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"Cream Cheese Pecan Pie"

9 inch deep dish pie plate
make crust
(cream cheese layer)
2, 8oz. pkg cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
(pecan layer)
1 1/2 c. chopped pecans
1 c. dark corn syrup
1/4 c. sugar
3 large eggs
2 T. melted butter

Preheat oven to 350. Cream all the cream cheese layer together in a large bowl and spread on the bottom of the pie crust. For the pecan layer, sprinkle the pecans over the cream cheese mixture. In a medium bowl whisk together, the syrup and rest of the ingredients. Pour over the pecans. Bake 40-45 minutes or until the center in set. Let it cool at least 1 hour. Keep in the refrigerator.

Marian Embree, Moberly


"Gum Drop Fruit Cake"

2 c. sugar
2 c. shortening
4 beaten eggs
2 c. applesauce
1 orange, ground up
4 c. flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. allspice
2 tsp. baking soda
1 c. chopped dates
1 c. gumdrops
1 c. nuts

Beat together the sugar, shortening and eggs. Add the applesauce and orange. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and baking soda. Add to the mixture and mix well. Fold in the chopped dates, gumdrops and nuts. Pour into a loaf pan. Bake at 300 for 1-to-2 hours on longer if needed. (makes 3 bread pans and another small one)

Arlene Grace
(appears in 3rd KWIX Cookbook)

question on subsituting jelly beans....she doesn't think that will work as well


"Gumdrop Cookies"

1 c. butter or margarine
1 c. white sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. coconut
1 c. gumdrops, cut (red and green)
2 c. oatmeal
1/2 c. nuts

Cream together the butter and sugars. Add the beaten eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Sift the dry ingredients together and add to the mixture. Stir well until mixed. Work in the coconut, gumdrops and oatmeal. Form into balls and drop onto a greased cookie sheet. Flatten the dough with a fork dipped in milk. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown.

Arlene Grace
(appears in 3rd KWIX Cookbook)


need a recipe for Cranberry Squares

listener takes ham to butcher to be sliced and tied together. when starting to cook, he pours pineapple juice and maple syrup over. has anyone tried molasses?

listener having trouble browning the bottom of the crust for pies; glass pan, middle rack in the oven, temperature 350

need an easy peanut brittle recipe

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