Recipes using sugar


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 […]

Clothespin Cookies

– Mary Zitek, Safety/Education Services Coordinator Print Recipe Clothespin Cookies Servings Ingredients 1 c. butter1/2 c. sour cream1-1/2 c. flour1 c. milk4 T. flour1 c. Crisco1/2 c. margarine1 c. sugar1 tsp. vanillaRed or green food coloringRound clothespins Servings Ingredients 1 c. butter1/2 c. sour cream1-1/2 c. flour1 c. milk4 T. flour1 c. Crisco1/2 c. margarine1 […]

Fantasy Fudge

My Dad and I shared a love of chocolate. Every year at Christmas he would make several batches of fudge. A lot of it was given away to neighbors, friends and family as gifts, but the rest was fair game. I used to love watching Dad make it and hung around to make sure I […]

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 Print Recipe Cry Baby Cookies Servings Ingredients 1 c. butter softened2 c. sugar2 eggs3 tsp. vanilla3 c. flour1 c. Cocoa1/2 tsp. Salt1/2 tsp. baking powder1/2 […]

Pork Loin with Apples and Pears

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Cherry Coffee Cake

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Fresh Peach Pie

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Sliced Tomato Salad

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Bell Pepper Slaw

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