Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Peach Shortcake Cookies

Peach Shortcake Cookies
makes 2 dozen


4 peaches, pitted, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
6 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup milk

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Stir chopped peaches together with 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside. Combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually add milk. Fold in peaches. Drop by tablespoons onto parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until edges of cookies start to brown. Enjoy!

Summertime Pickles

The garden is producing cucumbers seemingly overnight!
That means lots of pickles in the fridge this summer. :-)