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Rainbow ice cream cone cake bites....! ....so to occupy some time during hurricane irene this past weekend, made these goodies!...... Which were made with some left over frozen cupcakes....and didn't really feel like making a new batch of buttercream just for these....so instead of cake bites made with crumbled cake and frosting...they are made with marshmallow fluff...!.... And you may be thinking..... "where's the rainbow"....? ...inside of course....!... Sopapilla Cheesecake Dessert Recipe. Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies. Video how-to: Pinata Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar1 cup powdered sugar1 cup butter1 cup vegetable oil2 eggs1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract1 teaspoon baking soda5 cups flour1 tablespoon vanillaMini M&M candies1/2 cup powdered sugar (frosting)2 teaspoons milk (frosting) Directions to make piñata sugar cookies:

Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies

Hot Chocolate on a Stick. When I ran across this recipe in the delightful "Giver's Log", I knew immediately that I would be making this.

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

If ever there were a day to try it, it is definitely today. I woke up to a Winter Wonderland, and I can't suppress the squeak of excitement every time I peer out the window. It's perfect hot chocolate weather. You'll need a good quality chocolate with a high fat content. I've found that fondue chocolate (label must say REAL CHOCOLATE) is ideal for this endeavor. How to make homemade soda.

Homemade Fizzy Fun Last week I brought home some pomegranate molasses for a recipe.

How to make homemade soda

After using it for its intended purpose, I took a little taste of the molasses - and it delivered a very intense flavor sensation. On a whim, I put some ice in a tall glass, poured in a tablespoon or so of the pomegranate molasses, then poured some cold seltzer over it. Rainbow ice cream cone cake bites....!