Category amish

amish slaw

Amish Slaw

1 cup vinegar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 medium cabbage
2 medium onions
1 cup granulated sugar

Mix vinegar, oil, water, mustard, celery seed, sugar and salt; boil for 3 minutes. Mix cabbage, onions and sugar. Combine boiled mixture and cabbage mixture; refrigerate overnight.

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pumpkin whoopie pies

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups cooked, mashed pumpkin
    (canned pumpkin is okay)
2 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon ground ginger
1/2 tablespoon ground cloves

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F...

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peanut pie

Peanut Pie

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 cup Cool Whip
1 (9-inch) graham cracker crust

Combine cream cheese, peanut butter and confectioners’ sugar; fold in Cool Whip. Pour into pie crust and refrigerate.

Top with Cool Whip to serve.

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crows nest pudding

Crows Nest Pudding

Source: Amish County Cookbook – Lucy Eash & Mrs. Henry A. Yoder

1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Butter, the size of a walnut
Flour, as needed

Chocolate Pudding Filling
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon va...

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browned stew with dumplings

Browned Stew with Dumplings

This is an old Amish Mennonite recipe.

2 pounds cubed beef
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons fat (or vegetable oil)
1 small onion, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 cups boiling water
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Cut meat into small cubes.

Melt fat in a hot skillet or Dutch oven. Brown meat and onion in fat, keep it sizzling hot until nicely browned.

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