S: Grandma Pollitt's Recipes
FC: Grandma Pollitt's Recipes | From the kitchen of Fern Agnes Pollitt | Grandma's Recipes
1: "Baking is one of my greatest joys in life. These recipes are some of my favorites. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do."
2: Cheese Ball 2 8oz packages cream cheese 2 Tablespoons minced onion 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 cups chopped ham 1/4 tsp dry mustard 1/2 cup chopped chives Mix together and form into ball. Roll with chopped nuts if desired. Refrigerate 30 min. | Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts | Skylar's Finger Jello 3 small boxes jello (9 oz) 4 envelopes unflavored jello 4 cups boiling water Mix together well & put in a 13x9 pan. Chill until set. | 1 can water chestnuts, halved 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cut in half 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup ketchup Wrap bacon slices around water chestnuts. Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over wrapped chestnuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.
3: Smoked Turkey Roll-ups 4 oz low fat cream cheese 4 green onions, chopped 1/2 cup cucumber, seeded and chopped 1/2 tsp dill weed 4 flour tortillas 4 oz smoked turkey Combine cream cheese, onions, cucumber, and dill weed. Spread each tortilla with 1/4 of the mixture. Top with some smoked turkey and roll up. Slice into pinwheels | Ham and Pickle Rolls 8 thick slices of ham 4 oz cream cheese Jar mini pickles Spread cream cheese on ham slices. Top with mini pickles. Roll up and slice. | Aunt Debbie's Veggie Bars | 2 packages crescent rolls 8oz cream cheese 8oz sour cream Press crescent rolls into bottom of pan. Bake at 350 degrees until golden. Combine cream cheese, sour cream, and ranch mix. Spread over cooled crescent rolls. Top with veggies. | 1 pkg dry ranch mix chopped veggies
4: 1lb cooked spaghetti 1/2 lb pepperoni 1/2 cup celery 1 green pepper, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 can black olives Dressing: 3 Tbsp sugar 1/4 cup white vinegar 3//4 cup oil 1 Tbsp oregano, pepper, and salt Mix and refrigerate 24 hrs | Italian Pasta Salad | Pasta Salad | Patio Tuna Salad 3 pints salad greens 2 medium size tomatoes, diced 1 cucumber 1 7oz can tuna, drained 1 medium avocado, diced Dressing: 1/4 cup salad oil 1 1/2 Tbsp wine vinegar 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp grated onion | Mix all ingredients together, toss with dressing. | 1 box macaroni, cooked and cooled 1/2 cup celery 1/2 cup onion, chopped finely 1/3 cup chopped radishes 5 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 can tuna fish, drained mayonnaise to taste catalina dressing to taste Combine all ingredients and chill 2 hours.
5: Christine's Broccoli Salad 1 lg head of broccoli 1/2 lb crumbled bacon 2 Tbsp cider vinegar 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup mushrooms Mix mayo, sugar, and vinegar together. Mix into large bowl with remaining ingredients. Chill 2 hours. | 1 cup mayo 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 onion 1 cup raisins | Cabbage Slaw 4-5 lbs cabbage 2 green pepper, chopped 2 med onions, chopped 1 cup pimentos, diced | 1 Large head lettuce, chopped 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1 cup fresh peas 6 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp sugar, mixed with mayo 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Bacon bits to top. | Layered Salad | Layer all ingredients in trifle. Refrigerate overnight. | Dressing: 1 pt white vinegar 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 tsp celery seed 1 1/2 tsp mustard seed 1/2 tsp tumeric powder 1 1/2 tsp salt | Mix dressing and bring to boil. Pour over vegetables and let cool. Refrigerate 24 hours. Put in a jar and store in the fridge.
6: Pineapple Salad 1st layer: 2 small pkgs lime jello 2 cups hot water 2 cups cold water 1 can crushed pineapple 1/2 cup nuts 2nd layer: 8oz cream cheese 1 large pkg cool whip 3rd Layer: 1 cup pineapple juice 4 Tbsp flour 3 egg yolks 3/4 cup sugar Add 3 beaten egg whites to cooled cooked mixture. put on top of second layer. Cover with coconut. Refrigerate until ready to serve. | Dissolve Jello and mix together. Let set in 13x9 pan. | Beat until smooth. | Cook til thick, stirring constantly. | Bean Salad 1 can wax beans 1 can green beans 1 can red beans 1 cup celery, chopped 1/2 cup green pepper Mix Well. | 1/2 cup onion Salt & Pepper 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 cup salad oil | Krunchy Cabbage Salad 1 pkg ramen noodle mix 1/2 head cabbage, chopped 1/4 cup green onion 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2 tsp sunflower seeds 2 tsp sesame seeds | Dressing: ramen seasoning 3 Tbsp sugar 3 Tbsp vinegar add 1/2 cup salad oil slowly. | Brown sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and almonds. Let cool. Combine all ingredients and toss with dressing. Serve immediately.
