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Hot Roll Mix

Cookie Crumb Crust Mix

Bread Maker Mix in a Jar

Master Mix  or Quick Mix   (like Bisquick)

81/2 C. Unbleached Flour
1 Tblsp. Salt
1Tsp. Baking soda
2 Tblsp. Baking Powder
3 Tsp. Cream of Tartar
1 1/2 Cups Instant non fat Dry Milk
2 1/4 C. Shortening

In a large bowl, sift together all dry ingredients. Blend well. With a pastry blender or two large forks or knives, cut in shortening, until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Store in large airtight container. Label (date) and store in a dry cool place. Please use within 2 months. 13 cups of mix. If you are able, double this, as it will ‘go’ quickly.... Especially in a larger family. A variation: try substituting buttermilk powder for the dry milk.

Here's a variation:

MASTER MIX / Quick Mix  (another variation)

9 c. sifted all-purpose flour
1/3 c. baking powder
1 Tbsp. salt
2 tsp. cream of tartar
4 Tbsp. sugar
1 c. nonfat dry milk
2 c. shortening which does not require refrigeration

Sift together 3 times the flour, baking powder, salt, cream of tartar, sugar and dry milk. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture looks like coarse corn meal. Store in covered container at room temperature. Makes 13 cups mix. Note: To measure the Master Mix, pile it lightly into cup and level off with spatula.

                               Hot Roll Mix

20 Cups (5 lbs.) Flour
1 1/4 Cups Sugar
5 Tsp. Salt
1 Cup Powdered Milk
Sift all Together and store in an airtight container  (look for the recipe for Cream Cheese Swirls in
Recipes Using Quick Mixes!

Bread Maker Mix in a Jar
3      cups Flour
2      tablespoons Sugar
1      tablespoon  Dry Milk
1 1/2  teaspoons   Salt

2 1/2  teaspoons   yeast -- (regular or fast)
1 1/4  cups  warm water
1      tablespoon  Vegetable Oil

Mix first set of  ingredients (except yeast)  until evenly
distributed. Place inside a one quart jar, then place yeast in an

extra small zip baggie and place in top of jar before screwing lid on.

When ready to bake bread, place the second set of ingredients into the
bottom of the bread pan of your bread maker.  Place dry ingredients on
top of wet ingredients, reserving yeast for last (or follow directions of
your bread maker manufacturer if the order needs to be different).  Select
"White, Crust Color (light), Large, (rapid if using fast acting yeast), Delay option if desired, and Start"

Recipe By     : Real Food for Real People

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And then a simple way to have crusts ready to make pies out of all the
fruits or berries that are available each season.  It's a master mix
recipe that you can make in large quantities if you like.

                     COOKIE CRUMB CRUST MIX
6 C all-purpose flour              1-1/2 C brown sugar, firmly packed
1-1/2 C chopped nuts               1 lb butter or margarine, softened

Preheat oven to 375*F(190*C). In a large bowl, combine flour, nuts,
and brown sugar. Blend well. With a pastry blender, cut in butter or
margarine until mixture resembles cornmeal in texture. Press mixture
firmly into 2 unbuttered, shallow baking pans. Bake about 15 minutes.
Cool. Crumble and put in a large airtight container. Label. Store in a
cool, dry place. Use within 4 weeks. Makes about 10-1/2 cups of Cookie
Crumb Crust Mix.



6 C whole-wheat flour
1 C sugar
3 C all-purpose flour
C wheat germ
1-1/2 C instant nonfat dry milk
C baking powder
1 Tbl salt
2 C vegetable shortening
In a large bowl, combine whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, dry milk, salt, sugar,
wheat germ and baking powder. Mix well. With a pastry blender, cut in shortening
until evenly distributed. Put in a large airtight container. Label. Store in a cool, dry
place. Use within 10 to 12 weeks. Makes about 14 cups of Wheat Mix.

Wheat Mix

4     cups           whole wheat flour
4     cups           all-purpose flour
1/3  cup             baking powder
4     teaspoons   salt
1/2  cup            sugar
2     cups          shortening
1 1/4  cups        powdered milk
 Put all ingredients in bowl and blend.  Store in gallon container in the


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