Cookies

(GF) Poor Man's Cookie:

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If you've seen a number of my recipes, then you probably realize that a large portion of them come from my grandmothers! My dad's mom and my mom's mom where both fabulous cooks, and I love that we have so many of their recipes! Not all of their recipes, of course, because as with any good cook, a lot of their best recipes were never written down, but at least we have some! This recipe is no exception.

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1 cup raisins
1 cup water
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 cup sugar
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons xanthan gum
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 egg
1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional

Glaze:
1 cup powder sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 & 1/2 tsp. milk
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, xanthan gum, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg; set aside. Place raisins in a microwave safe dish. Add water. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until...
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Nutritions

Calories
290

Sodium
149mg
6% DV

Fat
16g
24% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
32g
10% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV