Favorite Recipes

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Excellent Roast Beef

3 1/2 lb rump roast (fat removed)
1 can mushroom soup
1 envelope onion soup
3 tbsp steak sauce

Can be cooked in crockpot or place roast in center of foil in baking dish.  Spoon mushroom soup over surface of roast.  Sprinkle onion soup mix and steak sauce.  Seal foil and bake in preheated oven at 200 degrees for 6-8 hours, at 250 degrees for 4-5 hours or at 350 degrees for 3 hours.

Makes it own gravy that is good over rice, noodles or with mashed potatos

Favorite Christmas desert recipes

NO-Bake Fruit Balls

2 cups mini marshmallows
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
½ cup chopped red maraschino cherries
½ cup chopped green maraschino cherries
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
3 cups flaked coconut

Combine marshmallows, cracker crumbs, cherries and condensed milk, mix well.
Shape dough evenly in to 5 dozen balls about one inch. Roll balls in coconut. Refridgerate 3 hours or until firm. Store in airtight container in refridgerator.


In a saucepan: ¾ cup light molasses, ½ cup butter. Cool to room temp, stir in 2 eggs.

Sift: 4 ¼ cups flour, ½ cup sugar, 1 1/4tsp cinnamon, 1 1/4tsp soda, ½ tsp cloves, ½ tsp nutmeg, dash of pepper. Mix with molassess mix. Mix well, chill for several hours, shape in 1 inch balls, bake on greased cookie sheet 375 degree for 12 min. Cool and roll in powdered sugar.

Sugar Cookies

1cup sugar ½ cup milk 4tsp baking powder 2 beaten eggs 3 ½ cups flour 1 cup shortening 1.2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp soda

Mix sugar and eggs and beat, add shortening and mix til creamy. Add vanilla and milk, add dry ingredients. Dough will be soft, chill for 1 hour and roll dough in to 3/8 inch thick. Cut. Bake at 350 for 10 min and frost.

Georgia Street Slices

Melt over double boiler: ½ c butter, ¼ c sugar, 5 tbsp cocoa

Take off heat and add one beaten egg. Mix in 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs and 1 cup coconut flakes. Put in 8x10 pan. Refrigerate. Mix 2 cups powdered sugar, 2 tbsp vanilla pudding mix, ½ cup butter and ¼ cup milk. Spread over graham crackers. Refrigerate. Melt 1 package of semi-sweet chocolate chips with 1 tbsp butter. Spread on mix and refrigerate.

5 minute Fudge—Kathy Amestoy

2/3 cup canned milk, 1 1/3 cup sugar, ½ tsp salt Heat on low til boiling, cook 5 min. Stir constantly. Add 1 ½ cup mini marshmallows, and chocolate chips, 1 tsp vanilla. Pour into buttered 9x9 pan.

Rum Cake

1 yellow cake mix
1 pkg. vanilla instant pudding mix (6 oz.)
4 eggs
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup dark rum ( I use what ever rum I find)
Mix altogther for 2 mins.. Spray tube pan. Pour batterinto pan.
Bake 1 hr. at 325 oven

leave cake in pan to glaze, poke holes all over cake

1 stick butter
1 cup sugar –
1/4 cup water
boil 3 to 5 mins. remove add 1/2 cup rum stir pour over cake
repeat till all the glaze is used up. Leave cake sit for 2 hrs before removing from pan!


1 box yellow cake mix
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 pkg. (6 oz.) vanilla instant pudding mix
4 eggs
3/4 c. peach schnapps
1/2 c. orange juice
1/2 tsp. orange extract
Combine and blend well-Pour into greased and lightly floured 9 1/2 inch bundt pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes at 350 degrees.
Combine 4 tbsp. peach schnapps, 2 tablespoons orange juice and 1 cup confectioners sugar.
While cake is still warm in pan-poke holes in cake and pour liquor mixture over it. Cool in pan at least 2 hours.

Hard Rock Candy
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup lite corn syrup and water (each)
Combine in saucepan with a dash of salt and bring to a boil.  Cook to a soft crackle about 290 degrees.  Remove from heat and add color and flavor.  Swirl gently to blend.  Pour into a 8x8x2 metal pan.  Let stand until firm and cut into little puffs or let harden and drop to shatter and roll in powder sugar