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Mom's Oatmeal Cookie Recipes
Read, "The Story of the Missing
Cookie Jar
" by PenVampyre.  A
delightful little Christmas story with
mouthwatering  recipes for the most
wonderful time of the year!  

Read "
Santa and the Magic Key", plus
recipes for your holidays.  A story by
Robin Wallace.

"Easter and Where NOT to Hide
Memories of Easters past and a
few vintage recipes.

Halloween Story -The original
story won first place in sixth-eighth
grade division of Southeastern Middle
School, 2005 by Logan Lyon

Food and Genealogy.  A story By
Robin L.
Wallace.  Our lives, our
families, our very history's are defined
by the foods we eat.

Family Reunion Recipes.
The Fourth of July and Other
(With Apologies to Jean Shepherd)
By Robin L. Wallace

A short story by Suellen Fry.  
Memories of my father and his version
of Kickapoojoyjuice.

Memorial Day Recipes - "For me,
Memorial Day was the day when we
went out where relatives were buried
in the tiny, local cemeteries and
thoroughly cleaned up each gravesite,
carrying away branches that may have
fallen in the winter.................."

Grandma Irwin's
Story of Courage and
Swit Tater Biskits Recipe

Home Remedies Medicines Recipes
From Olden Times.

Thanksgiving Day recipes and story
from the past.

College Foods and Other Mistakes I
Have Eaten.
Visit more of our pre-1970's vintage
recipies.  If you love cookies
you might want to check out  our
smooth and creamy chunky peanut
raisin cookies, oatmeal
, or icebox cookies and don't
forget our section on

We have taken the liberty of adding
chewy and delicious brownie recipes
to the cookie section.
We hope you will love all our
recipes. We have so many cookie
that we need a second page
for our retro recipes.
Don't forget the
Old fashion Ice Box Cookie
Filled Ice Box Cookies
1 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 t. vanilla
2 eggs - beaten
1 t. soda
2 2/3 cup flour
Mix in order , make into 2 rolls.  Put in frig overnight, then cut in
slices. put filling on and cover with another slice. Do not press down,
even if tempted.  Bake at 350 degrees till done.

1 cup dates and 1 cup raisins ground together
3/4 cup of water
3/4 cup of sugar.
Cook fruit, water and sugar until thick.  About 25 double stacked

LaVerne's Ice Box Dessert
12 ounces of Chocolate Hydrox cookies - crushed on bottom and
top of cake pan.
1 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water boiled to thread
Beat 2 egg whites until stiff - pour on syrup - cool a little.  Whip 1
package of cream - fold in syrup mixture.  Color if desired.  1/4 t
almond flavor. Crush salted peanuts for top if desired.

Ice Box Dessert
1 can cond. milk - chilled
1 pkg. lemon jello
1 1/4 cup boiling water or fruit juice
1/3 cup honey (can use sugar)
3 T. lemon juice
Grated rind of 1 lemon
1/2 t. salt
1 can pineapple-drained
Vanilla wafers or graham crax - about 2 cups rolled
Dissolve jello in boiling water.  Add honey, juice, rind and salt.  Let
stand until slightly congealed.

Ice Box Cookies
2 cups sugar (1 brown)
1 1/2 cups butter
2 eggs
2 level teaspoon soda dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 1/2 cups flour
1 cup chopped walnut meats
1 cup ground raisins (Pour boiling water over raisins and let stand
awhile.  The drain and put through food chopper.)
Mold into two loaves and let stand overnight in a cool place.