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Nabisco Sugar Wafer Dessert

-----Original Message----- 
From: Judy 
Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2016 2:56 PM
Subject: Nabisco sugar vanilla creme wafer peach ice box cake dessert


I lost the recipe that my mother gave me years ago, perhaps it was a 1940’s 

It contained crushed Nabisco sugar creme vanilla wafer, then a cream layer, 
then drained canned peaches and topped with whipped cream and a sprinkling 
of crushed Nabisco wafers again.

I am  hoping you can track down this recipe for me.  Thank you.


Hi Judy,

I am sending you the only recipe that I can find that calls for sugar wafers and fits your description. However, it calls for bananas, which you did not mention. You can, of course, omit the bananas if your mother didn't use them. See below.

Note that this dessert has two eggs in it, and since the dessert is not cooked, these are raw eggs. Make this dessert being aware of the risks of raw eggs or use pasteurized eggs.


Nabisco Dessert

1/2 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar
2 egg yolks, beaten
2 egg whites, beaten
2 fresh peaches or canned sliced peaches, well drained
2 bananas
1/2 pound Nabisco sugar wafers
1/2 pint of whipping cream

Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten egg yolks. Beat egg whites separately and 
fold in to mixture. Crush sugar wafers.

Butter a 9x13x2-inch pan. Pat half of the sugar wafers on bottom of pan. 
Spread mixture carefully on top of ground sugar wafers,
add sliced bananas on top of mixture. Slice fresh peaches or drain canned 
sliced peaches and put on top of bananas.

Whip cream. Spread on top of peaches. Put remaining crushed Nabisco sugar 
wafers on top of whipped cream. Refrigerate for several hours. 
Yes, that is the exact recipe that I was looking for!!!!  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  
I looked all over the internet for it. I can’t believe you found the exact recipe and also 
the pan size to make it in.  I never knew the pan size as my mother never put it in the 
recipe directions.  I think she used an 8 x 11-inch glass dish.  Anyway, I can’t thank you 
enough for tracking down the recipe.

Most Sincerely,


Weight Watchers Pineapple Cake

-----Original Message----- 
From: Margaret
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2016 7:43 AM
Subject: Old weight watchers recipe

Hi Phaedrus,
My name is Margaret. I had a weight watches recipe book about 35/40 years 
ago that had a recipe for pineapple upside down cake that was made with 
tinned pineapple rings & bread. I loaned the book to someone & never got it 
back. I am unable to remember the recipe & can't find it anywhere. Can you 
help me please?  I really loved this cake.
Thanks in anticipation.
Kind Regards,

Hello Margaret,

I cannot find a pineapple upside down cake that says it is from Weight Watchers and that uses bread. The only recipe that I can find is just for "Pineapple Cake" and it uses crushed pineapple, not sliced pineapple rings. It is intended for diabetics and uses sugar substitute. See below.

If this is not satisfactory, then please explain what you mean about bread used in the recipe.

I'll post this for reader input.


Pineapple Cake

1 c. crushed pineapple, drained, reserve juice
2 eggs, separated
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
2/3 c. dry powdered milk
1 tsp. sugar substitute, suitable for baking
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. butter
4 tbsp. pineapple juice
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 slices bread, broken into sm. pieces
Place the drained pineapple in an 8 inch square pan. In a bowl combine the 
egg whites, cream of tartar; beat until stiff.
Set aside. In another bowl combine the egg yolks, milk, sugar substitute, 
vanilla, soda, butter, pineapple juice and cinnamon;
beat 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Add the broken bread and beat 
again. Carefully fold the egg mixture into the egg whites;
pour over pineapple and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

Thank you Phaedrus. This isn't the recipe I had, but it sounds good so will give it a try. 
I am a diabetic & that's the main reason I was looking for the recipe. 
Thanks again for your help it is most appreciated. 

NuWay Hot Dog Chili

From: marie 
Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2016 4:53 PM
Subject: Nu way

Nu way macon ga chili sauce top secret since 1919 but its a greek one.  

Hello Marie,

The Nu-Way chili sauce recipe is still top secret. I had no success finding it or a copycat or a “tastes-like”.

An interview with Nu-Way owner Spyros Dermatas:Now, the chili sauce that we put on the hot dog is just a straight ground beef chili sauce with the spices.

There is a video here that shows how they cook the red wieners

I can give you a generic Greek hot dog chili recipe. See: Greek Hot Dog Chili

See also here for all the hot dog chili recipes that I have: Hot Dogs


Re: Hot dog chili
From: Terri
Date: 7/18/2020, 10:22 AM

On 7/18/2020 10:22 AM, Terri wrote:
I live in macon,ga,and my husband and I love your chili dogs .it would
be great,since we're both disable if you gave us your chili recipe for
the hot dogs,you don't even have to give me the measurements,just
what's in it and I'll figure it out.i promise it will never leave the
chance house,it's just me,my husband and Duke the dog.

Hi Terri,

I will be happy to send you a chili recipe, but I don't know which one you want. I have many different ones. Most of the chili dog recipes that I have are from restaurants or drive-ins. Which restaurant's chili recipe  do you want? The only chili dog place that I know of in Macon is "NuWay." Is that it?


On 7/18/2020 7:05 PM, Terri wrote:

Yes sir,we love NuwAY, best hot dog chili ever. 
Thanks so much for answering me.


Hi Terri,

I'm sorry to say that I do not have the NuWay chili recipe. I searched for the NuWay recipe a few years ago, in 2016, with no success. I searched for it again today per your request, but it still does not appear to be available. See the 2016 post here:  5-23-16 However, I was told that NuWay's chili recipe is a basic Greek hot dog chili recipe, and I do have one of those. Try the recipe below and adjust it to your liking.

I have a page that is devoted to hot dog chili recipes. You might want to try some of them. See here: Hot Dogs


Greek Hot Dog Sauce

2 lbs   ground beef
1-8oz.  tomato paste
4 1/2 cups  water
medium onion  chopped fine

Brown meat well, then add paste,onion, and water. 
Bring to a boil and simmer 15  minutes.

Mix all spices together then add to pan.

1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp  cayenne pepper
3 tsp black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp paprika
1/8 tsp oregano
Simmer 2 hours uncovered. Stir often.
Adjust hot peppers to taste

To a hot dog on a roll, add mustard or raw onion if you want

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