Recipes using shortening


Frozen bananas

Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Bananas

Chill out! Hot summer days call for a dip in the pool and inviting family and friends for a cookout. Instead of heating up the oven to bake a dessert, consider something cooler –frozen desserts. In the heat of summer, these chilly delights are favorites that hit the spot. Print Recipe Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Bananas Submitted […]

My Mother’s Jumbo Raisin Cookies

My Mother’s Jumbo Raisin Cookies

Potpourri Over the past several months, readers have submitted recipes that didn’t really fall into any upcoming category of recipes. We decided to make use of these recipes and hope you enjoy trying them. Print Recipe My Mother’s Jumbo Raisin Cookies Submitted by: William Stroud, SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative Course Cookies Servings dozen Ingredients 1 […]

Peanut Butter n Honey Cookies

Reader submitted Print Recipe Peanut Butter n Honey Cookies Course Cookies Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 1/2 c. shortening1/2 c. Brown sugar1/2 c. Peanut butter2 c. flour1/2 c. honey1 egg well beaten1 t. Salt1/2 t. baking soda Course Cookies Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 1/2 c. shortening1/2 c. Brown sugar1/2 c. […]

Mile-High Biscuits

Mile-High Biscuits

There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread, and if you add some cinnamon into the mix, oh my! This issue celebrates breads – from those fluffy yeast rolls you remember grandma making for Sunday dinners, to the light and fluffy biscuits that are amazing slathered with butter and jelly. And, let’s […]

Yeast Rolls

Yeast Rolls

There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread, and if you add some cinnamon into the mix, oh my! This issue celebrates breads – from those fluffy yeast rolls you remember grandma making for Sunday dinners, to the light and fluffy biscuits that are amazing slathered with butter and jelly. And, let’s […]

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

4-H House 80th Anniversary Cookbook Who: 4-H House, University of Illinois Cost: $30 includes shipping Details: Hard-backed, spiral bound Pages of recipes: 470 Send checks to: 4-H House Cookbook, Attn: Linda Paydon Muehling, 703 N 1170 East Rd., Cissna Park, IL 60924 or order online at 4hhouse.com Print Recipe Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake Servings Ingredients 2 […]

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 […]