Cheese Ring with Strawberry Preserves
16ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup of mayonnaise
1 small onion, chopped
1 cup of chopped walnuts or pecans
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
Cayenne pepper to taste
1 cup of strawberry preserves
Combine all ingredients except strawberry preserves in food processor. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. Place in ring mold and refrigerate for 2 hours or more. When ready to serve unmold on serving platter.Fill center with preserves and serve with butter crackers.
This is a great recipe and a favorite of President Jimmy Carter from Plains, Georgia. Thanks to Mrs. Rosalynn Carter for sharing this recipe with the ladies of Georgia!
Georgia Peach Bread from Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast
This recipe is a great way to use all those over-ripe Georgia peaches.
½ cup shortening
1 ½ cups sugar
2 ¼ cups pureed peaches
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
1 cup finely chopped pecans
Cream sugar and shortening together.
Add eggs, mix thoroughly.
Add peach puree and vanilla.
Add dry ingredients and nuts. Stir until blended.
Pour into 2 loaf pans 5 x 9 that have been well greased and floured.
Bake at 325 for 55 minutes to 1 hour.
Let bread cool for a few minutes before removing from pan.
Yield: 2 loaves
Georgia Peanut Cake from Group Recipes – Jett2Whit
2 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
a pinch of cinnamon – ( I like a BIG pinch)
1 cup smooth peanut butter
2/3 cup butter(lightly salted)
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
6 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup milk
peanut butter icing(optional)
1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped
How to make it
Grease and dust with floura 9 x 13 inch pan
Position shelf in lower third of oven and preheat to 350 degrees F.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
In large mixing bowl, cream peanut butter and butter
Slowly add the sugar beating until creamy
Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition
Beat in vanilla
With mixer on low speed, add flour alternately with milk.
Start with flour, then end with flour
Turn batter into prepared pan
Bake 40 – 45 minutes or until cake tests done
When cool spread with your favorite peanut butter icing…..
Sprinkle with the peanuts after frosting.
5 cups fresh peaches, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Mix together cornstarch, brown sugar, water, and lemon juice. Add peaches. Cook in a saucepan on top of the stove until thickened. Pour into a round 2 quart baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Drop batter by spoonfuls over peaches and kind of spread out as much as possible. Can sprinkle batter with sugar.
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
5 tablespoons milk
Beat till smooth with whisk. Drop by spoonfulls over peaches and spread evenly. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes.