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Opening Day October 1st!

Opening day is just around the corner! We will open our 15th season on Friday, October 1st. Because of the way the calendar falls, we will be open for 8 weeks this fall and the Haunted Trail will be open for 4 weekends. We are also excited to bring back field trips! We can’t wait to see you!


Shaved Ice

We are delighted to have Sno Dogz at the corn maze this year! This is no ordinary snow cone stand, y’all! Kambri has some really imaginative creations. Be sure to stop by her trailer and get you some! Follow Sno Dogz on Facebook.


Beyer’s Burgers!!

We are excited to partner with Beyer’s Burgers this year! I am not lying when I say that they make the best burgers you’ve ever tasted. In addition, they offer ribeye steak sandwiches (also to die for), sausage on a stick, roasted corn on the cob, and more. Be sure to come to the farm hungry! Follow them on Facebook Beyer’s Burger Booth.


Farm Fresh Goodies in the Gift Shop

Our gift shop is now open! Inside you will find farm fresh goodies available for purchase. We have a cooler full of raw milk, heavy cream, and light cream bottled at our dairy farm, Four E Dairy. In addition, you can purchase Lira Rossa artisan cheese and Mother Culture yogurt, both which are made from our milk. Bring a cooler with you the next time you visit the maze so you can take home some of our delicious dairy products!


Pumpkin Chess Pie

Category : Delicious Recipes

Pumpkin Chess Pie

1 stick margarine

1 1/2 c. sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

3 large eggs

1 c. canned pumpkin

1 (9 inch) pie shell (unbaked)

 

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In large bowl cream margarine, sugar, and vanilla. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add pumpkin gradually. Pour into pie shell. Bake 10 minutes at 425 degrees. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 30 to 35 minutes. Cool on rack.


Pumpkin Cake Roll

Category : Delicious Recipes

Pumpkin Cake Roll

3 eggs

1c. sugar

3/4 c. flour

2/3 c. pumpkin

1 c. chopped nuts

2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1 tsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. ginger

1/2 tsp. salt

 

Filling

1 c. powdered sugar

8 oz. cream cheese

4 Tbsp. butter

1/2 tsp. vanilla

 

Beat eggs for 5 minutes. Gradually beat in sugar. Stir in pumpkin and lemon juice. Fold into pumpkin mixture the flour, baking powder, spices, and salt. Spread in a greased and floured 15X10X1 inch glass baking dish. Top with chopped nuts. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Turn out (nut side down) onto towel; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Starting at narrow end, roll towel and cake together. Cool completely.

Combine filling ingredients and beat until smooth. Unroll cake. Spread with filling. Roll back up (without towel) and chill. Cut into slices.


A-MAZE-ing Chili

Category : Delicious Recipes

A-MAZE-ing Chili

6 lbs. lean ground beef

One large onion, chopped

3 T beef soup base

1/2 – 3/4 C Worcestershire sauce

2-3 T ground cumin powder

1-2 T paprika

1/2 tsp. wet garlic

1- 16 oz. can “Chili style” diced tomatoes

Enough water to rinse out the tomato can

Stock Pot

 

Brown the meat and add the chopped onions as you are browning. Add the soup base and Worcestershire sauce. Let cook for about 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Cook for 20 minutes. Simmer until onions are clear. Enjoy!


Rocky Creek Banana Bread

Category : Delicious Recipes

Rocky Creek Banana Bread

OCTOBER 21, 2008

1 c. Crisco

3 c. sugar

4 eggs

3 c. flour

1 1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

4 large bananas, mashed

1 c. chopped pecans (optional)

1 tsp. vanilla

1/4 c. buttermilk

 

Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and mix well after each one. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to first mixture alternately with mashed bananas and buttermilk. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Bake in 325 degree oven for 1 hour. Makes 4 regular coffee cans of bread or 3 medium-sized loaves. (Can use mini loaf pans and bake 35-40 minutes in 350 degree oven.)


Rocky’s Cowboy Cookies

Category : Delicious Recipes

ROCKY’S COWBOY COOKIES

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup shortening

1 cup brown sugar

1cup white sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

2 cups flour

2 cups old fashioned oats

1cup chocolate chips

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Cream the butter, shortening and sugars together.  Add the eggs and mix well.  Sift the dry ingredients together and add to your mixture; mix well.  Stir in the oats, chocolate chips and nuts.  Use an ungreased baking sheet and place by teaspoons full onto the cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes.  Cool on a wire rack and keep in an air-tight container.  They freeze well!


Local Places of Interest

Category : Maze Info

Local Places of Interest

We know we are located off the beaten path, so if you travel all this way, make the most of your trip! Make plans to check out some places of interest in the Moulton and surrounding areas. Just click on our friends’ links below and make your trip a memorable experience. 

 

Painted Churches Tour – The Painted Churches are located in the communities of Dubina, High Hill, Praha, and Ammannsville.  They appear unassuming as you approach them, but as you enter the front doors prepare  to have your breath taken away by the incredible beauty found inside.

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Kloesel’s Steakhouse and Bar– Enjoy a great meal in a historic setting and experience a Texas dining tradition in Moulton.

 

Janak Country Market– Located in nearby Hallettsville, Janak Country Market offers a variety of cured and fresh meats, baked goods, and home-canned pickles, okra, jams, and jellies. Check out their handmade quilts and linens and other country memorabilia.

 

The Rehmet House Bed and Breakfast is Moulton’s finest bed and breakfast where casual elegance and country charm meet.

 

Olle Hotel– For a taste of old Texas gentility, come stay at the Olle Hotel. Reminiscent of the days of the Cattle Baron, the Olle Hotel was built in the 1870’s to accommodate travelers coming to town by steam train. Renovated and updated for today’s travelers in 2005.

 


News From the Farm

Farm Fresh Goodies

Our family operates a dairy farm too! At Four E Dairy, we bottle fresh unprocessed milk where the cream rises to the top. We also have Italian artisan cheeses and signature yogurt, both made with our milk, available for purchase on the farm. Be sure to bring a cooler with you when you visit the maze!