“Sweet and Spicy Peanut Butter and Bacon Sandwiches”

1/4 c. creamy peanut butter
4 slices of cinnamon raisin bread
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
4 crispy cooked bacon strips
2 tsp. honey

Spread peanut butter over the slices of bread. Sprinkle cayenne pepper on top. Top with the bacon and drizzle with honey. Top with the rest of the bread.

Flossie Glass, Edina

last week, had a request for a turnip recipe….

“Watergate Turnips”

Use equal parts of turnips, carrots, and onions. Cook until tender. Mash like potatoes. Pour into greased casserole dish. Top with slabs of sharp cheese. Top with french fried onion rings. Bake at 375 for 1 hour. Can add a small amount of sweetener.

submitted by Vauncil Blum, Slater
(in 1st KWIXland Cookbook)

“Turnips With Cheese”

3 medium turnips
2 T. fat
2 T. flour
1 1/2 c. milk
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 c. grated cheddar cheese

Peel and slice turnips and boil in salted water. Drain. Make white sauce with the flour, fat, and milk. Add seasonings, and place turnips in a casserole dish and pour the white sauce over the turnips and top with cheese. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.

submitted by Edith Bayles, Callao
(in 2nd KWIXland Cookbook)

“Turnip Cups”

Peel your turnips and trim so they will stand on their own. Par boil in salt water, then drain. Hollow the turnips out to make cups. Mash what is removed, moisten with cream and season to taste. Put back in the cups and bake in a moderate oven at 375 for 25 minutes. Serve with a roast or with lamb.

submitted by Bernadine Copeland
(in 3rd KWIXland Cookbook)

“Key Lime Pie”

You can buy the graham cracker crust already made…if you do, buy the larger size (or make your own)
1, 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 can Eagle brand milk
1/2 c. lime juice
1, 8 oz. carton Cool Whip

Beat the softened cream cheese. Add the milk and lime juice. Fold in the carton of Cool Whip. Pour into pie shell. Sets up in approximately 3-4 hours.

Janet Westhoff, Glasgow

-looking for a good apple pie recipe that uses a can apple filling

“Apple Strudel Coffee Cake”

1 yellow cake mix
1, 20 oz. can apple pie filling
2 large eggs
1 c. brown sugar
5 T. melted margarine
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 c. nuts

Mix the yellow cake mix, apple pie filling, and eggs, with a fork. Press into lightly greased 9 by 13 cake pan. Top with the mixture of brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon and nuts. Bake at 325 for 45 minutes. Glaze with powdered sugar glaze as soon as you remove from oven. (could substitute a cherry pie filling)

Kathleen Barnes, Centralia