Amish and Mennonite Recipes

Find recipes for Amish and Mennonite favorites, such as casseroles, Pennsylvania Dutch recipes, Amish friendship starter recipes, and other simple, hearty classics.

Staff Picks

Easy Pork and Sauerkraut

Rating: 3.87 stars
This is a recipe that is similar to my Pennsylvania Dutch grandmother's but was modified by me. She used a pressure cooker but I prefer the crock pot. I always serve this with a side of mashed potatoes and applesauce to accompany it.

Amish Sugar Cakes

Rating: 3.99 stars
Big, soft, Amish sugar cookies, called sugar 'cakes'.

Amish Friendship Cake

Rating: 4.07 stars
Always save 1 cup of starter for your next cakes, then start with day 2 of the starter instructions instead of having to start a new starter each time. You can also give some starter to friends, or sourdough starter can be used in place of the Friendship Starter.

Amish Friendship Bread III

Rating: 4.74 stars
A delicious way to use your Amish Friendship Starter. It's packed with apples, nuts and spices.

Cheesy Amish Breakfast Casserole

Rating: 4.77 stars
A comforting breakfast dish, perfect for feeding a crowd.

Amish White Bread

Rating: 4.79 stars
I got this recipe from a friend. It is very easy, and doesn't take long to make.

Baked Oatmeal II

Rating: 4.53 stars
Found this recipe in Pennsylvania Amish country. Everyone who tries it, loves it!

My Amish Friend's Caramel Corn

Rating: 4.88 stars
This recipe comes from an Amish family who package this treat for gifts to friends and neighbors every Christmas. It is truly the tastiest, easiest, and most foolproof caramel corn recipe you'll ever find!

Amish Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.53 stars
A colorful and flavorful macaroni salad made with hard cooked eggs, bell pepper and celery in a creamy dressing. Best macaroni salad I have ever had. I always get many requests for recipe. Enjoy!

Amish Friendship Bread Starter

Rating: 4.7 stars
Make something special to share with a friend! This delicious starter can make a variety of breads. Do not use metal containers or utensils.

Amish Meatloaf

Rating: 4.5 stars
A recipe for Amish meatloaf topped with bacon strips and a ketchup glaze that I had while in Amish country in Holmes County, Ohio.

Inspiration and Ideas

Amish Slaw

Rating: 4.68 stars

I live in a wonderful Amish community and the ladies here are wonderful cooks. This is a lovely cole slaw recipe for those who like slaw without mayonnaise.