At the McCracken County Cooperative Extension, our goal is to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to live a healthy, happy life spent learning and trying new things, expanding your creative mind and branching out with new projects!

Our digital resource library includes easy and delicious recipes, fun and family-oriented crafts, and so much more – all for free! So browse around, find a project that catches your eye and give it a go!

Every day is a good day to try something new.

Orange fruit dip

Orange Fruit Dip

This simply refreshing Orange Fruit Dip is a delicious addition to any fruit tray, a healthy treat your kids are sure to love! This dip is perfectly tart and sweet, with a great boost of Vitamin C. So, pair it with apple slices, strawberries, vanilla wafers or animal crackers for a lunchtime treat or after…

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Oreo Cookie Truffles

Oreo Cookie Truffles

Are you looking for a quick, delicious dessert you can whip up in under an hour? These Oreo Cookie Truffles are perfect for any party or get-together. They’re also a fun, easy and quick activity for kids on a rainy day! With three ingredients and just five simple steps, these truffles are as easy to…

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mini cinnamon rolls

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

There’s nothing better than the warm scent of these mini cinnamon rolls baking on an early, chilly fall morning. The smell of cinnamon and sugar slowly wakes up the rest of the house and you all gather together in the kitchen for breakfast. With these mini cinnamon rolls, that warm breakfast is easy and quick…

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fiesta potatoes

Fiesta Potatoes

Potatoes are a great source of vitamins B and C, potassium and complex carbohydrates, making them the perfect base for these delicious Fiesta Potatoes! Before cooking, be sure to wash and dry your potatoes thoroughly, cutting out any sprouts or eyes. Find some locally-grown Kentucky potatoes at your city’s farmers’ market and create these delicious…

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lettuce tacos

Weeknight Lettuce Tacos

Did you know lettuce in Kentucky grows during early to late spring and provides essential vitamins like A and C, calcium and iron? These easy weeknight lettuce tacos are a perfect way to make sure your family is getting those vitamins! Be sure to choose fresh, crisp and brightly colored varieties without blemishes, slime, browning…

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kentucky raisin muffins

Kentucky Honey Raisin Muffins

Kentucky honey is typically harvested in late July and early August every year, after bees have prepared it from the nectar they collected from local flowers, blossoms and trees. Because bees get their nectar from so many colorful sources, each bottle of honey you buy at the grocery may look and taste different. Honey is…

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