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September 16, 2016  | Everyday Recipes
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Today's Recipes -  Carrot Walnut Cake Recipe | Carrot Zucchini Bread Recipe | Linda's Carrot Cake Recipe | Hot Dog and Potato Chip Casserole Recipe | Potato Cookies Recipe | Sweet Potato Chips Recipe | Sweet Potato Fries Recipe | Ranch Potato Chips Recipe | Lemon Pepper Vegetables Recipe | Mixed Vegetable Casserole Recipe | Hot Cinnamon Bananas Recipe | Microwave Tangy Mustard Cauliflower Recipe | Microwave Tangy Mustard Cauliflower Recipe | Microwave Mushroom Rice Recipe | Chess Pie Bar Cookies Recipe | Chocolate Pudding Cookies Recipe | Oatmeal Cherry Cookies Recipe | Malted Milk Cookies Recipe

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Carrot Walnut Cake Recipe

3 c. flour, sifted
2 c. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
4 eggs
1 c. oil
2 lg. grated carrots
1/2 c. black walnuts, chopped
1/2 tsp. vanilla

In large bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Fold and stir thoroughly by hand. In smaller bowl, combine the other ingredients. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Make a well in dry ingredients and combine the contents of the two bowls. Beat by hand until smooth. Pour into two (9 x 1 1/2 inch) round pans. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes.

ICING: Optional; but cream cheese icing is delicious.
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Carrot Zucchini Bread Recipe

2 c. flour
2 c. shredded carrots
1 c. shredded zucchini
1 lg. apple, peeled and cored (golden delicious or granny smith)
1-1/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. raisins
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1 tbsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. grated orange peel
1 tsp. vanilla
3 lg. eggs
1 c. vegetable oil
Sugar for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line 1/2 cup muffin cups with paper baking cups. Mix all ingredients except eggs and oil in a large bowl. Whisk eggs and oil in another large bowl to blend. Stir flour mixture into eggs. Sprinkle 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoons sugar over each. Bake until tester inserted in center comes out clean, about 22 minutes.
Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Linda's Carrot Cake Recipe

2 cups self rising flour
1 1/2 cups oil
2 cups grated carrots
1-8 ounce can crushed pineapple
2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup pecans

Grease and flour pans. Sift flour and cinnamon. Combine eggs, sugar and oil. Beat well. Add to flour mix. Beat well. Fold in remaining ingredients. Bake 1 hour in a preheated 325įF oven. Allow to cool completely. Frost with cream cheese frosting.
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Hot Dog and Potato Chip Casserole Recipe

1 (16 ounce) can cream style corn
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/4 c. onion, chopped
8 wieners
1 c. crushed potato chips

Mix corn, soup and onion. Cut wieners into 1/2 inch pieces and put in corn mixture. Pour into greased casserole dish and top with crushed chips. Bake uncovered in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
Mary J.
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Potato Cookies Recipe

1 Cup butter or margarine, softened
1 Cup sugar
1 Cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon soda
2 Cups flour
1 Cup Hungry Jack potato flakes (dry)

Preheat oven 375 degrees. In large bowl cream first four ingredients until well blended. Beat in 1 egg. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Shape in 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten with the bottom of glass dipped in granulated sugar. Bake 6 or 7 minutes until golden brown. Store in a tightly covered container. Makes 5 dozen. For a chewier cookie, reduce cooking time.
Mary J.
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Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

3 to 4 sweet potatoes, red skin
Spray vegetable oil
Cookie sheet

Scrub sweet potaotes to remove any soil. Slice, in rounds, very thin. Spray cookie sheet with vegetable oil. Lay rounds on sheet and spray the tops. Place in preheated 350 degree oven and bake until crisp. Make several batches and store in air tight plastic
Mary J
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Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

3 med.-size sweet potatoes or yams
1/2 c. oil
Salt (opt.)


Pan Fry Directions
Peel potatoes (if desired); cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch thick French-fry strips. In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil; panfry (in batches if necessary) until cooked through and lightly browned, about 6 to 7 minutes. Using a slotted metal spoon or spatula, transfer French fries as cooked to absorbent paper to drain. If desired, sprinkle with small amount of salt.

Oven Directions
Heat oven to 400 degrees. In large bowl, toss cut potatoes with 1/4 cup oil to coat evenly. On 1 to 2 baking sheets, arrange in single layer; bake until golden on bottom, about 15 minutes. Using spatula or pancake turner, turn potatoes and bake until golden all over, about 15 additional minutes. Remove from oven; transfer to absorbent paper to drain.
Makes 4 servings.
Mary J
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Ranch Potato Chips Recipe

4 md Baking potatoes
1 tb Vegetable oil
1 pk Dry ranch dressing mix

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash potatoes and leave skins on. Slice into 1/4" slices. Place sliced potatoes (approx 4 cups)into a zip lock type bag, or a bowl with a cover. Add oil, shake to coat. Add dressing mix. Shake again to coat. Line potato slices on a baking stone or cookie sheet. Do not overlap. Bake 40-45 mins or until golden brown. Serve warm.
6 Servings
Mary J
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Lemon Pepper Vegetables Recipe

1/2 lb. broccoli florets
1/2 lb. cauliflower florets
1/2 carrot, thinly sliced
1 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted
1 Tbs. lemon pepper

Place vegetables in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 5 minutes or until tender. Drain and transfer to a bowl. Add remaining ingredients and salt to taste. Toss gently.

