Amish Sweets Recipes


2 c. white sugar 1 c. brown sugar 1 c. light corn syrup 1 c. heavy cream 1 c. milk 1 c. butter Cook all ingredients together slowly. Stirring occasionally. Cook to firm ball (248). Remove from heat. Add 1 t. vanilla. Pour onto greased pan. When firm turn onto Cutting Board. Cut into small […]


1 1/2 lb. chocolate 2/3 c. light cream 1 1/2 t. vanilla Melt chocolate; stir until smooth. meanwhile heat cream to scalding. Remove and cool to 130; add warm cream to melted chocolate all at once. Beat until smooth, add vanilla, mix well and cool. When cool beat until light and fluffy. Let stand in […]

Peppermint Candy

1 (13 oz) can marshmallow creme 3 rounded T. Crisco 1 1/4 box powdered sugar, sifted 3/4 t. peppermint flavoring Mix and let stand overnight. Dip in chocolate.

Cinnamon Candy

2 1/2 c. granulated sugar 1 c. light Karo 1 c. cold water red food coloring 1/4 t. oil of cinnamon Cook together sugar, Karo and water to soft or hard crack (290). Remove from heat and immediately add food coloring and cinnamon oil. Pour into buttered 13 x 9 pans. Cut as soon as […]

Amish Fudge

24 soda crackers, rolled fine nuts 1 pkg. chocolate bits 1 t. vanilla 2 c. sugar 2/3 c. milk Boil together sugar and milk 3-5 minutes at a full rolling boil. Then pour over cracker crumbs, chocolate bits and vanilla which have been placed in bowl. Mix well and pour into a buttered pan as […]

36 large marshmallows 8 oz. melting chocolate 1/4 c. honey 1/2 c. chunky peanut butter 1 t. vanilla 2 T. butter Line 8 x 8 cake pan with aluminum foil. Cover bottom with marshmallows, tightly packed. melt chocolate over low heat. Stir in honey, peanut butter, vanilla and butter. Blend well. Spread over and between […]

Divinity Fudge

3 c. sugar 1/2 c. light syrup 1/2 c. cold water 2 egg whites 1 t. vanilla nutmeats (optional) Place sugar, syrup and water in a pan over low heat. Stir only until sugar is dissolved, then cook until a soft ball is formed when dropped into cold water. Beat egg whites until stiff, continue […]

1 c. butter 1 lb. brown sugar pinch of salt 1 c. light Karo 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 t. vanilla Melt butter in heavy saucepan; add brown sugar and salt. Mix well; add Karo and milk and mix well. Blend and bring to boil. Stir constantly to 240 degrees, remove from heat. Add […]

Coconut Bon Bons

3 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, room temperature 3 t. vanilla 6 t. coconut flavoring 4 lbs. powdered sugar 2 lbs. unsweetened coconut 1 1/2 t. salt Work salt, vanilla and coconut flavoring into cream cheese. Mix well. In a bowl mix powdered sugar and coconut together, then add to cream cheese; roll and cool. […]

6 egg whites 3/4 t. cream of tartar Beat together then add: 2 c. sugar 2 t. vanilla Fold in: 2 c. crushed soda crackers Spread in cake pan and bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Cool and put 1 can cherry pie filling on top. Top with whipped cream.

Mississippi Mud

1/3 c. cocoa 2 c. sugar 1 1/2 c. flour 1/4 t. salt Mix above ingredients then add: 2 sticks oleo, melted 1 t. vanilla 4 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 c. nuts Mix well. Grease and flour 15 x 13 cookie sheet and pour mixture on sheet. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Remove from […]

Pumpkin Torte

24 graham crackers 1/2 c. margarine 1/3 c. sugar Press in 13 x 9 pan. Beat 2 eggs and add cream cheese and 3/4 c. sugar, mix and pour over graham crackers. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Mix together 2 c. pumpkin, 1 T. cornstarch, 3 egg yolks, 1/2 c. sugar, 1/2 c. milk, […]

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