Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe


By Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin

A few years back, I was mailed a few recipes, from my Aunt's, Penn. DUTCH friend.
Everyone knows ..I collect recipes!
This is one of them.
The hard working Colonial Pennsylvania Dutch, were hard working people. And very frugal!
We can learn a lot from them, from some of there recipes!
I Wonder? Where did they get coconuts, back then?

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2 c
beaten egg yolks
1/4 c
1/2 c
shredded coconut
1 tsp
egg whites
1/4 dash(es)
1 c
coarsely crushed saltine crackers
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Directions Step-By-Step

In a saucepan gradually stir milk into egg yolks.Add 1/4 cup sugar.
Cook and stir over medium heat till thick and bubbly. Remove from heat.
Stir in crackers, coconut and vanilla.
Pour into a 1 quart casserole dish.
Beat egg whites till soft peaks form.
Very gradually add 1/2 cup sugar,
beat till stiff peaks form.
Spread over hot pudding.
Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
* NOTE: Speaking of crackers, I just came across
A JAP member.. Barbara Pendly recipe for:
Made with CRACKERS. Plain ole saltine crackers.
This was before RITZ came along!!
NOT RITZ CRACKERS. check it out.....Looking good.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Crackers
Hashtag: #coconut
  • Comments

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    Kristin Miller Kk723 - Oct 15, 2011
    How many saltines do you use? I don't see it listed and this sounds like something I might try! :)
  • user
    Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Oct 15, 2011
    I will correct it..sorry
    1 cup coarsely crushed saltine crackers...Nancy
  • user
    Kristin Miller Kk723 - Oct 15, 2011
    Thanks, Nancy. This sounds good! :)
  • user
    Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Oct 15, 2011
    I will have 4 Penn Dutch ,Colonial
    recipes on my the end of the day! 3 are on now
    Again thanks for your help!!
    NICE to have a proof reader!! Tee Hee
    I will checking out your site today..
    I am going to put you on my Favorite Cooks...O.K. ?
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    Kristin Miller Kk723 - Oct 15, 2011
    How sweet of you, Nancy. I know I've missed things when putting recipes on here!