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Celebrate United States history with some tasty recipes from some of our past Presidents and other political figures. President's Day is always celebrated on the third Monday in February. George Washington was known for his eggnog recipe and Mamie Eisenhower for her fudge. But did you know that Thomas Jefferson had a favorite Chicken Fricassee recipe?

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Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies
This recipe has a 5 star rating11 reviews 1 comment


Absolutely fantastic cookies.
photo: emmadog

Made with old-fashioned rolled oats, ground cinnamon, baking soda, salt, butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, semisweet chocolate chips

 
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Thomas Jefferson's Chicken Fricassee
This recipe has a 5 star rating8 reviews 3 comments


Photo of Thomas Jefferson's Chicken Fricassee
photo: CDKitchen

Thomas Jefferson (and his personal chef) were quite instrumental in helping to bring French cuisine to America. This recipe for chicken fricassee is classic French dish that is positively delicious.

 
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Bess Truman's Ozark Pudding
This recipe has a 5 star rating3 reviews


Photo of Bess Truman's Ozark Pudding
photo: tazdiv

Made with whipped cream, sugar, egg, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, apples, nuts, vanilla extract

 
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Gerald and Betty Ford's Blu' Nana Bread

Photo of Gerald and Betty Ford's Blu' Nana Bread
photo: lelaraine

Made with salt, baking powder, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla extract, flour, bananas, allspice, baking soda

 
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Hilary Clinton's Chocolate Chip Cookies
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


Great Cookies !!!
photo: HJMcK

Made with semisweet chocolate chips, Oats; rolled, old fashioned, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar, Sugar; brown, firmly packed, shortening, baking soda, salt, flour

 



Lady Bird Johnson's Famous Lemon Cake
This recipe has a 5 star rating5 reviews


Lady Bird Johnson's Famous Lemon Cake

Made with cake flour, baking powder, salt, milk, vanilla extract, lemon rind, lemon juice, confectioners' sugar, butter or margarine

 
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Mary Todd Lincoln's Vanilla Almond Cake
This recipe has a 4 star rating1 review


Mary Todd Lincoln's Vanilla Almond Cake

Made with vanilla extract, cake flour, baking powder, milk, almonds, egg whites, sugar, water, cream of tartar

 
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Bill Clinton's Chicken Enchiladas
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


Bill Clinton's Chicken Enchiladas

Made with corn tortillas, salt, oregano, green chiles, chicken, tomatoes, cheddar cheddar, onion, oil

 
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Nancy Reagan's Vienna Bars
This recipe has a 5 star rating3 reviews


Nancy Reagan\'s Vienna Bars

Made with nuts, egg whites, butter, sugar, egg yolks, all-purpose flour, salt, strawberry or raspberry jelly

 
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George Washington Fresh Apple Cake
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


George Washington Fresh Apple Cake

Made with sugar, oil, self-rising flour, cinnamon, vanilla extract, walnuts, apples, cream cheese, butter

 
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Jimmy Carter Cake
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


Jimmy Carter Cake

Made with margarine, peanut butter, powdered sugar, cream cheese, Cool Whip, chocolate pudding mix, instant vanilla pudding mix, milk

 
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President Reagan's Favorite Homemade Chili

President Reagan\'s Favorite Homemade Chili

Made with garlic, chili powder, ground beef, pinto beans, sugar, bay leaf, whole tomatoes, beef base, salt, red wine

 
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