Recipes using vanilla

Dulce de Leche Cookies

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Cherry Coffee Cake

Just What the Doctor Ordered!Who: Peoria Medical Society Auxiliary, Inc. Cost: $20.95 includes shipping Details: soft-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 268 Send checks to: Mary Clare Geraghty, 715 W. Bridgetowne Ct., Dunlap, IL 61525 or call 309-243-1063


Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Heavenly DelightsWho: 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 & RemembrancesWho: 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.)


Cherry Pudding Cake

Singing in the KitchenWho: 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.

Oven Baked Praline French Toast

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.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

A Taste of Tradition Who: OSF St. Joseph Medical Center AuxiliaryCost: $22 includes shippingDetails: hard-backed, ring boundPages of recipes: 245Send checks to: Kris Burke, 2005 Fallen Oak Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 or call 309-824-2005.

Cake Batter Pancakes

Dallas City Elementary PTO Cookbook Who: Dallas City Elementary PTOCost: $13 with shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb boundPages of recipes: 158Send checks to: Dallas City PTO, 921 Creamery Hill Rd., Dallas City, IL 62330 or call 217-852-3201


Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

Honorable Mention Finest Cooking Holiday Recipe Contest Submitted by: Dixie Aumann, Shelby Electric Cooperative


Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dip

Finest Cooking Holiday Recipe Contest Submitted by: Christine Mize, Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association