Pecan Whiskey Balls
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • 2 ½ c graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 T cocoa
  • 1 c confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 c finely chopped pecans
  • 3 T white corn syrup
  • ¼ c Wild Turkey 101 Proof
  • Confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  1. Mix well the graham cracker crumbs, cocoa, sugar, and pecans. Add corn syrup and whiskey. Blend well. Form into one-inch balls. Roll each of these in the sifted sugar. Makes about 3 dozens.


Praline (Microwave)
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: French
AWESOME! this recipe really works. I prefer it made with buttermilk. Yea, Yea, I don't drink it either.
  • ¾ cup buttermilk or water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups Pecan halves
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Cooking time 13 minutes. Use 4-5 quart glass bowl. Stir together. Cook on high for 12 minutes. Stir in baking soda until foamy. Cook on high 1 – 2 minutes. This gives it a carmel color. Beat mixture until mixture is tacky (1/2 – 1 minute). Drop by teaspoons on buttered foil. Makes 5½ dozen.


Kitty's Crazy Banana Bread
Recipe type: Dessert, Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine: American
Awesomely Good! Remember you want extremely ripe bananas.
  • 2 c white flour or 1¾ whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ baking soda
  • ½ salt
  • ⅓ c butter
  • ⅔ c honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c mashed bananas (3-4 whole bananas)
  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt together and set aside for later. Cream the butter, honey and vanilla together well. Beat the eggs and mashed bananas together. Now alternately add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture. You may add pecans if desired. Place in a greased loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. If making muffins bake for 25 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes when remove from oven before cutting and eating.


Margaret's Apple Strudel
Recipe type: Breakfast, Brunch & Dessert
Cuisine: Czechoslovakian
  • 3 ¼ cups flour
  • 1-cup lukewarm water
  • 2 T butter
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ t. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 8 apples
  • lemon juice
  • sugar & cinnamon
  • chopped pecans
  • raisins
  • coconut
  • Maraschino cherries
  1. Place flour in large bowl. Add water, butter, sugar, salt & egg. Mix until all flour is blended in well. Place dough on floured board & knead until flexible. Divide into thirds. Place each in small greased bowl & cover with a damp cloth. Let rest in warm place.
  2. Core apples & slice ½ inch thick. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Roll out dough with pin as thin as possible & then stretch dough by placing hands under it & stretching towards you, starting in the middle. Butter the whole sheet of dough. Sprinkle apples, pecans, raisins, coconut, cherries, brown sugar & cinnamon. Roll up in jellyroll fashion. Butter roll before baking. Sprinkle with sugar & cinnamon mixture.
  3. Place on greased pan bakes 375° for 45 minutes.



Evelyn's Awesome Zucchini Bread
Recipe type: Breakfast, Brunch & Dessert
Cuisine: Czechoslovakian
  • 2c whole wheat flour
  • 1c white flour
  • 1T salt
  • 1Tsoda
  • 3T cinnamon
  • 1T nutmeg
  • 1T baking powder
  • 2 c peeled & grated zucchini
  1. Beat 3 eggs until creamy. Add 1c oil, 2c sugar, 2T vanilla, 2c peeled & grated zucchini, ¼ c pecans. Mix all together & bake at 325°F for one hour. Makes two large loaves.