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Turkey Mini Cheeseball Recipe

Melissa Bastow

Tags recipes, snacks, Thanksgiving

Turkey Mini Cheeseball Recipe

These mini turkey cheeseball crackers will be the biggest hit at your Thanksgiving dinner!  They are the perfect size for appetizers, and are so much fun to look at and eat.  And they taste good - which, you know, is also important. Here's what you'll need: 5 oz Veggie Garden Cream Cheese 1 ½ Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese Crushed Pecans Slivered Almonds Red Bell Pepper Sliced Cheddar Cheese Whole Peppercorns Edible Food Coloring Markers Your Favorite Crackers These turkeys are quick and easy to make.  First mix the cream cheese and shredded cheddar cheese in a medium size bowl.  With a...


Reverse Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Melissa Bastow

Tags recipes, snacks

Reverse Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These reverse chocolate chip cookies are a fun take on a classic recipe!  I have a tendency to default to chocolate chip cookies as the dessert/snack I make for my family.  They're easy and tasty, but sometimes they're also a little bit boring.  So why not mix it up a bit?  Get the same great flavors, but in reverse! INGREDIENTS: 1 stick butter, softened 1 cup sugar ¼ cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup flour ¾ cups cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda Pinch salt 2 tbsp milk 1 ½ cups...


Marshmallow Peep Popcorn Balls Recipe

Melissa Bastow

Tags Easter, recipes, snacks

Marshmallow Peep Popcorn Balls Recipe

This delicious Easter treat pairs popcorn and yummy marshmallow Peeps!  They're super easy to make (a little sticky though) and make really cute party snacks, or a fun dessert.  Kids and adults will love them too, because who wouldn't love gooey marshmallow popcorn made with everyone's favorite Easter candy?! Ingredients:  Easter Peep Bunnies (All different Colors) Popped Popcorn Butter Place 5 peeps of the same color in a microwave safe bowl with ½ Tablespoon of butter and Heat for 30 seconds. Take it out and mix the melted mess together. Then add the marshmallow mixture to 2 cups of popped popcorn...


St. Patrick's Day Pudding Cups

Melissa Bastow

Tags snacks, St Patricks

St. Patrick's Day Pudding Cups

Looking for an easy St. Patrick's Day treat that will wow?  These lucky and green pudding cups will do the trick.  They're cute, fun, and yummy!  Take them to a child's class party at school, as an office treat for your coworkers, or make them as a dessert for your family's traditional St. Patrick's Day meal! Ingredients to make 4 cups: 1 box vanilla pudding mix 2 cups cold milk Green gel food coloring 1 cup Lucky Charms cereal Whipped cream for topping Green sprinkles 4 Clear cups In a large bowl mix together pudding mix, milk, and green food...


Green Velvet Cupcakes

Melissa Bastow

Tags snacks, St Patricks

Green Velvet Cupcakes

These green velvet cupcakes will make your St. Patrick's day lucky and tasty!  They're easy to whip up and make great party snacks and dessert.  Pair them with some gold coins, and everyone will be happy! Ingredients: 2.5 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp cocoa 1 tbsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1.5 cups granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 vanilla bean 1 cup oil 1 tbsp vinegar 1 cup buttermilk Green gel food coloring Ready-made frosting Gold sprinkles Directions: Line a muffin tin with papers and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda,...