Cakes n' Cookies..Easy and Tasty..Recipes For The Family

Handed down from Mom, Grandma and the family next door…You can share your favorites with us too!


A great way to feed the family or visitors dropping in for supper. Usually enough for leftovers and great for sharing.


Advertisements Written on a piece of note paper and in my Mother’s handwriting. I always trust Mother not to lead me astray. Let’s try this one. 1 Head Cauliflower 2 sticks grated carrots 1/4 Cup grated onion 1/2 Cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese Whip onion, salad dressing & cheese until it coats cauliflower & carrots.  Let refrigerate overnight. Let me know how you like this. Sounds […]

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Stella’s Date Pinwheel Cookies..Top Of The Line

Advertisements My favorite cookies. Takes a bit of time but they’re worth every moment you  spend. I call them “the Cadillac” of the cookies. FILLING 2 1/4 Cups pitted chopped dates 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 cup chopped nuts (Boil slowly 10 minutes, mixing constantly.. let cool until warm) MIX TOGETHER 1 cup shortening 2 cups brown sugar 3 eggs (beaten) 4 cups sifted flour 1/2 tsp salt […]

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Tender Chicken & Rice Casserole

Advertisements This little recipe is written on a piece of note paper and it’s all ragged around the edges as if it’s been handled a bit. However, it’s in my Mother’s handwriting, so I know it’s a good one. 1  7 oz pkg Minute Rice 1  Can Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 Can Cream of Chicken Soup 1 Can Milk (soup can) Mix together & pour into 9×13 dish. Over […]

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Home-style Noodle Bake…A Casserole

Advertisements Cook and drain 2 1/2 cup fine noodles. Add… 1 Cup Cream style Cottage Cheese 1 Cup Dairy Sour Cream 1/4 Cup finely chopped onions 1 clove garlic (minced) 1 TBLSp Soy Sauce 1 TBLSp Poppy Seeds Put in casserole.  Sprinkle with Paprika and Parmesan Cheese Bake 30 minutes at 350 Deg. copyright@2019 Photo By Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck  

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Evelyn’s Classic Beef Jerky

Advertisements This recipe card is dated December 10, 1989. Aunt Evelyn was a farmer’s wife and a good cook. I haven’t tried this Beef Jerky but here’s the recipe for you just in case your man loves this stuff as much as mine does. 3-5 lbs very lean round steak 1 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 TBLSP liquid smoke 1 TBLSP salt 1 tsp garlic powder A1 […]

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Jeanette’s Perfect Veggie Pizza

Advertisements When the next door neighbor is a good friend and a good cook, you’ve got it made. 2 pkg Crescent rolls (Unroll & line jelly roll pan. )Bake at 350 deg. 8 – 12 minutes. Press gently if puffed up. Mix together 1 # Cream cheese 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise 1/2 Cup Sour Cream 1 envelope Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Spread on Crust Chop Fine 1/2 Cup each of the […]

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Mary Gall’s Fabulous Caramel Corn

Advertisements A lovely lady, a great cook and just the tantalizing recipe for which you’ve been searching. . I haven’t tried this one, but I’m getting hungry just looking at the possibilities. 6 quarts Pop Corn (no hard kernels) Melt 2 sticks margerine 2 Cups Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup White Corn Syrup 1 tsp salt Bring to boil, stirring constantly to soft ball stage…add 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda, 1 tsp. […]

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Rum Balls…Mmmm

Advertisements Haven’t made these in a long, long time. My recipe dates back to the forties. Might be just what you’d like to try. Let me know how it works out for you. 1/2 lb. Vanilla Wafers 1 Cup pwd. Sugar 2 TBLSP Cocoa 1 Cup finely chopped nuts (preferably pecans) 1/2 Cup Light Corn Syrup 1/4 Cup Rum DIRECTIONS Roll wafers into very fine crumbs. Mix with cup of […]

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