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    Cinnamon-Applesauce Salad

    Empty into small saucepan... 1/2 cup red cinnamon candies, 1/2 cup water Heat over medium heat, stirring until candies are melted. Add... 1 pkg (3 oz) lemon flavored gelatin Stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in... 1 1/2 cups applesauce Pour into baking pan, 8x8x2". Chill until firm. Cut into...
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    Candy S'Mores

    Place 6 slices cut from frozen pound cake on ungreased baking sheet. Place 6 or 7 squares of milk chocolate candy on each slice. Arrange miniature marshmallows on candy. Broil 550F, 5" from heat for about 1 minute.
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    Russian Teacakes

    1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal flour (*Do not use self-rising flour.) 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts Confectioners' sugar Heat oven to 400F. Mix thoroughly butter, 1/2 cup sugar and the vanilla. Work in flour...
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    Sun Shower Cake

    Bake Betty Crocker lemon cake mix in 2 layer pans, 8 or 9 x 1 1/2", as directed on package. Prepare 1 pkg. (3 1/2 oz) lemon pudding and pie filling as directed on package. Cool. Fill layers with 1 cup of the pie filling. Prepare your own favorite frosting or 1 pkg. Betty Crocker lemon fluff...
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    Butterscotch Fondue

    3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup light cream (20%) 1/2 tsp. vanilla or 1 tbsp. rum Dippers (below) Mix sugar, corn syrup, salt, butter and 1/2 cup of the cream. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, to 234F on a candy...
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    For each serving, place 4 squares milk chocolate candy (1 oz) on a graham cracker. Toast large marshmallow over campfire; slip onto chocolate and top with a second graham cracker. Eat like a sandwich.
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    Ice Cream Flavor Variations

    Vary the basic recipe for Homemade Ice Cream to make any of these delightful flavors. Chocolate Ice Cream: Decrease vanilla to 1 tsp. and increase sugar to 1 cup. Stir 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate into hot milk mixture in saucepan. Fresh Peach Ice Cream: Decrease vanilla to 1 tsp. Mash 4 or 5...
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    Orange Sips

    Poke a peppermint candy stick into a whole orange and sip the juice through your sweet straw.
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    No-Cook Divinity

    1 pkg. Betty Crocker fluffy white frosting mix 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup boiling water 1 pkg. (16 oz) confectioners' sugar 1 cup chopped nuts In small mixer bowl, combine frosting mix (dry), corn syrup, vanilla and boiling water. Beat on highest speed until stiff peaks...
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    Old-Fashioned Fudge

    2 cups sugar 2/3 cup milk 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate or 1/3 cup cocoa 2 tbsp. corn syrup 1/4 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. butter or margarine 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts Butter loaf pan, 9x5x3". In 2-qt. saucepan, mix sugar, milk, chocolate, corn syrup and salt. Cook over medium heat...
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    Fudge Clusters

    2 tbsp. butter or margarine 3 tbsp. water 1 pkg. Betty Crocker chocolate fudge frosting mix 2 cups pecans or salted peanuts In medium saucepan, melt butter in water. Stir in frosting mix (dry) until smooth. Heat over low heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in nuts. Drop...
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    Cherry Opera Fudge

    3 tbsp. butter or margarine 3 tbsp. milk 1 pkg. Betty Crocker creamy white frosting mix 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1/2 cup candied cherry halves Butter loaf pan, 9x5x3". In top of double boiler, melt butter in milk. Stir in frosting mix (dry) until smooth. Heat over rapidly boiling water 5 minutes...
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    Chocolate Coconut Candies

    3/4 cup mashed potatoes 1 pkg. (16 oz) confectioners' sugar 4 cups flaked coconut 1 tsp. almond extract Chocolate Coating Mix all ingredients except Chocolate Coating. Drop mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Roll into balls; chill 1/2 to 1 hour or until firm. If mixture is too...
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    Candied Orange Peel

    Score peel of 2 large oranges into quarters; remove peel. Heat peel and 6 cups water to boiling. Simmer 30 minutes; drain. Repeat, cooking peel in another 6 cups water. Gently scrape off remaining white membrane from peel. Cut peel lengthwise into 1/4" strips. Heat 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water...
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    1 cup pecans, chopped 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 bar (4 1/2 oz) milk chocolate candy, broken into pieces, or 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces Butter baking pan 9x9x2". Spread pecans in pan. Heat sugar and butter to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil over medium...
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    Cherry Nut Breads

    3 cups Bisquick baking mix 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup Gold Medal flour 1 tsp. ground cardamom 1 egg 1 cup milk 1 cup cut-up candied cherries 3/4 cup chopped nuts Heat oven to 350F. Grease well five soup cans or eight 6oz aluminum juice cans. Mix baking mix, sugar, flour, cardamom, egg and milk; beat...
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    Cherry Butterscotch Ring

    1/3 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed) 1 tbsp. corn syrup 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans Red candied cherries 1 pkg. active dry yeast 3/4 cup warm water (105F - 115F) 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. salt 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit salt) 1 egg 1/4...
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    Steamed Holiday Pudding

    1 cup Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, decrease baking soda to 1/2 tsp.) 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 3/4 tsp. mace 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 1/2 cups cut-up raisins 2 cups currants 3/4 cup finely cut-up citron 1/3 cup each cut-up candied orange and candied lemon peel 1/3...
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    Jeweled Fruitcake Miniatures

    1 pkg. (8 oz) dried apricots, cut up 1 pkg. (8 oz) pitted dates, cut up 2 1/2 cups Brazil nuts, chopped 1 cup drained red and green maraschino cherries, cut into halves 1/3 lb. red and green candied pineapple, cut up (about 1 cup) 3/4 cup Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit baking...
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    Carameled Cereal

    In top of double boiler over hot water, heat 28 vanilla caramels in 2 tbsp. water, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour caramel mixture over 5 cups Kix cereal; mix gently. Drop mixture by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand until firm. About 3 dozen candies.