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Easy Truffles. This is the fastest and easiest recipe for making delicious, perfectly flavored chocolate truffles.

Easy Truffles

Customize the flavors and toppings to suit your exact tastes. You'll get hooked on trying to come up with the perfect combinations, and your friends and family will be more than happy to help judge their favorites! Today I share with you my experience making a recipe from the Martha Stewart website. I offer the original recipe, and suggestions on how to make it even simpler and faster. I hope you have as much fun making these delightful little treats as I did. A small box or bag of truffles makes a great gift. Cookies and Cream Popcorn.

I have really bad luck with making popcorn – Ryan has even forbidden me from making popcorn in our apartment after consecutively burning 2 bags in the microwave within the same week.

Cookies and Cream Popcorn

I love a small bag of kettle corn as a snack, but unfortunately I’m not very lucky when it comes to popping them, and the terrible smell of a burnt bag of popcorn seems to linger for weeks. However, after ignoring my microwave popcorn restriction and making this amazing cookies and cream treat, I’m pretty sure I can now make popcorn whenever I want. Ryan, myself, and a few friends I shared this with were all 100% addicted to this popcorn and the fact that it’s so easy to make is a scary thought – bikinis beware! Making this is SO SO easy, as in the hardest part is not burning the popcorn. Freshly popped kettle corn is mixed with crushed Oreos and melted white chocolate and laid out to dry. After such success with this “recipe”, I think there will definitely be more popcorn concoctions in my future. Funfetti Cake Batter Popcorn. Ever since I made Cookies and Cream Popcorn a few months ago I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to try a new flavor of candied popcorn.

Funfetti Cake Batter Popcorn

Not that I really needed an official occasion for such a delicious concoction, but I wasn’t about to trust myself with a batch of this stuff just sitting around the apartment. So when I was invited to a pool party a few weekends ago, I knew this would be the perfect treat that would feed a lot of people but be easy to throw together.

And let me tell you, this funfetti popcorn was definitely the right choice – it literally disappeared within the few minutes after I showed up!! I loved the cookies and cream version I tried first particularly because it was an extremely simple recipe. Well, this funfetti version one ups the C&C in simplicity since you don’t even have to smash up Oreos as an extra step. Print Recipe Save Recipe Funfetti Cake Batter Popcorn Ingredients: Directions: - Pop the popcorn in the microwave, following packaging instructions. {Marshmallow} DIY Wedding Favors. Austin Weddings Austin Wedding Venues Austin Wedding Planners Austin Wedding Florists Austin Wedding Photographers Austin Wedding Rentals Austin Wedding Cakes Austin Wedding DJs Austin Wedding Dresses Austin Wedding Invitations Austin Wedding Caterers Austin Wedding Transportation Austin Wedding Jewelers Austin Wedding Dance Instructors Lake TravisWedding Venues The Austin Wedding Blog is a local Austin,TX wedding resource.

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Apple Nachos!

If you’ve never tried them, give ‘em a whirl! They are ridiculously easy and taste much more awesome than they sound. Plus, my kids LOVE them as a midday snack. And did I mention how silly easy these are to toss together? Obviously this isn’t a recipe–use your imagination and your fave toppings to make THE perfect apple nachos! I used (to feed 1 1/2 kids and 2 adults): 3 crispy and slightly tart apples (we ♥ honeycrisp! For these, I sliced up some apples thin enough so it would be easy to eat the slice in one or two bites.

Then I melted some peanut butter–until it was super runny–and drizzled it all over the apples. Couldn’t get much easier! A Sweet Treat for your Sweetheart (or Guests!) While searching for the perfect edible Valentine’s Day treat, I found countless cupcakes, candies, and cookies.

A Sweet Treat for your Sweetheart (or Guests!)

