Watergate Cake

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My mother made this cake all of the time in the 70s. She made it as a sheet cake, not a layer cake. She was a Georgia girl, so there were lots of pecans and a thick layer of Cool Whip icing. It was her go-to for ladies’ clubs, church socials, and the holidays.

Huh. Until reading this, I’d never heard of anyone else putting ketchup on cottage cheese. It’s really tasty. Cottage cheese is also good with tomato paste & some chicken bouillon seasoning on it.