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Amish Christmas Cookbook

Authentic Desserts, Breads, Casseroles, Salads, and More

100 authentic Amish Christmas treats to share with loved ones this holiday season.
Gathered from interviews with real Amish grandmothers, tattered recipe boxes, and old books and diaries, here is an assortment of delicious baked goods, casseroles, snacks, and other festive treats that have been and continue to be popular in eastern Pennsylvania, particularly in the Lancaster area. Christmas is a special time in Amish country—candles in the windows, preparations for the school Christmas play, and gas-powered ovens filling homes with the smells of home-baked goodness. Now you too can experience the warm, comforting recipes of old order Amish cooks. Prepare to make wonderful treats such as:

  • Shoofly Pie
  • Molasses Cookies
  • Frosted Cinnamon Rolls
  • Church Peanut Butter Marshmallow Spread
  • Breakfast Casserole
  • Baked French Toast
  • Red Beet Eggs
  • Christmas Salad
  • Christmas Cake
  • "Roasht" or Chicken Filling
  • Potpie Noodles
  • Oatmeal Whoopie Pies
  • And more!

With simple ingredients and instructions that are easy to follow, you'll find yourself whipping up new mealtime traditions for your loved ones this holiday season.

Good Books is an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. Good Books offers books that uplift, inspire, and instruct in the Christian faith, as well as family-focused cookbooks, country living titles, craft books, Amish fiction, and books that focus on justice and peacebuilding, among other topics. Good Books is based in Brattleboro, Vermont and New York, New York.

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