Monday, December 21, 2009

Holiday Recipes

Good morning everyone and Happy Holidays from all of us here at Annie's Recipes! To our Jewish friends, here's hoping your Hanukkah was a fabulous one. And for those of you that celebrate Kwanzaa on the 26th, we wish you a Happy Kwanzaa celebration. For those that celebrate Christmas, a Merry Christmas to all!

Below we've put together a sampling of recipes from several different categories. We hope you enjoy them and have a very happy holiday!


Apple Crunch Muffins
[printable version]

1-1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1 T. baking powder
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
1 egg
1/2 c. dry milk
1/4 c. oil
1 c. coarsely shredded unpeeled apple 1/3 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. chopped walnuts

Mix flour, sugar (granulated) with 1/2 t. cinnamon and salt. Stir in egg, milk, oil, and apple until just moistened. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or test with pick. Makes 12 muffins per recipe.

More Breakfast Ideas
Amish Apple Pancakes
Baked French Toast with Pecan Topping
Cheesy Egg Bake
Overnight Breakfast Sausage Casserole
Sticky Carmel Pecan Rolls


Angel Cream Biscuits

[printable recipe]

1 package quick active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (105F to 115F)
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups Original Bisquick
1/4 cup half-and-half

Dissolve yeast in warm water in medium bowl. Stir in sugar. Stir in Bisquick and half-and-half until dough forms. Turn dough onto surface generously dusted with Bisquick; gently roll in baking mix to coat. Shape into ball; knead 10 times. Roll 1/2 inch thick. Cut with 2-inch cutter dipped in Bisquick. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Cover and let rise in warm place about 30 minutes or until soft and puffed. Heat oven to 425° F. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Heat oven to 450° F. Bake 7-9 min.

More Biscuits and Bread
Amish Yeast Rolls
Apple Corn Bread
Chocolate-Cinnamon Rolls
Corn Sticks


Cheddar Baked Potato Slices

[printable recipe]

1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell's cream of mushroom soup
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. pepper
4 med. baking potatoes, cut into
1/4 in. slices (about 4 c.)
1 c. of shredded cheddar cheese

1. In small bowl, combine soup, paprika, and pepper.
2. In greased 2-quart oblong baking dish, arrange potatoes in overlapping rows. Sprinkle with cheese; spoon soup mixture over cheese.
3. Cover with foil; bake at 400 degrees 45 minutes. Uncover, bake 10 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
6 servings.

More Veggie Ideas
Carrot Salad
Vegetable Pie
Crockpot Corn Chowder


Amish Pot Roast

[printable recipe]

3-4 lb. beef roast (sirloin tip, rump, English cut)
1 tbsp. oil
1/4 c. soy sauce
1 c. coffee
2 bay leaves
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp. oregano
2 onions, sliced

Sear roast in 1 tablespoon oil on all sides in heavy Dutch oven. Pour sauce over meat. Put half of onions on meat, the other half in sauce. Cover and roast 4-5 hours at 325 degrees.

More Main Dishes
Holiday Stuffed Turkey
Roast Wild Goose
Apricot Glazed Chicken


Amish Shoo Fly Pies

[printable recipe]

2 c. flour
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/3 c. margarine
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon

1 c. molasses
1/2 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
1 c. hot water
1 tsp. baking soda, dissolved in the hot water
2 unbaked 8" pie crusts

Mix crumb ingredients together until crumbs are formed. In separate bowl, mix syrup ingredients together. Pour 1/2 of syrup into each pie shell, then top each with crumbs, using 1/2 on each. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for 50 more minutes. Cool completely before cutting.

More Dessert Recipes
Christmas Strawberry Cake
White Chocolate Fudge Candy
Toasted Coconut Pie
Peanut Brittle Cookies
Almond Brickle Candy

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