Cheese And Trees Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 cup onion, chopped 1 1/3 lbs. (4 medium) potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 2 1/2 s water 2 chicken or vegetable bouillon cubes 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained 1 1/2 s shredded Cheddar cheese salt and pepper to taste Directions In 2 to […]

Soda Cracker Drops

Ingredients 2 cps sugar 1/2 evaporated milk 1/2 butter or oleo 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 smooth or crunchy peanut butter 1 stack soda crackers, crushed Directions In saucepan, put sugar, milk, butter, vanilla and bring to boil. Let boil one minute. Remove from heat and add crushed crackers. Drop by teaspoons onto wax paper. […]

Snowball Jewels

Ingredients 1 (14 oz.) pkg. flaked coconut 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 1/2 s M&Ms plain or peanut chocolate candies 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Combine all ingredients. Mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoonsful onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are […]

Snow-Capped Chocolate Drops

Ingredients 2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1 teaspoon soda 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk 4 squares chocolate, melted 3 cups flour 1 cup nutmeats Directions Combine brown sugar and melted butter. Add eggs, soda and milk. Mix well. Stir in melted chocolate. Add flour. Stir in nut […]

Santa’S Whiskers

Ingredients 1 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine and 1/2 cup butter 2 1/2 s flour 1/2 finely chopped pecans 3/4 flaked coconut 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon rum extract 3/4 finely chopped red and green candied cherries Directions In bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Blend in milk and rum extract. […]

Reese’S Cup Bars

Ingredients 2 sticks margarine, room temperature 1 cup peanut butter 1 lb. confectioners sugar 1 1/2 s graham cracker crumbs 16 oz. milk chocolate chips Directions Cream margarine, peanut butter, sugar and graham cracker crumbs together. Mix thoroughly and pat into 9×13-inch pan. Melt chips and spread on top.

Pecan Pie Bars

Ingredients 4 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 1/2 s sugar 1 1/2 s Karo syrup 2 1/2 s pecan halves Cookie Crust: 1/2 sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 s flour 2 sticks butter or margarine, softened Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare and bake Cookie Crust. Beat eggs, […]

Lemon Italian Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups flour, sifted once 4 tablespoons sugar 4 heaping tablespoons shortening 1 teaspoon lemon extract 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 milk 1 egg Directions Sift flour. Add baking powder and sugar and sift again. Cut in shortening and add milk, egg and lemon extract. Blend thoroughly. Flour hands and pinch out about 1 […]

Fruitcake Cookies

Ingredients 2 lbs. dates, chopped 1/2 lb. candied pineapple, diced 1 lb. or 4 cups pecans, chopped 1 cup butter 2 eggs 1 1/2 s flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 lb. candied cherries, (red and green) chopped 1/2 lb. or 2 cups walnuts, chopped 2 to 4 tablespoons rum or brandy or […]

Cranberry Crunch Bars

Ingredients 1 cup minus 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 brown sugar 1 cup quick oats 1/2 butter 1/2 finely chopped walnuts 1/2 granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 (14 oz.) jar cranberry-orange relish Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly grease 8-inch square pan. Sift flour, salt and cinnamon into bowl. […]

Clotchky (Thumbprint Cookies)

Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened powdered sugar 1 stick butter, softened 1 cup flour jam Directions Whip together cream cheese and butter. Add flour. Roll dough into long log; wrap in waxed paper. Chill until firm. Slice into 1/4-inch slices. Put thumbprints in middle of each slice after slices are put on […]

Christmas Wreaths

Ingredients 1/2 margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla 5 cups corn flakes 35 large marshmallows 1 1/2 teaspoons green food coloring Directions Melt margarine with marshmallows. Add vanilla and food coloring. Pour over corn flakes and mix. Drop by teaspoon onto wax paper. Put ?red hots? or cherry halves in middle to form wreath. Chill about 40 […]

Bon Cherry Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup shortening or margarine 1 1/2 s brown sugar 2 teaspoons almond extract 4 cups flour 1 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 egg yolks Directions Mix all ingredients well. Make into balls. Place piece of cherry in center of each. Bake at 350° 12 minutes, until browned.

Biscotti Di Prato (The Dunking Cookie)

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 whole almonds, toasted 7/8 sugar dash of salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Directions To toast almonds, bake in 350° oven 8 to 10 minutes. With a whisk, beat eggs, vanilla, and almond extract. In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda […]

Chocolate Mint Cookies & Chocolate Mint Glaze

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) pkg. mint chocolate morsels 1 cup flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 butter, softened 6 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg CHOCOLATE MINT GLAZE 1 cup mint chocolate morsels 1/4 vegetable shortening 3 tablespoons corn syrup 2 1/4 teaspoons water Directions In […]

Cranberry Orange Chutney

Ingredients 24 ozs. fresh whole cranberries 2 cups chopped white onion 2 cups golden raisins 1 1/2 s white sugar 1 1/2 s packed brown sugar 2 cups white distilled vinegar (5%) 1 cup orange juice 4 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled, grated 3 sticks cinnamon Yield: About 8 half-pint jars. Directions Wash and rinse half-pint […]

Spicy Cranberry Salsa

Ingredients 6 cups chopped red onion 4 large Serrano peppers*, finely chopped 1 1/2 s water 1 1/2 s cider vinegar (5%) 1 tablespoon canning salt 1 1/3 s sugar 6 tablespoons clover honey 12 cups (2-3/4 pounds) fresh whole cranberries, rinsed Directions *Caution: Wear plastic or rubber gloves when handling and cutting hot peppers […]

Frost-On-The-Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin 1/4 cold water 3 eggs, separated 1/3 sugar 1 1/4 s pumpkin, cooked and mashed 1/2 milk 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 s powdered sugar, sifted, divided 1 cup whipping cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 […]

Walnut Pie

Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup light corn syrup 3/4 sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 chopped walnuts (or pecans) 1 pie shell Directions Combine all ingredients in order given, place in pie shell. Bake 300° 1 hour.

Pumpkin Treat

Ingredients 1 (5.1 oz.) pkg. vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix 1 (12 oz.) can fat-free evaporated milk 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin pie filling 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice Directions Beat together pudding and milk. Refrigerate 5 minutes. Mix in pumpkin and spice. Refrigerate 10 minutes.

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