Food Mixes

Cream of ? Soup

2 C nonfat dry milk

3/4 C cornstarch

1/4 C instant chicken bouillon

1 tsp. onion powder

1/2 tsp. dried thyme

1/2 tsp. dried basil

1/4 tsp. pepper


Combine these ingredients and store in an airtight container. 

combine 1/3 cup of the mix and 1 1/2 cups of water.  Bring to a boil while stirring often.  Add a vegetable for more flavor, such as diced celery (cream of celery soup), or some sliced mushrooms (cream of mushroom soup) etc.


Chocolate Syrup (kinda like Hershey's)

Chocolate Sauce

1/2 cup of cocoa
1 cup of water
1 1/2 to 2 cups of sugar
1/8 tsp of salt
1/2 tsp of vanilla

Mix the cocoa and water in a saucepan. Heat and stir until the cocoa is dissolved. Add the sugar, stir until dissolved. Boil for 2 minutes and then add the salt and vanilla. Then store in the frig and use as needed. It will last a long time in the frig, but because of our daughter ours always disappears  quickly!

Toffee Blondie in a jar

For the jar:

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 cup Heath Chips
1 quart size mason jar

To make the Toffee Blondies:

You will need the contents of the jar
1/4 cup melted butter
2 lightly beaten eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla


This is what the jar looks like after you layer everything. :O)