Friday, April 9, 2010

Applesauce Spice Bread

2 cups self-rising flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
1 cup applesauce
1 cup walnuts, chopped fine

Mix all. Bake in preheated 325 degree oven for 1 hour. Makes 1 loaf.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

2 Apple Dumplings

1/2 finely chopped nuts
2 Tbsp. sugar
3 Tbsp. margarine
2 cooking apples, peeled & cored

Mix nuts & sugar and fill apple. Top with margarine. Split pastry for single pie crust into 2 pieces and roll out. Wrap each apple with crust.
Mix 1 egg yolk with 1 Tbsp cream or milk and brush crust before baking.
Place in ungreased baking dish in preheated 425 degree oven for 25-35 minutes.

Grandma & Jeanne (Mom) in her kitchen by the back door, July of 2004. Whenever company was coming Grandma would put a tablecloth over the washer & dryer (behind them) and use it as a dessert table.

Peanut Butter Divinity

Recipe from Lela Bridges.

2 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water

Cook above to hard ball stage.

2 egg whites
Beat until stiff.

Pour syrup slowly into beaten egg whites & continue to beat. Add 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter and beat until candy holds shape. quickly drop by teaspoonful onto a wax paper.
Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Rhubarb & Cherry Pie

1 lb. rhubarb
2 cups pitted cherries
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup quick cooking tapioca
5 drops food coloring

In mixing bowl combine above ingredients. Let stand 15 minutes. Pour in uncooked pie crust (double crust). 400 degrees for 40 minutes.

Larry (Dad), Bernie the farm hand, Grandpa & Grandma.