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Well now this is interesting... Jeff and I always have egg debates! He thinks that you have to eat them that week or they are to be thrown out...I disagree obviously....even when he checks the date and they are well within their expiration time...
So this tip is more for my hubby then anyone!!!


HAHAHA this cracked me up! Just wait to see the little gems that I share with you!
We never ate this!
It sure sounds funny though.
Gram clipped it out of a newspaper, no date on the paper though! ENJOY!?!


It appears that the noodle recipe is on the front and dumplings on the back.
mix 1 egg & 1/2 cup water
then add 1 cup of flour
(she was doubling it from there)

3 cups of flour (sifted)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tbs lard egg shape (?)
enough milk to make dough
15 minutes covered


Gram's "Famous" Chocolate Chip Cookies

(I found it so funny that she had this recipe tucked in the box...just in case Nestle stops printing it!)
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup butter softened
3/4 cups sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 12 oz pkg choc. chips
Preheat oven to 375. In a small bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt, set aside. In a large bowl combine butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla, beat until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually add flour mixture, mix well. Stir in choc chips. Drop (tsp size) onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9 - 11 minutes. Make about 5 dozen 2 1/2 inch cookies.
PAN COOKIE VARIATION: Prepare cookie dough as directed. Spread into greased 15x10x1 inch baking pan. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. Cool then cut into 2 inch squares.
We all loved these cookies!
Just about every X-Mas each one of us would get our own cookie tin of them!
Then she would say:
"save the tin, bring it back for next year!"

Pecan Cookie Treat

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
Drop from spoon & place a pecan in the center.
Bake in moderate oven 350. 11 min - check
small round balls
~Recipe from "Streamwood" Ilene~

Cherry Cheese

  • 2 sticks of margarine
  • 4 TBLS of sugar (1/4 cup)
  • 2 cups of flour

Press into cookie sheet all over until even. Save some crust for topping. "small pie pan- brown" Bake 375 for 20 minutes. Let cool.


  • 1 8oz. softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (beat together)

Prepare 2 pkgs of Dream Whip in bowl. Then put Dream Whip and cream cheese mixture together and beat. Spread half of this mixture over crust. Then spread canned cherry pie filling over that. Then spread the rest of crumb topping. Put in fridge. Serve ice cold.

2 cans of "thank you" cherry pie filling.

It is unknown where Gram got this recipe...if anyone knows please do share?