Maple Pecan Sticky Buns

 Here’s an easy recipe for Sticky Buns.  What makes them easy to make is because the recipe uses frozen bread dough.  You can certainly make your own dough, but the frozen dough works great.  All you have to do is thaw your dough out (1 loaf at a time).  Be sure to use this dough as soon as it’s thawed … Continue reading

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m always looking for a new recipe to use up any ripe bananas to keep from throwing them away.  I love bananas, but sometimes I buy too many of them!  I hate throwing bananas away; so if there’s something I can bake with them…I’m there! lol   This banana cake recipe has simple ingredients that you already have in your pantry, no rushing out to … Continue reading

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Strawberry Filling

What’s not to love about a Whoopie Pie, especially a Valentine Whoopie Pie!  Last year I made Red Velvet Whoopie Pies, so this year I thought I’d make Chocolate Whoopie Pies instead.  I used the same recipe I use for Chocolate Whoopie Pies, except I used the same technique I used when making the Red Velvet Whoopie Pies.  … Continue reading

Apple Pudding Cake

If you like apples, raisins, walnuts and spices, you’ll love love love this cake! It smells heavenly while it’s baking and the yummy gooey pudding it makes is too die for…if you like this sort of thing!  Very easy to make!  The Amish and Mennonites didn’t have time to fuss around, they got right to … Continue reading

Vanilla Pie

This recipe for vanilla pie is not the yellow creamy kind most of us are used to, it’s the brown sugar kind, most popular in Amish country.  This is a recipe given to me by a family member who lives in PA and her family asks her to make this pie time and time again. The … Continue reading

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

    Ingredients: 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup cookd, mashed pumpkin 2 eggs 3 cups pre-sifted flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon     Directions:   Cream shortening and oil.  Add pumpkin … Continue reading

Oatmeal Whoopie Pies

  Ingredients:   2 cups brown sugar (light) 3/4 cup butter or shortening 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 Tablespoons boiling water 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups flour 2 cups Oatmeal (1 minute)   Directions:   Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs one at time. Add salt, … Continue reading

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The most popular of the Amish “Whoopie Pies” are the chocolate ones!  They are so soft and yummy, and the kids love the marshmallow fluff icing inside!  The story goes that mother’s of little Amish children would pack their school lunches and put the soft cookie pies in their bags and when the children opened their … Continue reading

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies For the cookies:   2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. cocoa powder ½ tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1 oz. red food coloring Ingredients: … Continue reading