About Amish Recipe Box

Growing up in Amish Country, Indiana, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity of making many Amish friends. I have great memories of
Amish home cooked meals and gatherings. For several years I owned a passenger van that I used to transport Amish family’s all over the country. Taking them
as far south as Florida and north to “Rice lake’ in Canada. One trip to Canada that I’ll never forget was for a 1 week fishing trip on Rice lake. I had 12
Amish passengers. After 6 days of almost non-stop fishing, we came back to Indiana with 13,500 Bluegill, ready for the fryer!

With Amish Acres and Shipshewana, both within 20 minutes, there are always interesting things to do around here!
On my Amish Haystack recipe page you’ll find a video of me enjoying a Haystack supper / fundraiser in Goshen, Indiana!

Many of these Amish Recipes have been passed down from several generations of Amish women, and many of them are from
Amish cookbooks written by an Amish lady in Lagrange Indiana, Mrs. Clayton (Louise) Lambright. Her husband,
Clayton has a furniture shop on their farm. Clayton, along with the other Amish craftsmen build some of the
high quality solid wood furniture known to come out of Amish shops.

I’m sure you will enjoy cooking and eating from the authentic Amish Recipes on this website.
Please remember, the Amish people often add a pinch here or a pinch there and cook from memory and habit, making it hard to put some of these Amish
recipes in writing.

Recent Recipes

  • Buttermilk Cake

    1/4 c. butter 2 c. sugar 2 eggs pinch of salt 2 c. buttermilk 1 t. soda 4 c. flour 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. allspice 1/2 t. cloves 2 T. cocoa 1 c. raisins Cream butter, sugar and eggs. Add buttermilk and soda. Sift together flour, spices and cocoa. Mix into first mixture and ...

  • Chewy Oatmeal Bars

    1 c. butter 2 eggs 1 t. baking soda 2 t. vanilla 2 c. brown sugar 2 c. flour 1/2 t. salt 1/2 c. chopped nuts 2 c. oatmeal 6 oz. chocolate chips Mix all ingredients and put in 13 x 9 pan. Sprinkle with M&M’s. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

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  • Rolls

    2 pkg. (2 T.) yeast 1/3 c. water 1 T. sugar 1 1/2 c. milk, scalded 2 eggs, beaten 1 c. sugar 2/3 c. lard 1 t. salt 1 c. mashed potatoes 6 1/2 c. flour Mix yeast, water and 1 T. sugar together; set aside. Mix milk, eggs, lard, sugar, salt and mashed potatoes. ...

  • Brown Sugar Grapenuts

    4 c. brown sugar 2 qts. sour milk 4 t. salt 4 t. baking soda 14 c. whole wheat flour 1/2 lb. butter, melted 4 t. vanilla 2 t. maple flavoring Combine all ingredients and bake at 350 stirring every 15 minutes until golden brown. Crumble and dry.

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  • Favorite Meatloaf

    2 1/2 lb. hamburger 5 eggs 1/4 lb. crackers, crushed 1/4 c. diced onion 1 pt. tomato juice salt and pepper to taste Mix thoroughly, put in baking pan and bake 2 hours at 300. Drain any juice and top with glaze. Bake another 15 minutes. Glaze: 1/2 c. catsup 1 T. mustard 4 T. ...

  • Frosting for Cakes

    1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese 2 c. powdered sugar 1 c. whipped topping Cream powdered sugar with cream cheese; fold in whipped topping.

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