Melktert (Milk Tart)

This traditional sweet pie from South Africa has a rich, creamy custard filling with a hint of cinnamon. It’s perfect for fall baking! Makes 1 9-inch tart. 2½ c. Longmont Dairy milk 1 cinnamon stick ¼ c. sugar 3 Tbsp. flour 2 Tbsp. cornstarch Pinch of salt 2 Tbsp. Country Cream butter 3 Egg-land’s Best […]

Layered Cheesecake

Fresh sliced peaches add an extra layer of flavor! Graham Cracker Crust: 1 package graham crackers (11 crackers) ⅓ cup Country Cream butter, softened Roll crackers in plastic bag or pulverize in food processor until fine. Combine with butter and press into a 9” springform pan. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes. First Layer: 2 […]

Grandma Nellie’s Sweet Cream Cupcakes

From Susan’s grandmother’s collection. This simple recipe has been passed on through the generations and is a tried-and-true staple at family celebrations. Makes 18 cupcakes. 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 c. sugar 2 Eggland’s Best eggs, beaten well 1¼ c. Longmont Dairy heavy cream 1 tsp. vanilla Beat eggs, […]


Often made for Christmas celebrations, the preparation of tamales is sometimes shared at a social event called a tamalada. For the Pork 4 pounds pork butt 8 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon salt For Chile Sauce 10 medium ancho chiles 5 guajillo chiles 4 cloves of garlic ½ tablespoon cumin 5 cups water 5 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons salt For the Masa […]

Easy Sugar Cookie Icing

To keep things simple, Lyric uses Mary’s Mountain Roll-Out Cut‑Out Sugar Cookie Dough with this quick and easy icing. 2 cups powdered sugar 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 2-3 tablespoons ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Longmont Dairy milkGel food coloring Whisk powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk, light corn syrup, and vanilla extract in a large mixing […]

Heavenly Potatoes

An easy-to-make  comfort food casserole your Thanksgiving dinner guests will think is heaven-sent. 3 lbs. potatoes ¼ cup Country Cream butter, softened ½ cup Longmont Dairy milk ¾ cup Longmont Dairy whipping cream 4 oz. Gruyere cheese, grated 4 oz. freshly grated Parmesan cheese parsley, chopped, for garnish Heat oven to 400° F. Prick potatoes […]

Costumed Cupcakes in a Jar

Chocolate Cupcakes 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar ½ cup cocoa powder 2 large Eggland’s Best eggs ¾ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup Longmont Dairy whole milk ½ cup butter, softened ½ cup hot water Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. […]

Go-To Applesauce Muffins

Easy to make, but hard to resist! Make these for breakfast or a go-to snack for the kids after school. Makes 12 muffins. ½ cup Country Cream butter, softened ½ cup sugar 2 Eggland’s Best eggs ¾ cup Ela Family Farms applesauce 1¾ cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt Topping: ¼ cup […]

Beef and Cheese Empanadas

FOR THE DOUGH 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ cup cold Country Cream Butter, cut into cubes ¾ cup water 1 Egg-Lands Best egg (large) THE FILLING 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt 2 tablespoons onion, chopped Freshly ground black pepper 1 jalapeño, cleaned and chopped ½ cup diced tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced […]

Easter Egg Fruit Pizza

One of Lyric’s most fun recipes! When you serve it, be prepared for the compliments. Cookie “Pizza Crust” 1½ cups (3 sticks) Country Cream Butter, softened (not melted) 1½ cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs and 1 egg yolk 3¾ cups all-purpose flour Beat butter and sugar together, in mixer, until fluffy (5 minutes). Add vanilla, eggs and […]