Recipes using vanilla


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dulce de Leche Cookies

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 […]

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 Print Recipe Cherry Coffee Cake Servings Ingredients 1 c. butter softened1-3/4 c. sugar4 eggs1 tsp. vanilla3 […]

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Heavenly Delights Who: South Fork United Methodist Church Cost: $20 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, ring bound, includes recipe CD Pages of recipes: 276 Send 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 leeaumann@yahoo.com. Print Recipe Blueberry Zucchini Bread Servings Ingredients 3 eggs lightly beaten1 c. vegetable oil3 tsp. […]

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 […]