Category: Mixes

  • Butterscotch Pudding Mix

    1-3/4 C brown sugar 3/4 C dry milk powder (I used the “Kiss of Cream” kind) 1 C cornstarch 1/4 t salt Combine all ingredients and store in container with tight-fitting lid. Makes 3 cups mix, yielding 24 servings of prepared pudding. To make pudding, stir mix well. Combine ingredients, using the following amounts, in…

  • Harissa (chili paste)

    2 oz dried red chilis, soaked in hot water for an hour 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 t coriander seeds 2 t cumin seeds 2 t caraway seeds Pinch salt 1/4 C olive oil, divided Drain the chilis and blend or gind with garlic, spices, and salt. Mix in 3 T oil. Transfer to a…

  • Scroggin

    This is an Australian/New Zealand version of what we call “G.O.R.P.” (Good old raisins and peanuts). Mix it up in whatever amounts you like and throw it in a baggie for a hike. The name comes from the first letters of the ingredients, sort of like Gorp. sultanas chocolate raisins orange peel (candied) ginger (crystallised)…

  • Apple Pie in a Jar

    10 C water 4 1/2 C granulated sugar 1 C sieved cornstarch 2 t ground cinnamon 1/2 t nutmeg 1 t salt 3 T lemon juice Peeled and slice apples: enough to fill 7 quart jars 1. Make syrup: Put water in a large heavy pot and stir in sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.…

  • Brownie Sand Castle Mix

    In a 1-quart jar, layer: 1/2 C chopped pecans 1/2 C chocolate chips 1/3 C coconut 2/3 C brown sugar 3/4 C sugar 1/3 C cocoa 1-1/2 C flour Seal and provide instructions. Instructions: Combine 2 eggs, 2/3 C oil and all the brownie mix. Spread in an 8×8 oiled baking dish. Bake at 350…

  • Chocolate Chip Pie Mix

    Mix 1 C sugar and 1/2 C flour. Put in a ziploc and label “dry ingredients.” Mix 6 oz chocolate chips, 1/2 C coconut, and 1/2 C chopped pecans. Put in a ziploc and label “chocolate packet.” Provide instructions: Add dry ingredients to 1/4 C melted butter. Add 2 beaten eggs. Stir until moistened. Blend…