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....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....!...
Video how-to: Pinata Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup butter 1 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 cups flour 1 tablespoon vanilla Mini M&M candies 1/2 cup powdered sugar (frosting) 2 teaspoons milk (frosting) Directions to make piñata sugar cookies:
When I ran across this recipe in the delightful " Giver's Log ", I knew immediately that I would be making this. 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.
Homemade Fizzy Fun Last week I brought home some pomegranate molasses for a recipe. 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.