BUTTERED NOODLES LIKE ZENDER'S, FRANKENMUTH, MI. (Gloria Pitzer)

1 lb. medium wide egg noodles, cooked al dente, drained
1/3-1/2 c. melted butter
1 1/2 c. club crackers, crushed
1 t. dry, minced parsley
1/4 t. ground poultry seasoning
1/2 t. Frankenmuth chicken seasoning (recipe follows)
1 can (14 oz.) clear chicken broth, to dilute noodles later, if necessary

Set cooked noodles aside. Combine above ingredients, except canned broth, to make topping. Place cooked noodles in a buttered or Pam-sprayed (3 quart) baking dish and sprinkle club cracker mixture over top.
(serves 6-8)

CHICKEN SEASONING LIKE FRANKENMUTH'S:

1/4 c. Betty Crocker instant potato buds, no substitute
3 T. chicken bouillon powder
1 t. poultry seasoning
1 t. rubbed sage
1 t. black pepper
1 small packet Ranch dressing mix

Place above ingredients in a blender and pulse til finely powdered. Use as a seasoning for chicken or other dishes. Store at room temperature, tightly capped, for several months.
(makes 1/2 cup)


Buttered Noodles and the Chicken Seasoning Like Zender's. Recipes were published in our October, 2005 Menu Minder.

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