Month: March 2015

No Bake Easter Bunny Racers

I remember way back when I was a child, I was told not to play with my food . . . but now . . . it’s wonderful to play with food and make it into something delicious and delightful for the kids in your life . . . and those who haven’t grown up. What you see is how you make these Bunny Racers. Yes, you’ll need a Twinkie, Peep Bunnies, Pretzels, Marshmallows and Spring M & M’s. You’ll also need some frosting to use as “glue” to stick the pieces together. You can put these together however you see fit. I’d start with the Twinkie. I’d make up the race car by cutting a marshmallow in two and put on the front wheels then add M&M hubcaps (As I mentioned, I’d use frosting to “glue” the marshmallows onto the Twinkie and the M&M’s onto the marshmallows). I’d then cut a slot out of the Twinkie to set the Bunny Peep inside. I’d add the pretzel windshield — I’d also break out the bottom of the pretzel to make the points for stinking the pretzel into the Twinkie. I’d then cut another marshmallow to make the back tires with M&M hubcaps. Yes, these are no bake and great fun for the kids to make. You can add “headlights” a front “grill” on your race car and you may...

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Baked Hard Boiled Eggs

That’s right! Baked Hard Boiled Eggs! My brother and I were just talking about hard boiled eggs. He was going to do it the old fashioned way. That’s fine, but now I have a whole new way of making the perfect hard boiled egg. If you want an easy way to make a lot of hard boiled eggs for Easter, then I have the perfect recipe for you. Yes, they come out perfectly every time!!! You can eat them, make egg salad or deviled eggs, dye them or refrigerate for later. Here’s what you do: Place a dozen eggs (or however many you want) in a mini or regular muffin tin. Preheat the oven to 325°F then put the eggs in and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and instantly immerse in cold water for 10 minutes. These are going to be HOT so use tongs to remove them from the muffin tins into a pot for pouring cold water over them. For easiest peeling, remove the shells right away, otherwise refrigerate until needed. If you have a lot of eggs to boil, I recommend giving this a...

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Easter Bunny Rolls Recipe

Easter is a wonderful time of year when we remember the recipes of our childhood and bring them back for our family to enjoy. It’s always fun to twist dough into interesting shapes to kick off the holiday of your choice — now it’s Easter and these bunnies are a great hit at my house and I’m sure they’ll be a hit at yours, too. These bunnies have an orange glaze brushed on top. It makes for a delicious treat to add to your Easter Breakfast or Brunch. Bunny Rolls This recipe comes from Good Housekeeping magazine and yields 10 small bunnies and 4 large ones Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 package active dry yeast 3/4 tsp ground cardamom or allspice or cinnamon or nutmeg 1 1/4 cups milk 1/2 cup butter, margarine, or shortening 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 2 tblsp finely shredded orange peel  1/4 cup orange juice  1 Orange Icing 1 1/2 cups sifted powder sugar 1 tsp finely shredded orange peel 2 – 3 tblsp orange juice Instructions In a large mixing bowl combine 2 cups of the flour, the yeast, and cardamom Instead of cardamom you can use AllSpice or Cinnamon or Nutmeg. Set aside. In a medium saucepan heat and stir milk, the butter, the 1/3 cup sugar, and salt just until warm (120 degree F to 130 degree F)...

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Free Printable Easter Bunny Candy Box

I absolutely adore clever candy boxes for all holidays. This Easter Bunny Box is great! It requires no gluing! You’re going to have to make dozens of these for the kids to give to their friends and maybe even their teachers. It’s a fun project — especially filling them with delicious goodies. And they’re excellent for your own Easter celebration. Have fun!...

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Easter Free Printables

This handy Easter printable is excellent as a place card and also a great Easter Egg cup and a wonderful place to put some Easter candies. I do love free printables to dress up my table and to hand out to my guests. How would you like an Easter Memory Game for the youngsters to play for a little quiet time? For the directions of how to play the game, Click Here Well, now you have more free printables to add to your Easter celebration. Happy...

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