7: Strawberry Ambrosia Salad 1 pkg strawberry jello 1 pkg raspberry jello 2 cups boiling water 1 cup strawberries, cut Dissolve jello in boiling water. Place strawberries in jello. Stir in cold water and crushed pineapple. Chill until consistency of unbeaten egg whites. Add coconut and milk. Mix well and chill 4 hours. | 1/4 cup cold water 1 cup crushed pineapple 1/3 cup coconut 2/3 cup carnation milk | Ambrosia Salad 1 cup mandarin oranges 1 cup pineapple tidbits 1 cup coconut 1 cup mini marshmallows 1 cup whipped cream Combine all ingredients and chill. | Cranberry Fluff 2 cups raw cranberries, ground 3 cups mini marshmallows 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups diced tart apples 1/2 cup green grapes, halved 1/2 cup broken walnuts 1/4 tsp salt 1 pkg whipped cream Combine cranberries, marshmallows, and sugar. Cover and chill overnight. Add apples, grapes, walnuts, and salt. Fold in whipped cream. Chill.
8: Refrigerator Rolls 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups warm water 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 pkg dry yeast Mix well. Place in refrigerator overnight. Remove 2 hours before baking. Shape into balls (3 per muffin tin). Let rise 1 1/2-2 hours. Brush with melted butter. Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes. | 1 egg 1/4 cup soft shortening 6 1/2-7 cups flour | Zucchini Bread Mix: 3 eggs 1 cup oil 1 3/4 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla 2 cups shredded zucchini Pour batter into greased pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 min. Cool for 10 min. Remove from pan and cool on wire racks. | Add: 3 cups flour 1 tsp bading soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 3 tsp cinnamon | Monkey Bread 3 cans lg home-style biscuits 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 stick butter cinnamon sugar Quarter the biscuits. Coat the biscuit pieces with sugar, then with cinnamon. Place biscuit pieces in greased bundt pan. Heat butter, add brown sugar. Pour into the bundt pan evenly. Bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
9: Amish Friendship Bread | Starter: 1 pkg dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1 cup warm milk Dissolve yeast in water. Let sit for 10 minutes. In bowl, combine sugar and flour. Mix thoroughly. Slowly stir in milk and yeast mixture. Transfer all to a ziplock bag. Follow directions for Friendship Bread. | Directions: Day 1: Do nothing Day 2, 3, 4, 5: Mush bag 1-2 times per day Day 6: Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup milk. Mush. Day 7, 8 ,9: Mush bag and let air out twice daily. Day 10: Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup milk. Stir and pour four 1 cup starters in ziplock bag. Keep one starter for yourself, and give 3 to other friends. Combine the remaining cup of Amish Friendship Bread starter with the following ingredients in a large bowl: | 1 cup sugar 2 cups flour 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda | 2/3 cup oil 3 eggs 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 to 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon | Pour batter into two greased pans and bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes, remove from pan.
10: Pumpkin Loaves Apple-cinnamon muffin mix 3/4 canned pumpkin In mixing bowl, combine 3/4 cup pumpkin, 1/3 cup water, 1 egg, and 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice. Add 14oz pkg muffin mix and 1/2 cup raisins (opt.) Bake at 350 degrees for 35-50 min (depending on loaf size) | Apple Kuchen | Dough: 1 pkg yeast 1/4 cup warm water 3/4 cup scalded milk 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp salt 2 eggs slightly beaten 2 3/4 cup flour 2 Tbsp melted butter | Filling: 5 cooking apples 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp raisins | Dissolve yeast in water. Scald milk, add butter, sugar, and salt. Stir until butter melts. Stir in yeast and eggs. Beat in 1 1/2 cup of the flour. Cover and let rise until double the size (40 min). Stir in enough of remaining flour to make it easy to handle. Cover and chill 1/2 hour. Turn out on floured board and knead. Roll out to fit 9x13 pan. Brush with butter. Pare, quarter, core, and slice apples. Press closely together into dough. Combine sugar, cinnamon, and raisins. Sprinkle over apples. Cover and let stand until dough is springy. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 min | Cranberry Fruit-Nut Bread 3/4 cup orange juice 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup shortening 1 egg 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1-2 cups ground cranberries | Mix well and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour in 9x5x3 pan.
