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Betty's Pies Favorite Recipes by Betty Lessard

Betty's Pies Favorite Recipes is the 2001 MIPA (Midwest Independent Publishers Association) Cookbook Category Winner. This cookbook is fully loaded with over 80 pages of Betty's world famous recipes covering pie crusts, baked pies, baked fresh, fruit pies, special pies, cream pies, cheesecake, cookies & bars, and breads & quick breads. Next to the recipes are Betty's interesting and whimsical comments and stories about her experiences in baking and living life on the North Shore. It also includes a table of contents and a comprehensive index in the back.

* Betty's Pies Favorite Recipes is the 2001 MIPA (Midwest Independent Publishers Association)

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Not only will your cookbook collection become complete, but you will also have the vast knowledge of Betty's Pies history, written by Betty herself! The introduction takes you through the very beginnings of Betty's Pies, going through Betty's family history and how the roots of the restaurant was founded in the fishing business. You will also find photos that detail the history of Betty's Pies from its beginning as an 8-by-8 wood-frame shed named Andy’s Smoked Fish, then as Betty's Café, and onto the present day $500,000 Betty's Pies with a full service bakery.

Betty's Pies Favorite Recipes makes the perfect gift for that special sweet-toothed friend or relative, bringing them many, many home-made recipes of world-famous treats from the Pride of the Northland. Pick up a few copies today and bring home some of that Minnesotan North Shore Tradition thats 50 years in the making!

Betty's Pies Favorite Recipes Table of Contents


In the Beginning

Chapter 1- Pie Crusts
Includes Chocolate Wafer Crust, Graham Cracker Crust, Meringue Shell, Nut Crust, Oreo Crust, and Pastry Crust

Chapter 2- Baked Pies
Includes Betty's Apple Pie, Apple Blueberry Pie, Fresh Cherry Pie, Pumpkin Pie (Baked), and Pecan Pie

Chapter 3- Baked Fresh Fruit Pies
Includes Betty's Baked Blueberry Pie, Bumble Berry Pie, Cherry Berry Pie, Cherry Pie, Cranberry-Apple Pie with Crunch Topping, Fresh Peach Pie, Rhubarb Pie, Rhubarb-Strawberry Cream Pie, Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

Chapter 4- Special Pies
Includes Betty's Chocolate Peanut Pie, Chocolate (5 layer Pie), Dreamy High Pumpkin Pie, French Silk Pie, Frozen Peanut Butter Pie, Hershey Bar Pie, Lemon Angel Pie, Lemon Meringue Pie, Key Lime Pie, Macadamia Nut Pie, Mile High Pie, Mint Chocolate Layer Pie, Orange Chocolate Pie, Oreo Ice Cream Pie, Peanut Butter Pie, Raisin Buttermilk Pie, Raisin Sour Cream Pie, Raspberry or Strawberry Pie, Rhubarb Fluff Pie, Snow Pie with Raspberry Sauce, Toasted Coconut Lemon Pie, and Toffee Pie

Chapter 5- Cream Pies
Includes Betty's Banana Cream Pie, Coconut Cream Pie, French Cherry Cream Pie or French Blueberry Cream Pie, Strawberry Banana Cream Pie, and Toffee Cream Pie

Chapter 6- Cheesecake
Includes Betty's Almond Cheesecake, Betty's Cheesecake, Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake, Heath Bar Cheesecake, and Hazelnut Cheesecake

Chapter 7- Cookies & Bars
Includes Betty's Cardamon Toast, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Coconut Cookies, Danish Dreams Cookies, Double Chocolate Cookies, Drommer Swedish Cookies, Dutch Refrigerator Cookies, Fruit Cookies, Orange Ginger Cookies, Peanut Butter Balls, Potato Chip Cookies, Snickerdoodles, Sugar Cookies, Ting-A-Ling Cookies, Vanilla Wafers, Wheaties, Brownies, English Toffe Bars, Kit Kat Bars, O' Henry Bars, and Toffee Bars

Chapter 8- Breads & Quick Breads
Includes Betty's Rye Bread, Cardamom Coffee Cake, Dilly Bread, White Bread, Whole Wheat Bread, Banana Chocolate Chip Pecan Bread, Carrot Bread, Cherry Nut Bread, Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Donuts, Easy Pull Apart Breakfast Bread, Giant Popovers, Lemon Loaf, Morning Glory Muffins, Orange Cranberry Muffins, Poppy Seed Bread, Pumpkin Bread, Rich Shortcake, Scones, Sopapillas, Swedish Toscakake

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