Recipes using baking soda


Molasses Cookies

These molasses cookies were the traditional Wood family (our dad’s mom’s) cookie, made with one pint of lard and rolled out and cut with a round cookie cutter. Our mother, Ruth, adapted the recipe to make it easier and healthier. She used half the nuts and raisins the original recipe called for and also used […]


Cry Baby Cookies

My mother got this recipe from my Great Grandmother Foster and makes them at Christmas. I really look forward to having some each year. – Sandy Wolske, Advertising Coordinator/Graphic Designer

Dulce de Leche Cookies

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Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Heavenly Delights Who: South Fork United Methodist ChurchCost: $20 includes shippingDetails: Hard-backed, ring bound, includes recipe CDPages of recipes: 276Send checks to: South Fork U.M.W., c/o Barb Stolte, 1403 E. 200 North Road, Nokomis, IL 62075 or 217-820-1757 or email


Rhubarb Cake

Recipes & Remembrances Who: Alden United Methodist Church Cost: $20 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, ring bound Pages of recipes: 204 Send checks to: Karen Beystehner, Alden United Methodist Women, 19305 Crowley Road, Harvard, IL 60033 or 815-943-4315 (before 8 p.m.)


Pretzel Rolls

200 Years of Home Cooking Who: West Eden United Methodist ChurchCost: $15 includes shippingDetails: soft-back, comb boundPages of Recipes: 199Send checks to: West Eden UMC, c/o James Anderson, 2740 West Eden Rd., Cypress, IL 62923 or call 618-634-9508


Pumpkin Roll

A Collection of Recipes Who: Hardin Presbyterian ChurchCost: $15 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb-boundPages of recipes: 330Send checks to: Penny Loft, Hardin Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 532, Hardin, IL 62047 or call 618-576-2800  


Healthy Breakfast Muffins

The Goose Supper Cookbook Who: Lynnville Christian ChurchCost: $21.50 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, spiral boundPages of recipes: 248Send checks to: Jack McNeely, Lynnville Christian Church, 32 Albion Street, Lynnville, IL 62650or call 217-243-1687


Apricot Muffins

Nourishment For Our Body & Soul Who: Trinity Lutheran ChurchCost: $16 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, spiral boundPages of recipes: 176Send checks to: Trinity Lutheran Church, c/o Megan Busacker, 402 N. Monroe St., P.O. Box 207, Harvel, IL 62538 or call 217-229-3143

Fresh Apple Cake

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