Fall recipes

  1. I was cutting and pasting some recipes for a fund raiser cookbook and thought I would paste them in here to share with you folks too. Anybody else have some seasonal favorites to share?

    MOM'S PUMPKIN COOKIES with CARAMEL FROSTING

    1 c. sugar
    1 egg
    2½ c. flour
    1 c shortening
    1 c. pumpkin
    1 tsp. soda
    1 tsp. cinnamon
    1 tsp. vanilla
    1 c. chopped dates (optional)
    ½ c. chopped nuts (optional)

    Cream sugar and shortening until fluffy. Add egg and pumpkin and beat until smooth. Blend in spices, flour and soda...do not over-beat. Stir in dates and nuts if using. Drop by teaspoonful on ungreased sheets and bake 10 - 12 minutes at 350º. Remove to wire rack immediately and cool.

    Frosting:
    1/2 c. brown sugar
    3 T. milk
    3 T. butter
    1 tsp. vanilla or rum
    1 c. powdered sugar

    In saucepan, combine sugar, butter and milk. Bring to a boil and boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 1 c. powdered sugar and vanilla or rum and blend until smooth. Frost cooled cookies immediately. Let frosting harden and then enjoy.



    PUMPKIN PANCAKES AND HOT CIDER SYRUP
    Syrup:
    ¾ cup apple juice or cider
    ½ cup corn syrup (light)
    ½ tsp lemon juice
    ½ cup brown sugar
    2 Tbsp butter
    ¼ tsp each cinnamon and nutmeg

    In saucepan, combine above ingredients and bring to boiling; simmer 15 minutes. Makes 1¼ cups of
    syrup.
    Pancakes:
    1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
    2 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp cinnamon
    dash powdered cloves
    ½ cup canned pumpkin
    1 Tbsp melted butter
    1 Tbsp sugar
    ½ tsp salt
    ½ tsp nutmeg
    1 cup milk
    2 slightly beaten egg yolks
    2 stiff-beaten egg whites

    Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices in large bowl. In small bowl, combine milk, pumpkin, egg yolks and butter. Add to dry
    ingredients, stirring just until flour is moistened. Fold in egg whites. Using about 1/3 cup batter for each pancake, bake, turning once, on hot griddle. Serve with hot cider syrup.

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  2. 8 Comments

  3. by   kewlnurse
    drink lots of alcohol and spin around real fast 5 times, guaranteed reciepe to fall.
  4. by   NRSKarenRN
    Kewlnurse, LMAO almost wet the floor. Good contribution.
  5. by   NRSKarenRN
    nurse nancy's pumpkin bread

    3 cups flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    2 tsp. baking soda
    1 tsp. salt
    3 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
    4 large eggs
    2 cups sugar
    1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
    1 cup canned pumpkin
    1 cup chopped nuts

    preheat oven to 350f. grease or vegetable oil spray 1 large tube pan or 2 loaf pans then lightly flour. set aside.

    in large mixing bowl,beat eggs. add sugar gradually. pour in oil slowly and keep beating. in seperate bowl, combine all dry ingredients. alternating, add dry ingredients then pumpkin. batter will be somwhat stiff. stir in nuts. pour into prepared pans.
    bake 1 hr & 10 min. on middle rack in oven. cool slightly and serve warm. it freezes well too. goes great with hot mulled cider or my kids favorite, sparkling apple cider.

    nancy would use this recipie to make cup cakes to serve at local nursing home with a cream cheese icing for halloween or thanksgiving, topped with candy corn.
  6. by   RNIAM
    I am getting hand cramp writing these down, but they will be worth it!
  7. by   hoolahan
    rhona, poor baby, why don't ya just print them out??
  8. by   aimeee
    Oooh, I'm glad somebody dug these out because I forgot to save that Pumpkin Bread recipe and I've got a hankering for it!
  9. by   SmilingBluEyes
    I have an excellent chicken pot pie recipe in my Amish Cookbook that is GREAT comfort food for fall-winter. I shall look it up; if you are interested. I made it tonite...mmmm mmmm good.
  10. by   cbs3143
    Here are some recipies that I make, not necessarily in the fall though. I do most of the baking here

    APPLE CRISP

    3 C diced peeled apples
    1 Tbsp. flour
    1 C sugar
    dash of salt
    1/2 tsp cinnamon

    Mix together and put into a 5 X 7 baking pan.

    3/4 C oatmeal
    3/4 C brown sugar
    3/4 C flour
    1/4 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 C margarine
    1/4 tsp. baking soda

    Mix by hand, or with a KitchenAid type mixer, with kneading motion, and crumble over apple mixture. Bake in pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Recipe is easily doubled for 9 X 14 pan.

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    Pumpkin Bars

    2 C flour
    4 eggs, slightly beaten
    2 tsp baking powder
    2 C pumpkin
    1 tsp soda
    1 C salad oil
    1/2 tsp salt
    3 tsp cinnamon
    2 C sugar
    2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

    Mix and bake 20 - 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Check with a toothpick. If using an airbake pan, you may have to increase the baking time. Cool and frost. Put some candy corn or pumpkins on top of the frosting if you like.

    Frosting: (you can increase the frosting amount if you use a jelly roll pan)
    2 C powdered sugar
    1 tsp vanilla
    1 stick margarin
    3 oz cream cheese

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    Poppy Seed Bread

    3 C flour
    2-1/2 C sugar
    1-1/2 tsp salt
    1-1/2 Tbsp poppy seeds
    1-1/2 tsp baking powder
    1-1/2 tsp vanilla
    3 eggs
    1-1/2 tsp almond extract
    1-1/2 C milk
    1-1/2 tsp butter flavor
    1-1/8 C oil

    Blend for two minutes. Pour into 2 greased loaf pans. May also
    use cupcakes but adjust baking time accordingly. Bake at 350
    degrees for 1 hour. Cool for 5 minutes and glaze.

    Glaze: 1/4 C orange juice (not concentrate)
    3/4 C sugar
    1/2 tsp vanilla
    1/2 tsp almond flavoring
    1/2 tsp butter flavoring


    Happy baking.

    Chuck

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