Welcome to Glory Bee Crafts & Recipes. Here you’ll find fun crafting projects and simple but tasty recipes from the creative how-to books written by Gloria Hander Lyons. These titles feature topics about cooking, decorating your home, crafting, and planning theme parties and tea parties. Come on in and explore my blog postings for gift ideas, craft projects, party planning and great recipes.
Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a separate bowl, mix together egg, half-and-half and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in chocolate. Add a bit more flour if dough seems too sticky. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times or until smooth.Pat into a 7” circle, about 3/4” thick. Cut into 8 pie-shaped wedges. Or roll dough to 3/4” thickness and cut out circles with a 2-1/2” biscuit cutter or a 1-1/2” cutter for mini-scones. Brush tops with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Place 1” apart on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes (15-18 minutes for mini scones) or until golden brown.
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
In a small bowl, beat ingredients together until fluffy. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Soften for 15-20 minutes before serving.
The perfect cookbook for chocoholics everywhere—78 decadent chocolate dessert recipes: like Death By Chocolate Cookies, Chocolate Truffle Pie, Rich Chocolate Gravy & Chocolate Mocha Punch, plus a few tasty mixes to give as gifts. Includes chocolate history, amusing quotes & interesting trivia plus fun ideas for chocolate theme parties, games, activities, decorations & guest favors. A delightful cookbook no true chocolate-lover should be without! Size: 5.5”X8.5”, paperback, 76 pages. $7.95 E-Book: $2.99