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$100.00 Chocolate Cake by June

2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp soda
1 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
4 tbsp cocoa
1 cup water
2 tsp vanilla

Sift dry ingredients together. Add
cold water, mayonnaise and vanilla.  
Mix well. Bake 30 to 35 minutes at
350 degrees in two 8″ layer pans.
Cheese cakes, chocolate cakes, juicy fruit cakes, delicious strawberry cakes, old fashion carrot cakes, coffee
cakes, icings, and creamy frostings! Cakes, large slices of life, made the 1950's and 60's taste so good.  My free
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What was a picnic without a table full of these delicious tasty treats?

Every city park and state park in America saw these homemade foods fill table tops from cost to cost.

You ran and played with your friends.  You h
ula-hooped, your jumped rope, you ran and laughed, while mom
and her friends sat at wooded picnic tables, waiting for the charcoal embers to redden.
Mickey H's Cheese Cake

2 large packages cream cheese
3 eggs
1 cup sour cream
3 T. Sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix cheese smoothly - add eggs and
sugar. Pour in buttered pie plate.:
bake 25 minutes 325 degrees.  Let
set out of oven 20 minutes.  
Combine sour cream and sugar and
pour over.  Return to oven for 15
minutes.  Chill overnight
Melinda's Cheeseless Cheesecake

4 eggs separated
1 1/3 cup eagle brand
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 t grated lemon rind
1 t vanilla
1/2 t nutmeg
2/3 Zwieback crumbs (12 crackers)
2 T. melted butter
Beat egg yolks.  Add Eagle Brand.  Mix well.  Add lemon juice and grated
lemon rind, vanilla and nutmeg.  Blend well.  Beat egg white until stiff, but
not dry.  Fold into mix (milk mix).  Combine crumbs in butter.  Sprinkle butter
pan (square) 8 x 8 x 2 or (round) 9 x 2, with half of the crumbs. Pour in mix
and sprinkle with remaining crumbs.  Bake at 325 degrees 30 minutes.  Cool
1 hour in oven with door closed.
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Chocolate Sour Cream Bars

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare Betty Crocker chocolate chip or almond snacking cake.  Mix as
directed on package, except mix in a bowl and reduce the water to 2/3 cups.  
Stir in 2/3 cup dairy sour cream wit the water.
Spread in a pan.  Bake until top springs back.  20 to 25 minutes.  Cool

Frost with sour cream frosting.  Cut into bars about 3 x 1 inches. Store in

Makes 32 bars.

Sour Cream Frosting
Beat 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/3 cup dairy sour cream, 2 Tablespoons
softened butter, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until frosting is smooth and of
spreading consistency.
Easy Layered Cheese Cake

2 cups (1/2 of 18 1/2 oz package) of white cake mix
1 egg white (reserve yolk for filling)
3/4 cups water

3/4 cup sugar
2 packages (8oz each) cream cheese
2 teaspoons lemon peel
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 eggs, separated plus reserved yolk.

Generously grease and lightly flour the bottom and sides of 13 x 9 inch pan.  
In small bowl combine dry cake mix with egg white and water.  Blend and
beat as directed on package.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 to 15
minutes. Remove from the oven, spoon cheesecake filling over baked base
and return to oven for about 20 to 22 minutes at 350 degrees or until light
golden brown.  Cool before serving.

Cheese Cake Filling.
In a small bowl, blend together sugar, cream cheese, lemon peel, lemon juice,
and 3 egg yolks until smooth. Beat 2 egg whites until stiff.  Gently fold stiffly
beaten egg whites into cream cheese mixture.

That is all she wrote.
Cherry Cheese Cake

1 package lemon cake mix
1 cup water
4 eggs
1 package (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup evaporated milk
1 can (one pound 5oz) cherry pie filling

Generously grease and lightly flour a 10
inch tube pan.

In a large mixing bowl, combine dry cake
mix, water, and eggs.

Blend and beat as directed on the package.

Pour about half of batter into prepared
pan.  In a small mixer bowl, beat cream
cheese and milk until smooth.

Spoon over batter in a the pan without
touching sides of the pan.  Spoon 1 cup
cherries over cream cheese mixture.  
Spread with remaining batter.

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes
until a toothpick inserted in center comes
out clean.

