Give a Treat with a Kid-Friendly Sweet

(Family Features) Letting kids get hands-on in the kitchen is an easy way to keep them busy while teaching important life skills. Planning for delicious snacks children can make all on their own (or with minimal assistance) makes for a winning solution, and these Crazy Candy Ice Cream Sandwiches are a prime example. Find more kid-friendly snack ideas at milkmeansmore.org. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Crazy Candy Ice Cream Sandwiches Prep time: 10 minutes Servings: 6 1          cup vanilla ice cream 1/4       cup chopped candy bar 6          graham cracker sheets, broken into 12 …

Easter Treats

(family features) Easy Easter Cookies Skill level: No Experience Necessary Crafting time: 1-2 Hours Supplies and Tools: Wilton Easy Decorate Easter Egg Cookie Pan (includes cookie recipe) 16-inch-by-10-inch cooling grid Royal Icing (recipe below) Icing colors: Rose, Lemon Yellow, Leaf Green, Royal Blue & Orange 12-inch disposable decorating bags Easter 6-Mix Sprinkles: Pink, Yellow & Lavender sugars Cake decorating tip 3 Spring nonpareils Bunnies with jelly beans icing decorations Sparkle gels: Yellow, Light Blue, Light Green, Pink and White Food-safe scissors Measuring spoons Measuring cups Mixing bowl Spoon Grease-free spoon or spatula Stand mixer: preferred Follow directions on pan. Prepare …

Colorful Cupcakes

Let Your Dessert Table Bloom Tips for creating fabulous floral cupcakes Let springtime blossoms bloom on your dessert plate. Cupcakes make a great and easy foundation for trying new things. With a small surface to work with, you can top your treat with one fabulous larger-scale flower or multiple smaller-scale flowers to showcase your skills, practice decorating techniques or even experiment with color and arrangement. “Spring celebrations provide a great opportunity to try a new decorating technique,” says Nancy Siler, vice president of consumer affairs at Wilton. “Decorated cupcakes and other mini treats let you experiment with multiple new ideas …

Angel Food Cake

submitted by Jolene Richardson 1 3/4 cup of sugar 1 heaping cup softsilk cake flour 2 cups egg whites, room temperature 1 tsp. salt 1 3/4 tsp. cream of tartar 2 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. almond extract   Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sift sugar and cake flour together 6 times. Beat egg whites, salt and cream of tartar stirring on edge as beating. Beat stiff but not dry.  Fold in flour ingredients 8t at a time with folding spatula. Add vanilla, almond extract. Add the very end 4 tsp. cold water. Pour into ungreased tube pan. Bake on middle …

Apple Puff Pancake

submitted by Alizah Holstein Ingredients 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter 2 apples – peeled, cored and sliced 3 tablespoons brown sugar Directions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to blend eggs, milk and vanilla. Add flour, sugar, salt and cinnamon; mix just until blended. Set aside. Melt butter in a 9×9 inch square pan. Arrange apple slices in the bottom of the pan, and pour the …