Braille Monitor                                                                  June 1985




by Kenneth Carstens

(Note: Kenneth Carstens is President of the Iron Range Chapter of the NFB of Minnesota.)

3/4 cup grape nuts

1 1/4 cup uncooked rolled oatmeal

1 cup raisins

1/2 cup peanut butter

4 teaspoons honey

2 teaspoons vanilla

2/3 cup water

Mix water last. Roll into balls of desired portions and freeze. Eat frozen. Very good for diabetics.


by Gloria Kerstetter

(Note: Gloria Kerstetter is one of the leaders of the NFB of Pennsylvania.)

1/4 cup shortening (butter flavored Crisco can be used)

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 cups diced apple

2 tablespoons hot water

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cream shortening, sugar, vanilla, and egg. In bowl sift flour, soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt. In other bowl put apples and walnuts. Pour half of floured mixture into liquid mixture. Add 1 tablespoon of hot water. Beat well. Pour in rest of flour mixture and remaining hot water. Add apples and walnuts. Pour in greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. Could be served with whipped cream (or cool whip or ice cream) if desired.