Archive for February, 2010
Make These Sweets For Your Sweetie With 4 Ingredients!
Happy Valentine’s Day! Since I had a bag of Hershey’s Kisses in my cupboard, I decided to use it for this special day. I found a recipe on Allrecipes.com that requires only 4 ingredients. They’re called Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies and not only are they perfect for V-Day, this dessert is also quick and easy to make! Mix up the dough, bake for 10 minutes and voila…cookie kisses for your sweetheart. It’s the perfect gift for a dessert lover…and hopefully your sweetie will share some with you. Enjoy!
PEANUT BUTTER KISS COOKIES
1 cup white sugar
1 cup peanut butter
18 milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine sugar, peanut butter, and egg.
Shape into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. NOTE: If dough is too sticky, refrigerate 1/2 hour or until easy to handle.
Bake for 10 minutes. Remove cookies from oven. Press a chocolate kiss into the center of each warm cookie.
It Takes 10 Minutes To Prep This Perfect Valentine Treat!
What better way is there to show your Valentine you adore him or her than to bake a homemade dessert? I found these adorable cupcakes on CookingWithPhilly.com and not only is this dessert easyand quick, taking 10 minutes to prepare, it also only requires 6 ingredients! And who doesn’t like chocolate, cream cheese and cherries right? I hope your sweetie falls in love with these delectable cakes putting you both in a romantic mood this weekend. Enjoy!
BLACKFOREST STUFFED CUPCAKES
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 pkg. (250g) PHILADELPHIA Brick Cream Cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 can (19 fl oz /540 mL) cherry pie filling, divided
1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake batter as directed on package for the light or low-fat version; set aside. Mix cream cheese, egg and sugar until well blended.
Remove 3/4 cup of the cherry pie filling for garnish; set aside. Spoon 2 Tbsp. cake batter into each of 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups. Top each with 1 Tbsp. each of the cream cheese mixture and the remaining cherry pie filling. Cover evenly with remaining cake batter.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan to wire racks. Cool completely. Top with whipped topping and reserved cherry pie filling just before serving. You can also top with chocolate shavings for an added touch.
It Only Takes 10 Minutes To Prepare This Game Day Snack!
With the Superbowl coming up this Sunday, I wanted to share a dessert that is easy, quick and guy-friendly. I found this recipe for Milk Chocolate Popcorn at CooksRecipes.com and thought it was the perfect sweet snack for game day. It’s got the best of both worlds with chocolate for sweetness and peanuts for saltiness. All you need is 5 ingredients and 10 minutes to put it all together. Plus it’s an easy snack to scarf down while your eyes are fixed on the tv. I hope this dessert scores a touchdown in your house this Sunday! Enjoy!
SUPERBOWL CHOCOLATE POPCORN
12 cups popped corn
1 (12-ounce) can salted peanuts
1 3/4 cups (11.5 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
1 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Grease large roasting pan. Line serving plate with wax paper.
Combine popcorn and nuts in prepared roasting pan. Combine morsels, corn syrup and butter in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Pour over popcorn; toss well to coat.
Bake, stirring frequently, for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool slightly in pan; remove to prepared serving plate. Store in airtight container for up to two weeks. Makes 14 servings