Then a friend introduced me to CAKE POPS…a rolled up ball of cake dipped in candy coating on a lollipop stick. This was perfect and began my search for all things cake pop. There are numerous recipes out there, but they are all similar. You don’t need a fancy cake recipe for this treat, just a box mix. Inspired by the queen of cakepops, I followed Bakerella’s easy recipe for my first attempt at these delicious treats. Ingredients: Cake mix of your choice (I used strawberry), butter cream or cream cheese frosting, candy coating (bark or melts), sprinkles Preheat the oven at 350 degrees and prepare the cake mix as instructed on the box.

Bake as instructed on the box and let the cake cool completely. Mix the frosting with the cake (don’t be afraid to use your hands!) Once the cake is hard, then you’re ready to dip! Once they harden (about half an hour), then they’re ready. Cookies & Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes. Lvl 60 Elite Caramel Apples. Salted Honey Butter Caramels. A couple weeks ago, a few of the girls I work with and I took out our (now-former) coworker Dana for a good-bye lunch at nearby Landmarc restaurant.

Salted Honey Butter Caramels

One of my favorite spots in the city, the food at Landmarc is reliably delicious, but even more so are the generous handfuls of homemade butter caramels that come out complimentary along with the check. Soft, chewy, with just a slight tinge of burnt sugar, these caramels are absolutely addictive. I usually gobble up a couple right at the table and tuck the extras away in my purse for a surprise treat at a later date. The night after our lunch, I found myself laying in bed thinking about those caramels.

I'd already eaten the extra one in my purse (it barely made it back to the office) and proceeded to spend the rest of the night plotting my next trip, wondering if I would be able to slip away during lunch the next day for a repeat meal. This recipe is actually quite easy. It's easy, but tedious. The Perfect Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe. The perfect cookie dough truffles are so easy to make and perfect for entertaining or enjoying as a treat.

The Perfect Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Cookies hold a definite place of distinction around my house – from our chewy chocolate chip cookies to out of this world peanut butter cookies and let’s not even think about forgetting my absolute favorite cookie dough dip. They all are our favorites. So, I decided I’d combine some flavors from our chewy chocolate chip cookies and my chocolate chip cookie dough dip to make the perfect cookie dough truffles recipe. Let me just go ahead and tell you now, when you pop one of these babies in your mouth, you immediately feel like a kid again sneaking a little bite of the cookie dough. Err… well… I at least did. The best part? I left a few out for all of us to enjoy and then boxed the rest up for her to keep in her freezer so she could enjoy them whenever she needed a little nibble of cookie dough truffles.

Here’s how I make my cookie dough truffles. The Perfect Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe. 12 healthy homemade candy recipes. Robin shared some wonderful choices for healthier organic candy for Halloween last week.

12 healthy homemade candy recipes

It made me long for candy myself! I thought I'd share 12 recipes for homemade candies that everyone can enjoy. Some of these recipes are candy bars, some are great to serve at parties, and others make perfect additions to lunch pails. Better yet, the recipes can be surprisingly simple and healthy! The following recipes use unrefined sweeteners and high quality ingredients. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11. Also on MNN: 100 Years of Oreo: Recipes and Facts About the Famous Cookie. The Oreo cookie was first baked one hundred years ago today!

100 Years of Oreo: Recipes and Facts About the Famous Cookie

The Oreo cookie turns 100 today, and a full century of milk-dipping, creme-scraping deliciousness later, they're still they're one of the most popular treats in the world. Originally called the Oreo biscuit, they were created in a National Biscuit Company bakery in Manhattan on March 6, 1912. Now, more than 95 million cookies are sold every day in more than 100 countries, generating $1.5 billion in revenue each year. Becky Tousey, Kraft Foods' corporate archivist, says that the brand's message hasn't changed over the course of a century. "The focus of advertising was on the fun of eating Oreos, the fun of the parts of the Oreo," she told ABC News. Here are two of our favorite recipes using the iconic cookie: Oreo-stuffed chocolate chip cookies: Bon Appetit magazine calls these "the new cupcake. " In a separate bowl mix the flour, salt and baking soda. Makes about 2 dozen large cookies. 1 pkg.

