Spread The Sunshine With Carolyn: Puttin On The Ritz

Spread The Sunshine With Carolyn: Puttin On The Ritz Recipe

Spread The Sunshine With Carolyn: Puttin On The Ritz
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This recipe for Puttin on the Ritz combines sweet dates and pecans, salty Ritz crackers, and dates and pecans baked into a single, crisp treat that will satisfy almost everyone on your holiday list.

Puttin On The Ritz


  • 1 can Eagle Brand milk
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1-1/2 stacks Ritz crackers
  • 1 stick margarine, softened


  • Combine milk, pecans, and dates.
  • Cook over very low heat until mixture thickens (15-20 minutes).
  • Let cool.
  • Put spoonful on Ritz crackers.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
  • Let cool


  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • Mix cream cheese, margarine, vanilla, and powdered sugar.
  • Put on top of date mixture.
  • Refrigerate to set up frosting.
  • Yields 5 dozen.
Carolyn Frasure
Carolyn Frasure

Carolyn is a small-town country girl who is a native of Eastern Kentucky. She loves to cook and bake. She is a three-time cancer survivor. She has a strong faith in God.

She has collected recipes from family and friends over the years and now wants to share these precious gems with you, along with her love for God.

Carolyn says, “If you can make someone’s day brighter each day, spread the sunshine!”

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II Corinthians 12:9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

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