11: Banana Cup Muffins 2 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup mashed bananas 1 tsp lemon juice 1 12 cup chopped nuts | Mix well. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-17 minutes. | Applesauce Doughnuts 3/4 cup sugar 2 tsp butter 2 eggs 3/4 cup applesauce 4 cups flour | 2 tsp baking pwdr 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup buttermilk | Roll out. Cut with doughnut cutter. Drop into 375 degree oil and turn over when they rise to surface. Turn again after three minutes. Drain, cool, and dust with cinnamon sugar. | Cream sugar, butter, and eggs. Add applesauce. Add dry ingredients and buttermilk. | Potato Doughnuts 1 1/2 cup mashed potato (warm) 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups sugar 6 Tbsp melted shortening 1 tsp baking powder | 3/4 cup milk 6 cup sifted flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp nutmeg | Mix together. Chill 1 hour. Fry in oil 2 1/2 minutes per side
12: Baked Beef Stew 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup water 3 Tbsp quick cooking tapioca 2 tsp sugar 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 lb lean stew meat cut in 1 inch cubes 4 medium carrots, cut 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced 2 celery ribs, cut 1 slice bread Combine tomatoes, water, tapioca, sugar, salt, and pepper. Add remaining ingredients, mix well. Pour in greased 13x9 pan. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 1 3/4 hours-2 hours or until tender. | Sauerkraut Soup 4 cups chicken broth 1 10oz can cream of mushroom 1 16oz jar sauerkraut, drained 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 medium potato, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 onion, diced 2 stalks celery, chopped 3/4 lb polish sausage, cubed 2 teaspoons dried dillweed 1/2 teaspoon pepper Stir all ingredients together. Cover and cook on low 8 to 12 hours.
13: Grandpa's Chili 2 lbs ground beef (cooked) 2 tsp salt 4 Tbsp chili powder 2 tsp paprika 2 Tbsp crushed red pepper 1 1/8 tsp black pepper 1 can kidney beans | 2 tsp ground cumin 1 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic 3 12-oz cans tomato paste 1 8oz can beef broth 1 12oz can diced tomatoes 4 Tbsp cornstarch (add 30 min before serving) | Combine all ingredients in a crock pot. Cook all day. | Cabbage and Baked Bean Soup 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 med yellow onion, diced 2 baking potatoes, diced 6 cups shredded cabbage Heat oil. Add onions, caramelize. Stir in potatoes, cabbage, and broth. Bring to boil. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 min. Add beans, salt, and pepper. Heat through. | 2 10oz cans chicken broth 1 15oz can baked beans 1/2 tsp salt and pepper | Garden Vegetable Soup 2/3 cup sliced carrots 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 cup cabbage 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp salt Saute carrots, onion, and garlic over low heat. Add everything except zucchini. Bring to boil, simmer 15 min. Stir in zucchini and heat 3-4 min. | 1/2 cup diced zucchini 1/2 cup diced onion 3 cups broth 1/2 cup green beans 1/2 tsp dried basil
14: Vegetables | Auntie Val's Baked Beans | Green Bean Casserole | Tawna's Corn Casserole | 1 box Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix 2 eggs 1/2 cup melted butter 1 can corn, drained 1 can creamed corn 1 cup sour cream Swiss Cheese to top. Mix all ingredients together. Bake in a 13x9 pan at 350 for 25 min. Top with swiss cheese and bake additional 20 min. | 2 cans french cut green beans 1 can cream of mushroom soup 2/3 cup cheddar cheese 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1 cup French's fried onions Combine all ingredients except fried onions. Place in 9x13 pan and bake for 25 min at 350 degrees. Top with fried onions and bake additional 5 min. | 1-2 jars great northern beans (light in color) Barbecue Sauce to taste Brown Sugar to taste Bacon or Bacon pieces Combine all ingredients and bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2- 2 hours.
