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Amish Pleasures is pleased to present three best-selling cookbooks by Betty Groff, a tenth generation Mennonite and lifelong resident of Lancaster County. Betty, along with her husband Abe, and their family, owned and operated the internationally acclaimed Groff's Farm Restaurant. Happy Cooking!

From mouth-watering Amish-style main dishes to kitchen dream desserts, this on has it all. Over 600 from-scratch recipes that  please the appetite and are easy on the food budget.  You'll get a whole section on canning and food preparation. The Amish, long known for their originality in the kitchen, share their favorites with you. This 275 page spiral bound cookbook has over 600 recipes .

Cooking with the Horse & Buggy People - $13.95 Add To Cart

Taste the old fashioned goodness of Amish style chicken, experience the delight of mouth watering apple pie. If you want authenticity - then get a piece of homemade goodness - Cooking with the Horse & Buggy People. This 320 page spiral bound cookbook has over 600 recipes .

Cooking with the Horse & Buggy People II - $13.95 Add To Cart


The residents of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, are famous for their cooking.  Cooks from every corner of Lancaster County and the various neighborhoods of Lancaster City submitted their favorite family recipes to be included in this timeless collection.  From their kitchens come these more than 550 recipes which are easy to prepare and pleasant to the palate.  A wonderful treasure for people everywhere. 7"x 9", 251 Pages, 8 color plates, Paperback   

Lancaster County Cookbook $13.95. Add To Cart

This beautiful book by a leading expert on Amish cooking highlights traditional and contemporary recipes adapted from the kitchens and pantries of Old Order Amish cooks.  The author spent years interviewing Amish grandmothers and dipped into old books, diaries, and recipe boxes. Color photographs set the mood. 7"x 10", 224 pages, 12 color plates, Paperback

The Best of Amish Cooking $13.95. Add To Cart

Fix up your favorite meal and enjoy the beauty of quilts at the same time with the new Amish Quilting Cookbook. Its 130 pages are packed with 316 favorite recipes from 58 of Lone Star Quilt Shop's quilters. Twenty of their finest quilts are featured in color throughout the book.  The book is wrapped in a concealed spiral binding to help avoid spiral tangles while it keeps all the conveniences of traditional spiral.  Fourteen sections from Amish Wedding Foods to Snacks.  136 pages.

Amish Quilting Cookbook $15.95. Add To Cart

All the favorites of the Belle Center Amish Community.  Over 600 of today's family favorites, and even some from Grandma's kitchen. All the usual sections are here. But what makes this one special is the appetizers, large quantity recipes (for weddings, reunions, and other special occasions) and the children's recipe section. The tips, hints, and quotes section is filled with everyday kitchen secrets. Laminated cover - Spiral bound - 263 pages.

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread $12.95- Add To Cart

Table for Two sets the table with all the Amish food favorites--just for two! Sam and Amy Miller and their extended family have shared 438 of their best recipes in helpings that won't leave a week of leftovers if there are only two at your house. Mouthwatering food, for just the two of you. Laminated cover - Spiral bound - 207 pages.

Table for Two $13.95- Add To Cart

Here's a chance to experience the wedding of Amish bride Miraim Miller.  Relax and sip the drink served at her bridal table.  Enjoy the hearty main dishes and mouthwatering desserts served to her 500 guests.  Miriam shares glimpses into the wedding as she talks about the preparation and serving of food on her special day. The icing on the cake with Wooden Spoon Wedding Sampler cookbook is that Aden's (Miriam's husband) family members have opened their recipe boxes and shared over 350 of their family favorites! Laminated cover - Spiral bound - 240 pages.

Wooden Spoon Wedding Sampler $11.95- Add To Cart

Plain and Fancy Amish Cookie Recipes is a collection of 120 delicious cookie and candy recipes from Amish homemakers across the USA. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" spiral bound. 

Plain and Fancy Amish Cookie Recipes $7.95. Add To Cart


An Amish Potpourri Cookbook is a collection of over 300 recipes from Amish kitchens across the USA plus Amish poems, essays and Amish humor. A truly unique book and one of our most popular. 169 pages, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", spiral bound, laminated cover. 

An Amish Potpourri Cookbook $14.95. Add To Cart

Apple Treats from Amish Country contains 64 pages of luscious apple recipes of every variety including Apple Cakes and Breads, Apple Pancakes and Waffles, Apple Pies, Cookies and Crisp Apple Salads to name a few. Adding to the charm of the book are wonderful drawings of Amish life by Amish children plus thoughtful quotations throughout the book. 64 pages, laminated cover, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", spiral bound.  

