Faith & Flavor

Blending family time in the kitchen with faith and flavor

Hildegard Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 t baking powder 1/4 salt 1 1/2 flour 1 t cinnamon 1 t nutmeg 1/2 t ground cloves Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Form…
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Haystack Cookies

Ingredients: 12 ounces white chocolate discs (not chips) 12 ounces butterscotch chips (found next to the chocolate chips) 1 cups creamy peanut butter (not natural) 12 ounces chow mein noodles In a medium-size glass bowl, microwave white chocolate discs and butterscotch chips stirring every 30 seconds till smooth and completely blended. Stir in peanut butter…
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Mini Sandwiches

We can make these mini sandwiches using Kings Hawaiian rolls and slicing the rolls to look like mini bread slices. Mini ham and cheese sandwiches made by cutting deli cheese slices into 4 squares.

St. Anselm – Available as a FREE Download

Learn how faith and understanding work together. This lesson is available as a FREE Download in our store as a sample Family Spice Packet. It includes a short lesson on St. Anselm, a coloring page and a printable recipe for Pudding Pie with Mountain Peaks. More detailed instructions with additional pictures for Pudding Pie with…
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Pudding Pie With Mountain Peaks

Instant pudding mix, mini graham cracker pie crusts, milk and whipping cream Follow pudding instructions and then spoon pudding into pie crusts. Let set. Right before serving, top with whipping cream for “mountain peaks”. Enjoy!

Black Bean Brownies

1 cup oats 2 cans black beans, drained 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 t salt 1 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup oil 4 t vanilla 1 t baking powder 1 cup chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 11 baking dish with cooking spray. In a blender, blend oats into oat…
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Saint Peter Damian

Scavenger hunts, money and pamphlets can all teach us about St. Peter Damian. Learn how in this Family Spice Packet. More details on making the Lemon Ricotta Silver Dollar Pancakes can be found in our recipes. This lesson can also be used for the Feast of Epiphany. If so, remember the House Blessing!

Lemon Ricotta Silver Dollar Pancakes

DRY INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt WET INGREDIENTS: 1 cup milk 3/4 cup ricotta cheese 3 eggs Zest and juice from 1 lemon 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 Tablespoon oil Preheat griddle to 350 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients in one bowl…
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Lord’s Day Celebration

Reader #1:  In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. All:  All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that has been made. Reader #1:  In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. All:  The light shines in…
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Blessing of the Home for Epiphany

Blessing of the Home for Epiphany This is a blessing of the home and inscription of the initials of the three Magi above the main entrance door.  Epiphany is traditionally celebrated the 12th day after Christmas, January 6th.  In the United States it is celebrated on the Sunday between January 2 and January 8. Leader:…
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