Create a Sweet Easter Treat

(Family Features) This Easter, satisfy guests of all ages with festive cupcakes modeled after the Easter bunny. For more Easter recipes, visit Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make these adorable cupcakes! Bunny Butt Cupcakes Recipe courtesy of Amanda Rettke of “I am baker” Prep time: 45 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Servings: 24 1          2-layer size white cake mix 1          tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoons, McCormick Pure Lemon Extract, divided 1          tablespoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract 3/4       cup white chocolate chips 2          sticks butter, softened 16        ounces confectioners’ sugar 2          tablespoons milk …

Superbowl recipes

No matter what the score is, give Superbowl fans something to cheer about with great food, and plenty of it. These simple, delicious recipes are easy to make, which means you can sit back and enjoy the game with everybody else. For more recipe ideas to make your game day party a winner, visit www.johnsonville.com. Italian Sausage Lollipops Yield: 20 lollipops 1 pkg. (19 oz.) Johnsonville Hot Italian Sausage Links 20 10- to 12-inch bamboo skewers Oil for deep frying (vegetable, peanut, or canola) Corn Batter 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. black pepper 1/4 …

Go Long on Game Day Ready-for-action recipes to feed fans

(Family Features) When game day arrives and your crowd is ready to crank up the heat, turning to appetizers and dishes that feed the whole group can help save the season. You can defend against overly complicated recipes with long cook times by instead opting for finger foods and handheld snacks that allow for more pregame prep and less cleanup after the final whistle. For example, setting up a chili bar allows for convenient eating throughout the game as it’s easy to keep warm for hours. To give your guests a variety of flavors to choose from, these recipes for …

Valentine’s Sugar Cookies

½ cup shortening ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups flour ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt Cream together shortening, sugar, and brown sugar. Mix in egg, then buttermilk and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients; stir into dough mixture. Chill dough for 1 hour. Roll into flat dough on floured surface. Using cookie cutter to cut your heart shapes. Mix ¼ cup sugar with 1 tsp cinnamon. Sprinkle on top of cookies prior to baking. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet and bake for 400 degree F …

Sweet Potato Crisp

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Over the years I’ve searched for the best Sweet Potato recipe. This recipe is courtesy of Mrs. Michael Richardson of Franklin, TN (Jolene.) It is served annually at the Thanksgiving Night in the Hunger Fight annual fundraising supper at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church which has raised thousands of dollars to feed and educate children in Haiti. It’s been served to many groups and families, over the years that it’s become a holiday favorite.  Sweet Potato Crisp  Potatoes 3 cups sweet potatoes (peeled, cooked and mashed) 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs  1/3 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Mash …

Pecan Pie for the Holidays

Pecan Pie for the Holidays This pie continues to earn accolades long after my mother wrote the recipe down for me. It’s easy and delicious – enjoy! Recipe from Nanci Gregg 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup dark corn syrup (blue label Karo) 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. flour 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tbsp. melted margarine 1 1/4 cup pecan halves Beat sugar, syrup, salt, flour, and eggs together until just mixed. Add vanilla, margarine, and pecans. Pour into unbaked pie shell (thawed, if originally frozen). Carefully turn pecan halves so they’re right side up for a more attractive …

Chocolate Fudge Pie

A super rich pie with a great texture, similar to pecan pie without the pecans. 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup butter cut into pieces 4 large eggs (lightly beaten) 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 dash salt 3 tbsp. light corn syrup 1 whole unbaked pie crust Melt the chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat. In a separate mixing bowl, add eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt and corn syrup. Mix well with whisk until blended. Add melted chocolate mixture and whisk until blended. Pour into the unbaked pie crust and bake in 375 …

Add Mexican Flair to Game Day Favorites

(Family Features) Football season, for many people, is just as much about the food as it is about the action. No matter who’s playing and whether you’re at a tailgate or living room watch party, one thing is for sure: football and flavor go hand-in-hand. When you’re huddling up to figure out how to score a touchdown with your game day spread, consider taking your snacks to the next level by adding an authentic Mexican flair. Opt for traditional Mexican ingredients like chorizo, queso fresco or cotija in meals and snacks that are already football mainstays, including nachos, tacos and …

Strawberry Angel Food Dessert

by Mrs. Elaine Ahlgrim 3 oz package of strawberry Jello 10 oz fresh sliced strawberries 1 tbsp sugar 10 inch angel food cake torn in pieces (you can use a store bought angel food cake) ½ pint whipping cream Dissolve Jello in 1 ¼ cups boiling water. Stir in strawberries, and sugar. Let cool until it begins to thicken. Set aside. Whip the cream in another bowl. Fold in whip cream into mixture. Cover bottom of 9 inch square baking pan with half of the torn angel food cake. Pour strawberry mixture over it. Make another layer with remaining angel …

A Creamy Recipe Created for Families

(Culinary.net) A lazy Sunday afternoon cuddled up with family, playing in the rain with your kids and tasting a perfect, sweet treat on a summer day can be some of the simplest yet best parts of life. Recipes that can be made with clean, fresh ingredients in a matter of minutes make some of the best-tasting dishes, snacks and treats. Sometimes keeping it simple is the best route to take as opposed to confusing prep that takes too much time. This Strawberry Mousse, which is made with families in mind, is a perfect recipe to make with your little ones …