Baked Goods

Swiss Cheese Breakfast Biscuits

Ingredient List: 

1 cup regular whole wheat flour or white whole wheat flour
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon sugar
½ cup cold butter or margarine
1 cup (4 ounces) Swiss cheese, shredded
1 tsp. minced, dried onion flakes* OR 1/3 cup green onions, diced
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup low-fat buttermilk


*If using dried onion flakes, let sit in the buttermilk until adding it to the mixture.

Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in the butter or margarine until the mixture is crumbly.

Stir in the cheese.

Add the eggs, buttermilk and onion. Stir just until moistened (do not over-stir).

Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 425 0 F. for 12-13 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes: 24 biscuits (24 servings)Read more

Baked Whole-Wheat Tortilla Chips

Ingredient List: 

8 inch whole-wheat tortillas

Kosher salt (optional)

Preheat oven to 375°.

Lightly spray both sides of tortilla with cooking spray.  If desired, sprinkle one side very lightly with salt. 

Cut each tortilla into 8 pieces.  Place on parchment lined baking pan.

Bake until golden brown, about 12-15 minutes, turning over ½ way through.  Cool on rack.  Serve with favorite dip, salsa or guacamole.

Servings:  4 chips (1/2 a tortilla)

Calories/Serving 60Read more

100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies

Ingredient List: 

6 Tablespoons light olive oil
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons milk, 1% or non-fat
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 large egg (or 2 egg whites)
1 3/4 cups white whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt

In a medium bowl, combine olive oil and sugar; beat until well combined – about 1 minute.

Add milk, vanilla and egg (or egg whites); blend well.

In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; gradually stir in liquid mixture and continue until well mixed.

Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes - 1 hour for easier handling.

Heat oven to 375°F.
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Pumpkin Yeast Rolls

Ingredient List: 

1 large egg
¾ cup very warm water (approx. 120 degrees F)
¾ cup canned pumpkin, unsalted (or mashed, canned sweet potatoes)
1/3 cup vegetable oil
¼ cup sugar
¾ tsp. salt
3.5 cups bread flour or 3 cups plus 6 tablespoons white whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon gluten (optional)
1 package active dry yeast

Place ingredients in the bread machine in the order listed. Select the dough cycle and let the machine do its work.  (Check early in the cycle to make sure the dough is not too moist or too dry and add flour or water as necessary.)
Divide dough into 18 pieces and shape into rolls.
Place in two 8” X 8” greased pans and let rise until double in size. Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees F.Read more

Carrot Cranberry Bread

Ingredient List: 


I ½ cups bran fiber cereal
1 (14 ounce) can carrots, slices or chopped, drained
½ cup buttermilk
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 tsp. grated lemon peel
¼ cup vegetable oil 
2 eggs
¾ cup sugar
2 ½ cups white whole wheat flour
2 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
¼ tsp. salt
1 cup dried, fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries, chopped


Makes 18 slices

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Pear and Bacon Waffle Bake

Ingredient List: 


6 4-inch round frozen waffles, wholegrain, thawed
1 15-ounce can sliced pears in 100% pear juice, 
well-drained, diced
12 slices precooked, thin sliced, maple bacon, diced
8 large eggs
1 1/2 cups 1% milk
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

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100% Whole Wheat Bread

Ingredient List: 

2 packages active dry yeast
1 cup warm water (105-115 degrees F)
1 cup warm 1% milk (105-115 degrees F)
1/3 cup honey
5 1/4-5 1/2 cups whole wheat flour, divided
2 large eggs
3 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup vegetable shortening

In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Beat in warm milk, honey, 3 cups flour and eggs. Beat 3 minutes on medium speed. Cover bowl and let mixture rest 20 minutes.Read more

Banana Orange Muffins

Ingredient List: 

 ½ cup orange juice, unsweetened
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 large eggs
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
¼ cup honey
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Stir well. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, oats, flour, baking powder, salt and nuts (optional). Combine with liquid ingredients and mix slightly until dry ingredients are moistened.

Spray muffin cups with non-stick spray and fill 3/4 full. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Servings:  12 muffins

Calories/Serving:  190Read more

Whole Wheat Chocolate Sheet Cake

Ingredient List: 

2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup low‐fat buttermilk
2 large eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup butter
3 to 4 tablespoons milk, 2% (1% or non‐fat milk can be used)
3 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup flaked coconut

Preheat oven to 350°F.Read more

Whole Wheat Chapattis

Ingredient List: 


4 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups water, lukewarm (105° - 115°), divided

Directions: Read more

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