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    Celery Crescents

    Heat oven to 450F. Stir 2 cups Bisquick baking mix and 1/2 cup cold water with fork to soft dough. Gently smooth dough into ball on floured cloth-covered board. Knead 5 times. Roll into 12" circle. Brush lightly with melted butter or margarine. Cut into 16 wedges. Beginning at rounded edges...
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    Quick Apricot Pie

    Mix 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (16 crackers), 2 tbsp sugar and 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted. Press firmly and evenly against bottom and side of 8" pie pan. Bake 10 minutes at 350F. Cool. Fill pie shell with 1 can (21oz) apricot pie filling. Chill. To serve, top with whipped cream.
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    Pound Cake Slices With Lemon Yogurt

    Brush both sides of 4 to 6 slices pound cake with melted butter; place slices on ungreased baking sheet. After broiling, top each slice with a spoonful of lemon yogurt. Broil 2 minutes turning once. Broil 4 inches from heat at 550F/Broil
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    Easy Broccoli Casserole

    In ungreased 2-qt casserole, place 2 pkg (10 oz each) frozen chopped broccoli and 2 cans (5 oz each) water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced. Cover with 2 cans (10 1/2 oz each) condensed cream of chicken soup. Mix 2 tbsp. dry bread crumbs, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 2 tbsp. butter...
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    Chocolate Pudding Brulee

    Divide 1 can Betty Crocker ready to serve pudding (2 cups) among 4 individual baking dishes. Spoon Topping (below) on pudding. Broiling time 1 1/2 minutes. Broil 5 inches from heat at 550F/Broil Topping: Mix 1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. butter, melted, and 1/4 cup each brown sugar (packed) and flaked...
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    Hot Mustard Fruits

    Mix 1/4 cup butter, melted, 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed) and 2 tbsp. prepared mustard; reserve 2 tbsp. Toss remaining mustard mixture, 1 can (16 oz) slices peaches, drained, 1 can (13 1/2 oz) pineapple tidbits, drained, 1 jar (4 oz) maraschino cherries, drained, and 2 bananas, sliced. Divide...
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    Butterfly Cake

    Bake any flavor Betty Crocker cake mix in 2 layer pans, 8 or 9 x 1 1/2", as directed on package. Prepare your own favorite frosting or 1 pkg. Betty Crocker fluffy frosting mix as directed on package; fill layers. Cut filled cake in half; place rounded sides back to back on serving plate. Frost...
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    Sloppy Franks

    3 lbs. frankfurters, cut into 1/4" slices 3 cups diced celery 1 1/2 cups salted peanuts 1 cup diced green pepper 6 hard-cooked eggs, diced 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. minced onion 1 tbsp. salt 2 cups mayonnaise 48 slices process sharp Cheddar cheese 48 frankfurter buns, split and buttered Set oven...
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    Crisp Croustades

    Heat oven to 375F. Cut 3 unsliced loaves of sandwich bread into 2" slices. With cookie cutter or cardboard pattern, cut slices into rounds. Cut out center of each round, leaving 1/2" thick wall on bottom and sides. Brush tops and sides of rounds with melted butter or margarine. Bake on ungreased...
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    Cheese Fondue (Beer)

    2 tbsp. flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 pkg. (8 oz) sharp natural Cheddar cheese, shredded 1 pkg. (8 oz) natural Swiss cheese, shredded 1 clove garlic, halved 1 can (12 oz) beer Dash red pepper sauce Dippers (below) Toss flour, salt, pepper, and cheese until cheese is coated. Rub cut...
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    Campfire Fondue

    In medium saucepan, heat 1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed Cheddar cheese soup and 1 pkg. (6 oz) Swiss cheese, shredded, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and blended. Place Dippers (below) on peeled wooden sticks, then dip into the hot cheese fondue. 4 servings Dippers: Zebra Bread...
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    Cheese Fondue (Wine)

    1 lb. Swiss cheese (aged 6 months) 2 tbsp. flour 1 clove garlic, finely minced 1 cup dry white wine (Rhine, Reisling, Chablis) 2 tbsp. kirsch or sherry 1 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. nutmeg Dash white pepper Dippers (below) Cut cheese into 1/4" cubes (about 4 cups). Sprinkle flour on cheese; toss until...
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    French Silk Frosting

    2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar 2/3 cup soft butter 2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate (cool) 3/4 tsp. vanilla 2 tbsp. milk In small mixer bowl, blend sugar, butter, chocolate and vanilla on low speed. Slowly add milk; beat until smooth.
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    Blender Double Fudge Cake

    1/4 cup nuts 1 egg 3 tbsp. shortening 1 cup milk 3 envelopes (1 oz each) pre-melted unsweetened chocolate 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 1/4 cups Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt) 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup...
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    Hash 'N Cheese Grill

    1 can (16oz) roast beef hash 1/3 cup catsup 2 tsp. instant minced onion 1 tsp. parsley flakes 3/4 tsp. oregano 4 English muffins, split and buttered 8 slices American cheese, cut into strips Mix hash, catsup, onion, parsley flakes and oregano; spread on muffin halves. Top with cheese strips...
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    Chocolate Drops

    1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate (cool) 1/3 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3/4 cups Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit baking soda and salt. If using quick-mixing flour, increase buttermilk to 1/2 cup.) 1/2 tsp. baking...
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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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    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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    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.
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    Cereal Christmas Trees

    3 tbsp. butter or margarine 32 large or 3 cups miniature marshmallows 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. green food color 4 cups Cheerios cereal Small gumdrops In large saucepan, heat butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted. Remove from heat; stir in...