15: Cheesy Potatoes | Tawna's Sweet Potato Casserole | Thanksgiving Stuffing | 2 pounds shredded potatoes 16 oz sour cream 1 can cream of chicken soup 1/2 cup melted butter 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (optional) 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese Mix all ingredients together, reserving 1 cup of cheddar cheese. Place in 13x9 pan and top with remaining cheese. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hr. | 4 quarts of day old bread,dried out and lightly toasted (1 1/2 to 2 loaves of bread) 3 eggs well beaten 1 cup finely chopped celery, or celery flakes 1/2 cup finely chopped onion, or minced onion 1/2 cup melted butter 1 Tbsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp sage 3 cups of turkey drippings, or canned broth 2 tsp poultry seasoning hot water as needed | Melt butter or margarine on low heat. Sauté celery and onion until tender (not brown). Crumble bread or cut into squares and put in large bowl. Add seasonings,warm butter mixture,well-beaten eggs and broth. Stir well. Dressing should be thin enough to pour into casserole dish. Bake approximately 30 minutes at 350. You can stuff into turkey as well. | 4 1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup chopped pecans In bowl, mix together sweet potatoes, milk, melted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar and flour. cut in 1/3 cup butter.Add pecans. Pour sweet potato mix into 9x13 greased pan. Top with pecan mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. | 2 eggs, beaten 1/3 cup milk 1/2 cup flour 1/3 cup butter 1/4 tsp vanilla
16: Breakfast | Pancakes 1 cup sifted flour 1 tsp baking pwdr 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp sugar Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Mix together eggs and milks. Add to flour gradually, beating until smooth. Add butter. Drop cakes onto greased griddle. | Waffles 1 1/2 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 Tbsp sugar 1/4 cup butter (melted) Mix all ingredients except egg whites. Fold in egg whites, stiffly beaten. Pour the batter slowly into the waffle maker. | 2 egg whites 1/2 tsp salt 3/4-1 cup milk | 1 egg well beaten 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup buttermilk 3 Tbsp melted butter
17: Dinner | Oven Fried Cornflake Chicken | 3 cups cornflakes (crushed in bag) 1 tsp italian seasoning 1/2 tsp thyme or marjoram 2 pounds chicken breasts 1/4 cup butter | Mix flakes and seasoning. Brush melted butter over chicken breasts. Coat in seasoning shaking in a plastic bag. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 min or until done. | 1 pound chicken breasts, diced 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1/4 tsp salt 1tsp sherry 1 Tbsp garlic powder 1 Tbsp corn starch 1/3 tsp pepper 2 medium onions, diced 4 Tbsp oil 2 Tbsp curry powder blended with 4 Tbsp water 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 2/3 cup water 1 tsp corn starch blended with 1 Tbsp water (add last) Heat oil in pan or wok. Add chicken and stir fry until color turns (1-2 min). Remove chicken. Add onion and stir for a few seconds. Add curry blend, stir and mix for 1 min. Add rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add blended cornstarch and cooked chicken. Mix well. | Combine in bowl | Stir Fried Curry Chicken
18: 1 pound ground beef 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup ketchup 1 tsp salt 2 tsp warcestershire sauce 1/4 tsp pepper Peel and slice 3 medium potatoes, 3 medium onions, and 3 medium carrots. Surround meatloaf with vegetables. Sprinkle with 2 tsp dried parsley and 1 tsp salt and pepper. Bake at 375 for 1 hour covered with foil. Uncover and bake additional 10 min. | Combine all ingredients. With wet hands, shape into loaf in the center of a 13x9 pan. | Pot Roast Meat Loaf | 12 oz ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups water Cook beef, onions, and garlic until browned. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 10 minutes or until cabbage is tender. | 8 cups chopped cabbage 1 cup crushed tomatoes 1 1/2 Tbsp dark brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt and pepper | Unstuffed Cabbage | 2 pounds ground beef 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic pepper 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 1 tsp onion powder Mix lightly to make into patties and spread with mustard. Stuff patties with any of the following: onions, cheese, pickles, olives, mushrooms. Seal Well. Grill. | Bonion Burgers | "A watched pot never boils"
19: Filling: 1 1/2 pounds steak, diced 4 medium potatoes, diced 1 small onion, cut fine 1/2 cup diced rutabaga (opt.) Mix ingredients together and season well with salt and pepper. Crust: 2 1/4 cups flour 3/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup water Divide dough into four parts. Roll each piece into the size of a dinner plate. On half the dough, place 1/4 meat-potato mix. Place a piece of butter the size of a walnut on top. Fold unfilled portion, crimp edges. Make 1" slit in top. DO same with remaining crust and mix. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Reduce to 375 degrees and bake 40 min more. | Cornish Pasties | 3 pounds beef short ribs 2 Tbsp shortening 1 tsp salt 1/3 tsp pepper 1 1/2 cups water Brown short ribs on all sides in shortening. Pour off drippings. Season with salt and pepper. Add water, bouillon cubes, vinegar, worcestershire sauce, and onions. Cover tightly and cook slowly for 2 hours or until meat is tender. Measure cooking liquid and if necessary add enough water to make 1 1/2 cups. Thicken liquid with flour for gravy. | 2 bouillon cubes 2 Tbsp vinegar 1 tsp worcestershire sauce 2 medium onions, sliced 3 Tbsp flour | Family Style Short Ribs | 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 2/3 cup soy sauce 1 1/2 cups wine Combine all ingredients into crock pot or pan with pot roast. | 1 onion, minced 1 Tbsp vinegar 1 Tbsp sugar | London Broil
