Posts Tagged ‘family recpie’

Flapper Pudding – An Old-Fashioned Dessert Recipe

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Wicked Joe CoffeeWhile not a strictly Yankee recipe, Flapper Pudding is a 1920’s vintage recipe and a favorite family dessert. This one is fun to do with the kids. Set them to crushing the graham crackers while you mix the filling. The chilled pineapple and whipped cream make this a great spring and summer treat.

You Will Need:
1 C Sugar
1/2 C Stick butter
3 Eggs (broken into sugar)
1/2 lb Graham crackers rolled fine
1 9oz can Crushed Pineapple (drained)
1 C Pecan nut meats

 

 
Instructions:
Cream Butter.
Break eggs into sugar.
Beat until smooth.
Fold in pineapple and nuts.
Spread a layer of Graham cracker crumbs in bottom of baking dish.
Layer filling and graham cracker crumbs three times, topping with crumbs.
Chill 12 hours.
Serve with whipped cream.

Hager Medium Rectangle BakerSummer Berry Bread

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National Chocolate Caramel Day the Turtle Way

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Haeger Sheet PanFor National Chocolate Caramel Day, we had a hard time selecting a recipe to share. This one is a Southern favorite and this variation is kid friendly.

Microwave Homemade Turtle Candy

You Will Need:
milk chocolate
individually wrapped caramels
6 to 12 oz bag of pecans
waxed paper
cookie sheet
margarine or butter flavored spread

 

Instructions:
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
Grease waxed paper with margarine.
Slice half of the pecans in half, lengthwise and the remainder in half cross-wise.
Arrange four length halves and one cross-half in a star pattern on waxed paper.
Unwrap caramels and soften in microwave until caramel is sticky, but not melted. (30 second intervals)
Press caramels onto pecans, one per star, making sure the pecans are stuck.
Melt chocolate in microwave, stirring frequently.
Spook over caramels.
Allow to cool.

Willow Utensil CrockWicked Joe Coffee

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Sour Cream Cookies

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Here’s a family tradition recipe from the Sturbridge Yankee Staff. A real north-east recipe.

Metal Recipe Card HolderWhat you’ll need:

  • 1 C shortening
  • 1 1/2 C white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 1 3/4 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • Cinnamon and sugar blend

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 360°F.
  2. In  large bowl, cream shortening and add sugar until combined.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, then the vanilla and sour cream.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and soda.
  5. Combine with wet mixture until fully incorporated.
  6. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet and press flat with bottom of wet glass. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
  7. Bake for about 12 minutes, and let cool for five on a wire rack. Enjoy!

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