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Easy Peach Pie

Easy Peach Pie

Originally posted here on Real Country Living ~ August 2009 Load your favorite crust with this easy peach pie filling and have a fresh from the oven country dessert even during the most hectic of times. This Easy Pie Recipe Is Splendid For a Beginning Baker Are you a beginning baker? Try this easy pie […]

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Originally posted here on Real Country Living ~  October, 2009 These are the first cookies our kids learned how to make….even the boys!  The girls enjoy freezing the dough and eating that with ice cream or just by the spoonful…very healthy, I know! Directions & Ingredients 2 Cups Shortening 2 Cups Brown Sugar 1 Cup […]

Sarah’s Birthday Cake

Sarah’s Birthday Cake

Whitnee baked a cake for Sweet Sarah’s birthday last summer. She took the layers out of the oven just a bit too early…one of them was pretty raw in the middle. No problem! We cut the raw center out, creating an “O” shaped layer. We placed the “O” layer on top of the complete layer […]

Classic Cheesecake

Classic Cheesecake

This cheesecake turned out so good that we ate it up before I could take a photo with the cherries on top! Ingredients For 9 Inch Cheesecake: 10 – 12 Servings 1 Cup Graham Cracker Crumbs 2 Tablespoons Sugar 3 Tablespoons Butter, melted (butter makes a crunchier crust than margarine) 3 8-oz packages Cream Cheese, […]

Deena’s Fluffy White Frosting

Deena’s Fluffy White Frosting

This Frosting is Perfect for Chocolate Wacky Cake! I needed to get it put up quickly…just for my cousin Deb!!! So, here’s to you, Deb Originally posted here on Real Country Living ~ October, 2008 I’ve done my best to translate “a pinch of this and a blob of that” into some real measurements. I […]

Wacky Cake Recipe ~ The Best Chocolat...

Wacky Cake Recipe ~ The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

Wacky Cake Recipe ~ Originally posted here on Real Country Living ~ October, 2008 This chocolate wacky cake recipe has been in my family since before I came along and it remains our favorite! When complete with my own fluffy white frosting, there is no dessert I can make that my family enjoys more. This […]

Seven Minute Frosting Recipes

Seven Minute Frosting Recipes

Originally posted here on Real Country Living~November, 2009 Guest contributor, Michele Gilpatrick, has two Seven Minute Frosting recipes for you to try. One is a no-cook and the other is made in a double boiler on the stove-top. I’m also happy to have Denise Heppner’s photos of 2 cakes she made using seven minute frosting…very […]

Cookie Facts from the Best Cookie Coo...

Cookie Facts from the Best Cookie Cookbooks

Cookie Experts Say the Perfect Cookie… …should have good flavor, tender crumbs unless the variety is a hard cookie, soft or crisp texture depending upon variety of cookie, uniform color and shape depending upon type of cookie. Types Cookies are classified in many ways – by the texture of the baked cookie (soft or crisp), […]

Easy Cookie Recipe Guide and Resource

Easy Cookie Recipe Guide and Resource

Originally posted here on Real Country Living~August,  2009 I suggest you bookmark this Easy Cookie Recipe Guide and Resource page which brings you right into my country kitchen any time the baking ‘bug’ bites! The information recorded here represents over 30 years of my cookie and bar baking! Learn from my mistakes and you won’t […]

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