20: Bottom Crust: Cut 2 Tbsp butter into 1 cup Bisquick. Stir in 2 Tbsp milk. Pat on bottom of 9x13 pan. Filling: 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup Bisquick 2 Tbsp onion 1/8 tsp pepper Heat butter in 2 qt pan. melt and stir in Bisquick, onion, and pepper. Add broth and veggies. Heat til boiling and stir 1 min before adding chicken. Pour onto crust. Topping: Combine 1/3 cup Bisquick, 1/3 cup milk, 1 Tbsp butter. Pour over Chicken mixture. | 1 1/4 cup chicken broth 1 cup frozen veggies 1 1/2 cup cooked chicken | Easy Chicken Pot Pie | 1 1/2 pound flank or sirloin steak In large skillet, stir fry: 2 cups green peppers, sliced 1 cup onions, chopped 2 Tbsp veg oil Remove from pan. Add 2 Tbsp of oil and fry steak til pink is gone. To Make Sauce: 1/2 tsp ginger 2 Tbsp cornstarch 4 Tbsp soy sauce 3 Tbsp sherry or brandy Add vegetables and sauce to steak. Cook until liquid is clear. Serve over rice. | Chinese Pepper Steak
21: 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can cream of chicken soup 1/2 stick of butter, melted 2 cups of uncooked rice 2 cups water 1 pound frozen chicken breasts Combine all ingredients except chicken. Spread evenly in a 13x9 dish and top with frozen chicken breasts. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 350 for 90 minutes. | Chicken and Rice | 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp finely chopped onion 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese salt and pepper to taste 5 carrots, chopped and cooked 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1 pound lean ground beef, browned 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp ketchup 3/4 cup beef broth 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Cook and mash potatoes. Mix in butter, onion, cheese, and season to taste. Add onion to browned ground beef. Set aside the drippings and combine with flour. Cook drippings one minute. Add ketchup and broth. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes. In a casserole dish, add ground beef mixture, gravy, and carrots. Top with mashed potatoes and remaining cheddar cheese. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. | Classic Shepherd's Pie
22: Grammy's Cookies | 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 4 eggs 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 tsp salt Mix together eggs, shortening, sugars, vanilla, and peanut butter. In separate bowl mix soda, salt, and flour. Gradually add to wet dough. Add chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 min. | 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 cup chocolate or peanut butter chips | Peanut Butter Chip Cookies | 1 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 3 eggs | 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 3 1/4 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 pkg chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups nuts (opt.) | In bowl, mix shortening, sugars, vanilla, and eggs. In a separate bowl combine soda, flour, and salt. Gradually mix into wet dough. Add chips and nuts. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes. | Stan's Chocolate Chip Cookies | "...A little chocolate never hurt anyone!..."
23: In bowl, mix ingredients in the left column. In a separate bowl, combine ingredients in the right column. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 min. | 1 1/4 cups flour 1 tsp soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 cups quick oatmeal | Oatmeal Cookies | 1 cup shortening, or butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 eggs | 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup Peanut Butter 3 eggs In large bowl, mix ingredients in the left column. In a separate bowl, combine ingredients in the right column. Gradually mix dry ingredients into the wet dough. Roll into 3 rolls. Chill. Slice and bake at 370 degrees 8-12 min. | 1 3/4 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3 cups oatmeal | Peanut Butter Cookies
24: 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs, beaten 1 Tbsp cherry juice 1 tsp vanilla Combine flour, soda, and salt with oatmeal. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, cherry juice, vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients, cherries, and nuts. Shape into balls. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. | Cherry Oatmeal Dreams | mash two small bananas 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup shortening or butter 3 Tbsp milk 1 egg | 2 cups oatmeal 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup sifted flour Combine ingredients in each column separately. Add dry mix to wet mix. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 min. | Banana Oatmeal Cookies | 1 cup shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla | 1 1/4 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3 cups oatmeal | 1 cup coconut 1 pkg chocolate chips 1 cup nuts | Mix together shortening, sugars, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour, soda, salt, and oatmeal. Gradually add dry mix to wet dough. Mix in coconut, chocolate chips, and nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 min. | Oatmeal Macaroon Cookies | 2 cups quick oatmeal 1 cup shortening or butter 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup chopped cherries
25: Bring to full rolling boil: 2 cups sugar 6 Tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk salt Pat in large dish: 3 cups quick oatmeal 1 cup shredded coconut vanilla Pour boiling mixture over the above while hot and stir well. Put small teaspoonful on waxed paper and let set 3 or 4 hours. DO NOT BAKE! | Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies | 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tsp salt 2 cups oatmeal Cream peanut butter, shortening, eggs, vanilla, milk, and brown sugar. Combine the rest of the ingredients (minus raisins) in a separate bowl. Gradually add dry mix to wet dough. Add raisins. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. | 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp cloves pinch ginger 1/2 cup raisins | Peanut Butter Oatmeal Drops
