Cream Cheese Wafers Recipe

Cream Cheese Wafers Recipe

Cream Cheese Wafers Recipes

These cream cheese wafers could be made any time of the year. You can just change up the colors and decorative look to make them perfect for Easter or even Christmas. They are a delicious sweet treat and super easy to make!

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 3 1/2 ounces vanilla sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk

Directions for Wafers

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Cream the butter and vanilla sugar in the bowl using mixer.
  4. Add the egg and mix on medium speed until blended.
  5. Add the vanilla extract and milk mix well.
  6. Add the flour mixture and mix on low speed just to incorporate.
  7. Chill the batter for 10 minutes in refrigerator.
  8. Scoop teaspoon-sized balls onto parchment paper
  9. Using a spoon to slightly flatten each ball.
  10. Bake until golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  11. Remove the pans to a cooling rack…. 

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Dessert Burgers for April Fools Day

Dessert Burgers for April Fools Day

Dessert Burgers

April Fool’s Day is always a big deal in our household. My son pretty much lets it linger on for days afterwards… constantly April fooling us. He doesn’t quite understand that it’s just for the one day so we like to have fun with it. I always have the hardest time fooling my husband. I’m thinking some dessert burgers might just do the trick this year! These are fun and delicious but most importantly they will fool pretty much anyone! Enjoy them on April Fool’s Day or anytime throughout the year! They would even be fun for your Easter dinner.Dessert Burgers for April Fools Day

Ingredients:

  • Jif Hazelnut Salted Caramel (or Nutella will work)
  • Nilla Wafers
  • Powdered sugar
  • Green Frosting
  • Yellow Frosting
  • Red Frosting… 

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S’more Pudding Jars Recipe

S’more Pudding Jars RecipeS’more Pudding Jars Recipe

S’mores make me think of being next to my family sitting around a campfire. S’mores aren’t just for camping anymore. You can make them anytime whether you have a fire or not. My son loves making s’mores whether it’s outside or inside. You can even take them a step further with this fun S’more Pudding Jar recipe! These are fun for a party or making with your kids. Recipe and instructions below.

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1/2 graham crackers crumbs
  • 2 pkgs. instant chocolate pudding
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 20 Marshmallows
  • Cool whip
  • 3 individual Reese’s peanut butter cups… 

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How to Make Homemade Easter Popcorn Gifts

Easter PopcornHow to Make Homemade Colorful Easter Popcorn

We have always loved celebrating Easter with family. My mom always had big Easter dinners for her large family.

So many great memories!

Kids… so many of them!

Easter eggs… by the bucket loads!

My son has always enjoyed finding Easter eggs and still does. He’ll be nine this Easter but I’m sure he’ll still expect a good Easter egg hunt. We always have a few fun gifts for the kids too. This Easter make our fun homemade caramel corn for the perfect gift to send home with family and friends. You can place in canning jars, buckets or Easter baskets  and top with ribbon. It makes for such a gorgeous addition to any Easter dinner table too. Enjoy!

Easter Caramel Corn Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 cups plain air popped popcorn
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bag of Easter candy, any type you want. I used jelly beans
  • 1 cup Almond Bark , melted and divided into 4 seperate bowls-to drizzle over popcorn
  • Food Coloring

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Tuna Tailgating Sliders

Tuna Tailgating Sliders

Tuna Tailgating Sliders

Add a little spice to your Super Bowl or tailgating party! These Tuna Tailgating Sliders from Starkist are perfect for game day Sunday. You could even top these with onion, pickle or your favorite dressing.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

2 pouches (2.6 oz) StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water, Low Sodium

¾ cup bread crumbs, divided

½ cup shredded cheddar cheese, reduced fat

½ cup fat free mayonnaise (not salad dressing)

2 tbsp. finely chopped scallions

1/8 cup liquid egg substitute

2 tbsp. chopped Chipotle Peppers packed in adobo sauce

2 tsp. canola oil

6 slider buns

Lettuce and tomato for garnish (optional)… 

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