Makes 40 to 45 cookie balls. Salted butter caramels. 16th December 2010By EmmaPhotography by Emma I love the intangible feeling of Christmas – that big, warm, swelling feeling that rises up inside you. The closer we draw to Christmas (9 days and counting) the more palpable this feeling becomes. It’s in the shop windows, it’s in the Christmas trees – strung with lights that twinkle in darkened lounge windows and it’s in the Christmas carols that float on the sticky, humid summer air. I go out of my way to soak it all in.

I have taken my place in the queue that forms in Franklin Rd; it inches slowly past houses curtained in Christmas lights, past front yards filled with gold and silver baubles, past Christmas stockings strung from porches and angels hanging from rooftops. This year, more so than any other year, I have been inspired to bake; I think it is my way of spreading the Christmas cheer. Merry Christmas! Makes around 80 caramels -- 1. Homemade Snickers Bars. Insanity. That’s what this is. Pure In.San.It.TEEEEE. You know those days when you’re in desperate need of sugar and you’ve already downed more gummy vitamins than recommended while seriously considering how many more you can ingest without causing severe harm to your internal organs?

They’re just so gooooood. Well… in that case you should make some homemade snickers bars. And I KNOW you know what I’m talking about. I spent the majority of my pre-pubescent and adolescent years scheming just how I would be able to steal my brothers’ Halloween candy. Then I went through a SERIOUS phase of those Snickers ice cream bars. And that you can eat a million of them. These days, it’s rare that I crave actual candy, often preferring some chewy cookies or super rich cheesecake or a bar of amazing chocolate that costs thrice as much as the recent organic meyer lemons I purchased. They are the peanut butter to my jelly. The salt to my pepper. The broccoli to my… wait, no. And the fabulous part? Nougat layer. Thousand Dollar Bars.

Twix Caramel Popcorn Recipe. Twix Caramel Popcorn Every Fall we make caramel popcorn, it is a tradition in our house. Over the weekend we were hanging out at home with the baby and watching football. I thought it was the perfect day to bust out a batch of caramel corn, so I asked Josh if he could watch the baby while I went to work. Of course, he said yes:) I decided to surprise him by jazzing up our traditional caramel corn recipe. This time I made Twix Caramel Popcorn. I got out our trusty air popper to pop the popcorn. I chopped up Twix candy bars into bite size pieces and mixed them into the caramel popcorn. If you are looking for a fun way to jazz up your caramel corn, try our Twix Caramel Popcorn. Twix Caramel Popcorn Yield: Makes a lot! If you like this Twix Caramel Popcorn, you might also like:

Churro Tots. Happy Wednesday, beautiful people.Factoid for you: Getting my car serviced stresses me.To deal, I totally made Churro Tots. Throw in stress eating and calls to dad, and it some how made everything okay. I encourage it! Last week I went to a cookbook release party at Border Grill and they had churros…in tot form! I was blown away by their cuteness–had to replicate it stat for you all.I basically made a tweaked and adjusted version of this pate a choux recipe. And then fried small balls of the dough. Grab a baking sheet, line it with some paper towels. Recipe adapted from Dorie GreenspanPrint this recipe! Science of Candy: Caramels Recipe. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles.

Last weekend a friend I decided to neglect our school work and go for a hike in the snow followed by dinner and a movie at my house. I had all the ingredients on hand for some tasty Corn and Cheese Chowder which was perfect way to warm up after a cold hike. My friend said she’d be in charge of bringing ingredients for us to make dessert and I was so excited to see that she’d picked out these truffles! Eating the cookie dough is usually one of the best parts of making cookies, but then you feel bad because you’re supposed to be making cookies- not snacking on the dough! These cute little truffles taste just like cookie dough and since they don’t have any eggs, they’re totally safe to eat. These can be decorated in all sorts of creative ways and they’ll look like a suitable ‘grown up’ dessert, even though you’re eating cookie dough!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Ingredients Directions Use an electric mixer to cream the butter and brown sugar , add the vanilla. Makes: 3-4 dozen. Frozen Banana Bites. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles. Christmas Candy Recipes: Easy Candy Recipes - Martha Stewart.