Recipes using Pecans


Applebutter Cake

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German Chocolate Upside Down Cake

Back to School It’s that crazy time of year when the kids are back in school and their schedules have us wondering how in the world to get supper on the table without driving through a fast food restaurant. Here are a few recipes that take little time to put together and give you a […]

Mocha Balls

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 […]

Candy Cane Snowballs

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners First Place   Print Recipe Candy Cane Snowballs Submitted by Kathy Quick, Jo-Carroll Energy Servings Makes 5 dozen Ingredients 2 c. butter softened1 c. powdered sugar1 t. vanilla3-1/2 c. flour1 c. Pecans chopped8 oz. white candy coating1/3 - 1/2 c. peppermint candy finely crushed Servings Makes 5 dozen Ingredients 2 c. butter […]

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. […]

Fred’s Famous Pecan Crispies

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners Print Recipe Fred’s Famous Pecan Crispies Submitted by Fred Alstat, Egyptian Electric Servings Makes 6 dozen. Ingredients 1 c. butter softened2-1/2 c. packed brown sugar2 eggs2-1/2 c. flour1/4 t. Salt1/2 t. baking soda1 c. Pecans finely chopped Servings Makes 6 dozen. Ingredients 1 c. butter softened2-1/2 c. packed brown sugar2 eggs2-1/2 c. […]

Pecan Salsa for Upland Birds

Road Kill Feasts For 16 years, avid hunter, cook, and Egyptan Electric Cooperative member Virgil Hannig, hosted Road Kill Feasts each February in Carbondale. Hannig, and his “Road Kill Chefs”, served 85-90 men fare such as Amos’ Famous Barbequed Coon, Venison Stroganoff, Sharptail Grouse and Pheasant Pot Pie, and Turtle Mulligan. With the fall hunting […]

Pecan Pie Bars

Do you eat gluten-free? Whether eating gluten-free is a medical necessity, such as those suffering from celiac disease, or a choice, many supermarkets are adding food aisles and freezers dedicated to gluten-free ingredients and prepared foods. Gluten-free pasta, flour, cereals and bread, once only available in specialty stores, can now be found in local grocery […]

Banana Split Trifle

Recipes from the Parish  Who: Wesbein and Cropsey United Methodist ChurchesCost: $16 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, spiral boundPages of recipes: 137Send checks to: Susan Wright, 36681 E. 1000 N Rd., Saybrook, IL 61770 or call 309-475-9080. Print Recipe Banana Split Trifle Course Dessert Servings Ingredients 3 c. Cold milk1 – 5.1 oz, cheesecake flavored instant pudding mix1-8 oz. can crushed pineapple drained1 prepared angel […]

Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake

American Legion Auxiliary Cookbook Who: Metropolis American Legion AuxiliaryCost: $15 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, spiral boundPages of recipes:131Send checks to: Peggy Mitchell, American Legion Auxiliary, 321 Market St., Metropolis, IL 62960 or call 618-524-2043 Print Recipe Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake Course Dessert Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 2-21 oz. cans cherry pie filling1 box chocolate cake mix2 […]