Dassel Hillside Farm


2014 Meeker County Fair Recipe winner Lynda Behm



2013 Meeker County Fair apple contest Winner Beth Orsatti Litchfield MN


1 3/4 Cups sugar

3 eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

2 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups peeled and chopped apples

1. Preheat oven to 350F.  Grease and flour a 13 by 9 inch baking dish.

2.  Beat sugar, eggs and oil together with a mixer until well blended.  Mix in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.  Stir in apples and walnuts, mixing well.  

3.  Pour into baking dish.  Bake 50 - 55 minutes.  Let cool before icing.

Cream Cheese Icing

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 pound confectioners sugar

8 ounce cream cheese, softened

1 tsp vanilla extract

To prepare the icing, mix butter, sugar, cream cheese and vanilla.  Spread on cooled cake.  

Serves 20

2011 Dassel Hillside Farm Meeker County Fair Recipe Winner

Apple Crumble Bars                 Michael Nelson

3/4 cup brown sugar  3/4 cup oats  1 1/2 cup flour  1/4 tsp baking soda 3/4 cup butter 

 2 1/2 cup apples sliced  1/2 cup sugar  11/2 Tbsp cornstarch  1/2 cup boiling water

 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 

Combine brown sugar, oats, flour, baking soda and 2 Tbsp of butter, press crumbles into a

9" x 13" pan, then put apples atop.  Combine sugar, cornstarch, water, vanilla and remaining butter, spread on apples.  Bake at 350 for 35 - 45 minutes.


Strawberry Spinach Salad

Dressing:  1 cup vegetable oil, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 1 clove garlic, 1/2 cup raspberry vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt ,1/4 teaspoon pepper--Blend and chill.

You can use any kind of greens but I prefer spinach.

Add 1 pint of strawberries cut up, grated monteray jack cheese and course chopped walnuts.

Toss dressing over greens just berfore serving.


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