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Christmas Recipes

The book launch for Maggie Pill's newest, ONCE UPON A TRAILER PARK, was a great deal of fun. People asked for the recipes for several items served, so here they are. Chicken Spread 1 pint canned chicken 1 8-oz. package cream cheese 1/2 c. chopped onion Drain chicken and save juice. Blend chicken, cream cheese, and onion. Add some of the juice if mixture is too dry. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Serve with crackers. Cinnamon Toasted Pecans 1 pound pecans, whole or halves 1 egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a medium-sized bowl, beat egg white and water to a froth. In a large zip-bag, combine sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Coat pecans with the egg/water mixture then drop them into the bag and shake, coating well. Spread on greased cookie sheet and bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool on waxed paper. (These freeze well, but seldom last long!) Chocolate Peanut-Butter Clusters In a l