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    Frosted Almond Twists with Refrigerated Crescent Rolls

    Are you looking for a nibble to serve for tea or for a continental style breakfast? If so, you can’t go wrong with this no-fuss recipe for frosted almond twists. The recipe is from the 1973 Good Housekeeping Cookbook. My absolute favorite cookbook which I picked up at a used bookstore years ago. Recipe for Frosted Almond Twists (1) 8 oz. package refrigerated crescent rolls 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon sugar Icing 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons milk 2 teaspoons softened butter 1/8 teaspoon almond extract Preheat the oven to 375⁰ F. Grease a cookie sheet. Unroll the package of crescent rolls. Maintain the dough in a rectangle…

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    Easy to Make Chocolate Peanut Clusters

    It’s not too late to make an edible gift to distribute at the office or give away to friends and family. This recipe for chocolate peanut clusters is very simple. It takes 5 minutes to prepare because you dump every ingredient into a crockpot. Three hours later, you’ll spend about 30 minutes spooning the chocolate peanut clusters into individual paper candy cups. You’ll have more than enough treats to share with everyone on your list. Recipe for Crockpot Chocolate Peanut Clusters A Trisha Yearwood Recipe 2 pounds salted dry-roasted peanuts 4 ounces German’s sweet chocolate (about 4 squares) One 12-ounce package semisweet chocolate chips (about 2 cups) 2 1/2 pounds…

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    Pumpkin Bread from Scratch – Moist and Tasty Loaves

    Pumpkin bread is my favorite non-yeast, quick bread; but, it’s only good if it’s moist and has delicious flavor. The recipe I use is from The Good Housekeeping Cookbook (1978). It makes two 9″x5″ loaves. Recipe for Pumpkin Bread 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon double-acting baking powder 1 16-ounce can pumpkin (2 cups) 2/3 cup salad oil 3 eggs, slightly beaten Preheat oven to 350-degrees F. Grease well two 9″ by 5″ loaf pans. In large bowl, with fork, mix flour with the next 7 ingredients; add remaining ingredients…