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An Apple a Day

Pick a bushel and savor the season’s harvest with these delicious apple recipes.

Apple Caramel Crisp
Apple Fritters with Spiced Syrup
Pork Loin with Apples and Fennel
Bacon, Apple and Pear Salad with Warm Spiced Cider Vinaigrette

Back-to-School Breakfasts

Make the grade with these simple and tasty breakfast ideas.

Garden Vegetable Scramble
Easy Buttermilk Pancakes
Chocolate Chip Raspberry Muffins
Crunchy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Sweet Surprises

Delight your smart cookies with something special in their lunchboxes.

Lollipop Sugar Cookies
Marshmallow Whoopie Pies
Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars
Confetti Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

Game Changers

Tailgating? Score big points with these savory snacks.
Creamy Hot Reuben Dip

Creamy Hot Reuben Dip

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Yield: 16 servings
Southwestern Bean and Corn Salsa

Southwestern Bean and Corn Salsa

Prep Time: 20 min
Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Easy Dinner Solutions

With all of our tasty dinner ideas, you’re sure to find a new family favorite.



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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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Southwest Chicken Quesadillas

Need a quick dinner idea? These quesadillas are full of flavor and ready in only 20 minutes.

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