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What's cooking Suzanne?

By Staff
Suzanne Langcuster
Franklin County Times
OK cooks, here we go – it is time for those holiday recipes. Start collecting your recipes and gathering the ingredients to start early. We have tried to send you our best favorites. Even if there are some you don't use during the upcoming holidays, save them for later on. I go for quick and easy but tasty. You can make a meal out of these suggestions. Be sure to try the rolls. They only have to rise once and taste so good. They are also warm and filling.
Buttermilk Breakfast Cake
1 pkg. white cake mix
1 c. buttermilk
1/2 c. melted butter
5 lg. eggs
3 T. light brown sugar
2 t. ground cinnamon
1 T. granulated sugar
Buttermilk vanilla glaze
Buttermilk Vanilla Glaze
1 c. powdered sugar
1 t. melted butter
1 t. vanilla
1 to 2 T. buttermilk
For cake stir together sugar, butter, vanilla and 1 T. buttermilk until smooth, adding additional 1 T. buttermilk if needed, for desired consistency. Preheat oven to 350. Beat first 3 ingredients and add eggs one at a time and beat well. Sir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Grease a bundt pan and sprinkle with sugar. Spoon 1/3 of batter in bundt pan and then sprinkle brown sugar mixture over batter. Add remaining batter. Bake for 45 minutes and cool on wire rack. Cool toe 20 minutes. Remove from pan and drizzle with Buttermilk Vanilla Glaze.
To make glaze, stir together sugar, butter, vanilla, and 1 T. buttermilk, if needed for consistency.
Holiday Congealed Salad (may be used for diabetics)
1- 8oz. can crushed pineapple
1 small peach jello
2 c. buttermilk
1 lg. Cool Whip
In a small pot boil crushed pineapple and jello until jello is melted. Remove from heat and cool. Add buttermilk and Cool Whip. Very easy and very good!
Turkey or Chicken Dressing (my mother's recipe with some added ingredients)
1 recipe of cornbread
4 to 5 slices of dry bread
1 lg. onion chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 beaten eggs
1 can evaporated milk
1 stick crackers
1 can of poultry seasoning and sprinkle in some sage (about 1 T.)
Hot broth from turkey or chicken to right consistency
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 c. chopped celery
water chestnuts (optional)
Melt 1 stick of butter in a baking pan and heat in oven. After you have mixed all the ingredients above, pour into the pan and cook until it begins to turn brown. This recipe is easily doubled.
Quicky Rolls (delicious)
2 c. self-rising flour
1/4 c. shortening
1/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. warm water
1 pkg. yeast
Mix together and roll out like biscuits. Cut with a large cutter and then fold over when putting in a pan greased with butter. Let them rise only once. After they have risen, bake about 10 to 12 minutes at 400 to 450 degrees or until brown. This recipe may be easily doubled.
Cranberry Salad
1-16 oz. can whole berry cranberry sauce
1 c. Deluxe Tropical Fruit Trail Mix ( no bananas)
2 oz. chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
12 oz. Cool Whip Topping
Break up cranberry jelly with a fork. Stir in trail mix and nuts. Carefully fold in whipped topping. Refrigerate. Best if prepared and served the same day. Can be made quickly.
Orange Bread
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1 T. grated orange rind
2 – 11 oz. cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1 – 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, cut into 20 squares
1/2 c. butter or margarine, melted
1 c. sifted powdered sugar
2 T. orange juice
Combine first three ingredients in a large bowl. Set aside. Separate biscuit dough into individual biscuits and gently separate individual biscuits in half. Place a cream cheese square between the two halves and pinch the sides to seal each back together. Dip in butter and dredge in reserved sugar mixture. Stand biscuits on edge in a lightly greased 12 c. bundt pan, spacing evenly. Drizzle with remaining butter and sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until golden. Immediately invert onto a serving plate. Combine powdered sugar and orange juice and stir well. Drizzle over warm over bread. Serve immediately .
Toll House Pie
2 eggs
1/2 c. unsifted flour
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 c. butter (melted)
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 – 16 oz. pkg. Semi-Sweet Choc. Chip Morsels
1 c. chopped walnuts
1- 9" unbaked pie shell
whipped cream of ice cream for topping ( optional)
Preheat oven to 325, beat eggs until foamy. Add flour, sugar and brown sugar, beat well until blended. Add butter and blend. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts. Pour in pie shell and bake 1 hour. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream on top.
Buttermilk Pudding Pie (a shared recipe from Etta Garrison)
4 eggs
2 c. thick buttermilk
1 3/4 c sugar
1/2 stick butter
1 T. flour
Pour into unbaked deep dish pie shell. Cook at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.