Amish Recipes

Amish Lemon Bars

A pretty, sweet-tart treat to share with friends! Crust: 2 c. flour ½ c. powdered sugar 1 c. butter or butter-flavored shortening Filling: 1¾ c. sugar 4 tbsp. flour ½ tsp. baking powder 4 eggs, slightly beaten ½ c. lemon juice Directions: Cut crust ingredients with pastry blender (or fork). Press into the bottom [...]

2019-07-12T18:22:52-05:00July 10th, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Wet Burrito Casserole

This is a big hit at potlucks and great for lunch leftovers! Ingredients: 1½ c. sour cream 1 package taco seasoning 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 16-oz. can refried beans 1 lb. hamburger 1 package (10) soft flour tortillas 1 medium onion 4 cups shredded cheese 1 medium green pepper, diced [...]

2019-07-12T18:30:34-05:00July 10th, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Fresh Amish Strawberry Pie

This cool, sweet recipe comes to us from our friend Mary, an Amish mother of nine who is also an excellent candy maker. Just the thing for a summer patio party! CRUST Deep-dish pie pan 1½ c. flour ¾ tsp. salt 3 tbsp. very cold water ½ c. shortening (butter-flavored) [...]

2019-07-12T18:33:35-05:00July 10th, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Amish Banana Chocolate Chip Bars

Do you have over-ripe bananas? This simple and delicious recipe will make you wish your bananas were always a little brown! Ingredients: 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ c. butter, softened ⅔ c. sugar ⅔ c. brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 [...]

2019-07-12T18:34:12-05:00July 10th, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Amish Peaches & Cream Coffee Cake

This special treat is like cobbler and coffee cake wrapped up with wonderful cream cheese filling. 2/3 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 egg ½ c. milk 3 tbsp. melted butter 2½ c. sliced peaches Cream Filling: ½ c. sugar [...]

2019-07-12T18:34:34-05:00June 13th, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Amish Pumpkin Bars

This is a perfect dessert for holiday parties and get-togethers and a favorite even among those who don’t favor pumpkin! So very moist with a frosting that is wonderfully delicious and creamy but not too sweet. Easy to make and enough for a large group. 4 eggs, beaten 2 c. [...]

2019-07-12T18:35:02-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Amish Egg Noodles

We visited the home of Clara and her daugher, Ellen, to learn how to make egg noodles the Amish way. Clara was last but certainly not least in a family of 13 children, a quiet woman who cheated death when she was born prematurely in the days when preemies often didn't make it. She [...]

2019-07-12T18:35:36-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Amish Recipes|

Lydia Mae’s Hillbilly Jumble

Lydia Mae's Hillbilly Jumble This meal didn’t have a name, so we had fun throwing suggestions around with our friends. Their home is located on 16-acres in a hilly area of southern Michigan and they often refer to it as Hillbilly Hill, so the "Hillbilly Jumble" just made good sense. This easy, hearty [...]

2019-07-12T18:36:02-05:00April 5th, 2019|Amish Recipes|