Onion Salad Dressing

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 medium onion, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/8 teaspoon rosemary 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 cup vegetable oil Directions: Blend vinegar, sugar, and onion. Add remaining ingredients and blend until desired consistency achieved.

Maple Nut Syrup

1-1/4 cup white corn syrup 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup walnuts 1 teaspoon maple flavoring Directions: In a sauce pan, mix corn syrup, water, and sugar. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 10 minutes until thick. Stir in walnuts and maple flavoring.

Chocolate Syrup

2 cups granulated sugar 14 oz can evaporated milk (or 1-1/2 cups water and 2/3 cup powdered milk) 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Mix well sugar, milk, salt, cocoa powder, butter, and cornstarch. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. StirContinue reading “Chocolate Syrup”

Praline Syrup

2 cups dark corn syrup 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup water 4 teaspoons corn starch 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups chopped nuts Directions: In a sauce pan, mix well corn syrup, sugar, water, and starch. Bring to boil for 1 minute. Stir in vanilla extract and nuts.

Homemade Marshmallows

3 envelopes (3 tablespoons) unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup and 1/2 cup water, separated 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar 1-1/4 cups light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Parchment paper, cooking spray, powdered sugar Directions: Line 7×11-inch dish with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray. Dust with powdered sugar. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cupContinue reading “Homemade Marshmallows”

Fudge Sauce

1 cup Brownie Mix 1/2 cup water Optional: 1/2 cup chopped nuts Directions: In a small sauce pan, blend brownie mix and water. Cook over medium heat until boil (about 3 minutes), stirring constantly. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until thick and smooth (about 1 minute). (Add nuts and stir.) (Granny’s Note: Use over iceContinue reading “Fudge Sauce”

Brownie Mix

6 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 4 teaspoons salt 8 cups sugar 8 oz (1-1/2 cups) cocoa powder 2 cups vegetable shortening Directions: In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cocoa powder. Add shortening; mix well. Store in airtight container. Use within 10 to 12 weeks. (Granny’s Note:Continue reading “Brownie Mix”

Spinach Dip

10 oz package frozen chopped spinach, squeezed dry 16 oz container sour cream 1 cup mayonnaise 1 package Knorr Vegetable recipe mix Optional: 8 oz can water chestnuts, drained and chopped Optional: 3 green onions, chopped Directions: Combine all ingredients; chill about 2 hours. (Pretty sure this a Knorr brand recipe.)