Archive for the ‘Holiday Foods’ Category

Valentine Sugar Cookies

1 cup Butter or margarine — softened 1 1/2 cups Sugar — confectioner’s 1 Egg — lightly beaten 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Almond extract 2 1/2 cups Flour — all purpose Red decorators sugar ( opt.) | In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and extracts. Stir in flour; mix […]

Herbed Turkey and Dressing

BASTING SAUCE: 2 1/4 cups chicken broth 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon each: dried marjoram, rosemary and 1/4 cup fresh parsley — chopped 2 Tablespoons dried chives DRESSING: 1 pound sliced bread 1 pound bulk pork sausage 1/2 cup butter or margarine 4 cups celery — […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Roll

4 Slices turkey breast meat * Stuffing 2 ts To 3 ts flour 1 tb Butter 1/4 c Dry Madeira or Marsala 3/4 c Chicken broth —–STUFFING—– 1 tb Butter Large shallot, minced Clove garlic, minced 1/4 lb Mild pork sausage/grnd pork 1/4 ts Crushed, dry sage 1/4 ts Crushed, dry red pepper flks 1/4 […]

Pumpkin Cake

4 Eggs 2 c Sugar 2 c Cooked pumpkin 1 c Oil 3 c All-purpose flour 1 ts Salt 2 ts Baking soda 2 ts Baking powder 2 ts Cinnamon 1 c Nuts or raisins | In the food processor, combine the eggs an sugar until smooth. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, […]

Black Cat Cupcakes

1 1/4 c Reduced Fat Oreo? cookie crumbs 18 1/4 ozs reduced fat chocolate cake mix 24 pcs Halloween Oreo? cookies 16 ozs reduced fat milk chocolate frosting black string licorice jelly beans semisweet chocolate chips|Preheat oven to 350. Prepare 24-2 1/2″ muffin cups with cooking spray and flour; set aside. Prepare cake mix according […]

Peanut Butter Reindeer

———————————-COOKIES———————————- 1 pk DUNCAN HINES Peanut Butter -Cookie Mix 1 Egg 2 t All-purpose flour —————————-ASSORTED DECORATIONS—————————- Miniature semi-sweet -chocolate chips Vanilla milk chips Candy-coated semi-sweet -chocolate chips Colored sprinkles| 1. FOR COOKIES, combine cookie mix, contents of peanut butter packet from Mix and egg in large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. Form dough into […]

Christmas Spiced Tea

2 ts Cinnamon 1 t Ground cloves 2 c Sugar 1/2 c Instant tea w/twist of lemon 18 oz Jar of Tang Juice Mix|Mix together all the ingredients and store in air-tight container. ADD 2 HEAPING teaspoons for each mug of boiling water for tea. I remember drinking this as a child when we visited […]

Fruit and Nut Easter Eggs

2 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 3/4 cup hot water 1/2 pound marshmallow cream 1/2 cup shortening — melted 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 cups candied fruit (pineapple and cherries) nuts dipping chocolate |In a saucepan, cook sugar, syrup and water to 265 degrees ona candy thermometer. Add marshmallow creme and beat […]

Chocolate Covered Easter Eggs

2 lbs. confectioners’ sugar 1 stick oleo 8 oz. cream cheese –COATING:– 1 pkg. chocolate chips 1 cake paraffin wax|Preparation : Soften oleo to room temperature. Cream together oleo andcream cheese. Add confectioners’ sugar and any additional flavorings. Shape into eggs. Place on cookie sheet lined with waxed paper. Chill in refrigerator at least 2 […]

Christmas Pudding

2 cups Pillsbury’s Best All Purpose Flour* — sifted 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon French’s Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon French’s Ginger 1/4 teaspoon French’s Nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon French’s Cloves 1 cup suet — ground or grated 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk 1 cup raisins 1/3 cup molasses Butterscotch, […]