Apple Pan Dowdy

Apple Pan Dowdy

This recipe, from the Eidson collection, for Apple Pan Dowdy belongs in the “Apple Crisp Family”. This recipe is made by placing apples in the bottom of a baking dish, then topping the apples with a “sugar and spice” mixture that is heated until it thickens on the stove, then topped with a “biscuit-like topping”.

Syrup Popcorn Balls

Syrup Popcorn Balls

Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1 cup white syrup 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla Food coloring, if you wish Popcorn Method Bring sugar, syrup, and water to a boil and cook until crackly or makes a fine thread. Then add quickly soda, butter, and vanilla. Stir quickly […]

Pumpkin Squares

Pumpkin Squares

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 cup salad oil 2 cups pumpkin 2 cups flour 2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon cinnamon Method Combine all ingredients and mix well. Turn into a large greased and floured pan. Bake at 350-degrees for 35 minutes. Cool whip would be good as a topping.

Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn

Ingredients 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup white Karo syrup 2 sticks Oleo 1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 7 quarts freshly popped corn Method Combine brown sugar, Karo syrup, oleo, and Cream of Tartar and boil for five minutes. Remove from the stove and add 1 teaspoon soda. Pour over 7 […]

Butter Toffee

Butter Toffee

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) butter 1 1/2 cups chopped blanched almonds 1 cup chopped pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 ounces milk chocolate morsels Method Combine sugar, salt, water, and butter in a heavy 3-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. […]

Elephant Ears – State Fair

Elephant Ears - State Fair

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons shortening 2 packets dry yeast 4 cups flour Oil for frying Sugar Mixture (recipe follows) Method Heat together, but do not boil, milk, sugar, salt, and shortening until shortening is melted. Cook to lukewarm. Add yeast and stir unit dissolved. Stir in […]

Cinnamon-Apple Salad

Cinnamon-Apple Salad

A handwritten recipe for Cinnamon-Apple Salad from the Birmingham collection is made by boiling peeled, cored apples in water with red cinnamon candies, place cooked apples on a bed of lettuce and fill apple core with a mixture of cream cheese, milk, lemon juice, dates, pineapple, and walnuts.

Apple Puffed Pancake

Apple Puffed Pancake

Ok, this is not technically a “Bread”, but I did not know what section to place this in, so it lands in the Bread Section. A vintage recipe card for Apple Puffed Pancake or a German Apple Pancake, a classic apple pancake made in a quiche dish, baking pan, or skillet. Apples are baked in the baking dish with butter, then the pancake batter is poured over the slightly baked apples and baked for 20 minutes longer.

Easy Apple Cake

Easy Apple Cake

“Easy Appley Cake” Ingredients 3 eggs, beaten 1 package yellow cake mix 1 can (small) apple pie filling Method Beat 3 eggs, add 1 package yellow cake mix, and 1 small can apple pie filling and mix well. Pour into a 13×9.5 inch greased pan. Sprinkle with “Easy Appley Cake Topping” and bake at 350-degrees […]

Pumpkin Pie 2

Pumpkin Pie 2

Ingredients 4 eggs, slightly beaten 3 1/2 cups canned pumpkin – large can 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon cloves 3 cups milk Method Mix all together. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 425-degrees for 15 minutes, then at 350-degrees for 45 minutes or until done.  

Apple Crisp – Old Fashioned

Apple Crisp - Old Fashioned

An Apple Crisp Recipe included in the Wisconsin collection is this simple typed recipe card for a classic, simple Apple Crisp.

Mom’s Pumpkin Cookies

Mom's Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup oleo 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 2 cups sifted flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ginger Method Mix together sifted flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger; add this mixture to 1/2 cup oleo, 1 […]