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CRANBERRY DATE BARS
From: Arlene Strand
Simmer the cranberries and dates for a no-fuss, no
1 12-ounce package
2 cups rolled oats
8-ounce package of chopped pitted 1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
1 cup margarine or butter, melted
1 recipe of Orange glaze
Filling, in a medium
saucepan combine cranberries and dates. Cook, covered, over low heat for 10 to
15 minutes or till cranberries pop, stirring frequently. Stir in
vanilla. Set aside. Do in the microwave about 8 - 10 minutes.
Stirring a couple of times.
In a large mixing bowl
stir together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Stir in
margarine or butter till well blended. Pat half of the oat mixture on the
bottom of a 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes more or till
golden. Cool on a wire rack. Drizzle with Orange Glaze. Cut into
bars. Makes 32 bars.
Orange Glaze -
In a medium mixing bowl stir together 2 cups
sifted powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and enough orange juice (2 to 3
tablespoons) to make of drizzling consistency. Makes 3/4 cup.
ORANGE MANDARIN SALAD
From: Arlene Olson
1 small package vanilla tapioca pudding
1 small package vanilla pudding
1 small package of orange jello
Put the above in a kettle - add 3 cups of cold
water - cook until clear and thick. (15 - 20 minutes). Stirring
frequently. Refrigerate until cool. Add 8 ounce cool whip and 2
cans of drained mandarin oranges. Refrigerate.
Wild Rice Baron
From: Jan Dralle
3 cups cooked Wild Rice
1 lb Browned Ground Beef
6 oz can sliced mushrooms
1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 cup Sour Cream
¼ cup Soy Sauce
3 tbsp. melted margarine
Optional: ½ cup chopped celery
½ cup slivered almonds
Combine all ingredients and bake at 350° for 45-60 minutes.
Mari Borr's Grandma
c. butter or
margarine 2 c.
flour (or a little more)
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
1 c. coconut
2 c. oatmeal
together the butter and sugars.
eggs and vanilla and mix well.
together flour, soda, baking powder, and salt. Add to cookie mixture.
coconut and oatmeal.
in small balls and place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Press down slightly
with glass dipped in sugar.
10-15 minutes at 350.