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4 February, 2014

How To Make Strawberries Filled with Almond Cream

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  Ingredients: 25 jumbo strawberries 3/4 c heavy whipping cream 3/4 c milk 1 small box vanilla instant pudding 1/2 tsp almond extract Directions: Wash and dry berries. Slice off stem end. Using a sharp paring knife, slice an “x” deep into berries without cutting all the way down. Beat heavy whipping cream until stiff
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2 February, 2014

How To Make Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

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  Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 2-oz dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 tsp red food coloring 2/3 cup all purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 8-oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350F. Line
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22 January, 2014

How To Make Dark Chocolate Peppermint Whipped Cream Tart

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      Ingredients: For the Tart Dough 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 9 Tablespoons (4 1/2 ounces) unsalted butter, cold and cut into small cubes 1 extra large egg For the Filling 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1/4 cup light corn syrup 12 ounces semisweet
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22 January, 2014

How To Make Peppermint Bark Cheesecake

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  Pan: One 9″ or 10″ Round Springform Pan Prep: Buttered Starting Oven Temp: 350° Method: bain marie Storage: Cover and Refrigerate Ingredients Chocolate Cookie Crust: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ¼ teaspoon pure peppermint extract 18 cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (such as Oreo cookies,) crushed to make about 1½ cups crumbs White Chocolate Filling:
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprints

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  Ingredients 1 box red velvet cake mix 8 oz (1 block) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup powdered sugar 1 bag white chocolate peppermint Hershey Kisses, unwrapped Directions: In the bowl of a mixer, beat butter and cream cheese on medium speed
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Chocolate Fudge Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

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  Ingredients: CHOCOLATE COOKIES 1 cup + 1 Tablespoon (133g) all-purpose flour 1/4 cup (32g) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (I use 1 package Baker’s Semi Sweet chocolate) 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 Tablespoons (75g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 3/4
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Reese’s Cookie Dough Brownies

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  Ingredients: 9×13 pan of brownies, baked and cooled 1/4 cup salted butter, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1 & 1/4 cups pretzel m&m’s Directions: 1. With an electric mixer, cream the
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Peppermint Chocolate Cake

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  Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cup(s) unsweetened cocoa 2 1/4 cup(s) granulated sugar 3/4 cup(s) packed brown sugar 2 1/4 teaspoon(s) baking soda 3/4 teaspoon(s) baking powder 3/4 teaspoon(s) kosher salt 1 1/2 cup(s) whole milk 3/4 cup(s) canola oil 3 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) peppermint extract 1 1/4 cup(s)
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Peppermint Whipped Cream

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  Ingredients: 6 red and white peppermint candy canes or 24 red and white mini peppermint candy canes 2 cups of whipping cream Directions: Unwrap your candy canes and place them in a blender or food processor. I like to break them into pieces as I add them to the blender. Process until the candy
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Rainbow Pinwheel Cookies

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  Ingredients: 1 17.5-oz. bag Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix, mixed according to package directions (or your favorite sugar cookie dough recipe) Liquid food coloring, as desired (McCormick Neon shades work well) Rainbow sprinkles, if desired Preheat oven to 350°F. Divide dough evenly into five bowls, and color each with a different color liquid food
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13 January, 2014

How To Make Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

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  Cake Ingredients: 2 eggs 2/3 cup white sugar 4 Tbsp pineapple juice 2/3 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Topping: 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick or 4 Tbsp) 2/3 cup brown sugar (packed) 1-can pineapple rings 6-maraschino cherries Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray your muffin tins with non-stick cooking
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