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    Chocolate Cherries Jubilee

    Bake cupcakes as directed on 1 package Betty Crocker sour cream chocolate fudge cake mix. In small bowl, soak about 10 sugar cubes in warm rum. Remove paper baking cups. Pour Cherry-Rum Sauce (below) over cupcakes; place sugar cube on each and ignite immediately. Cherry-Rum Sauce: In saucepan...
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    Corn on the Grill

    Select tender young sweet corn. Remove large outer husks; turn back inner husks and remove silk. Spread corn with soft butter. Pull husks back over ears; tie with fine wire. Place on grill 3" from hot coals. Cook 20 to 30 minutes, turning frequently. Serve immediately with salt, pepper and butter.
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    French Apple Pie

    2 sticks or 1 packet Betty Crocker pie crust mix 1/3 cup brown sugar (packed) 1 pkg. (6 oz) butterscotch pieces 1 can (20 oz) pie-sliced apples Prepare pastry for 9" One-crust pie as directed on package. Mix remaining pie crust stick or mix and the sugar until finely crumbled. Stir in...
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    Cheese Brioches

    Thaw 1 pkg (8 oz) frozen brioches. Cut around topknot of each and remove. Place about 1 teaspoonful of your favorite pasteurized cheese spread in each brioche; replace tops. Return brioches to foil package. Heat uncovered for 10 minutes at 375F.
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    Sparkling Grapefuit Halves

    Cut grapefruit in half, remove seeds. Cut around edges and sections to loosen; remove center. Spread each half with 1 tbsp cranberry-orange relish or 2 tsp. butterscotch sauce. Heat in ungreased baking pan for 10 minutes at 475F.
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    Rice-Custard Pudding

    1/2 cup water 1/2 cup uncooked instant rice 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 2 1/2 cups milk, scalded 1/2 cup raisins Cinnamon Heat water to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in rice. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Blend eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt; slowly stir in...
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    Citrus Loaf Cake

    Bake Betty Crocker golden pound cake mix as directed on package. Cool cake 10 minutes; remove from pan. Prick cake; drizzle with Orange-Lemon Glaze.
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    Tender Oven Stew

    2 lbs. boneless beef chuck, cut into 1" cubes 4 cups water 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 clove garlic, minced 1 medium onion, sliced 1 small bay leaf 2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper Pinch allspice 1 tsp. sugar 6 carrots, quartered 8 small whole onions 3 medium potatoes, pared and...
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    Oven-Barbecued Steaks

    3 lbs. beef round steak, 3/4" thick 2 tbsp. salad oil 3 tbsp. instant chopped onion 3/4 cup catsup 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup vinegar 1 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tbsp. prepared mustard 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp pepper Cut meat into 10 serving pieces. In large skillet, brown meat...
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    Maple-Baked Apples

    Wash, core and remove 1" strip of skin around middle of 6 baking apples. Place apples upright in baking dish; fill center or each with 1 tsp. butter and 1 tbsp. maple flavored syrup. Pour water (1/4" deep) into baking dish. Bake uncovered 1 hour or until tender. Spoon syrup in pan over apples...
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    Pork Loin Roast

    1 envelope (about 1 1/2 oz) onion soup mix 5 lb pork loin roast 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup Gold Medal flour Place 30x8" piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil in baking pan; sprinkle soup mix in center of foil. Trim excess fat from meat. Place meat fat side down on soup mix. Fold foil over and seal...
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    Mustard Sauce

    2 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. flour Salt and pepper 1 1/4 cups milk 1/8 tsp. nutmeg 1 tbsp. well-drained horseradish 1 tbsp. prepared mustard Melt butter over low heat; blend in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat; gradually stir in...
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    Petit Fours Icing

    9 cups confectioners' sugar (about 2lbs) 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract In top of double boiler, mix all ingredients; heat over boiling water just to lukewarm. Remove from heat. Leave icing over hot water to keep it thin; tint with food color if...
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    Deviled Puffs

    1 cup water 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup Gold Medal flour 4 eggs 3 cans (4 1/2 oz each) deviled ham 1 tbsp. horseradish 3/4 tsp. pepper 3/4 tsp. onion salt 1/3 cup sour cream Heat oven to 400F. In saucepan, heat water and butter to rolling boil. Stir in flour. Stir vigorously over low heat...
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    Della Robbia Ice Ring

    Arrange several varieties of grape clusters, kumquats, dark sweet and maraschino cherries and small green leaves in a ring mold or bundt pan that fits into punch bowl. Pour water into mold to partially cover fruit; freeze. Add water to fill mold 3/4 full; freeze. Unmold; float fruit side up in...
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    Fruit-Slice Cookies

    1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 3 cups Gold Medal flour (*Do not use self-rising flour.) 1 tsp. salt Yellow, green, and red food color 1 1/2 tsp. each grated lemon, lime, and orange peel Yellow, green, and orange colored sugar Mix thoroughly butter...
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    Easy Petits Fours

    Bake Betty Crocker white cake mix in jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1", as directed on package. Cool. Cut cake into small squares, rounds, diamonds, hearts or other shapes. Place cake pieces upside down, a few at a time, on wire rack over large bowl. Pour Petits Fours Icing (below) over top...
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    Nutty Muffin Raisin Ring

    1/3 cup butter or margarine 1/3 cup brown sugar (packed) 12 pecan halves 1 pkg. Better Crocker butter pecan muffin mix 1/2 cup raisins Heat oven to 400F. In oven, melt butter in 5-cup ring mold. Remove from oven; sprinkle with sugar and arrange pecan halves on sugar mixture. Prepare muffin mix...
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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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    French Almond Custard Fondue

    1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. cornstarch 2 cups light cream or milk 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 tbsp. butter or margarine 2 tsp. almond extract Dippers (below) In saucepan, mix sugar, salt and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until...