Cool in a pan for 15 minutes, don't invert.  
Remove from pan.

Serve with remaining cherries.  Store
leftover cake in the refrigerator.
Lemon Cloud Cheesecake
Serves 12

3 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 stick melted butter
1 can evaporated milks - 13 oz
1 package lemon Jell-O - 3 oz
1 cup boiling water
1 package -8 oz- cream cheese - softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons lemon juice - drained
1/2 can of crushed pineapple - 8 oz

Combine crumbs and butter, mix well.
Press about 2.3 of the crumbs evenly over bottom of baking dish 9 x 13 of
11 x 7"  Refrigerate until chilled.  Pour milk in shallow dish and set in freezer
until ice crystals form around edges.  Dissolve Jell-O in water.  Refrigerate
until slightly thickened.  Cream together cheese, sugar, and vanilla until
smooth, add Jell-O, lemon juice and pineapple. Mix well, using cold beaters
and mixing bowl.  Beat milk until stiff peaks form.  Fold milk into Jell-O
mixture evenly over crumb crust.  Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top.  
Refrigerate until firm.
Chocolate and Cheese Cakes
Cheese Cake by Margaret Green

At this point in the recipe, the lady of
the recipe box, found it necessary to
add this note - Chr. Natl. Const. and
Law Comm.

I thought this was a cool piece of

The recipe is as follows:

Beat 4 egg yolks until lemon colored.
Add 1 can eagle brand milk, juice of
two lemons and rind of 1 lemon.  
Fold in four beaten egg whites.

Pour mixture in shallow pan lined
with graham cracker crust made as
follows: 16 graham crackers, 1 stick

Bake 15 to 20 mins. in 350 oven.
Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 bar German chocolate
1 stick oleo
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Mix with boiling water mixture and add:
2 beaten eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix well, and bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes.

Frost while warm with:
Boil: 1/2 stick oleo
4 tbs. Pet milk
4 tbs. cocoa
Remove from heat, and stir in:
1/2 box confection sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Regina's Chocolate Cake

3 cups flour
2 cup sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
2 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup oil
2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cup water
2 Tablespoon vinegar

Add all liquid and dry ingredients. Blend.  Add vinegar.  Put in  greased
and floured 9 x 13 pan.  Baked 350 degree for 30 to 35 minutes.  Ice
Cherry Cheese Pie
1 crumb crust or baked pastry shell
1 package Borden's cream cheese
1 1/2 cup Eagle Brand milk
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
1 can prepared cherry pie filling.
Whip cheese till fluffy - add milk - add rest of ingredients.  Top with cherry pie filling.  Chill.

My grandmother wrote that she did not have a name for this.  She said Mrs. Spencer gave her the
recipe in 1962
1 package dream whip
Prepare as directed on package
1 small package of cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon
graham cracker crust
1 can of fruit pie filling - any kind.
Prepare dream whip and add cheese.  Mixing thoroughly with mixture.  Spread over graham cracker
crust and top with fruit filling. Put in refrigerator for 2 or 3 hours or overnight.
Grandmother's Miracle Cheese Cake
She wrote, "This is very good too."
She was given this recipe by Mrs. Spencer.

1 package lemon jello
1 8 oz package Philadelphia cream cheese
1 tsp. vanilla
1 stick butter, melted
1 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar.
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 pound graham crackers crushed
1 can chilled canned milk or 1 cup whipped cream

Mix lemon jello and boiling water and set aside to cool.  Crush graham
crackers, add melted butter and line a large oblong Pyrex dish.  Cream
together cheese, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla.  Mix in lemon jello.  Fold
in whipped cream.  Let stand in refrigerator over night or longer.
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Chocolate Dessert (Maude's)

Line pan with crumbled vanilla wafers
Melt 1 (81/2ounce) bar of chocolate almond candy bar - cool
Whip 1 pint cream or 2 cups Dream Whip 2 cups Lucky whip or 2 cups Cool
Add melted chocolate - 1/2 t. vanilla - spread over vanilla wafers.  Top with
crumbled wafers and nuts.

I need to say for this recipe, I wrote it like I found it.
Cheese Cake Filling
Check out these kids,
waiting on mom's Cherry
Cheese Pie to bake.