpy, do not overmix. Fry on hot griddle.

Sesame Wheat Braids
Tamra Palmer • Elizabeth, Colo.
3 pkgs. Active dry yeast
2-1/4 c. Warm water
1/2 c. Honey
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
1 c. Whole wheat flour
2 Eggs
1 Tbsp. Water
1Tbsp. Salt
5-6 c. All-purpose flour
2 t. Sesame seeds
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add honey and oil; mix well. Stir in whole wheat flour and let stand until mixture bubbles, about 5 minutes. In a small bowl, beat eggs and water. Remove 2 tablespoons to a small cup, cover and refrigerate. Add 4 cups of flour and beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form soft dough. Turn onto a floured board and knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise until doubled. Punch down and divide in half. Divide each half into thirds. Shape each into a rope about 15 inches long. Place three ropes on a greased baking sheet; brain. Pinch ends firmly and tuck under. Brush with reserved egg mixture, and sprinkle with sesame seed. Repeat, and place second braid on same baking sheet. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 -25 minutes. (325 degrees works for high altitude). Makes 2 loaves.

Angel Biscuits
Iola Egle • Bella Vista, Ark.
5 c. Flour
3/4 c. Shortening
3 t. Baking powder
1 t. Baking soda
1 t. Salt
1 Tbsp. Yeast
1/2 c. Warm water
2 c. Buttermilk
3 Tbsp. Sugar
Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening. Sprinkle yeast in warm water, stir into flour-shortening mixture. Add remaining ingredients, do not overmix. Cover and refrigerate overnight. When ready to make biscuits, pat dough on a flat, lightly floured surface. Remove the center of a doughnut cutter and use the outside of the cutter to cut nice, round biscuits or use a glass or can. Bake in 400 degree oven for 12-15 minutes. Makes about 18 biscuits.

Spinach Feta Cheese Scramble
Sharon Raasch •Imperial, Neb.
3 c. Fresh spinach, chopped
1/2 t. Ground black pepper
1 carton (15 ounces) Liquid egg with yolk
1/2 c. Reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
Fresh tomato, chopped, optional
Coat a medium skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat and when hot, add spinach and pepper. Cook 1 minute, or until spinach wilts. Add liquid egg and feta. Reduce heat to medium; cook 1 minute without stirring, then stir occasionally until eggs are set, about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately. Garnish with chopped tomato, if desired.

Butterhorn Rolls
Carol Lauer • Iliff, Colo.
2 pkgs. Yeast
1-1/2 c. Warm water
3 Eggs, beaten
1/2 c. Sugar
1/2 c. Margarine, melted
Pinch of salt
Pinch of ground ginger
7 c. White flour (approximately)
Dissolve yeast in water. Add eggs, sugar, salt and margarine to water. Add ginger and flour, 2 cups at a time. Mix to form a soft dough. Knead until light and elastic (5-8 minutes). Place in a large oiled bowl. Let rise for two hours. Punch down and divide into thirds. Foll our each piece to form a circle. Brush with melted margarine. Cut into 16 pie-shaped pieces. Roll up, starting from large end, and place on greased cookie sheet. Let rise until double. Brush lightly with melted margarine before baking. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned.

Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins
Marlene Maurer • Lakewood, Colo.
2/3 c. Whole milk
5 Tbsp. Butter, melted
3 Tbsp. Instant coffee granules
1-1/2 t. Vanilla extract
1 large Egg, lightly beaten
9 oz. All-purpose flour (about 2 cups)
2/3 c. Sugar
1/2 c. Semisweet chocolate chips
2 t. Baking powder
1/4 t. Salt
Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine first 5 ingredients. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next four ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl. Stir well with a whisk. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add milk mixture to flour mixture. Stir just until moist. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 minutes or until done. Remove muffins from pan immediately. Place on a wire rack.

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