Trading Traditions Holiday Recipe Swap

Shtrading traditions pic 1are your favorite holiday recipes and stories with the Lewis & Clark Library community this year! Join us from November 15-December 12 to submit your recipes and holiday traditions. We’ll compile and share submissions throughout the holiday season.

Each recipe you submit earns you an entry in a drawing for a gift card from the Pan Handler store in Helena! 

You can submit recipes through our online form, by downloading, printing and writing on this recipe card, or by filling out a physical recipe card that you can pick up at our Helena and Lincoln Library locations. 

Submit your recipe online HERE!

Here's some that have been submitted and are printable:

Grandma's Sweet Chili

Aunt Ruth's Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Tomato Basil Soup


Moonlite Bar-B-Que Burgoo

Chocolate No Bake Cookies
Kraut Bierok

Kartoffel und Klace


Apple Chips

Apple Chips, handwritten

Cranberry Pretzel Christmas Dessert

Are you looking for holiday cooking inspiration? Check out any of our physical or digital collections of cookbooks! 

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Cookbooks and more food related books from Montana Library2Go 

Cookbooks and food-related stories from Axis360 

Cooking magazines from RBDigital 

You can even find fun cooking tutorials through CreativeBug

Browse historic Montana cookbooks in the Montana Memory Project.  



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