Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Recipe Exchange: Two Recipes for Sweet Treats

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Recipe Exchange: Two Recipes for Sweet Treats

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Last month, Frederick Lee Castleman of Meridian, Idaho, requested a yellowish cheesecake he enjoyed years ago from a Jewish bakery in University City. "It was rectangular in shape, very flat and had nutmeg sprinkled on top. I would love to find a similar recipe," he wrote.

Marilyn Hoeferlin of Florissant sent us a recipe with similar ingredients.

Phyllis Mitchell of Webster Groves is looking for a recipe called Vanilla Kipples. They were much like wedding cookies made with ground pecans and whiskey. The cookie was made in a horseshoe shape.

Karen Moody of Cedar Hill sent in a recipe handed down by her grandmother years ago, though she calls them Vanilla Kiffles. "We looked forward to going to her house every Christmas to help her make them," says Moody. This recipe doesn't include whiskey.

CAN YOU HELP?

* I'm searching for an orange cake recipe that tastes like real oranges. Years ago, Duncan Hines had a good orange cake mix, but I can't find it. I've tried to make an orange cake from scratch and even tried altering cake mixes. None has panned out to taste like real oranges. Jeanne-Marie Conley, Ballwin

* Does anyone have the chicken salad recipe from Dillard's department store? Kim Hilscher, St. Louis

* Does anyone have the slaw recipe or a similar recipe from Dohack's Restaurant? The restaurant was located in South County Center years ago. Linda Grzyb, Webster Groves

HOW TO CONTRIBUTE

To request a recipe * Request only one recipe at a time. Include your full name, address and phone number. Send an email to recipeexchange@post-dispatch.com. Mail a request or an answer to Karen Deer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 900 North Tucker Boulevard, St. Louis, Mo. 63101.

To provide a recipe * Include pan and can sizes, the yield and as many other details as possible; send to the above address. Make a copy. Original recipes will not be returned. If you have a photo, please send that as well.

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OLD-FASHIONED CHEESECAKE

Yield: 20 servings

1 package (8-count) crescent rolls

3 (8-ounce packages) cream cheese, softened

1 1/8 cups granulated sugar

1 (8-ounce) container sour cream

5 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

Nutmeg

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