26: 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 cups crushed potato chips Cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs. Mix the rest of the ingredients separately. Add gradually to mix. Roll into balls and bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 min. | 1 cup nuts 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt | Potato Chip Cookies | 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup shortening 2 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla Cream all ingredients in the left column. In a separate bowl combine baking soda, flour, and salt. Gradually add to wet mix. Add chips and nuts. Bake at 372 degrees for 12-15 minutes. | 1 tsp baking soda 2 1/2 cups flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup nuts 1 pkg choc. chips | Pecan Crunch | In pan,melt: 1 stick butter & 2 squares of chocolate Blend in: 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup buttermilk Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 12 minutes. | Man-Sized Cookies
27: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup pumpkin 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon juice In bowl, cream all ingredients in the left column. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Gradually add to wet mix. Add nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. | 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 3/4 tsp ginger 1/2 cup nuts | Pumpkin Cookies | 1 cup shortening 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup warm water 1 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup dates, raisins, and nuts Blend shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs. Mix baking soda and water, then stir into creamed mixture. Add flour and cinnamon which have been sifted together. Add dates, raisins, and nuts, mixing well. Bake on greased cookie sheet for 10 minutes at 400 degrees. | Billy Goat Cookies
28: Ginger Snaps | 3/4 cup shortening or butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 tsp baking soda | 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cloves 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 2 cups flour | In large bowl, mix shortening or butter, brown sugar, egg, and molasses. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger. Gradually add to wet dough. Chill 30 min. Roll into balls and dip the top in white sugar. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 min. | Christmas Cookies | 1 cup shortening or butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 3/4 cups flour Mix all ingredients. Chill one hour and roll into balls. Roll balls in 2 Tbsp sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes. | 2 tsp cream of tarter 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt | Cinnamon Snappers | 1 cup soft butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla | 2 1/4 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup chopped nuts | Mix butter, sugar, and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt. Mix in nuts, chill dough. Roll in 1 inch balls. Bake 10-12 min at 400 degrees. While still warm, roll in powdered sugar. When cool, roll again. | Russian Tea Biscuits
29: Christmas Sugar Cookies | 3 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups shortening or butter Melt shortening, cool slightly. Cream with sugar. Then add: 3 eggs 2 cups sour cream, 1 cup buttermilk, 2 tsp baking soda, 3 tsp baking powder, 7 cups flour, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp nutmeg, and 2 tsp vanilla. Freeze dough for 20 min, roll, cut, and Bake at 350 degrees for 10 min. | 3 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup butter (half shortening) 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs | 1 cup milk 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp cocoa 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup pecans (opt.) | Mix butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and milk. In separate bowl, combine flour, soda, cocoa, and salt. Gradually add dry mix to wet mix. Add pecans. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 min. Frost with powdered sugar frosting. | Chocolate Drops
30: 4oz unsweetened chocolate, melted 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 1/3 cup sugar 4 eggs 3 1/2 cups flour 2 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 cup nuts 1 cup chocolate chips Cream chocolate, vegetable oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Gradually add to wet mix. Add nuts and chocolate chips. Refrigerate 1 hour. Roll into golf ball sized balls and roll into powdered sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 17 minutes. | Chocolate Krinkle Cookies | 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1 cup flour 3/4 cup cornstarch Mix above ingredients as for pie crust. Make into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press down with fork dipped in water to 1/4 inch thick. Bake at 300 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Frosting: 1 cup Powdered sugar 1 tsp butter | 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup butter | 1 tsp lemon juice food coloring | Melting Moments
31: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1 stick butter or shortening pinch of salt Boil above ingredients for 2 minutes. Have ready to add: 1/2 cup peanut butter, 3 cups oatmeal, 1 1/2 tsp vanilla. Beat well and drop onto waxed paper. | No Bake Cookies | 2 cups flour 3/4 cups walnuts pinch salt | 1 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla Mix all ingredients well. Roll into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar. Let cool, and roll again. | Cover and chill 1 hour. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Immediately top with kiss. | Blend: 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup butter, soft Add: 3-4 drops red food coloring 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, chopped 48 chocolate kisses | 2 Tbsp cherry juice 1/2 tsp almond extract | Cherry Chocolate Blossoms | Walnut Cookies
