Leek Soup

Leek Soup Ingredient List:

1 cup of chopped leeks (the white part).
1 cup of milk.
2/3 cup of water.
ΒΌ cup of cream.
3 tablespoons of butter.
1 teaspoon of chicken stock.
1 medium potato, boiled.
Chopped chives, to garnish.

Preparation of Leek Soup:

In a suitably sized skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.

Cook the leeks in the skillet for 5 minutes.

Add the chicken stock and the water; then bring to a boil and reduce heat.

Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Stir in the milk and cream.

Add the medium potato after mashing, or put it in a blender at low speed.

Garnish with the chopped chives.

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Chewy Coconut Cookies

Cookie Ingredient List:

2 cups of flour.
1/2 cup of dark corn syrup.
3/4 cups of sugar.
3/4 teaspoon of baking soda.
1/4 teaspoon of salt.
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
1 teaspoon of vanilla.
1 teaspoon of coconut extract.
2 medium egg whites.
1/2 cup of flaked coconut.
Vegetable cooking spray.
2 tablespoons of coconut, toasted.

Preparation Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 350F.

In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt; blend thoroughly.

Combine the dark corn syrup, vegetable oil, vanilla, coconut extract and egg whites; blend thoroughly.

Stir into the dry ingredients, until just combined.

Add the 1/2 cup of flaked coconut.

Drop by level tablespoons onto a baking sheet coated with vegetable cooking spray.

Sprinkle with the toasted coconut.

Bake for 8 minutes; then remove to wire racks to cool.

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