November 25, 1999 archive

North Pole Snickerdoodles

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Snickerdoodles

Mix together thoroughly:

1 cup soft margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs

Sift together and stir in:

2 3/4 cups flour
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

Chill dough for 1 hour. Roll into balls the size of small walnuts. Roll in mixture of 2 tablespoons of sugar and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon. (My mom uses red and green sugar to make them look Christmasy.)

Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned.. but still soft. These cookies puff up at first, then flatten out with crinkled tops.

Temperature: 400 degrees

Time: Bake 8 – 10 minutes

Amount: About 5 dozen 2 inch cookies.

North Pole Sausage Balls

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Sausage Balls

1 lb. Hot Sausage
10 oz. Grated Cheddar Cheese
3 cups Bisquick

Mix all ingredients by hand in a large bowl. KNEAD WELL!
Shape into small (ping pong ball size) balls.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Lime-Strawberry Surprise

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LIME-STRAWBERRY SURPRISE

1 3-ounce package lime gelatin
1 cup crushed pineapple
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 8-ounce package cream cheese
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 3-ounce package strawberry gelatin

Prepare lime gelatin as directed on package. Chill until slightly thickened. Fold in pineapple; pour into an 8-inch square pyrex bowl. Chill until firm. Gradually add mayonnaise to softened cream cheese, mixing until well blended. Add nuts. Spread over molded gelatin layer. Chill until firm. Prepare strawberry gleatin as directed on package. Pour over cheese mixture; chill until firm.

Makes a pretty red, white and green jello salad!