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Posted on 25-11-2009
Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Courtney_Cummz

Hey my babies. I am so thankful for you all! Today is Thanksgiving Eve and I am so excited…lol. Don’t laugh I know I’m a total dork. It’s cool though. I have so much running around today, it’s like a big repeat of yesterday. I just feel like there is so much for me to get done before I start all of my traveling, so I have to get my shit together. Ya know what I’m sayin’? I wanted to share some of my favorite recipe’s with you guys today. Just incase you are looking for something to bring with you to a party or if you just like to cook, and like whipping up new meals like me. If it involves whipping, than you know I’m in…lol.

The first one up is….

Cherry Squares

½ c margarine 3 c. flour
2 c sugar 1 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs 1 tsp. almond extract
1 can cherry pie filling

Cream margarine & sugar. Add eggs, flour and extract.
Spread on greased cookie sheet (save a little)
Place cherry pie filling on top. Drop spoons of batter on top

Bake 350degrees for 35 to 45 min.

Cool & cut into squares.

Omg, they are soooo yummy! One on my most favorites from my childhood!

Next is yummy too,

Creamy Holiday Fudge

3 C (3 – 6oz. pkgs.) Semisweet chocolate
1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
Dash Salt
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
½ C nuts

Melt chocolate in top of double boiler – remove from heat, mix remaining ingredients. Pour in greased pan with wax paper lining.
Refrigerate –2 hrs.

Then…

Delightful Fruit Salad

1 (15 ½ oz.) can Pineapple Chunks, undrained
1 cup sugar
2 Tablespoons All-purpose Flour
1 Egg, beaten
1 cup Pecans, chopped
3 bananas, sliced
2 (11oz.) cans Mandarin orange sections, drained
2 medium Apples, chopped ( 1 yellow, 1 red)
½ pound purple grapes, halved & seeded
1/4 pound green seedless grapes, halved
Maraschino cherries halved (for extra color)—just a few

Drain pineapple, reserving juice.
Combined sugar, flour, egg and pineapple juice in a small saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened. Cool.

Combine pecans and fruit; add dressing, stirring well. Wait until just before serving to add bananas otherwise they may turn brown. Chill before serving.

Yield: 10 to 12 servings

Lemon Squares

1 lemon cake mix
1 stick margarine
1 egg

1 pound confectioners sugar
1 (8 oz.) Philadelphia cream cheese
3 eggs

Cream butter and 1 egg together. Add cake mix gradually, then press in 13 x 9 in. pan.

Mix (in another bowl) Phil. Cream cheese, 3 eggs and 1 pound confectioners sugar.
Blend well, may use mixer on low.
Pour over mixture in pan & bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.

Peanut Butter Cookies

1 cup shortening –Crisco or oleo margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup Brown Sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 beaten Eggs
1 cup Peanut Butter
3 cups All-purpose Flour
2 teaspoons soda
Dash Salt

Oven: 375

Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars, and vanilla. Add eggs; beat thoroughly. Stir in peanut butter. Sift dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture.

Form into tiny balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press with back of fork to flatten. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.
(My Mixing Method: Place all ingredients in large bowl. Mix with hands; then form into balls, mash with fork and bake)

Ribbon Fantasy Fudge

3 cups sugar
¾ c. margarine
⅔c. (5 ⅓ oz. can) evaporated milk
6 oz. semi-sweet choc. Pieces
7 oz. marshmallow crème
1 tsp. vanilla
½ c. peanut butter

Combine 1 ½ c. sugar 6 Tbsp. margarine and ⅓c. milk in heavy sauce pan. Bring to full boil stirring constantly. Continue boiling 4 min. over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate pieces until melted. Add 1 c (1/2 jar) marshmallow cream and ½ tsp. vanilla; beat until well blended. Pour into greased 13 x 9 in. pan. Repeat with remaining ingredients, substituting peanut butter for choc. Pieces, spread over chocolate layer. Cool at room temp. Cut into squares. Makes 3 pounds.

And last but certainly not least

Seven Layer Cake

1 stick butter
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup Angel Flake Coconut
1 can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 pkg. chocolate chips
1 pkg. butterscotch chips
½ cup chopped nuts

Melt butter in a 9 inch square pan. Add the following in order; graham cracker crumbs, coconut, milk, chocolate chips, butterscotch chips and nuts.
Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool and Cut into squares.

These are my favorites from childhood babies. I hope you enjoy them. Let me know if you end up making any of them. I will love to hear how you like them. Or if any of you have ever had any of them, which one is your favorite? I just love the holidays if you can’t tell. I love to share recipes with people too, so if you guys have a good one, please share it with me as well. Tomorrow will be such a great day. I will be thinking of you all, and hoping you have a great holiday.

Love you all bunches,

Xoxo

CC

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