Pumpkin Cookies

Helen Story, B.H.S. 2 cup shortening2 cup sugar1 (16 oz) can pumpkin2 eggs2 tsp vanilla4 cup flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp baking soda1 tsp ground nutmeg1/2 tsp ground allspice2 cup raisins1 cup cup chopped nuts Cream shortening and sugar. Add pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, next 5 ingredients … Continue reading Pumpkin Cookies

Sweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Helen Story, B.H.S. 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1/3 cup granulated sugar1/3 packed brown sugar1 egg1 Tbsp water1/2 tsp vanilla1 1/4 cup flour1/2 tsp baking soda1/4 tap salt2 (4 oz) package sweet chocolate chips1/2 cup chopped walnut Thoroughly cream together butter and sugars. Add egg, water, and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, soda, and … Continue reading Sweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hush Puppies

Helen Story, B.H.S. 1 1/4 cup yellow corn meal1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp onion salt1/2 tsp baking soda3/4 cup buttermilkDash of sage Combine dry ingredients. Add buttermilk and mix until stiff. Make rounded tablespoons of batter using palm of hand to round out top. Drop into deep hot fat (375°F.). Cook until well browned (2 minutes). … Continue reading Hush Puppies

Taco Casserole

Helen Story, B.H.S. 1 lb ground beef1/2 cup chopped onion1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce1/3 cup water1 (1 1/4 oz) envelope taco seasoning mix2 eggs1 cup milk1 (16 oz) can red kidney beans, drained1 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese10 taco shells, coarsely crushed1 cup shredded lettuce1/2 cup shredded Jack cheese1 tomato, chopped1/4 cup pitted … Continue reading Taco Casserole

Green Bean Salad

Helen Story, B.H.S. 2 cup French sliced green beans, drained1 can tiny peas, drained1 small onion, chopped1/2 green pepper, chopped1/2 small can pimentos, chopped4 pieces celery, chopped1 1/2 cup sugar (granulated)1 cup vinegar1/2 cup salad oil1 Tbsp salt1 Tbsp cold water Mix vegetable together. Make dressing of sugar, vinegar, salad oil, salt, and water. Shake … Continue reading Green Bean Salad

Potato Patties

Helen Story, B.H.S. Good for Left Mashed Potatoes Mashed potatoesOnions, choppedSaltPepper1 or 2 eggs6 - 8 crackers (saltine), crumbled1/2 cup shortening (may need more) Mix together all, except shortening. Form into patties. Melt shortening in skillet. Get real hot before placing patties in grease. Brown on one side. Turn over. Brown other side and serve.