4/11/08

Banana Cookies

1 1/2 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
4 ripe bananas
1/2 t. salt
2 t. baking soda
31/2 cups flour

Cream shortening, sugar, eggs, and bananas. Add the dry ingredients. Spoon onto greased cookie sheet and cook at 375 for 10 mins.

Frosting
6 T. brown sugar
4 T. butter (room temp.)
4 T. milk

Enough powdered sugar to make the right consistency. Spread on the cookies.

Keep the cookies refrigerated.

4/9/08

Marinated Baked Chicken

2 c. sour cream
1/4 c. lemon juice
4 t. Worcestershire
2t. celery salt
2 t. paprika
1 clove garlic mashed
1T. salt
1 t. pepper
12 chicken breast
1 1/2 cups ritz cracker crumbs
1 1/2 cups soda cracker crumbs
1 c. margarine

Combine first eight ingredients. Add the chicken, coating well. Let it stand in the refrigerator overnight. Remove the chicken from the sauce. Roll in the crumbs and arrange in a shallow pan. Melt the margarine. Spoon half of it over the chicken. Bake at 300 degrees for one hour. Spoon the rest of the margarine over the chicken and bake 45 mins. more. Serves 12

Crispy Chicken and Rice Casserole

1c. uncooked long grain rice
2c. chopped cooked chicken
1 (101/2 oz.) cream of mushroom soup
1 (8oz.)sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 (3 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
chopped celery
3/4 c. mayo.
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 c. sliced almonds
1 T. lemon juice
1 t. salt
1c. crushed frosted flakes

Cook rice according to pkg. stir together the rice and next 19 ingredients in a bowl. Spoon into lightly greased 13x9 pan. Sprinkle with cereal. Bake 350 for 30 mins. or until warm all the way through.

Fruit Cocktail Cake

1 1/2 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 c. flour
2t. baking soda
2 eggs
1 can fruit cocktail and juice (14-16 oz.)
1 tsp. vanilla

Topping:
On the stove bring to a boil. Then add the vanilla--pour onto the cake
1 stick butter
1 c. white sugar
3/4 c. can milk
1t. vanilla

Mix dry ingredients together. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir. Put into greased pan and top with little less than 1/2 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 cup pecans. Cook at 350 for 20-30 mins. or until done. Pour topping over the cake as soon as it comes out of the oven. The cake can be served warm or cold.