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Collard Valley Cooks - Recipe Archive

Here is a collection of some of our personal favorite recipes. These are some of our most requested dishes and desserts! Some of these were passed down from my grandparents or my mother. They may bring back some childhood memories for some of you! These are some examples of sure-to-please country recipes that makes CVC your place to go for Southern cooking! If you want to see all of our recipes please check out the CVC Cookbook links!

Granny's Chocolate Cream Pie

Prick pie crust with a fork and bake in 375-degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown. In a glass batter bowl combine sugar, cocoa and corn starch. Whisk well. Add milk, water and egg yellows…


Caramel Icing

Add butter to a medium saucepan and melt on medium heat. Now add sugars and milk stir well. Bring to a very slow heat (medium/low) setting. Once mixture starts to bubble a little (starts boiling),…


Italian Cream Cake

Beat cream cheese with butter until creamy now add eggs. Mix well. Then add remaining ingredients except toasted coconut and beat on med/low for 1 1/2 minutes. Now add toasted coconut and beat 1/2…


Fried Apple Pie

Place apples, water to cover them, butter and cup of sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook on medium heat. Continue to cook until the apples have lost most of their water and they begin…


Rolled Biscuits

Use Hand and press all flour against the sides and bottom of a large bowl. I typically use the outside of my fist. Once packed well add shortening and milk. Use hand and blend the shortening and milk…


Salmon Patties

“Mama made these all the time, and they are great. It is great to have a can in the pantry for a quick meal…Tammy” Preheat Skillet on Medium/High. Put oil in skillet about 1/2” high. Oil must be hot.…


Green Stewed Cabbage

Chop cabbage in 1-1.5 pieces. Rinse cabbage to clean. Heat water in microwave until boiling then add bouillon. Preheat large wok or skillet. Add butter and chopped cabbage. Now add water/bouillon.…


French Coconut Pie

In a glass batter bowl melt a stick of margarine in microwave. Add sugar and whisk. Add eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and whisk well. Place your coconut in the bottom of your pie shell. Pour the mixture…


Potato Soup (Simple)

Put potatoes in medium saucepan. Add water to top of potatoes. Add ½ Knorr bullion OR 2 cubes of regular bullion. Bring to a boil on medium/high setting. Once boiling set timer and boil 12 minutes. In…


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