Breakfasts

CRISPY POTATO PANCAKES

4 cups freshly grated Idaho potatoes 4 eggs, beaten1 -1/2 cups flour 1 cup grated onion 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons nutmeg CRISCO Oil Grate potato into bowl; cover with cold water. Rinse potatoes under slowly running cold water until starch disappears, about 5 minutes. Drain well and pat completely dry.Mix eggs and flour together until smooth.Add onion, salt and nutmeg. Add to grated potatoes and mix well.Heat 1/4-inch Crisco Oil in a heavy skillet until almost smoking.Drop 1/4 cup portions of batter into oil. Do not flatten. Turn after 2 minutes. Flatten slightly and cook an additional 2 minutes, or until golden brown.Drain on paper towels. Serve hot with applesauce, fried apples or a dollop of sour...

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QUICK WAFFLES

Makes three 9-inch waffles. 2 egg yolks, beaten1-1/3 cups milk 2 tablespoons CRISCO, melted2 cups Homemade Crisco Quick Bread Mix 2 egg whites, stiffly beatenIn bowl, combine the egg yolks, milk, and melted Crisco. Stir in the Crisco Quick Bread Mix; beat smooth with rotary beater. Carefully fold in egg whites, leaving a few puffs of egg white.Bake the batter in preheated waffle...

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DENVER OMELETS

2 omelets 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor CRISCO 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham (1/4-inch cubes)1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 recipe Easy Omelets In small skillet melt Butter Flavor Crisco. Add green pepper and onion. Cook and stir over medium heat until tender, adding ham and pepper during last minute. Prepare omelet as directed above. Use half of filling for each omelet, using slotted spoon to remove from...

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SAUSAGE AND POTATO OMELET

5 servings 1 package (8 ounces) brown and serve sausage links (10 links)1/3 cup CRISCO 1 package (12 ounces) frozen shredded hash browns, thawed (2 patties)1/4 cup chopped onion (optional)1/4 cup chopped green pepper (optional)Salt and pepper4 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash pepper 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded process American cheese In small skillet, brown sausage links according to package directions.Meanwhile, melt Crisco in a 10-inch skillet. Combine the thawed potatoes, onion, and green pepper; pat into skillet with spatula. Season generously with salt and sprinkle with pepper. Cook, uncovered, over low heat till underside is crisp and brown, 12 to 15 minutes.Blend eggs, milk, the 1/4 teaspoon salt, and dash pepper. Pour over potatoes. Top with sausage links arranged in spoke fashion. Cover. Cook over low heat about 8 minutes.Sprinkle cheese over eggs and sausages. Cover and heat just till cheese begins to melt. Loosen omelet and cut in wedges to...

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EASY FRESH FRUIT SALAD

Preparation time: 10 minutesTotal time: 10 minutes4 servings 1/4 cup SMUCKER’S Orange Marmalade or SMUCKER’S Apricot Jam1/4 cup orange juice 2 seedless oranges, peeled and cut into sections2 plums, pitted and sliced1/4 pound seedless green grapes 1 ripe banana, peeled and slicedCombine Smucker’s Orange Marmalade or Smucker’s Apricot Jam and orange juice. Stir well.Place oranges, plums, grapes and banana in mixing bowl. Toss with dressing. Serve immediately or...

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SLICE & BAKE COFFEE SPICE COOKIES

Makes 4 dozenPrep time: 10 minutesChill time: 2 hoursBake time: 6-8 minutes 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 teaspoon hot water 1/2 cup Butter Flavor Crisco all-vegetable shortening or 1/2 Butter Flavor Crisco stick 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup chocolate jimmies In measuring cup dissolve instant coffee in hot water. In large mixing bowl cream Butter Flavor Crisco, brown sugar, egg, vanilla and coffee mixture until light and fluffy. Mix in flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Divide dough into two equal parts. Shape each part into roll 1-1/2 inches in diameter and about 7 inches long. Roll in chocolate jimmies, pressing lightly. Wrap; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Preheat oven to 375°. Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices. Place slices 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, or until set. Cool on...

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