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Hoosier Eggs are on a Roll

by Greg Hinton | Mar 30, 2018
What do Indiana, the White House and Easter have in common? You may be surprised to learn that egg farmers from across the country, including from the great state of Indiana, are proudly donating 30,000 farm-fresh eggs to the 2018 White House Easter Egg Roll to be held on Monday, April 2.

This iconic tradition dates back to 1878, and today it is one of the largest annual gatherings hosted by the White House. Following the creation of the American Egg Board in 1977, real hard boiled eggs returned to the White House for egg rolling and activities. That same year, America’s egg farmers also presented the first daughter with the first-ever Commemorative Egg and this tradition continues today with a presentation to the First Lady of the United States.

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Rose AcreTM Recipe of the Month

Chocolate Krinkle Cookies
        
          
Ingredients:
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
Instructions:
  1. Combine sugar, cocoa and oil in large bowl; with electric mixer, beat until combined and appearance resembles wet sand. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in vanilla.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Add to cocoa mixture, beating to mix evenly.
  3. Cover and refrigerate cookie dough for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  4. When ready to bake, spray cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  5. Scoop heaping teaspoonsful of cookie dough; roll into balls. Place in icing sugar and roll to coat completely. Place 10 to 12 balls on prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches (5 cm) apart.
  6. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven until surfaces of cookies crack and interiors still look slightly moist, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Repeat with remaining cookie dough.


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