The beginning of the third year.

Third year. Third grade. It’s me and my 37 kids. *cheers!*

KELAS3It’s gonna be a whole new experience.

There are gonna be lots of fun and challenges as well.

One thing for sure, we’re gonna learn together this year…

and God’s gonna be with us along the way.

So, bring it on!

We’re ready for the adventure! 🙂

Lots of love from us!

*Ibu Riska and 3rd graders Sekolah Lentera Harapan Palopo*

Cookies baking: UPHC Dorm’s Weekend Activity

weekend activity!

uphc dormitoryonce in a month our dormitory has one weekend activity and one monthly event. weekend activity is usually held for those who don’t go home for weekend, but the monthly event is for everyone to come. Today we had our February’s weekend activity. We had separated activities for boys and girls. The boys went for playing futsal in some sport hall near the campus, while all the girls stayed for cookies baking time!

cookies baking! editedthere were around 20 girls staying for this weekend and we had them separated into 3 groups. each group was to make different type of cookies. snickerdoodles, chocochips cookies, and peanut butter cookies. and oh yah, we also had brownies to make together.

the recipe for the snickerdoodles is the same as the recipe that I posted on my previous post.

snickerdoodles yummmm!! 🙂

Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup margarine softened

1/2 cup peanut butter

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 egg

1 3/4 cup all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

small amt sugar to roll cookie in

Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In large bowl, combine first 7 ingredients; blend well. Stir in remaining ingredients; blend well. Shape into 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with crisscross pattern with fork. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.

peanut butter cookies these are the traditional shape for the peanut butter cookies. but you could also make em into some other shape… for example star shape! like what I did…

star roll it in sugar.. and yeah! you got interesting shape of peanut butter cookie! 😉

Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 1/4 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup butter or margarine

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 large eggs

2 cups chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large mixing bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture, Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes remove from baking sheet to cool completely.

chocochips cookies

it was definitely a sweet and delicious way of having fun on weekend!

the cookies are really good, and we had a lot of fun! 🙂

*cheers!*

have a good weekend, everyone! 🙂

Snickerdoodles baking! :D

my dorm team and I were planning to have weekend activity baking on Saturday morning, and last night we tried out the recipe and baked some cookies as test batch.

we baked snickerdoodles! A snickerdoodle is a kind of sugar cookies, which the special thing about this cookie is that we put some cinnamon to the sugar as we rolled the dough into.

here is the recipe for Snickerdoodles!

Snickerdoodles

1 1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup margarine or butter softened (2 sticks)

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 eggs

2 3/4 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp cream of tartar (found in spices section of grocery store)

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons cinnamon

Heat oven to 400 degrees F. In large bowl, combine first 4 ingredients; blend well. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt; blend well. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon; roll balls in sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.

we didn’t use mixer for mixing, we used our hands power instead.. haha. *workout workout! :p*

mixing serious

mixingmixingand whoops! smile a lil bit while you’re mixing! :p

snickerdoosdles1*the dough, half mixed*

……………………………………………………..*tadaaaaaaa!!

snickerdoodles2 *no magic! just followed the recipes accordingly. the SNICKERDOODLES! 😀 yeaaaayy.

pardon the random shapes, we’re just beginners :p

you can try making this one out, very simple and easy. all the ingredients are also available and yeah, they taste really good. happy baking! 😀 *yumm*