Shoofly Pie

Print Shoofly Pie This was my grandpa’s favorite dessert. Coincidentally, it is lenten as well (albeit very delicious)! Course: Dessert Ingredients 1 in unbaked pie shell 9-inch, make sure it doesn’t have butter or eggsit CRUMB TOPPING: 1 cup unsifted … Read More

Poor Man’s Cookies

Print Poor Man’s Cookies “In the 1930s, producers of a popular radio program called Jake and Lena invited listeners to write in for this recipe. My mother changed the name from Jake and Lena Cookies to Poor Man’s Cookies because … Read More

Pears baked with Ginger

Print Pears baked with Ginger This recipe uses ginger wine, which is quite common in England. However, you can make your own by using this recipe http://www.recipezaar.com/New-Ginger-Wine-Christmas-Holiday-Ginger-Wine-48833 or you can substitute brandy or even sherry for the wine, and some … Read More

Palestinan Fasting Cake

A lenten, vegan cake Print Palestinan Fasting Cake Course: Dessert Ingredients First group of ingredients 1 cup sugar 1-1/4 cups water 2/3 cup crisco 2/3 cups dates 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves DISSOLVE IN A CUP … Read More

Orange Bars

Print Orange Bars These have always been popular during Lenten gatherings. Ingredients (Contributor: Greg) Course: Dessert Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2/3 cup corn oil 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup … Read More

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