09.29.11

Easter Bunnies Cupcakes Recipe

Ingredients

A cupcake (baked from your favorite recipe)
White icing
Shredded coconut
Large marshmallow
Chewable Sweet Tart eyes
Jelly bean nose
Pink decorators’ sugar
Mini marshmallows

How to make Easter Bunnies Cupcakes

  • Frost a cupcake (baked from your favorite recipe) with white icing and sprinkle on shredded coconut fur.
  • Cut a large marshmallow in half widthwise. Squeeze each half slightly to give it an oval shape, then decorate the sticky side of each one with pink decorators’ sugar and set them in place for ears.
  • Add a jelly bean nose and either jelly bean or snipped Sweet Tart eyes, and mini marshmallows for cheeks. For a finishing touch, draw on decorators’ gel pupils or whiskers if you like.

09.29.11

Praline Easter Cookies Recipe

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 cup chopped pecans

How to make Praline Easter Cookies

  • First of all set the oven to heat up to 350 degrees.
  • Meanwhile you should cream butter, sugar and egg into a large bowl.
  • Later also stir in more ingredients like flour, vanilla and pecans into the mixture and mix all these well by hand.
  • When the mixture turns out into dough, shape it into small balls about the size of walnuts.
  • Then place all these walnut sized balls on the cookie sheets and flatten them all to about 1/8 inch with the help of bottom of a glass.
  • You should bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes or until it turns out brown.
  • At last, remove the cookies from oven and let them cool completely.

09.1.11

Easter Pecan Pralines Recipe

Ingredients:
2 cup pecan halves
4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 tblsp butter
2 cup heavy cream
How to make easter pecan pralines:
  • take a medium sized saucepan and butter it well.
  • pour the cream into it and place the saucepan over high heat.
  • the moment mixture begins to boil, add sugar to it and stir rapidly so that it dissolves completely.
  • later stir in more ingredients like vanilla and pecans and continue to cook over medium heat. do not forget to stir frequently.
  • soon the mixture would reach the soft-ball stage (236f on the candy thermometer).
  • then only you need to remove it from heat.
  • after removing from heat quickly beat it in the butter. the beating would cause the candy lose its glossy color and become cloudy.
  • now you should lay out a long strip of waxed paper on a work surface.
  • do so and moisten it with a damp towel.
  • you are supposed to pour good-sized spoonfuls of the hot praline mixture onto the waxed paper.
  • don’t forget to stir the mixture occasionally as you go along. this would help it keep well combined.
  • make sure that you remove the pralines from the paper before they get completely cooled otherwise they will be hard to remove.
  • the recipe should be stored in tightly sealed containers with layers of waxed paper in between.

 

09.1.11

Easter Egg Candies Recipe

Ingredients:
1 lb confectioners sugar
1 pint cream of tartar
2 tblsp water
1 tblsp butter softened
1 1/3 cup flaked coconut
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp almond extract
1 tblsp light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla
chocolate coating:
8 squares semi-sweet chocolate
How to make easter egg candies:
  • take a large bowl and pour into it the following ingredients… sugar, water, corn syrup, butter and vanilla.
  • mix all these together.
  • then add salt, almond extract and cream of tartar to this mixture.
  • after mixing these well also add the coconut to this mixture.
  • now it is time to shape this mixture into the easter eggs.
  • for this you need to melt the chocolate in a double boiler over low heat.
  • when melted properly cool it and then frost the prepared eggs.

 


09.1.11

Chocolate Hay Stacks Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup cashew nuts
4 1/2 cup crunchy chinese noodles
6 oz packed chocolate chips
6 oz packed butterscotch chips
2 tsp peanut butter
How to make chocolate hay stacks:
  • take a heavy pan and stir the following ingredients into it – chocolate butterscotch chips, peanut butter, and cashews.
  • put the pan over low heat and stir occasionally.
  • do so until the mixture is melted.
  • remove the mixture from heat when it is melted and add noodles to it.
  • drop it on waxed paper. for this you can use teaspoons.
  • allow it to cool.

 


09.1.11

Easter Egg Candies Recipes

Ingredients:
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1 lb confectioners sugar
1 pint cream of tartar
2 tblsp water
1 tblsp butter softened
1 1/3 cup flaked coconut
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp almond extract
1 tblsp light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla
chocolate coating:
8 squares semi-sweet chocolate
How to make easter egg candies:
  • take a large bowl and pour into it the following ingredients… sugar, water, corn syrup, butter and vanilla.
  • mix all these together.
  • then add salt, almond extract and cream of tartar to this mixture.
  • after mixing these well also add the coconut to this mixture.
  • now it is time to shape this mixture into the easter eggs.
  • for this you need to melt the chocolate in a double boiler over low heat.
  • when melted properly cool it and then frost the prepared eggs.

 


09.1.11

Chocolate Hay Stacks Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup cashew nuts
4 1/2 cup crunchy chinese noodles
6 oz packed chocolate chips
6 oz packed butterscotch chips
2 tsp peanut butter
How to make chocolate hay stacks:
  • take a heavy pan and stir the following ingredients into it – chocolate butterscotch chips, peanut butter, and cashews.
  • put the pan over low heat and stir occasionally.
  • do so until the mixture is melted.
  • remove the mixture from heat when it is melted and add noodles to it.
  • drop it on waxed paper. for this you can use teaspoons.
  • allow it to cool.

 


09.1.11

Chocolate Easter Bunny Tail Recipe

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cup coconut shredded
1/2 cup egg whites
8 oz chocolate semisweet
1/2 cup sugar brown
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup pecans finely chopped
How to make chocolate easter bunny tail:
  • take a large bowl and beat egg whites into it until frothy.
  • gradually stir in these ingredients coconut, sugar, pecans, and vanilla.
  • then apply some oil to wet your hands and shape mixture into small eggs.
  • grease a baking pan and place these eggs on the greased pan.
  • now bake these eggs at 325 f for 10-12 minutes.
  • you will see soon it becomes light brown. then loosen with spatula immediately.
  • keep them aside in order to cool it completely.
  • for melting the chocolate you can use either microwave or double boiler.
  • then allow it to cool slightly.
  • after cooling slightly the paste is ready for dipping the eggs into it.
  • so dip them one by one into this paste with the help of a fork, spoon or toothpick.
  • if required you can reheat chocolate in case it cools too much before you finish.
  • once coating has set, you should store the eggs in refrigerator.

 


09.1.11

Praline Easter Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup butter
1 ea egg

 

How to make praline easter cookies:
  • first of all set the oven to heat up to 350 degrees.
  • meanwhile you should cream butter, sugar and egg into a large bowl.
  • later also stir in more ingredients like flour, vanilla and pecans into the mixture and mix all these well by hand.
  • when the mixture turns out into dough, shape it into small balls about the size of walnuts.
  • then place all these walnut sized balls on the cookie sheets and flatten them all to about 1/8 inch with the help of bottom of a glass.
  • you should bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes or until it turns out brown.
  • al last, remove the cookies from oven and let them cool completely.

 

09.1.11

Potato Chip Cookies Recipes

Ingredients:
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1 ea egg
1/2 cup crushed potato chips
1/2 cup shortening
How to make potato chip cookies:
  • to begin with take a bowl and cream into it sugar, shortening and egg.
  • later stir in some more ingredients such as flour, soda and vanilla.
  • mix all these ingredients well together.
  • then it is time to add chips and nuts to the mixture.
  • with this the mixture is ready to be dropped by teaspoonfuls onto non-greased cookie sheet.
  • finally you should bake the cookies for about 10 minutes.