When I was living in Germany, I was very homesick and asked my Mom for some recipes. She sent me a 4×6 spiral bound notebook (which I still have, of course), half filled with recipes and I have put them all in here. Of course it had sugar cream pies, 3 of them! Divinity, fudge,Continue reading “Ribbon Salad”
This was our brother Chris’ favorite cake. He requested it for his birthday every year. The name comes from the cake mix called Lemon Velvet, which is no longer available. Any Lemon cake mix will do. IngredientsCake1 pkg lemon cake mix, preferably one with pudding in the mix1 box lemon instant pudding mix3/4 C oil3/4Continue reading “Lemon Velvet Glaze Cake”
Ingredients1 pound butter2 C peanut butter1 1/4 graham cracker crumbs2 pounds powdered sugar1 (12 oz) pkg semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips, melted Directions1. Beat butter and and peanut butter till creamy, add graham crackers.2. Gradually add powdered sugar. 3. Press into a jelly roll pan and pour chocolate over top and refrigerate till set.
Ingredients 1 C butter, melted1/2 pound (8 oz) graham cracker crumbs1 C powdered sugar1 C peanut butter2 C chocolate chips, melted Directions1. Mix melted butter, graham crackers, powdered sugar and peanut butter together. 2. Press mixture into 9×13 pan. Pour melted chocolate over the the mixture and chill for 1 hour.
Ingredients1/2 C butter1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow cream1 tsp white vanilla1/4 tsp salt4 C powdered sugar1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips1 pkg milk chocolate chips Directions1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.2. Beat together butter, marshmallow cream, vanilla and salt. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar. 3. Melt the chocolates together and mix well.4. FormContinue reading “Chocolate Drops”
Ingredients2 C white sugar1 scant cup of white corn syrup1/2 C water1/4 tsp salt2 egg whites1 tsp white vanilla1/2 C chopped nuts Directions1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.2. Bring sugar, corn syrup, water and salt to a boil to a soft boil stage, (235 degrees).3. Beat egg whites till stiff peaks form, pourContinue reading “Divinity”
Ingredients4 C sugar1 can evaporated milk1/2 tsp salt1/4 C butter1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow cream1 C peanut butter1 tsp vanilla Directions1. Line an 8×8 pan with wax paper.2. Bring sugar, milk, salt and butter to soft-boil stage. Add marshmallow cream, peanut butter and vanilla. Stir well to combine3. Pour into prepared pan, Let set untilContinue reading “Peanut Butter Fudge 2”
Ingredients3 C sugar1 C milk1/4 tsp salt1/3 C peanut butter, heaping1 tsp vanilla Directions1. Butter an 8×8 pan.2.In saucepan, combine sugar, milk and salt and bring to a boil. Boil till mixture reaches soft-ball stage. 3. Add peanut butter and vanilla. Don’t stir. Let cool till you can hold your hand on the bottom ofContinue reading “Peanut Butter Fudge 1”
Halloween treat of caramel corn and peanuts. Ingredients1 C butter1/2 C light corn syrup1 C sugar1 C brown sugar1 tsp salt1 tsp baking soda1 tsp vanilla8 quarts popped popcorn2 C salted peanuts Directions1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Grease an extra-large baking dish.2. In a large saucepan, bring butter, corn syrup, sugar, brown sugar andContinue reading “Goblin Tidbits”
Ingredients1 pint persimmon pulp6 Tbsp butter, melted1 C sugar2 eggs2 C flour4 C milk Directions1. In 6 quart crockpot, mix persimmon, butter, sugar and eggs. After mixed, stir in flour; this will be very stiff. Add milk an stir till smooth. Cook on high for 2 1/2 hours, removing the lid to stir every 20Continue reading “Crockpot Persimmon Pudding”