Coconut Macaroons

Another recipe from my grandma Leach. Mmm… Ingredients: 3 egg whites – stiffly beaten 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp corn starch or 2 tbsp flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups coconuts 1/2 tsp almond extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In the top of a double broiler, combine egg whites, sugar and cornstarch […]

March 11, 2009 · rhonda · No Comments
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Peanut Butter Balls

I am totally shocked that I haven’t posted this recipe yet. It comes from my Aunt Joann and it is fabulous. It is one of my all time favorite holiday recipes (which seems to be the only time anyone wants to make them) and combines two of my all time favorite ingredients – chocolate and […]

February 24, 2009 · jackie · 22 Comments
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Grandma Kate’s Peanut Butter Cookies

This was my Grandma Kate’s recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup oleo 3/4 cup peanut butter 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 egg 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1-1/2 cup flour Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix all ingredients well – leaving flour the last ingredient to […]

February 23, 2009 · jackie · 17 Comments
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7 Layer Cookie

This is another recipe my Grandma Smith used to make quite a bit since it is really simple and deliciously sinful. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 cup crushed graham crackers 1 (8oz) pkg coconut 1 (8oz) pkg chocolate chips 1 (8oz) pkg butterscotch chips 1 cup chopped nuts 1 can sweetened milk Directions: Preheat oven […]

February 21, 2009 · jackie · 21 Comments
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Molasses Cookies

Another great recipe from my grandmother Leach. Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup shortening 1 cup molasses 1 tsp soda 1 cup boiling water 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 4 cups flour Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Dissolved soda into boiling water. Mix all ingredients together, drop by spoonfuls on a cookie […]

February 20, 2009 · rhonda · No Comments
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Brandied Fruit

This just seems like a great way to continuously have fruit on hand. This is a recipe my grandmother used to make all the time and it was fabulous. is a delicious quick snack that gets more potent the longer it sits! (Thanks for sending this recipe, both mom and I have been looking for […]

February 19, 2009 · jackie · 3 Comments
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Ma’s Donuts

There is nothing better than homemade donuts except when they are made by your grandmother. Ingredients: 2 cup sugar salt nutmeg 4 tbsp melted butter 4 eggs 2 level tsp soda 2 cup buttermilk 3-1/2 cup flour Directions: Preheat deep fryer to 375 degrees F. Mix together soda and buttermilk. Cover the top of the […]

February 18, 2009 · rhonda · No Comments
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Wacky Cake

This is another recipe from my Grandmother Birdie. This is one recipe that is easy to make and you will always have the ingredients on hand. There’s never a reason to say that you didn’t have what it takes to make a cake on the spur of the moment. Ingredients: 3 cup flour 2 cup […]

February 17, 2009 · jackie · No Comments
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Cream Puffs

This is my mother’s recipe and one I love. – jackie Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/2 cup oleo 1 cup flour 4 eggs 1 pkg (3-1/2 oz) instant pudding mix 1 cup milk 2 cup chilled whipped cream Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Heat water and oleo to rolling boil. Stir in flour. […]

February 16, 2009 · rhonda · No Comments
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Hershey Fudge Cake

This recipe came from my Grandma Birdie and while I haven’t tried it yet, I am trying to get all of my family recipes up on this site so I don’t lose them.  After all, it would be a shame if I ever did. Ingredients: 2-1/4 cups flour, sifted 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp […]

February 16, 2009 · jackie · No Comments
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