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Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies. This post comes to you from damply beautiful Seattle, Washington!

Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies

Yes, kids, I am in Seattle for BlogHer Food 2012 and not just as an attendee, but I am speaking! I am nervous, but terribly excited, and ready to get the party started! The last month has been a CRAZY travel month for me. First, I went to Camp Blogaway, then I spent 6 days in Tokyo (expect a few Japanese themed recipes in the future – the place is life changing!) , and now I am here in Seattle. I decided to make the filling for these little pies fairly rich. Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies Author: Kelly Jaggers Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: American Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Serves: 30 Begin by making the crust.

To assemble the pies begin by placing a heaping ½ teaspoon of the filling into the center of 30 of the dough circles. Enjoy! © 2012, Evil Shenanigans – Baking & Cooking Blog. Recipe Print 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake recipe. Red Velvet Crêpes. I rolled my eyes at the red velvet cake trend, but now I can’t get enough.

Red Velvet Crêpes

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If you add more baking powder, and omit the baking soda, you’ll end up with a heavy and dense crepe. Apple Pies & Jo In the Kitchen. I know, I’ve made a few pies lately. But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are! I mean, come on. Could you resist? I sure couldn’t. We ate them before I had a chance to think about pictures. Oops. This is why I had leftover dough for that impromptu dinner. Although this recipe is a little time consuming, it’s no harder than making any sort of real pie. It still involves slicing fruit. Rolling out crust and making it look pretty. Mixing fruit and sugar and cornstarch. And taking bites with your eyes closed so you can focus solely on each flavor. Please give these a try. Apple Pies Inspired by Pinterest. Chocolate and Berries Yogurt Dessert Recipe. Fun Summer Dessert: Watermelon Pie.

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Fun Summer Dessert: Watermelon Pie

I loved it, so I decided to try to replicate this dessert for my own kids’ summertime memories! I made some “watermelon pie” for our 4th of July feast this year…to great success! My 4-year-old daughter loved it – like mother, like daughter! She saw it in the pan before I sliced it up…at that point it was still just a circle. When I started to cut the pie, making the watermelon slices, she exclaimed very earnestly, “Wow! The best part…watermelon pie was super simple to make! Ingredients: - Lime Sherbet - Vanilla ice cream or Pineapple sherbet - Red/Pink-colored sherbet…I couldn’t find this, so I bought Raspberry/Pineapple/Orange swirl sherbet, mixed it up with red food coloring and it was perfect! Directions:1. A funny tip…I served the watermelon pie on paper plates, but wanted to take a nice picture for this post, so I put my own slice on a real dish. Rich Chocolate Cake with Ganache Frosting and Truffle-Egg Nest. Out of the Campfire, into the Oven: Smores Pie.

There is just something about a s’more that brings out the kid in me.

Out of the Campfire, into the Oven: Smores Pie

The toasted marshmallow, the melted chocolate, the crunch of the graham cracker. You put them together and it’s bliss. We love them so much, we eat them year round, we’ve even grilled marshmallows in our wood burning fireplace, over our gas stove, and made them in the microwave in a pinch. So naturally a s’mores pie would be the next logical step ; ) And it couldnt’ be easier. I started with making the graham cracker crust and baking it until golden. You could even take more shortcuts and use a pre-made graham cracker crust and use pre-packaged pudding {you’d need 8 snack packs for that} What you’ll need: 1 sleeve of honey graham crackers – 9 crackers 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup dark brown sugar pinch salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter – melted 1 large package of chocolate pudding {+ ingredients to make} 8 ounces whipped cream topping 10 ounces marshmallows What to do: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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