Recipes using shortening


Aunt Hilda’s Biscuits

From the Tried and True to the Very New Who: Illinois Foundation for FCCLA Cost: Donation of $25 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 316 Send checks to: Illinois Foundation for FCCLA, Sheryle Atkins, 15 Timber Ridge Dr., Fairbury, IL 61739 or call 309-261-3397 or email satkins6670@hotmail.com. Print Recipe Aunt Hilda's Biscuits […]

Mother’s Caramel Cake

His Heavenly Table Who: St. Paul’s Cathedral Cost:  $15 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 227 Send checks to: St. Paul’s Cathedral, c/o Warren Swaar, 24833 State Hwy. 29, Greenview, IL 62642 or call 217-671-9063. Print Recipe Mother’s Caramel Cake Servings Ingredients 2 c. sugar1-1/2 c. milk scalded3 c. cake flour3/4 t. […]

Orange Drop Cookies

Holiday Cookie Contest Winners Second Place Print Recipe Orange Drop Cookies Submitted by Bonnie Johnson, Jo-Carroll Energy Servings Makes 4 dozen. Ingredients 2/3 c. shortening3/4 c. sugar1 egg1/2 c. orange juice2 T. grated orange rind2 c. flour1/2 t. baking powder1/2 t. baking soda1/2 t. Salt2-1/2 T. soft butter1-1/2 c. powdered sugar1-1/2 T. orange juice2 t. grated orange […]

Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

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Sugar Cookies

My children (and now grandchildren) enjoy cutting these out and decorating them. From the time they were little, we would take a day to make these special cookies. We would use everything from colored sugars and sprinkles to forming different decorations out of Starburst candies. – Valerie Cheatham, Assistant Editor, Illinois Country Living Print Recipe […]

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.) Print Recipe Rhubarb Cake Course Dessert Servings Ingredients 1/2 c. shortening1-1/2 c. Brown sugar1 egg1 tsp. vanilla2 c. flour1/2 tsp. Salt1 tsp. baking soda1 c. Sour […]

Cherry Pudding Cake

Singing in the Kitchen Who: Champaign-Urbana Sweet Adelines Cost: $13 includes shipping Details: Soft-backed, comb bound Pages of recipes: 99 Send checks to: CU Sweet Adelines, 3920 Daffodil Lane, Champaign, IL 61822 or call Judy at 815-269-2454. Print Recipe Cherry Pudding Cake Course Dessert Servings Ingredients 1 c. all-purpose flour1 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. Salt1 c. sugar4 T. shortening1/2 c. milk1/2 tsp. vanilla2 c. pitted tart […]

Chicken & Dumplings

Recipes & Remembrances Who: St. Mary’s Altar SodalityCost: $10 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb boundPages of recipes: 155Send checks to: Joan Derringer,7781 Oakdale Road, Ellis Grove, IL 62241or call 618-534-6697 Print Recipe Chicken & Dumplings Servings Ingredients 2 Whole chickens1 T. Salt1 large onion cut into quarters2 stalks Celery1-1/2 C. Sifted flour3/4 tsp. Salt3 tsp. Beau […]

Caramel Pecan Rolls

Recipes & Remembrances Who: St. Mary’s Altar SodalityCost: $10 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb boundPages of recipes: 155Send checks to: Joan Derringer,7781 Oakdale Road, Ellis Grove, IL 62241or call 618-534-6697   Print Recipe Caramel Pecan Rolls Servings Ingredients 5-1/2 to 6-1/2 c. Sifted flour divided2 (1/4 oz.) pkg. dry active yeast1-3/4 c. milk1/2 c. Water2 T. […]

Cranberry Muffins

Feeding The Flock – A Taste Of Perfection Who: Sewing Sensational Tales in Marion Cost: $13, including shipping Details: soft-backed, comb-bound Pages of recipes: 75 Send checks to: Carol Grider,13335 Old Frankfort Rd., Marion, IL 62959 or call 618-983-5803 Print Recipe Cranberry Muffins Servings Ingredients 2 C. all-purpose flour1 C. sugar1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg1/2 tsp. […]