Blue Ribbon American Recipes Sifted


Pina Colada Cake

By Darlene Sweet
Have had several similar cakes in the past, but think I've tweaked this one pretty well!...

Fried Zucchini

By Kim Biegacki
My Grammie (Roberta Campbell) used to make this all the time. We always had zucchini growing...

Lemon Yogurt Blueberry Muffins

By Sheila Nakata
These are moist and delicious. This recipe uses less sugar and gets its sweetness from the...

Heavenly Pie

By Gail Herbest
I was given this recipe years ago by a Chef at a restaurant in upstate NY...

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

By Araxy Aykanian
A few years ago, my loving husband had 3 heart stents done on him and...

Mom's Macaroni Salad

By Darci Juris
Elbow macaroni, celery, sweet relish, and hard-boiled egg make up my mom’s macaroni salad. Light and...

Lite Sunny Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

By Brenda Andrews
This zingy and sweet muffin is the perfect way to start the day! I bake these...

Reese's Peanut Butter Cookie Bar

By Mary Gonzalez
I love the recipes I've found on Just A Pinch. I must give credit to two...

Oreo Cookie Balls

By Shannon Smith
I call theses truffles in disguise. Easy to make and yummy in your tummy as...

BONNIE'S BEST OVEN BAKED FRIES AND POTATO WEDGES

By Bonnie .
I have always had a passion for French fries, and therefore, I could never pass by...

BEA'S MILLIONAIRES

By Bea L.
Chocolate, caramel and nuts...that's what I'm talking about! These will melt in you mouth. These are...

Cinnamon Streusel Apple Cider Muffins

By Cheryl Culver
These are yummy and easy to make and they look so tasty, mix some up for...

Peanut Butter Truffles

By vicky hunt
These are amazing!! Great for parties,socials,and to eat all by yourself while you are reading..OOOOpppss,did i...

DELIGHTFULLY COOL SUMMER STRAWBERRY TORTE

By DONNA WILL
this dish is a wonderful dessert for any occasion, its great for parties or for a...

No-Bake Cheesecake

By Joelle Johnson
This is easy and yummy. I usually use sugar-free pudding mix (4 serving size), 1/3 less...

Graham Cracker Pudding

By Erica Freyer
This is a quick and simple dessert my mama use to make when I was young...

Easy Fry Sauce

By Kitchen Crew
Fry sauce has been around since the 1940s. It’s been a popular condiment in the western...

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

By ANN MORELL
I've been meaning to post these! My 4th of July fave.

Angel Pudding

By Verlene Feijo( pronounce-Fay-Joe)
Angel cake, candy and pudding . It is just sooooo good

Easy Crescent Dough Lemon Bars

By Amber Moon
Super simple and a hit. My mom now requires me to make these for her birthday...

Crock Pot Candy ("Mr. Bud Candy")

By Donna Brown
This is my daughter's recipe that she makes for fund raisers, church, to give away on...

Easy Peasy Lemon Curd

By Nickole Smith-Palacios
This may just be my favorite thing to make (and eat,lol) but it's not so friendly...

Blueberry Cobbler

By Twana Kelley
This was the first dessert I made for my husband when we started dating. He hates...
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