Favorite Colonial House Recipes to try at home

Savory pastry dishes to your favorite beer cheese soup.

The chefs from the Colonial House in Rapid City share some of their favorite recipes. From breakfast omelets to savory pastry items, the Colonial House in Rapid City invites you to try the recipes at home!

Recipe: Applesauce Bars

Cream together: 1 ½ C. sugar—– ¾ C. shortening Add: 1 tsp vanilla——1 egg ½ tsp salt——— ½ tsp cinn 2 C. applesauce—2 C. flour 2 tsp soda——beat well Add: 1 C chopped nuts 1 C. chopped dates Bake at 350 degrees 30 mins

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Recipe: Butterscotch Pie

There’s no better way to enjoy the winter than by grabbing a warm blanket and enjoying the tasty aroma of Butterscotch Pie in your kitchen. Ingredients: Brown sugar 2 cups Evaporated milk 3 cups Yolks, egg 7 each Vanilla 1 Tablespoon Flour 5 Tablespoons Cornstarch 5 Tablespoons Butter 4 ounces Whites, egg 7 each Directions: […]

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Recipe: Crunchy Fudge Sandwiches

Melt one 6 oz package of butterscotch chips with 1/2 cup peanut butter over low heat. Stir in 4 cups of Rice Krispies. Press half of mix in a buttered 9×13 inch pan & chill. Set remaining ingredients aside. Stir over double boiler – 1 cup chocolate chip, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 2 tbsp margarine, […]

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Recipe: Crepes

Crepes (KREHP). Crepe is the French word for a paper thin pancake. It can be made from sweet or savory batters with a variety of flours. YIELD: 16 (6 inch) or 10 (9 inch) crepes INGREDIENTS: Eggs 2 Milk 1 cup Water 1/3 cup Flour, AP 1 cup Salt 1/4 teaspoon Butter, melted 2 tablespoons […]

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Recipe: Low Fat Sponge Cake

Cakes low in fat incorporate egg foam using whole eggs or just whites. Egg foams are made by beating eggs with sugar. Cream of tartar is added to increase the foam’s stability. Egg foam is folded into a batter, and the air bubbles (trapped within the protein) the eggs have retained, leaven the cake. Over […]

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Recipe: Easy Bars

Melt 1 stick margarine & mix in 1 cup graham cracker crumbs. Spread evenly in a 9×13 inch pan. Layer following ingredients. One 6 oz pkg choc chips 1 cup coconut One 6 oz pkg butterscotch chips 1 cup nuts Pour 1 cup sweetened condensed milk over top. Bake at 325  degrees for 25 mins. […]

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Recipe: Fruitcake

Ingredient Amount Peaches, dried 1 1/2 Cup Apricots, dried 1 1/2 Cup Pears, dried 1 Cup Raisins, golden 3/4 Cup Raisins, muscat 1/2 Cup Orange, candied 3 TBL Bourbon 1 Cup Flour 2 Cups Soda, baking 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Mace 1 1/4 tsp Ginger 1 1/4 tsp Cinnamon 1/8 tsp Cashews, roasted 2 […]

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Recipe: Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies: a Christmas staple. This is a great recipe that can be easily doubled or quadrupled, depending on if you know Cookie Monster or not. Powdered Sugar………………………1 ½ cup Butter (real)…………………………… 1 cup Eggs……………………………………. 1 or 2 Almond Flavoring…………………….. 1 teaspoon Vanilla…………………………………. 1 teaspoon All purpose flour………………………. 2 ½ cups (1 cup cake-1 ½ […]

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Recipe: Brownies

Sure, you could just buy a box, but you can really taste the love in our delicious homemade recipe! Brownies 1 ½ Cups Flour 2/3 Cups Cocoa 1 Tsp Salt 2 Cups Sugar 1-Cup Oil 2 Tsp Vanilla 4 Eggs 1 Cup chopped Nuts Mix dry ingredients together then add liquids. Mix well. Put in […]

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Recipe: Biscotti Toscani

Biscotti are crunchy and delicious twice-baked almond biscuits that originated in the city of Prato, Italy. They are best enjoyed dunked in a cup of steaming coffee. 1/3 C Butter ¾ C Sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla ¼ tsp Almond extract 2 tsp Orange zest 2 ¼ C Flour, all-purpose 1 ½ tsp Baking […]

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