Take a scenic drive through the rural countryside of Western Cattaraugus County to follow hand-painted signs down the side roads along the NY Amish Trail. Visit the Amish businesses where you can purchase a wide variety of goods, each made with incomparable hand craftsmanship. In summer, the ro
Amish Country in the Winter Time? Yes it is possible, but please note the roads may be very tricky for inexperienced drivers. The plows do make a passing on the back roads, but perhaps only once or twice a day.
In the Autumn Season, take a scenic drive through the rural countryside along the Amish Trail. Wee Amish farmers out harvesting their fields with teams of work horses under sunny blue skies.
Whoopie Pies are a most loved traditional Amish treat. Made like a sandwich with two generously sized soft cake-like chocolate cookies and a fluffy vanilla cream filling they are the ultimate nostalgic comfort food.
- 2 1/2 cups of Brown Sugar
- 2 cups of Sugar
- 2/3 cups of Karo Syrup
- 2 cups of water
- 2 1/2 lbs.
- 12 Ritz crackers
- Peanut Butter
- Chocolate Bar (optional)
- 12 large Marshmallows
- Spread a bit of peanut butter on each cracker
- Put a square of chocolate on top of peanut butter
- 2 cups flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 eggs
- 1- 1 pound 4ounce can pineapple
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup nuts
I am hoping that this blog will be an effective tool for us as we develop the Amish Trail of New York. We would appreciate any feedback that you could give to us once you have visited our area.
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The Amish Trail (which runs through Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties) is adding another dimension to its growing popularity. This summer, Barn Quilts are being added to the trail as well as the surrounding communities.
Welcome to the Amish Trail Blog where we will be posting stories, recipes and anything we find along New York's Amish Trail.
There are so many interesting Amish Shops and English stores along New York's Amish Trail selling hand-made goods to spicy foods.