Time to throw out those ratty ol’ stretch pants, and get ready to squeeze into your skinny jeans once again! You don’t have to count how many bread crumbs you eat or deprive yourself of delicious treats, just because you want to get healthier and lose a few pounds on the way to a healthier lifestyle.
These bars are delicious and not full of sugar. Make them, your teeth will thank you!
Just in time for Halloween. Or any day of the year. This recipe is from Hungry Happenings. The website is full of great food recipes!
Stuffed Pizza Skulls (makes 4)
Ingredients: butter, to grease the pan 2 rolls Pillsbury Pizza Dough (or homemade, enough for 2 pizzas)* pizza toppings (I used mini pepperoni)* 6 tablespoons pizza sauce* 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese* egg wash (1 egg mixed with 1 teaspoon water) *You’ll have scraps of pizza dough that you can use to create mini pizzas, so you’ll use more sauce, cheese and toppings for this.
Supplies Needed: Wilton 3-D Mini Skull Pan kitchen shears (scissors) or a knife
I found this large single skull pan on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Wilton-Dimensions-Nonstick-Skull-Pan/dp/B003XKZSDI
and this smaller pan http://www.amazon.com/Wilton-Haunted-Manors-6-Cavity-Pan/dp/B001U0OMQM/ref=sr_1_3?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1412540819&sr=1-3&keywords=skull+pan
The pan that was used in this tutorial is also available on Amazon, but it’s a little pricey http://www.amazon.com/Wilton-2105-0607-Dimensions-8-Cavity-Skull/dp/B00DQR52Y8/ref=sr_1_2?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1412540819&sr=1-2&keywords=skull+pan
The Wilton website offers the skull pan as well, but it’s on backorder until October 21st. http://www.wilton.com/store/site/product.cfm?sku=2105-0607&cmp=ss-store-home&ICID=3d-mini-skull-pan@ss-store-home1
You can see further instructions on Hungry Happenings. Enjoy!
The original recipe is in Polish, so I used trusty Google translate.
Source: moje wypieki
Cookies’ melting snowman cookies popular in foreign culinary blogs were so incredibly charming that they had to find and MW :-).Herself face to them laugh, right? The basis are buttery shortbread cookies, a foam snowman marshmallow frosting and royal. Snowmen can also be made on the basis of gingerbread. Great pre-Christmas fun for kids!
Ingredients for approximately 35 cookies (8 cm diameter):
- 290 g butter, cold
- 1/2 – 3/4 cups granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 2.5 cups of flour
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- pinch of salt
All the ingredients to throw into the food processor and blend until a smooth dough is formed sphere. You can also put all the ingredients in a bowl, chop quickly with a knife, knead briefly to call. Wrap the dough with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
After cooling roll out the dough to a thickness of about 3 mm, gently podsypując flour. Cut out round shapes. Arrange on a baking sheet or mat Teflon, keeping small spaces.
Bake at 180 ° C for about 15 minutes, a slight zezłocenia. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Decorate baked cookies – marshmallow foam stick on royal icing , which can also do the rest of the decoration.
* Cookies decorated with royal icing does not need as much as 3/4 cup granulated sugar
I’m hosting Christmas this year and besides trying to paint the walls, install the baseboards and stain (and move) the bar, I’ve been mulling over what kind of food and desserts to serve. I came across these cookies. I think I’ll just serve them as the main course with some wine. It will make things easier for everybody. (I kid har har har)
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 1 tablespoon red food coloring.( I highly recommend the gel variety. You can buy it at any craft store. It is much brighter and you can use less)
- Powdered sugar, for rolling out dough
- 3 tablespoons milk