32: 1 2/3 cups pretzel crumbs 3 Tbsp sugar 3/4 cup melted butter Press into a 9x13 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes 1 cup sugar 8 oz soft cream cheese 9 oz whipped topping Whip until light and spread on the cool pretzel crust 6 oz package strawberry jello 2 cups boiling water 20 oz frozen strawberries, not thawed Fold strawberries into jello. Pour over cheese mixture. Refrigerate at least two hours. | Pretzel Salad Bars | 3/4 cup margarine 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla Mix together and press in pizza pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Frosting: Combine 8oz cool whip and 8oz cream cheese. Top with fruit of choice. Glaze: 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar Bring to boil. Add 34 Tbsp water, 2 Tbsp corn starch. Cool and brush onto fruit. | 2 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt | Fruit Pizza | Desserts
33: 1 pkg - 1 step white angel food cake mix 1 can lemon pie filling 1 cup flaked coconut (optional) Stir in dry cake mix with lemon pie filling and coconut. Pour in greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Make a glaze of powdered sugar and lemon juice. Spread on warm bars. | Lemon Sponge Bars | Mix all together and put 1/2 mixture in 8 inch pan. Spread with jam. Put the other 1/2 of the mixture on top and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. | 1 cup nuts 1/4 tsp salt | 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 cups flour | Jam Bars | 2 eggs 1 cup cherry juice 1 cup cherries 1/2 cup nuts 2 cups flour Mix together baking soda and water. Add to beaten eggs. Add sugar and cherry juice. In a separate bowl, combine salt, baking soda, and flour. Add to wet mix. Add cherries and nuts. Bake 30-35 min at 350 degrees. Sauce: 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 Tbsp flour dash salt Boil 20-25 minutes. | 2 Tbsp butter 2 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups water | 2 cups sugar dash salt 2 tsp baking soda 2 Tbsp water | Cherry Dessert
34: Beat until creamy: 1 cup soft butter 3/4 cup brown sugar and white sugar 1/2 tsp water, beat in 2 eggs Mix in: 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda Add 1 cup nuts Spread in greased 9x13 pan. Sprinkle with 1 six ounce pkg of chocolate chips. Bake 1 minute at 375 degrees. Run knife through dough to marbleize. Bake an additional 12-14 minutes. | 1 tsp salt | Toll House Marble Squares | 1/2 cup sifted flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans powdered sugar glaze | Spread in well greased 8 inch square pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes. | Praline Crunch Bars | 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup flour 1/2 cup quick oatmeal 1/2 cup soft butter Mix until crumbly on low. Press into greased 9x13 pan and bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Mix while baking: 1 can pumpkin, 13oz can evaporated milk, 2 eggs, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp cloves. Beat well. Pour onto crust and bake additional 20 minutes. Mix 1/2 cup pecans, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 tsp butter, and 1 Tbsp flour. Mix well until crumbly. Sprinkle over filling and bake another 15-20 minutes. Cool in pan. | Pumpkin Pie Squares
35: Bar: 1/2 cup butter 1oz unsweetened chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 cup flour Melt butter and chocolate. Add remaining bar ingredients. Mix well. pour into pan. Filling: 6oz cream cheese 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp flour 1/4 cup butter Mix ingredients and pour on top of bar mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-35 minutes in a 9x13 pan. Frosting: 2 cups mini marshmallows 1/4 cup butter 1oz unsweetened chocolate 2oz cream cheese | 1/2 cup nuts 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup nuts 6oz chocolate chips | Rocky Road Fudge Bars | 1/4 cup oil 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup honey 2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon Mix oil, sugar, and honey. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Add egg and pecans; mix. Press into jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 min. Cover with glaze and cut while warm. | 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg, beaten 1 cup pecans, chopped | 1 tsp vanilla 2 Tbsp melted butter | Glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar 1 Tbsp water | Spice Bars
36: Pastry: Combine and blend until fine crumbs. Pack in 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Top: Beat sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Add salt, flour, and nutmeg. Stir in dates and nuts. Pour over pastry. Bake additional 20 minutes. | 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 eggs 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp flour 8oz pkg dates, cut | 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup nuts 1 tsp baking powder | 1 1/4 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar | 1/2 cup butter | Date Bars | 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup pumpkin 1 tsp lemon juice 3/4 cup flour In large bowl, combine eggs and sugar. Mix in pumpkin and lemon juice. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, spices, and salt. Add to egg mixture, beating well. Spread onto greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cool 15 minutes. Place cake on clean towel sprinkled liberally with powdered sugar. Cool 10 minutes. Roll up into towel. While cake is cooling, prepare filling. Filling: 8oz cream cheese 4 Tbsp butter Unroll cake and spread filling evenly over it. Roll up cake without towel and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 1 hour. | Pumpkin Rolls | Filling: 6 cups apples 1 Tbsp flour 1 cup sugar Topping: 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup oatmeal Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. | 1 tsp cinnamon dash salt 2 Tbsp water | 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup butter | Apple Crisp | 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp salt | 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla
