Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Irish Cream

There are a lot of ingredients to this so I'm including a recipe card, but something that only requires a blender to make qualifies as a Tasty Treat!


Homemade Irish Cream
Printable recipe

  • 1 ⅔ c Irish whiskey
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 14 oz can condensed milk
  • 2 Tbsp chocolate syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almost extract
  • 1 tsp instant coffee



1) Combine ingredients in a blender.


2) Blend on high for 20-30 seconds.
3) Store in an air tight container and shake before serving. 

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Mini Stromboli

Here's a fun and easy appetizer good for any party!





Mini Pepperoni Stromboli
Printable recipe


Ingredients:
  • 1 can jumbo buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 c Italian cheese
  • 1 bag sliced pepperoni (3-6 slices per biscuit)
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 jar pizza sauce

Directions:
1) Preheat oven to 350ยบ and spray baking pan with cooking spray.
2) Open can of biscuits and flatten to about 1/8" thick.

3) Put a line of cheese down the center of each biscuit.
 4) Add a line of 3-6 slices of pepperoni and top with more cheese.

 5) Fold in half, squeezing the edges shut, and poke air holes in the top with a fork.
 6) Line up stromboli in the baking pan and bake for 19-20 minutes.

 7) Serve while still hot with pizza sauce for dipping.






Saturday, February 9, 2013

Chocodoodles

The first time I got around to making snickerdoodles, I was torn between finally making them and making chocolate chip cookies. I decided that I should just combine them and now it's my go-to cookie recipe. I made them by adding chocolate chips to my snickerdoodle recipe.

Chocodoodles
Printable recipe

Ingredients:
  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 c. chocolate chips

Topping:
3 tablespoons sugar
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon-more if you love it!

1) Preheat oven to 350F. 
2) Wisk together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. 

3) Put butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer.
4) Mix on medium speed until pale and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
5) Mix in eggs, one at a time. 
6) Reduce speed to low; gradually mix in flour mixture. 
7) Add chocolate chips and stir in by hand.
8) In a seprate bowl, stir together cinnamon and remaining 3 tablespoons sugar. 
9) Shape dough into round balls; roll in cinnamon sugar.
10) Space 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
11) Bake cookies, rotating sheets halfway through, until edges are golden, 12 to 14 minutes. 
12) Let cool on cookie sheet for a minute or two, then transfer to a cooling rack.

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