Makes 4 servings
Per serving: calories 60, fat 3.4g, 45% calories from fat, cholesterol 8mg, protein 2.9g, carbohydrates 6.5g, fiber 3.5g, sugar 2.3g, sodium 357mg
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Mixed Vegetable Casserole Recipe

2 (10 ounce) packages frozen mixed vegetables
1/2 cup ( 2 ounces) shredded low-fat process American cheese
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 tablespoons reduced calorie mayonnaise
1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
Vegetable cooking spray

Cook mixed vegetables according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Combine mixed vegetables, cheese and next 3ingredients, stirring gently. Spoon mixture into a 1-1/2 quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Bake for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings
Calories 66, Fat 2g, Fiber 2g, Sodium 140mg, Carbohydrate 9g, Cholesterol 4mg
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This is my favorite dessert recipe.

Hot Cinnamon Bananas Recipe

4 bananas
scant 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
4 tbs syrup
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Cut the bananas in two and put them in an oven-proof dish or portion dishes. Pour the orange juice and the syrup over the bananas. Put them in the microwave on full effect for about 2 minutes. Make sure they're tender, if not, continue on full effect for a little while longer. If you use a regular oven, keep them in there until they're just tender. Powder with some cinnamon and serve with vanilla ice cream.
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Microwave Tangy Mustard Cauliflower Recipe

1/2 c. water
2 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tbsp. onion
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard (NOT French's or dry)
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1 med. to sm. cauliflower

Place cauliflower and water into a 2 quart casserole dish and microwave on high for 8 minutes. In a food processor, blend remaining ingredients; pour over cauliflower and microwave 1 to 2 minutes more.
Let stand 3 to 4 minutes.
Source: Southwestern Public Service Cooking Class in the 60s
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Microwave Mushroom Rice Recipe

6 tbsp. margarine
1 c. long grain rice
1 (10 1/2 oz.) can beef broth
1 (10 1/2 oz.) can onion soup
1 (4 oz.) can mushroom pieces

Heat margarine in a 2-quart casserole dish at high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; heat for 25-30 minutes at high, stirring once. Let stand covered for 10 minutes before serving. I use Campbell's French onion soup and beef broth in this recipe
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Chess Pie Bar Cookies Recipe


1 box yellow cake mix
1 stick butter
2 eggs

Mix above ingredients. Press in a 9 x 13 inch pan with a floured spoon.

Filling: 1 (8 oz.) pkg. Philadelphia cream cheese 2 eggs 2 1/2 c. confectioners sugar. Mix and pour over crust; sprinkle top with 1/2 cup chopped nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
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Chocolate Pudding Cookies Recipe

1 (4 serving size) pkg. Jello instant pudding, chocolate flavor
1 c. buttermilk baking mix (or Bisquick)
1/4 c. oil
1 egg
Peanut butter chips, M & M's or other assorted candies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put pudding mix and baking mix in bowl. Mix together with wooden spoon. Add oil and egg. Mix together until mixture forms a ball. Take a small spoonful of dough and shape it into a 1/2 inch ball. Place ball on ungreased cookie sheet. Shape rest of dough into 1/2 inch balls. Place balls about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press your thumb into middle of each ball to make a thumbprint. Put peanut butter chips or candies in thumbprint. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove cookies from cookie sheet with spatula. Place on wire racks; cool.
Makes 36 cookies.
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Oatmeal Cherry Cookies Recipe

1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
2 cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
1 1/2 cups dried tart cherries
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Put margarine, brown sugar and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed 3 to 4 minutes, or until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla extract; beat well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt, if desired; add to egg mixture. Stir in oats, cherries and chocolate chips; mix well.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack to cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.
Makes about 4 dozen.
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Malted Milk Cookies Recipe

1 c. butter, softened
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. light brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs, room temperature
1 small package vanilla pudding
2 1/4 c. flour
1 c. uncooked oatmeal
1 tsp. baking soda
1//2 tsp. salt
1 c. malted milk balls, crushed

Cream butter and both sugars together with the vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add pudding mix, mixing well. Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Fold in malted milk balls. Drop cookie dough 2"s apart on baking sheet. Bake at 350F. 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on baking sheets for a couple minutes before removing.
Makes 3 dozen


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