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Donkeys and Mules may not be our whole life, but they sure make our life whole!


Mystic's Oatmeal Cookies
1 cup uncooked oatmeal
1 cup flour
1 cup shredded carrots
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons corn oil
¼  cup water
¼  cup molasses
Mix ingredients in a bowl in the order listed. Make small balls and place on sprayed cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Remmington's Traditional Hot Bran Mash
8 - 12 cups wheat bran
1 cup rolled, crushed or crimped oats  
1/4 cup corn oil
1/4 cup molasses   

1-1/2 to 2-1/2 cups boiling water
1 carrot, sliced
1 apple, sliced
Combine bran and oats in feed bucket. Add boiling water to desired consistency. Stir in oil, molasses, carrot and apple. Cover and allow to sit. Serve when cool enough to feed.

Pepper's Baked Carrot Crispies
2 carrots, shredded
1 apple, shredded
1/3 cup molasses
3/4 cup flower
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup bran
3/4 cup oatmeal
Preheat over to 400 degrees.  Generously grease a muffin tin. Mix carrots and apples into a bowl with molasses, bran, brown sugar, water, flour and oatmeal.  Mixture should have a thick and doughy consistency. Add more bran if needed. Scoop dough into a muffin tin, sprinkle each muffin with brown sugar and bake in the oven for 30 - 50 minutes until well cooked.

Perfect Sarah's Oats 'N' Trail Mix Balls
5 chopped carrots
Molasses, as much as you want
2 cups oats or quick oats
Any type of grain

Soak carrots for 15 minutes. After they have soaked, place them in a large bowl. Add molasses. Stir until carrots are completly covered with molasses. Mix in grain. Add more molasses until grain is covered. When you have done all the steps, roll them in the oats and form a ball. Wrap the balls in foil and freeze them. When you're going to hit the trail, just let em' thaw!

Rocket's Peppermint Patties
1/3 cup oats
1/3 cup grain
1/3 cup molasses
1/3 cup flour
Mix all the ingredients except for the peppermints. Take a peppermint and put it in the middle of a ball of the dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. This makes about 8 patties. You may double the recipe as many times as you want.

Little Red Man's Nummy Apple Cinnamon Muffins
1-1/2 cups apples, cut small
1-1/2 cups carrots, finely chopped or shredded
3/4 cup oatmeal, Quick Oats works great
1/4 cup apple juice
4 teaspoons molasses
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon brown sugar
Some cinnamon sugar
Cut apples and cut or shred carrots. Use a few larger chunks of apple. Add them in a mixing bowl with oatmeal. Add apple juice, flour, brown sugar, and molasses. DO NOT put cinnamon sugar in yet!  Mix together. If runny add more oats, if it isn't sticky, add more molasses.  Put mix into a lightly greased muffin pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 8 to 10 minutes.  Take out one muffin at 8 minutes and see if it is cooked.