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Family Favorites

Our classic comfort food recipes are sure to warm up your winter.

Chicken and Dumplings
Pasta with Broccoli and Bacon
Baked Enchilada Casserole
Hearty Southwest Chili

Delectable Desserts

For a sweet start to the new year, try one of our delectable dessert recipes.

Chocolate Chip Granola Cookies
German Chocolate Brownie Bites
Cherry Cheesecake Pie
Decadent Devil’s Food Pound Cake

A Holiday Feast

Hosting Christmas dinner? Plan your menu with these recipes in mind.

Hot and Hearty Calzones
Chicken Wings with Sweet Chili Glaze
Chipotle Salsa
Loaded Halftime Brownies

Ratings & Reviews

We’ve read your reviews, and here are some of the top-rated recipes!

Classic Crisco® Pie Crust Country Fried Chicken Chewy Brownie Cookies Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

Soups to Savor

Celebrate National Soup Month with a few of our favorites.
Creamy Mushroom Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 40 min
Yield: 4 servings
Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Yield: 9 cups

Winter Warm-up

Discover hearty mouthwatering meals the whole family will love on our Pinterest board.



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When making muffins, be sure that all ingredients are at room temperature before proceeding with the recipe.


To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


For each 5 pounds of weight, the turkey will need 24 hours in the refrigerator to thaw. Never defrost a turkey at room temperature.


Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Pippin, and York Imperial apples are best for pies.


Drain, but don’t rinse, pasta before saucing.


To make cupcakes less messy for lunchboxes and picnics, insert some frosting into the centers using a bulb baster instead of frosting the tops.


Cook vegetables sprayed with Crisco® No-Stick Cooking Spray in foil packets or directly on the grill. Season with salt and pepper and your favorite blend of spices or fresh herbs.


Ginger can add tons of flavor to your food. To use, peel the thin tan skin with a vegetable peeler, then chop or grate as desired.


When adding nuts to a batter, do so at the very last moment, and the nuts will have a crispier texture.


You can partially freeze meat for stir fries to make slicing into thin strips easier.


To reduce the fat in broth, chill before using. The fat will rise to the top, making it easy to skim off.


Use heavy baking sheets that distribute heat evenly, creating uniformly baked cookies.


Baking Tip:
Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening has 50% less saturated fat than butter and 0 g trans fat per serving.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening produces tender and moist results in a cake, cookie or pie crust.


Baking Tip:
To measure Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, pack firmly into dry measuring cup, level with spatula or back of knife and then remove with rubber scraper.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening can replace butter in your favorite baked goods recipes.


Baking Tip:
Nonstick cookie sheets should be light colored, or cookies may brown too much on the bottom.


Baking Tip:
"Drop cookies" are made from semi-soft dough that is dropped onto a baking sheet.


Baking Tip:
To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


Baking Tip:
To allow the hot air to circulate properly, leave at least 2 inches around all sides of cookie sheets or pans in the oven.


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