Thursday, February 3, 2011

Cookie Sheet Chocolate Fudge Cake

Mixe together: 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon baking soda

Heat 1 cup water, 3 tablespoons cocoa and 2 sticks margarine.
Pour over sugar-flour mixture while hot. Beat well.
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 cup buttermilk and 2 beaten eggs.
Mix well, batter will be very thin.

Bake at 400 degrees in a cookier sheet/ sheet cake pan for 20 minutes.


Boil together 1 stick of margarine, 3 tablespoons cocoa and 6 tablespoons buttermilk about one minute. Add 1 box powdered sugar and 1 cup nuts. Mix and spread on hot cake.

Pecan Pie

This is Brian's mom's recipe.  Brian always says she wasn't much of a cook, but she can make sweets!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup margarine (melted)
3 eggs lightly beaten
1 1/2 cup pecan halves
9 inch unbaked pie shell

Stir sugar, corn syrup, salt and vanilla into margarine.
Blend in eggs and stire in pecans.
Pour into pie shell
Bake at 350 degrees or until done.

Brian's Mom's Potato Chip Casserole

Brian and his girls love this. I think it's tooooooo salty.

1 can tuna drained
1 can mushroom soup
1 bag potato chips

Mix all together. Preheat oven to  350 degrees. Bake for 30 minutes.

Brian's Mom's relish recipe

So much of our family memories involve food. I thought I should start adding in recipes with the memories.
This is Sandy, Brian's mom's, relish. I haven't tried it yet, but I think I will this summer.

12 large cucumbers
6 green peppers
6 onions

Chop all together. Put handul of salt on mixture and let stand one hour. Drain and put on stove and add 1 1/2 pints vinegar, 4 cups sugar and 1 teaspoon celery seed.
Boil for 20 minutes.
Put in jars and seal.

The recipe doesn't say if she water bath cans... hmmmm I better ask.