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This recipe was submitted to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook by Bev Criswell. Bev was the church secretary and danced in a liturgical dance group together for several years with Innkeeper Bonnie. Dirt Cake 1 lb. pkg. Oreo cookies 16 oz. Cool Whip ½ c. oleo 8 oz. cream cheese 1 c. powdered sugar 1 … Read more

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This recipe was submitted to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook by Marion Duncan. Marion is the mother of a high school friend of Innkeeper Bonnie.  Pumpkin Pecan Pie 3 slightly beaten eggs 1 c. cooked pumpkin 1 c. sugar ½ c. dark corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla ½ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt 1 c. … Read more

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Tuna Melt Sandwiches ¼ pound cubed American cheese – Velveeta 3 shelled, chopped hard boiled eggs 1 c. chunk style tuna 2 – 3 chopped sweet pickles ½ c. mayonnaise Salt and pepper Small amount of chopped onion – optional Hamburger buns Mix all items together.  Spread mixture of hamburger bun. Can be served cold, … Read more

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“This recipe is from a friend I taught with at Laurens-Marathon school district.” – Innkeeper Bonnie Wheaties Cookies ½ c. sugar ½ c. wh Karo syrup 1 c. peanut butter Heat until it melts. Don’t boil! Stir in 4 c. (or more) of flake cereal. Drop by spoonful onto waxed paper.  

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Innkeeper Bonnie says, “This recipe was shared with me by my mom and granny.  My granny made chunky applesauce – it was delicious!” Applesauce – chunky – freezer Apples Dutch oven or large pot Sugar Containers Peel and quarter apples, discarding the core and seeds. Cut the quarter slices into chunks and put in dutch … Read more

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Innkeeper Bonnie says, “I learned this recipe from my mother-in-law. My family always enjoyed the “taste testing” time of making applesauce as we all had multiple tastes to determine how much sugar and cinnamon taste good to us! “ You can set aside 1 cup amounts of UNSWEETENED applesauce to use in cookie recipe posted … Read more

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Innkeeper Bonnie says her mother-in-law taught her how to make this pie filler.  Apple Pie Filler – Frozen Apples of your choice Sugar Flours Tin pie pans Aluminum foil Wax paper Peel and quarter apples. Put in a bowl  Depending on the size of the apples, approximately 6 – 8 medium sized apples per pie. … Read more

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This recipe was submitted to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook in memory of Freida Sanders. Peach Slacker Pie 6 or 7 peaches (fresh, chunked) 1 c. sugar 2 T. (heaping) flour 1 ctn. half & half Put chunked peaches into pie crust. Mix sugar and flour together and sprinkle over peaches. Pour half and half … Read more

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This recipe was submitted to the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook in memory of Shirley Larson. Shirley was the friend of Innkeeper Bonnie’s mother-in-law. Watermelon Pickles rind of 20 lb. watermelon 1 gal. cold water 1 T. salt 2 c. vinegar 7 c. sugar 1 T. whole cloves 2 or 3 cinnamon sticks Choose a melon … Read more

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This recipe comes from Edith Hoover, Innkeeper Bonnie’s great aunt.  Dump Cookies Melt ½ stick oleo in oblong 9 x 13 cake pan.  Sprinkle on: 1 C graham cracker crumbs 1 C. cho. chips 1 C. butterscotch chips 1 C. coconut nutmeats Pour 1 can Eagle condensed milk over this.  Bake 25 min at 375 … Read more