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Monday, March 4, 2013

Watergate Salad

Yield: 1 salad Watergate Salad
1 (3 1/2) oz pistachio Mix all ingredients and let stand in the refrigerator for
pudding mix one hour or overnight.
1c chopped pecans
1c miniature marshmallows
1 (9 oz) Cool Whip
1 lg can crushed pineapple

Friday, March 1, 2013

Fruit Cocktail Sheet Cake

Yield: 1 cakeFruit Cocktail Sheet Cake
1 1/2c plain flourMix dry ingredients.  Add oleo and fruit cocktail.  Mix by
1c sugarhand and pour into a greased 9 x 12 inch cake pan. Mix  1c
1t cinnamonchopped pecans and 1c packed light brown sugar.  Spread
1t baking sodaover the top of batter and press in.  Bake at 325 degrees for
1c packed light brown sugar40 minutes or until done.  Top with whipped cream or ice
1t saltcream.
1 med can fruit cocktail
1 stick oleo, melted
1c chopped pecans

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Pound Cake

Yield: 1 cakePound Cake
1/2c Crisco shorteningCream Crisco, butter and sugar together until creamy. Mix
1/2c buttereggs in one at a time, beating one minute after each.  Blend
2c sugarin flour and mix well.  Add vanilla.  Bake in greased and
6 eggsfloured tube pan at 300 degrees for 60 to 70 minutes or
2c flouruntil done.
1t vanilla