Grandma Emma Blaser’s Bratzelis
My cousin Raeona got this recipe for Bratzels from Grandma Emma Blaser.
Cream: 1 lb butter softened
2 cups sugar
Add: 5 eggs beating after each addition
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup water
4 to 5 cups flour
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
Form balls the size of a walnut.
Bake in a Brazil or Pizzelle iron.
Dumplings (Knoffley’s – check spelling)
Flour (bowl full) 2 cups
add salt – 1 tsp.
add water (put in with canned milk) and 1 cup til half mixed
add 2 eggs and mix in.
Batter is thick and sticky.
Cook in boiling water with salt in it.
Drop in small 1/2 tsp. in water.
When comes to top – drain in strainer – put in bowl. Add butter.
(Melt butter until yellow to brown.)
Enough for 4 people.
Submitted by Doris Blaser as taught to her by Emma.
6 Tbsp. butter (melted)
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1 cup raisins
Use on Foundation Sweet Dough.
Poor Man’s Pie
Doris Blaser lived with Emma for a year after they were first married before
they moved to Salt Lake. Emma taught her these recipes.
Pie dough – rolled out.
Put cinnamon and sugar on dough.
Add milk or cream or add fresh apple – salt and cinnamon and sugar. Bake.
Emma Blaser’s Recipe for Poor Man’s Pie as Remembered By Her Son Harold
Take the leftover dough and roll it flat.
No matter what size, put it on the pie plate.
Brush with cream (she would sometimes use canned milk).
Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.
Bake until done.
Break in pieces and eat.
Add banana and mayonnaise just before serving.
Put some mayonnaise – 2 or 3 heaping Tablespoons in a small bowl.
Add a little bit of prepared mustard – about a teaspoon.
Add a little canned milk.
Add 1 teaspoon sugar.
Stir and add to chopped lettuce just before serving.