Apple Treats from Amish Country $7.95. Add To Cart

 Experience the homemade goodness of Amish canning recipes which have survived the test of time. These wonderful recipes have been handed down through generations of Amish homemakers who have graciously agreed to share them with us all. Included in Canning the Amish Way is a section of Amish Home Remedies, a handy reference for treating simple health problems with natural substances.

Canning the Amish Way $9.95. Add To Cart

The Harvest Table offers a delicious collection of Amish recipes plus a generous portion of new, mouth-watering, fresh vegetable dishes. A tasty selection of appetizers, soups, salads, casseroles, and main dishes plus delicious Amish breads, meat dishes, and desserts. A wonderful addition to any cookbook collection. 109 pages, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", spiral bound, illustrated.

The Harvest Table $10.95. Add To Cart


This excellent collection of authentic Amish recipes will be a treasured addition to any cookbook collection. Includes Amish home remedies. 217 pages, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", comb bound, illustrated.

The Amish Way Cookbook $16.95. Add To Cart

     The Amish families in the Walnut Creek Valley in Holmes County, Ohio -- the heart of the world's largest Amish community--share their "tastes" with you.  It's the taste of fine home cooking. In this volume you'll find everything from simple, wholesome foods you can serve for dinner tonight, to large quantity recipes that help you plan your next wedding or social event. Less old-fashioned, more contemporary, describes this one. Food preparation as it is today. These 700 authentic recipes are gleaned from the finest kitchens in Holmes County. There are eleven sections in this 266 page book. 5.5" x 8.5" Spiral bound with laminated cover.

Walnut Creek Valley Cookbook $13.95. Add To Cart

    Here's an intimate visit to the Amish home and food of 17-year-old Miriam Miller. Miriam's mom, grandma and aunts open their recipe boxes here. In addition to sharing her families favorite authentic time-tested recipes, Miriam shares childhood memories, stories, and personal details of her life as a young Amish girl. Take a walk through Miriam's life with art and stories about her home, and everyday activities. 194 pages. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2" spiral bound. Laminated cover. double indexed.

The Wooden Spoon Cookbook $11.99 - Add To Cart  


The Amish authors of Recipes for Home Canning and Freezing have dedicated their book to anyone who wishes to do their own preserving. They have made the recipes understandable, after all, they were taught by their mothers instead of out of a book. Contains approximately 100 recipes for pickles, relishes, vegetables, fruits, jams and jellies from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 36 pages, 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" - pamphlet format.

Recipes for Home Canning and Freezing $5.95 (Includes shipping). Add To Cart



Anyone who loves the bold colors and patterns of Amish quilts, but finds a full-sized bedcover too big or too time-consuming to make, will love this book. Small Amish Quilt Patterns includes quilting and piecing templates, plus detailed instructions for creating crib and wall-sized quilts in some 30 traditional Amish patterns. 8 1/2" x 11", 128 pages, Illustrations, Paperback.

Small Amish Quilt Patterns $14.95. Add To Cart

About the Amish

The Amish, one of America's most intriguing peoples, have survived for 300 years!  While much has been written on the Amish recently, little has appeared about their history.  This book brings together for the first time in one volume a thorough history of the Amish people.  From their beginnings in Europe through their settlement in North America, the Amish have struggled to maintain their beliefs and traditions in often hostile settings. Vintage b&w illustrations and photographs throughout.  5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 317 pages, Paperback.

A History of the Amish $13.95. Add To Cart

Here's a book about a people who have always lived without electricity - in the middle of modern America. This is an authoritative, educational book that tells how and why the Amish live without inventions other people take for granted... What do you do without electricity, centralized heating, TV, or a phone?  Living Without Electricity explains and describes how the Amish do it. 5 1/2"x8 1/2", 160 pages, dozens of photos and charts, Paperback

Living Without Electricity $9.95. Add To Cart

Home is the center of Amish life and most life events- birth, marriage, daily work and play, retirement and even death- happen there.  This book explores the history and cultural development of three Amish homesteads- each of which has been occupied by the current family of residence for at least four generations.   5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 158 pages, 180 pictures and illustrations, Paperback

Amish Houses & Barns $7.95. Add To Cart

Complete patterns and instructions for both 22" dolls (American Girl doll size) and 15" dolls - and clothing, authentic to the Amish of Lancaster Pennsylvania.  For the intermediate seamstress of crafter.   8 1/2" x 11", 128 pages, patterns and illustrations, Paperback

Amish Doll Patterns $16.95. Add To Cart

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