Recipes using baking soda


Banana Caramel Cake

Banana Caramel Cake

I have a reputation with my children for getting a little bit carried away when I do Christmas baking. A few years ago, I was so excited about having all of our children and grandchildren home for the holidays, I kept adding to the items I just had to make. By the time they all […]

Pecan Pie Cake with Cinnamon Whipped Cream Frosting

Pecan Pie Cake with Cinnamon Whipped Cream Frosting

I have a reputation with my children for getting a little bit carried away when I do Christmas baking. A few years ago, I was so excited about having all of our children and grandchildren home for the holidays, I kept adding to the items I just had to make. By the time they all […]

Brad’s Favorite Rhubarb-Strawberry Coffee Cake

Celebrating 40 Years Who: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Cost: $17.50 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, ring bound Pages of recipes: 307 Send checks to: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Attn: Vicky Hastings, P.O. Box 740, St. Joseph, IL 61873-0740 or call 217-688-2011 or 217-841-2191 or email vicky.hastings76@gmail.com. Print Recipe Brad’s Favorite Rhubarb-Strawberry Coffee Cake Servings […]

Almond Joy Cookies

Feeding the Flock Who: Oak Grove Baptist Church Cost: $13.25 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 61 Make checks to: Oak Grove Baptist Church, Rhonda Eccles, 511 Ohio Ave., Windsor, IL 61957 or call 217-246-2655 or call Linda Emul at 217-665-3194 Print Recipe Almond Joy Cookies Servings Ingredients 1 c. butter1-1/2 c. […]

Cherry Almond Muffins

Cooking with Style: Beauty and the Feast Who: Cancer benefit for fellow stylist’s daughter Cost: $14 for one, $20 for two includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 109 Send checks to: Linda Hogan, 1043 Newport Rd., West Frankfort, IL 62896 or call 618-218-2428. Print Recipe Cherry Almond Muffins Servings Ingredients 1-3/4 c. […]

Applebutter Cake

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Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Chocolate! Thoughts of red roses, cards filled with undying love, sparkling wine and large heart-shaped boxes full of chocolates – it must be time for Valentine’s Day! According to The Nielsen Company, more than 58 million pounds of chocolate candy will be sold during Valentine’s week. That’s a lot of chocolate! It only made sense […]

Buffalo Chip Cookies

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners Print Recipe Buffalo Chip Cookies Submitted by Donna Gruenenfelder, Clinton County Electric Servings Makes 4 dozen large cookies. Ingredients 1 lb. margarine softened1 lb. light brown sugar2 c. sugar4 c. flour4 eggs2 t. baking powder2 t. baking soda2 c. Pecans choped2 c. quick oats2 c. cornflakes crushed12 oz. semi-sweet chocolae chips6 oz. […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners Print Recipe Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies Submitted by Diane Jansen, Clinton County Electric Servings Makes 3 dozen. Ingredients 1-3/4 c. flour1/2 c. shortening or margarine1/2 t. Salt1 c. sugar1/4 t. baking soda1 t. vanilla1/2 c. Cocoa1/4 c. milk20 lg. marshmallows cut in half1/2 c. pecan halves1/4 c. margarine softened2 c. powdered sugar2 T. […]