Friday, December 24, 2010

More Holiday Favorite Recipes

This recipe is from my Aunt Jan and has been a family favorite on Christmas morning.
6 cups of flour
6 T. of sugar
1 tsp salt
1 cup oleo (2 sticks)
Cut shortening into dry ingredients.
1 1/4 c. milk
3 eggs- separate. Beat yolks with milk. Save egg whites.
Mix package of yeast with 1/2 c. warm water
Add to rest of ingredients, cover and let stand overnight in refrigerator.
In the morning, spread the dough on 2 greased cookie sheets (11 x 13" pan)
Beat egg whites until frothy. Spread on dough. Add brown sugar and cinnamon
to the top. Let rise 2 hours. Bake 20 min at 350 degrees
Drizzle powdered sugar frosting on top.
CARMEL FRUIT DIP - this is always good for a fruit tray
1 package 8 oz. soft cream cheese
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla flavoring
3/4 teaspoon of carmel flavoring
Mix together and serve with apple slices, bananas, grapes.
1/2 c. butter
2 square of bitter chocolate
3 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tall can of evaporated milk or 1 2/3 c. of cream
Melt butter, then add chocolate. When melted add sugar
gradually. Slowly stir in evaporated milk.
Cool until sugar is dissolved.
Enjoy on ice cream with whipped cream and a cherry on top.
Happy Holidays

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