No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


2 cups Sugar

1/2 cup baking cocoa

1/2 cup shortening

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups uncooked Oats

Combine the sugar, milk, baking cocoa and shortening on the stove over medium heat and bring to a boil. Let boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat and add the peanut butter and vanilla extract. Once mixed add in the uncooked oats, stir thoroughly.

Drop by the tablespoons onto wax paper. Let cool.


***can add coconut, nuts or raisins***

Banana bread


1/2 c. Butter

3/4 c. Granulated Sugar

2 large eggs

2 c. Flour

3 tsp. Baking powder

Pinch of salt

3-4 medium ripe mashed bananas


In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt

Add flour mixture and mashed bananas alternately to butter mixture, mixing just until ingredients are moistened. Do not overmix

Pour batter into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.

Bake in preheated 350° F oven for 50-60 minutes

Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes then remove from pan and cool.

Store tightly wrapped

*Best served the day after baking