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Triple Ginger Cookies

3/4 cup butter or shortening, or combination 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 1/4 cup flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger root, grated 1/2 cup crystallized ginger, finely chopped coarse sugar for dipping Cream butter/shortening an sugar. Beat in […]

Vanilla (or Cappucino) Pudding

1/2 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 3 cups milk 2 whole eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla OR 1 shot espresso with sprinkling of cinnamon Stir cornstarch and sugar together. Add milk and stir. Cover over medium heat until bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir 1 cup of hot mixture into […]

Rice Pudding

1 1/2 cups cooked rice 2 cups milk, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup golden raisins (optional) 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Cook rice, 1 1/2 cups milk and salt in saucepan over medium heat until thick and creamy, about 15-20 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup […]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The original one from the Quaker Oatmeal box lid, not the current one. Current recipe might be healthier, but is not as good! 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar ½ cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Creamy Lemon Glaze

1/3 cup unsalted butter 2 cups powdered sugar 2-4 tablespoons lemon juice Melt butter. Stir in powdered sugar until smooth (may be like a thick paste). Stir in lemon juice a bit at a time until glaze is of the desired consistency.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Another goodie from my friend Cathy Cozens. 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened 3 cups sugar 8 oz cream cheese, softened 6 eggs 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 teaspoons lemon juice Preheat oven to 300℉. Grease and flour tube or bundt pan. Cream butter and sugar. Add cream cheese and mix well. Alternate […]

Grandpa’s Peanut Butter Fudge

I found this recipe among some of my Dad’s old files (he passed away in 2013). This was a special family treat that he often made around the holidays. I think he wrote the document I found for my niece, and he even included his picture in the title 🙂 . I’ve left the wording […]

Rocky Road Fudge Bars

Base: 3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional) 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup flour 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, cut up 1/2 cup butter Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour 13×9 inch pan. In large saucepan, melt butter and unsweetened chocolate over low heat, stirring until smooth. Stir in flour, then remaining base ingredients; mix […]

Sugar Cookies II

1 1/2 cups butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 5 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking power 1 teaspoon salt

Molasses Crinkles

3/4 cup shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup mild-flavor molasses or full-flavor molasses 1 egg 2 1/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt Granulated sugar (for tops) Mix shortening, sugar, molasses and egg. Combine dry ingredients and stir […]