Old-fashioned comfort food starts with Grandma’s favorite recipes. Here are 10 of the most highly rated dishes that the Allrecipes community got straight from grandmothers, grandmas, grannys, and nanas.
MOSHASMAMA says, “This was my grandmother’s apple pie recipe. I have never seen another one quite like it.” It will always be my favorite and has won me several first place prizes in local competitions.
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Rob shared this recipe, describing it as, “A basic scone recipe that really does the trick. Tried and tested through 3 generations of kids. Simply the best anywhere!”
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“What Grandma used to make! Our family’s favorite. The recipe was never written down (that I know of) until she shared it with me when she was in her 90’s.” — Marilyn VanDoren Sim
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MESEL says, “This bread pudding is the ultimate in comfort food from Gramma’s kitchen. It is great for using up bread and apples. Enjoy!”
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Aubree Rose tried this out and says, “Loved it. I used Granny Smith apples. Sprinkled them with cinnamon and sugar and a splash of vanilla. Delish! Thank you!”
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WHOLEGRAINWOMAN shared this recipe with a note about its background: “This recipe is over 100 years old and is the original kind of pound cake: it contains 1 pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour and contains no salt, baking powder or flavoring (but flavoring such as vanilla extract or almond extract can be added if desired!)”
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This top-rated recipe actually came from someone else’s grandmother. HAPPYGOLUCKY explains, “This is the best oatmeal cookie I have ever tasted and is my family’s favorite. This is a recipe that I have had for years that a friend of mine gave me.”
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Kristina says, “Just an old family recipe that I have been told is reminiscent of KFC coleslaw. You be the judge!”
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Clara Carson gives this her thumbs-up, saying, “My grandparents own a traditional German restaurant in Germany, and this is the closest red cabbage I have ever had to their restaurant’s ‘Rotkohl (Red Cabbage).”
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