Category Archives: Desserts

Apple Oatmeal Cake (1954)

1 C. brown sugar 1 C. oatmeal 1 C. flour 1/2 C. butter 1/2 C. sugar 3 C. apples, diced 2 t. cinnamon Crumb first 4 ingredients together and place 1/2 mixture in pan. Cover with apples. Sift sugar and … Continue reading

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Baked Pumpkin Pudding

4 eggs 1 pound can of pumpkin 1 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. ginger 1/4 t. allspice 1/2 C. molasses 1 C. milk Butter or shortening to grease the casserole dish 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Crack the eggs … Continue reading

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Banana Cake

1/3 C. shortening 1/3 C. sugar 1/2 C. brown sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 t. vanilla 1 1/2 C. flour 1 t. baking powder 1/4 t. salt 1 t. baking soda 4 T. sour milk 1 C. mashed banana … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pudding (1954)

1/4 C. butter 1/2 C. sugar 1 1/4 C. cake flour 1/4 t. salt 1 egg, beaten 1 1/4 t. baking powder 1/2 t. vanilla 1/4 C. milk 1 C. blueberries Cream butter. Add sugar. Add the egg and vanilla. … Continue reading

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Butter Sponge Cake (Hot Milk Cake)

2 Eggs 1/4 t. salt 1 C. sugar 1 t. vanilla 1/2 C. hot milk 1 T. butter 1 t. baking powder 1 C. flour Beat eggs until light in color. Beat in sugar, salt and flavoring. Beat in hot … Continue reading

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Cheese and Cherry Dessert

20 square graham crackers (10 sheets) 1/3 C. butter 1/4 C. sugar 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese 2 T. milk 1 C. sugar 1 (8 oz.) carton Cool Whip 1 can cherry pie filling Crush graham crackers, mix melted butter … Continue reading

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Cherry Nut Bars (1963)

2 eggs, slightly beaten 4 T. cherry juice (Maraschino) 1 pkg. white cake mix 1/2 C. Maraschino cherries, chopped 1/2 C. nuts Combine first 3 ingredients in a mixing bowl.  Beat until well blended.  Stir in cherries and nuts.  Spread … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie Filling (1961)

Crust: 1 C. flour 1/2 C. butter 2 T. sugar dash of salt Filling: 1 package vanilla pudding, prepared 1 can cherry pie filling Prepare crust and bake until brown. Fill crust with vanilla pudding and put the cherry pie … Continue reading

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Chocolate Buttermilk Cake (1965)

1 C. butter 1 t. vanilla 1 3/4 C. sugar 2 eggs 1/2 C. cocoa 3 C. sifted cake flour 1 1/2 t. baking soda 1 t. salt 2 C. buttermilk Start with all ingredients at room temperature. Cream butter, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 C. shortening (part butter for a richer cookie) 1/4 C. white sugar 1/2 C. brown sugar 1/2 t. vanilla 1 egg, well beaten 1 C. + 2 T. flour 1/2 t. soda 1/2 t. salt 1/2 C. nuts 1 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dream Bars (1963)

1 C. flour 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 C. shortening Mix and put in bottom of lightly greased pan. Bake 10 minutes. Pour small pkg. of chocolate chips over top when hot. Prepare: 1 C. brown sugar 2 T. flour … Continue reading

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Coconut Meringues

3 egg whites 1 C. sifted powdered sugar 1/3 C. crumbled Saltine crackers 1 pkg. (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 pkg. (4 oz.) shredded coconut Beat egg whites until stiff. Slowly add powdered sugar. Fold in crackers, chocolate chips … Continue reading

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Crunch Cake

2 C. flour 2 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. shortening (part butter) 1 C. walnuts, chopped Mix together. Save 1 Cup of this mixture for the top. 1/2 C. sour cream 1/2 C. buttermilk 1 t. vanilla 1 t. baking … Continue reading

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Danish Sugar Cookies (1968)

My grandma’s family was from Norway so we ate a lot of desserts and foods from Scandinavia. 2 C. sifted all purpose flour 3/4 t. baking soda 1 t. cream of tartar 1/4 t. salt 1 C. powdered sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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Dump Cake

This recipe comes from our friends the Harnwell’s. It was Jim’s mom’s recipe. 1 No. 2 can crushed pineapple 1 can cherry pie filling 1 pkg. yellow cake mix 1 C. nuts, chopped 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine Oil … Continue reading

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Feather Coconut Cake (1950)

1 1/2 C. flour 1 egg 2 t. baking powder 1 t. lemon extract 7/8 C. sugar 4 T. melted shortening 1/2 C. milk 1/2 C. coconut Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add beaten egg and melted shortening … Continue reading

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French Cherry Pie (1963)

1 C. graham cracker crumbs 1 C. butter or margarine 1/2 C. chopped nuts Mix together and spread in a 9×13 pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Cool and crumble. Combine: 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese 1 … Continue reading

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Fruit Cocktail Cake

1 (16oz)can fruit cocktail, Juice and all 1 egg 1 C. sugar 1 1/2 flour 1 t. baking soda Mix and pour into greased pan. Add topping: 1 C. brown sugar 1 small pkg. of nutmeats Bake at 350 degrees … Continue reading

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Gram’s Oat Dreams

1/2 C. margarine 1/2 C. sugar 1/2 C. brown sugar, packed 1 egg 3/4 t. vanilla 1 C. flour, sifted 1 t. baking powder 1/4 t. soda 1/4 t. salt 1/2 C. rolled oats 1 C. corn flakes 1/2 C. … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Brownies (1968)

This is my grandma Ella’s home-made brownie recipe. 1/2 C. butter or salad oil 1 C. sugar Pinch of salt 4 eggs, beaten well 1 lb. can Hersey Chocolate Syrup 1 C. flour 1/2 C. nuts Bake on cookie sheet … Continue reading

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