Easter and spring have so much in common. It’s a time of rebirth and renewal, a time for family to come together and celebrate the season. While you’re celebrating we believe your family will love these recipes, we sure do.
▪ 1 1/2 cup Pineapple
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▪ 1/2 cup Brown Sugar (packed)
▪ 1/4 cup Soy Sauce
▪ 1/2 cup Prepared Mustard
▪ 12 lb. Virginia Ham (sugar cured, fully cooked)
▪ Whole Cloves
1. Mix pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce and mustard, blending until smooth.
2. Trim ham of dark outer skin. Partially trim away fat, leaving 1/2 " layer.
3. Score fat in a diamond pattern. Stud with whole cloves.
4. Place in roasting pan. Brush with glaze and bake at 325 degrees for 2 1/2 hours, basting frequently.
5. Cover with foil. Lower heat to 300 degrees and bake additional hour.
Yield: 10-12 servings.
Mary Bradley, Just Us Cowgirls Cookbook Brazos Trails Cowboy Church
▪ 1 package (12 oz) Chocolate Chips
▪ 1 package (12 oz) Butterscotch Chips
▪ 1 large can Chow Mein Noodles
▪ Miniature Jelly Beans
1. Melt chocolate chips and butterscotch chips over low heat.
2. Pour over chow Mein noodles.
3. Cover a cookie sheet with wax paper.
4. Put large tbsp. of chip covered noodles on waxed paper and form a little bird nest.
5. Put 2-3 jelly beans in each nest and refrigerate until firm.
Janet Walker, Just Us Cowgirls Cookbook Brazos Trails Cowboy Church
▪ 4 cups Milk
▪ 1 1/2 cups Sugar
▪ 1 1/2 tbsp. Salt
▪ 2 packages Yeast (softened with 1/2 cup of water)
▪ 1 tbsp. Nutmeg
▪ 1/2 cup Orange (juice & rind)
▪ 7 eggs (well beaten)
▪ 1 cup Shortening (softened)
▪ 18 cups Flour (approximately)
1. Scald milk and cool to lukewarm.
2. Add sugar, salt, softened yeast and nutmeg.
3. Grind orange, add eggs and softened shortening.
4. Stir in 5 cups flour and beat with mixer.
5. Add rest of flour to make dough easy to handle. Knead.
6. Cover and let rise until double and size. Punch down and let rise again.
7. Make into 5 loaves or braid for fancy loaf or buns.
Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes.
I shaped the bread into rolls. After the rolls cooled for 5 minutes, I iced with with 3/4 c. confectioners' sugar, 1 Tbsp. milk, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla.
Barb & Faye Russiff, Just Us Cowgirls Cookbook Brazos Trails Cowboy Church
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
▪ 2 c. crushed pretzels
▪ 2 T. sugar
▪ 1/2 c. melted butter
▪ 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese
▪ 8 oz. Cool Whip
▪ 1 c. sugar
▪ 1 large package strawberry Jello
▪ 2 c. boiling water
▪ 2 small packages frozen strawberries
1. Mix crushed pretzels, 2 tablespoons sugar and melted butter into 9 x 13-inch pan.
2. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool.
3. Mix cream cheese, Cool Whip and 1 cup sugar. Pour over pretzel crust.
4. Boil water. Mix Jello and strawberries. Let it almost set in separate bowl, then pour over crust and cream cheese.
Let if finish setting.
Lorie Gebbie, Feeding the Flock North Side Baptist Church
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