37: 2 baking apples, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup water Mix flour and salt. Cut into shortening. Add water. Flatten to 1/2 inch thick.Roll out to 16x10 inch rectangle. Cut into 16 10x1 inch strips. Wrap apple pieces with strips. Place in baking pan. Brush with butter. Sprinkle with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Pour 1/2 cup water over pastries. Bake. | 1/3 cup melted butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp cinnamon | Spicy Apple Twists | 14oz bag of Kraft caramels 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 german chocolate cake mix 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups walnuts 6oz chocolate chips Melt caramels with 1/3 cup milk over low heat. Combine remaining milk, cake mix, and butter. Press half of mixture on the bottom of a 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 6 minutes. Sprinkle nuts and chips over crust. Top with caramels.Spoon over remaining cake mixture. Press gently into caramel. Bake an additional 20 minutes. | Chocolate Caramel Brownies
38: 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 tsp vanilla 5 cups powdered sugar 2 cups chocolate chips gulf wax In large bowl, mix together peanut butter, butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Roll mixture into balls. Refrigerate 1 hour. Over a double boiler, melt chocolate and a small slice of gulf wax. Dip chilled peanut butter balls in chocolate with toothpick. Chill. | Buck Eyes | Toffee | 1 pound butter 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar Over medium heat, bring butter and sugars to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil to 300 degrees, without stirring. Pour nuts and chips into a 9x13 inch pan. Pour hot toffee over. Let cool and break into pieces. | 1 cup chopped walnuts 2 cups chocolate chips | 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup water 1 cup peanuts 2 Tbsp butter, softened 1 tsp baking soda Over medium heat, bring sugar, corn syrup, salt, and water to a boil. Stir in peanuts. Stir frequently until 300 degrees. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and baking soda. Pour onto greased cookie sheet. Pull mixture into thin rectangle. Let cool. Break into pieces. | Peanut Brittle
39: 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup butter 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups milk chocolate chips 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 tsp vanilla extract Over medium heat, bring to a boil marshmallow creme, sugar, milk, butter, and salt. Cook 5 more minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in chips. Once melted, add vanilla and nuts. Pour into pan. Refrigerate til firm. | Holiday Fudge | 4 cups white sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 12oz can evaporated milk 7oz jar marshmallow creme 16oz jar peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla extract Over medium heat, bring to a boil sugars, butter, and evaporated milk. Stir constantly and once boiling, cook 7 more minutes. Remove from heat and stir in marshmallow creme. Once smooth, add peanut butter and vanilla. Refrigerate til cool. | Peanut Butter Fudge | Candies
40: Double Flaky Pie Crust 3 cups flour 3/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup butter 1 Tbsp vinegar 5 Tbsp water 1 egg Cut shortening and butter into flour until pea-sized pieces appear. Beat one egg. Add vinegar and beat again. Add water and beat again. Fold into flour mixture. Refrigerate 1 hour. Roll-Out. Makes a double crust. | Pies | Colettey's Apple Pie A variety of apples peeled, cored and sliced (I use 2 granny smith, 2 pink ladies, and 2 golden delicious) Melt butter over medium heat. Add sugars and water. Bring to a boil. Simmer 5 minutes. Add spices. Arrange apples in a single layer over bottom crust. Spoon caramel mixture over apples. Repeat until pie is full. Top with either strudel topping or lattice crust. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake additional 35 minutes. | 1/4 cup water 1 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg | 1 stick butter 3 Tbsp flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar
41: 2 quarts strawberries (mashed 3/4, slice the rest) 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 pie crust (cooked) 2 Tbsp corn starch 2/3 pkg strawberry jello Combine water, corn starch, and sugar. Bring to a boil and stir constantly til thick over medium heat. Remove from heat, add strawberry jello. Take out 1/3 cup glaze and set aside. Add mashed strawberries. Pour into crust. Top with sliced strawberries and brush with remaining glaze. Refrigerate overnight. | Colettey's Fresh Strawberry Pie | 15oz can pumpkin 14oz sweetened condensed milk 1 egg 1 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp nutmeg | "A variety of apples make the best pies" | 1/2 tsp salt 1 graham cracker crust 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 Tbsp butter, cold 3/4 cup chopped walnuts | Beat pumpkin, milk, egg, 3/4 tsp cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt together until creamed. Pour into crust and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Combine sugar, flour, and remaining cinnamon. Cut in butter til crumbly. Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle on top of pie. Bake additional 45 minutes at 350 degrees or until set. Let cool. | Pumpkin Pie
42: Homemade Strawberry Jam | 5 cups mashed strawberries 1 box Sure-Jell fruit pectin 1/2 tsp butter 7 cups sugar Steam wash jars in dishwasher or in a pan of boiling water. Keep lids in boiling water until ready to use. Measure 5 cups of mashed strawberries into large saucepan. Add pectin and butter to reduce foaming. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar. Bring to a rolling boil again and boil an additional 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim off any foam. Immediately ladle into jars and seal lids properly.
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