Waffles

2 cups flour                                         3 eggs

3 tsp baking powder                         1 1/2 cups milk

1 T sugar                                               5 T melted butter

1/2 tsp salt

Divide eggs into yolks and egg whites. Mix all ingredients together except for the egg whites. Beat egg whites until fluffy and begin to peak. Fold the egg whites into the batter. Cook in hot waffle iron until brown and crispy. Serve with maple syrup or our favorite, strawberry jam. Serves six.

Sugar Cookies

1 cup butter, softened                                        1 1/2 cup sugar

4 cups flour                                                          2 tsp soda

1/2 cup milk                                                         1/2 tsp salt

2 eggs                                                                    1/2 tsp almond extract

Cut butter into flour. Combine remaining ingredients and mix into the flour and butter mixture. Chill dough for at least one hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sprinkle four onto counter. Roll half of dough out to 1/8″ thickness. Cut into shapes and place on cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes.

Frosting

1/2 cup butter

1/2 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup milk

4 cups powdered sugar

Mix all ingredients together in a medium sized bowl. Divide and add food coloring if desired. Frost cookies after they have cooled.