Christmas Recipes category archive

Potato Filling

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Potato Filling

Goes great with turkey and ham.

Directions:

1. About 3lbs whole potatoes, peeled, boiled, and mashed with milk
2. Melt one stick margarine in frying pan
3. Saute — 2 stalks celery (chopped) and one small onion (chopped) until soft and onion is golden. Do Not Brown
4. Add 3 slices of firm bread cut into cubes — mix in well (add more margarine if needed)
5. continue sauteeing until bread is golden
6. Beat 2 large eggs into mashed potatoes
7. Mix in onions, celery, bread — blend well.
8. Place in casserole dish — dot with margarine and bake in 350′ oven until top is puffy and golden (about 1/2 hour if mixture is warm when goes into oven, about 1 hour if taken from fridge).

Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin Pie

2 unbaked 9-inch (4 cup volume) deep-dish pie shells.

1 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 ground cloves
4 eggs
3 1/2 cups pumpkin stuff
3 cups evaporated milk

Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in medium bowl.

Beat eggs lightly in large bowl.

Stir in pumpkin and sugar-spice mixture.

Gradually stir in evaporated milk.

Pour into pie shells.

Bake in pre-heated 425 F oven for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350, bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Let cool and eat.

North Pole Oatmeal Cookies

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Oatmeal Cookies

* makes about 3 dozen

Mix the following in a large bowl. Beat well.

3/4 cups cooking oil
1/2 cups subar
1/2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs

Mix the following in a second large bowl.

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 cups oatmeal

After both bowl are mixed, mix them together. Then add:

12 ounces of choc. chips
1 3/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Blend together.
Put tablespoon size lumps on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375 for 14 minutes.