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!

Mother’s Favorite Recipes

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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Johnny Hoosier Cake

Advertisements This recipe is in my mother’s handwriting, so apparently her blessing is upon it. I’ve never used it, but it reads well. Maybe you should try it. Sift into bowl..2 cups flour, 1 tsp. soda, 2 cups sugar. Melt 2 sticks oleo, add 4 Tblsp cocoa & 1 cup water. Bring to rapid boil. Pour over dry ingredients. Add 1 cup buttermilk, 2 eggs, 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix well. […]

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Yummy Strawberry Dessert

Advertisements If this tastes as good as the ingredients sound, we should have a remarkable offering for family and friends. Let’s go! 2 10oz pkgs frozen strawberries 1 can crushed pineapple (drained) 3 mashed bananas 1 cup chopped pecans (nuts) 1 small pkg strawberry jello 1 cup boiling water 1 large carton sour cream Dissolve jello in water, stir in strawberries, bananas, pineapple & nuts. Pour half into dish and […]

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