Nana Hilda's Creamy PA DUTCH Bacon Dressing

Nana Hilda's Creamy Pa Dutch Bacon Dressing Recipe

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Ruth Ann Ryan


My Nana was PA Dutch, she was born in the late 1800's!
She always had a jar of this in the fridge.
It keeps indefinitely without spoiling.
It's great warmed and served over a lettuce salad with grated hard boiled eggs sprinkled over.
I also like a little spooned over cooked, drained green beans. Not all my family likes this :)
It's sweet/sour so use your imagination.


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About 3 pints.
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  • 4 slice
  • 4
  • 1 tsp
    yellow prepared mustard
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    chipotle chili powder
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    white vinegar
  • ·
    hard boiled eggs, opt.

How to Make Nana Hilda's Creamy PA DUTCH Bacon Dressing


  1. Fry Bacon in a large saucepan or Dutch oven until crisp and break into small bits. Put aside.
    Save a leave a little bacon fat in the pan. You'll use this pan to cook the dressing.
  2. Beat eggs with mustard until thick.
  3. Mix sugar with cornstarch and seasoning and stir into eggs. Add water and vinegar. Place over very low heat and cook stirring constantly till mixture thickens.
  4. DO NOT BOIL ! !
  5. Stir in butter and bacon.
    Pour into warmed jars.
    (Just fill jars with very hot water then pour out before adding finished dressing)

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About Nana Hilda's Creamy PA DUTCH Bacon Dressing

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Dutch
Other Tag: Heirloom

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