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This is another great recipe from my friend Evonne! Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature 2 teaspoons baking powder Zest from 1 large lemon 1 teaspoon kosher salt (I like 1 ½ teas.) 1 cup sugar (set aside 1 tablespoon for sprinkling 2 cups fresh blueberries, picked over 1 egg, room … Read more

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Sharing recipes is something that many people like to do! For most I would say that being asked for your recipe is a high compliment! But some cooks want to keep their recipes to themselves for a variety of reasons and I respect that. We often have guests ask for our recipes, and I leave … Read more

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Onions were a cash crop for the early Amana people. When it was time to harvest onions, everyone helped. Did you know that an onion played a part in Bill Zuber’s early baseball career? The story goes that one day Bill was on the porch with his Aunt Marie who was cleaning onions when Cy … Read more

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Welcome to 2022! Thank you for looking at our Recipe page! It is hard to believe that I have been posting recipes since late 2015! I started out with the idea of sharing great recipes from fantastic Amana Colonies cooks! Over the years I have shared recipes from fantastic Amana Colonies cooks, as well as … Read more

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Rock Road Fudge Bars Sue Wald BATTER: ½ c. butter (margarine) 1 oz. unsweetened chocolate 1 c. sugar 1 c. flour ½ c. chopped walnuts 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs FILLING: 8 oz. cream cheese (reserve 2 oz. for frosting) ½ c. sugar 2 T. flour ¼ c. butter (margarine) 1 … Read more

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Christmas Breakfast Pie 1 (24 oz.) package frozen hash browns 1 onion, diced 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese 2 cups diced ham 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese 3 eggs 1 cup milk ½ teaspoon salt Directions: Layer potatoes, onion, cheese, and ham in a greased 9 x 13 pan. Beat eggs in a … Read more

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Holiday Sweet Yams or Potatoes lg. can sweet yams or potatoes 3 lg. apples ⅓ c. melted butter ⅓ c. brown sugar ½ tsp. nutmeg ¼ tsp. cinnamon Preheat oven to 350°. Peel and slice apples. Arrange yams and apples by layers in a 9-inch casserole (round or square), sprinkling brown sugar, butter and spices … Read more

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Christmas Fruit Cake Ann Booges, from Rozella Hartman 2 c. sifted flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Sift together and put aside. Cut inso suitable pieces: 1 lb. mixed nuts 1 c. green candied cherries 1 sm. jar maraschino cherries 1 sm. pkg. dates Add: 1 c. white raisins (opt.) ½ lb. … Read more

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Gumdrop Confetti Cookies 1 c. shortening 1 c. white sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 c. coconut 1 c. brown sugar 2 eggs 2 c. flour ½ tsp. baking soda 2 c. oatmeal 1 c. gumdrops Cream shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda and … Read more

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Double Decker Fudge Judy Schmidt 10 oz. peanut butter chips ½ c. cocoa ¼ c. butter, melted 1 tsp. vanilla 4 ½ c. sugar 1 (7 oz.) jar marshmallow creme 1 ½ c. (12 oz.) evaporated milk ¼ c. butter Line a 9×13-inch pan with foil. Butter foil lightly. In medium bowl, place 1 cup … Read more