Peanut Butter Balls. December 16th, 2010 If you’re looking for a healthy holiday treat, look elsewhere!
Peanut butter balls (aka buckeyes) are easily my favorite Christmastime dessert. My Mom and I get together to make them around the holidays, and it’s a good thing we only make them once a year. If I had access to these goodies year-round I would be quite plump! 3 lbs. powdered sugar 1 lb. margarine or butter 4 cups peanut butter 3 packages chocolate chips ⅓ cake paraffin wax Heat the chocolate chips and paraffin wax in a double boiler until they melt. This recipe makes around 175–200 balls depending on how big you roll them (and how many you eat while making them). Cheesecake-stuffed strawberries. I put a slightly different version of these on my Easter Menu, but I’ve changed them up a bit.
With the help of my strawberry huller – I’m not a gadget gal, but this one is worth having — these are a cinch to prepare. I took these up to school for Teacher Appreciation week and was blushing at the compliments. Do you think they knew how ridiculously easy these are? Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries 24 large strawberries, hulls removed 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar (add gradually, to taste) 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs Place cream cheese in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds, or until soft. Use a sharp knife to make a hole in the center of each strawberry (going as deep as you can without hitting bottom). Spoon or pipe the filling into each hole. Scrumptious Baked Cinnamon Breakfast Bites. I love a good donut, especially a homemade one.
What I don’t love is the pain associated with deep frying them. It is messy, time consuming and certainly more fattening. Easy OREO Truffles Recipe. Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe - Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® Vanilla Bean Baby Doughnuts. Even though I've been a busy girl lately, I'm never too busy for a doughnut break!
I especially love the mini variety. These are extra light and have a double dose of vanilla goodness. The idea for these came from the Starbucks Birthday Cake Doughnut, a very dense doughnut that is eye-catching with pink icing and tiny white nonpareils. Since my recipe turned out very light and fluffy (the exact opposite of Starbucks) I made them in my favorite shade of blue. The texture was not at all what I expected from a baked doughnut. Newborn baby doughnuts... aren't they cute?
You'll need a mini doughnut pan for this recipe. The recipe is pretty strait forward, and the only extra advice I can give is to put the donut batter into a piping bag. Vanilla Bean Baby Doughnuts [click for printable version]Adapted from Sur La Table Yield: 5-6 dozen baby donuts Doughnut batter: Preheat oven to 425°F. In large mixing bowl, sift together all purpose flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Vanilla glaze: Honeyed Pears in Puff Pastry. Poaching fruit is one of my favorite things to do when cold weather arrives.
It's so warming to stand over a boiling pot of fragrant spices and lose yourself in thought. Crème Brûlée. Today is a very special day. It’s a special day because I’m sharing with you my favorite dessert on earth. Mmm…Crème Brûlée. It’s even fun to say, even if it is a pain in the neck to type. Nutella-Mallow Pillow Pockets. When I tell you this, take me very seriously…..run, don’t walk to your nearest grocery store and make these today!
I knew I wanted to make a Nutella treat the other day and when this simple idea came to mind I had no idea how crazy good it would be! The pastry with the gooey disappearing marshmallow and nutella make for a treat that you just must try for yourself! Enjoy! Can you handle this line up?! Sorry, I forgot to add one egg for the egg wash Um….this stuff should be illegal. Ok, easy easy. Take a little fork and crimp those edges, nice and firm. Next, you’ll brush with an egg white wash and sprinkle with sugar, mmmmm! Foodbeast Craving: Banana Nutella Chocolate Crepe. Brickle. A few weeks ago, I went to a barbeque.
On the table there was plate of what looked to be a chocolate type dish that was crumbled up. I grabbed a piece, ate it, had eight more pieces, and then went on a mad hunt throughout the barbeque to see who brought the stuff and how much I would have to pay them for the recipe. After not too much work I tracked it down, and trust me. You want to make this. What’s fantastic about this stuff is many things. Directions 1) Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. 2) Then layer in crackers. 3) Melt the butter in a saucepan and then stir in the brown sugar. 4) Once it has simmered for a few minutes, pour it straight on the crackers. 5) Next, stick your baking sheet in the oven at 325 degrees for 5-10 minutes. 6) When you take it out of the oven, pour the chocolate chips on the tray right away. 7) Meanwhile, crumble up some heath bars. 8) After 5 minutes, use a spatula to spread out the chocolate and make the chips flat.
How to Make Caramel Corn. How to Make Caramel Corn for Halloween Homemade caramel corn is a classic Halloween treat.
This recipe is great to serve at parties or divide it up into individual Halloween bags and give it away as gifts. Step 1 Pop 12 cups of plain popcorn. I like to use an air popper since it does not add any salt or oil to the popcorn. Step 2 Melt two sticks of butter in a large heavy saucepan over low heat. Step 3 Stir in 2 cups of packed light brown sugar, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 cup light corn syrup. HERSHEY'S Kitchens.