Favorite Holiday Recipes

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1 cup Crisco
2 eggs
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup molasses
1 cup hot water
1/2 tsp cloves
1 tsp soda
1 tsp baking soda
flour (about 6 cups)
Serving Size: 5-6 dozen

Instructions

Preheat oven to 360.
Mix wet ingredients.
Add dry ingredients.
Add flour (enough to roll out). Roll into balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-15 minutes.

Ingredients

Equipment
 o Cheeseboard (Wooden tray)
 o Cheese knives
Charcuterie Board Staples:
Cheeses

     o Gruyère
     o Cheddar
     o Comte
     o Gouda
     o Brie
Meats
     o Salami
     o Prosciutto 
      o Cured Sausage
Fruit/Veggies
     o Fresh fruit (Blueberries/ Raspberries/Apples/Grapes/Pears/Strawberries/Figs)
     o Dried fruit (Apricots)
     o Cherry Tomatoes
     o Cucumbers
     o Mini Bell Peppers (Sliced)
     o Broccoli
     o Radish
     o Green Peas
     o Carrots (Sliced/Baby)

Ingredients

Crackers [Carbs]
      o Flavored Water Crackers
      o Pita Chips
      o Pretzels
      o Fresh Baguette
      o Breadsticks

Spreads
      o Fruit jam
      o Honey
      o Olive tapenade

Extras
      o Olives
      o Nuts (Almonds/Walnuts)
      o Mini Pickles
      o Chocolate covered pretzels
      o Dark chocolate milk chocolate pieces

Garnish
     o Rosemary branches
     o Eucalyptus
     o Citrus slices (Orange slices)
     o Christmas Tree Fir (Douglas Fir/Balsam Fir...Etc)

Instructions

There are no hard rules to do this! Arrange by spreading each item with its group. Have multiple places for guests to grab crackers in different spots of the board. Extras can be sprinkled on top of the board once all the staples are grouped and situated. Garnish! Tuck in the greenery in the corners or empty space and enjoy!

Ingredients

Crust
      o 1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling
      o 6 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (6 medium)
     o 3/4 cup sugar
     o 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
     o 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
     o 1/4 teaspoon salt
     o 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
     o 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

1. Heat oven to 425°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Press firmly against side and bottom.

2. In large bowl, gently mix filling ingredients; spoon into crust-lined pie plate. Top with second crust. Wrap excess top crust under bottom crust edge, pressing edges together to seal; flute. Cut slits or shapes in several places in top crust.

3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil after first 15 to 20 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool on cooling rack at least 2 hours before serving.

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