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Annie (Baker) and Charlie McGillis
Chalk River, Ontario, Canada

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Annie's Recipes

Hermits

Baked Rhubarb

Strawberry Jam


 

Hermits

Cook at 375 for 8-10 minutes

From The Junior Women's Association of St. Andrews United Church Chalk River, Ontario Canada (1960?)

1/2 cup butter
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves
3 eggs (beaten

Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Add beaten eggs. Sift together dry ingredients, add along with the fruit and nuts.  Chill dough 1/2 hour.  Drop from a teaspoon. 1" apart on a greased cookie sheet.


Baked Rhubarb

From The Junior Women's Association of St. Andrews United Church Chalk River, Ontario Canada (1960?)
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes

4 cups 1" chopped rhubarb
3/4 cups brown sugar
2 tbsp water
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
2 tbsp butter

Mix together rhubarb and add salt and let stand.  Add sugar, cinnamon and water.  Stir well  and pour in an oiled 2 quart casserole dish.  Dot with butter.  Bake uncovered.  Chill; serve with custard sauce.


Strawberry Jam

From St. Andrews Church 100 Anniversary Cookbook 1975

4 cups strawberries
1/2 cup lemon juice
6 cups white sugar

Mix strawberries and sugar and let stand overnight. In morning boil for 5 minutes.  Add lemon juice and boil for 3 more minutes.  Put in sterile jars. Never double this recipe.

     
             
 

 

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