About Amish Recipe Box

I grew up in Amish country and have an admiration for the Amish people and their culture. I’ve enjoyed many Amish home cooked meals and I’m sure you will enjoy cooking and eating from the authentic 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. Many of these 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.

Recent Recipes

  • Chicken Bar-B-Que Sauce

    1 qt. water 1 pt. vinegar 2 t. pepper 1 lb. butter 1/2 c. salt1/4 c. sugar 5 t. Worcestershire sauce Mix ingredients and heat. Marinate meat in sauce for 2 or more hours, then heat to steaming. Remove from sauce and grill, daubing on sauce while grilling.

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  • Puffy French Toast

    1 c. flour, sifted 1/4 c. sugar 1 1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. cinnamon 1 egg, beaten 1 c. milk Blend well. Dip slices of bread in batter and fry in a buttered pan to a nice golden brown.

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  • Mush

    6 c. water 1 1/4 c. milk 1 t. salt 2 c. cornmeal Mix together and cook for 20 minutes on medium heat. Pour into greased 9×13 pan. Let stand until cold, then cut, roll in flour and fry in a buttered frying pan.  

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  • Hot Three-Bean Dish

    1 can kidney beans, drained 1 can pork and beans 1 can butter beans, drained Mix top 3 together and place in casserole dish. In skillet, soft fry 6 bacon strips, chop and add; 1 1/2 t. garlic powder 2 large onions cut into rings 1 t. dry mustard 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/4 c. ...

  • French Fudge

    3 (6 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips 1 can Eagle Brand milk 1 1/2 t. vanilla pinch of salt 1/2 c. walnuts Put chocolate bits and eagle Brand milk in pan on low. Stir well until bits are melted. Add vanilla, salt and nuts. Pour in waxed paper lined 9×9 pan and refrigerate.

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  • Vinegar Taffy

    2 c. white syrup 1 c. sugar 2 T. butter 1 T. vinegar 1/4 t. baking soda 1 t. vanilla Combine first 4 ingredients in saucepan; bring to boil over medium heat. Stir constantly untill sugar dissolves. Continue cooking to hard ball stage (260 degrees) or until small amount forms a hard ball in very ...

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