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Mother's Day Treats

Mother's Day Treats

Treat your mom or your daughter to three America Cooks Kosher favorites this Mother's Day!

by Beth Tfiloh Congregation

The following recipes are from America Cooks Kosher, the all-season all-reason kosher cookbook, Beth Tfiloh Congregation and Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, Baltimore, MD. You can order your copy at or by calling 410-486-1900.

Savannah Almond Cookies
By: Dora Waranch

Incredibly fast and easy with only 6 ingredients in all! Each of Dora's grandchildren eat these up!

1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups sliced almonds
5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 stick margarine, melted and cooled
3 egg whites, not beaten

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix together all ingredients and drop by teaspoonfuls onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
Don't put cookies too close together because they spread.

Bake 10 minutes or until brown. Cookies freeze well. Makes about 50-60 cookies.

Wende's Apple Pear Crumble
By Wende Attman Levitas

Wende's two children Harris and Erin love to help cook this dish with their mom.
It's fast and easy with only six ingredients!

5-6 large Granny Smith apples, peeled 1/2 cup sugar
2-3 Bartlett pears, peeled
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup flour
8 tablespoons (1 stick) margarine

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.

Cut apples and pears into wedges and place in a 9 inch pie pan, filling above top of pan as fruit will cook down.
Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and margarine in a food processor until well blended but a little chunky. Spoon mixture over apples and pears until completely covered in a thick layer.

Bake 45 to 60 minutes or until topping is well browned.
If serving with a dairy meal, especially great when served warm with ice cream.


By Carole Luterman
Love chocolate? This chocolate dessert gets rave reviews.

8 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
4 eggs
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, or favorite flavor, softened
1 (16 ounce) can chocolate syrup
6 ounces chocolate chips
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, chocolate syrup, vanilla, flour and baking powder.
Pour batter into a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake 30 minutes. Freeze when cool.
Cover frozen cake with ice cream. Melt chocolate chips with milk and drizzle over ice cream.

May 13, 2006

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) Amy, May 14, 2006 12:00 AM

Yum, Yum

These recipes look wonderful. Can't wait to try them.

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