German Cake Icing

German Cake Icing

2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup shortening 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/3 cups flaked cocoa 1 cup chopped nuts In a saucepan combine sugar, evaporated milk, egg yolks, and shortening.  Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.  Remove from heat, add vanilla, coconut, and […]

Dill Cucumber Pickle

Dill Cucumber Pickle

1 gallon small cucumbers 1 quart white vinegar 2 quarts water 1 cup salt Dill sprigs Onion 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon alum Wash and dry cucumbers.  Place a sprig of dill (two or three stems) in the bottom of jars.  Pack cucumbers in jars.  Top with a small onion.   Make a brine of vinegar, water, […]

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients 3 cups sugar 3 1/2 cups flour 1 cup oil 1 cup raisins 1 cup pecans 3/4 cup orange juice 2 cups mashed pumpkin 4 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons soda 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon Method Mix in a large bowl.  Beat with an electric beater.  Flour & grease four one-pound […]

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Ingredients 3 eggs 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup dark corn syrup (Karo) 1 cup pecan halves 1 teaspoon vanilla unbaked pie shell Method Beat eggs, sugar, salt, butter, and syrup with rotary beater; add pecans and pour into unbaked pie shell.  Bake forty to fifty minutes in moderate oven […]

Impossible Coconut Pie

Impossible Coconut Pie

Ingredients 2 cups milk 1 cup shredded coconut 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup Baking Mix 1/4 cup margarine or butter 4 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Method Heat oven to 350-degrees.  Grease a 9-inch x 1 1/4-inch pie plate.  Place all ingredients in blender container, cover and blend on high for fifteen seconds.  Pour into pie plate.  […]

Sandies

Sandies

A vintage handwritten recipe for Sandies, the perfect cookie for any event; made with butter, chopped nuts, confectioners’ sugar, flour, vanilla, and water.

Crisp Pickle

Crisp Pickle

8 pounds cucumbers 2 cups lime 2 gallons water Soak 24 hours and wash.  Make syrup cold 2 quarts vinegar 9 cups sugar 2 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons allspice 1 tablespoon celery seed Soak three hours in syrup.  Then bring to a rolling boil and boil for thirty minutes.  Pack in hot jars – seal. 

Pickled Squash

Pickled Squash

4 cups sliced squash 1 cup sliced onion (whole sweet) 1 red pepper, seeded and sliced 1 green pepper, seeded and sliced 1 cup white vinegar 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1 teaspoon salt Bring vinegar, sugar, celery seed, mustard seed and salt to a boil; add squash, […]

Uncooked Relish

Uncooked Relish

1 gallon green tomatoes 5 sweet peppers (red preferred) 2 or 3 hot peppers 12 medium-sized onions 1 large stalk celery 1 medium head cabbage 3 pints vinegar 4 cups sugar 1/2 cup salt 2 teaspoons turmeric 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon white mustard 1 teaspoon mustard seed Juice of 4 lemons […]

Peanut Cake

Peanut Cake

2 cups sugar 1 cup butter 2 cups flour 1 cup cocoa 6 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 teaspoons soda 1 1/3 cup buttermilk 2 cups peanuts Method Cream sugar and butter, add egg yolks, add cocoa, dissolve soda in mild and add.  Add flour and stiffly beaten egg whites, add peanuts and bake in […]

Everyday Cookie

Everyday Cookie

3 cups flour 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 stick oleo or butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 teaspoon flavoring (lemon or vanilla) Sift together flour and baking powder.  Cream oleo or butter, add sugar and cream thoroughly; mix in eggs, add flour mixture and flavoring.  Mix. Roll dough; cut; bake 375 about 12 […]