Christmas Recipes

Here are a few Christmas Recipes to tickle your
Holiday taste-buds

Orange Julius

1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup orange juice concentrate
5 - 6 ice cubes

Put all ingredients in a blender and mix.

Fruit Cocktail Cake

2 cups flour
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon soda
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 (17 ounce) can fruit cocktail
1/4 cup nuts

Beat eggs until light. Gradually add sugar. Add flour, sugar, salt and soda with fruit cocktail (do not drain). Mix until smooth. Pour into greased 9 x 13 inch pan. Combine brown sugar and nuts; sprinkle on cake, then bake at 350o for 30 to 35 minutes until done. While still warm, spread with walnut topping.

Walnut Topping (for Fruit cocktail cake)

1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup nuts
1 tsp. Vanilla

Combine milk, margarine and sugar and cook until mixture comes to a boil and is slightly thickened. Remove from heat and add nuts and vanilla; mix well and spread over warm cake.

7 Layer Dinner

1 can peas
2 cups diced carrots
1 can tomatoes or tomato soup
1 pound hamburger
1 cup rice
Sliced potatoes
1 large onion (chopped)
1 cup diced celery
Salt and Pepper

Brown hamburger and onion in skillet. Drain liquid from peas, save. Alternate layers of all ingredients; potatoes, carrots, celery, hamburger mixture, rice, peas. Cover with tomatoes or tomato soup and liquid from peas. Season each layer with salt and pepper as desired.

Cook over low heat for 45 minutes or bake 1 hour at 350o. This recipe can be alternated in many ways. The potatoes may be cooked and mashed and put on top like a crust then you use only the canned tomatoes. Frozen peas and carrots may be used. You may add larger or smaller amounts of each vegetable according to your family's taste. It is important that sufficient liquid be provided to cook the rice and raw ingredients. You may add additional water if necessary.

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