Making Apple Pie

 Recipes &

Cooking Chart

     We love to cook, and when making apple recipes, the proper apple is the key to getting good results. Here are some handy charts you can use to pick which apple is the best one for your cooking needs.

There are some good recipes at

the bottom of the page.

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Snicker Salad

1 1/2 cups cold 2% milk

1 package (3.4 oz.) instant vanilla pudding mix

1 carton (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed

4 large apples, chopped 9 (about 6 cups) - use an apple that stays white such as Cortland

4 Snickers candy bars (2.07 oz. each), cut into 1/2" pieces

In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding, mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft set. Fold in whipped topping. Fold in apples and candy bars. Refrigerate until serving. 12 servings (3/4 cup each)

Raw Apple Cake

Beat   2 eggs

Add   2 cups sugar

           1/2 cup oil

           1 teas. vanilla

 Sift together and add:

          2 teas. cinnamon

           2 teas. baking soda

           pinch of salt

           2 cups flour

Fold in:

           4 cups finely chopped baking apples -use an apple that is highly 

               flavored and keeps its shape like Chieftain or Liberty

           Nuts if desired

Grease 9X13. Bake at 325 for 1 hour.


1 1/2 cup powdered sugar

3 oz. cream cheese, softened

3 TB. softened butter

1/2 teas. vanilla

pinch of salt

Cream together, spread on cooled cake.