My kids love Kale Chips! Set the oven at 350, line cookie sheet with parchment paper, Remove the leaves from the thick stems, wash and dry,
Pretzel M & M Hugs: Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with a Silpat or parchment paper. Align pretzels on cookie sheet in a single layer then top each pretzel with one Hershey's Hug chocolate. Bake in preheated oven for 4 - 5 minutes, until the chocolate is shiny and soft (but NOT melting, the chocolates should still hold their shape). Remove from oven and carefully place one M & M in the center of each soft Hug and press down on M & M to spread the chocolate.
Edible cookie tray, made from pepperment candies, arrange candies on a tray, with parchment paper, about 1/4 inch apart. Put in oven preheated to 350 degrees. Bake for 7-8 minutes, remove and cool. Use as tray and when done, break up and eat as candy!
Oven Dried Sweet Potato Dog Chews Ingredients: 1+ fresh raw sweet potato 1 baking sheet with parchment paper Directions: 1. Wash the sweet potatoes and leave the peels on. 2. Slice the sweet potatoes lengthwise into approximately ¼ inch thick slices. 3. Place the sweet potato slices on the cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in a 250 degree oven for two hours. (Do NOT season.)
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Made these last year, they are awesome. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment or silicone baking sheet. Place Hershey Kiss on pretzel on baking sheet. Heat 4-5 minutes (Kiss will still hold shape, it should not melt). Remove from oven and top with MMs Refrigerate until set, about 5 minutes. Store in airtight container.
How to make these: Preheat the oven 200* Lay out Foil in the bottom of cookie sheet Layer with wax paper Line Jolly Ranchers on cookie sheet like photo shown above. Bake on 200* for 10 minutes When time is up place sticks into suckers (WHILE HOT & MELTED) Gently remove suckers from wax paper before completely cooled
Make a custom mug with a sharpie marker THIS DOES WORK BUT YOU HAVE TO FOLLOW THESE RULES! 1. Let sharpie ink dry at least 24 hours before attempting to bake. 2. Place in cool oven. 3. Turn oven on to 350 degrees. 4. Once oven had preheated, set timer for 30 minutes. 5. When timer ends, turn oven off but do not remove from oven! 6. Let oven and pieces cool for at least 30 additional minutes.
DIY Holiday Crafts
Low-Carb Broccoli Bites Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. 16 oz Chopped Brococoli 3 Eggs 1 cup crushed French’s Fried Onions 1 1/2 cups 2% Sharp Cheddar Cheese Salt Pepper Mix all ingredients well, adding salt and pepper to taste. Line Cookie sheet with parchment paper. Using hands form into balls. Bake for 25 minutes at 375 degrees. Yields 20. FYI- Two Weight Watchers Points each.
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Turn mints into a serving tray! Just arrange on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Then let completely cool at room temperature. After your party, break and keep in a candy jar! Great idea for a plate of cookies you don't have to get back. Love this for delivering Christmas cookies.
Baked Doughnuts Makes: About 15 doughnuts (& donut holes) For the Dough 3/4 cups Warm Milk 1 packet Active Dry Yeast 1 tbsp. Unsalted Butter 1/3 cup Sugar 1 Egg 2 ½ cup All Purpose Flour Pinch of Nutmeg ½ tsp. Salt For the Glaze * Enough to glaze all the doughnuts ¼ cup Milk 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract 2 cups Confectioners Sugar For the Cinnamon Sugar Topping *Enough to cover all of the doughnuts ½ cup Unsalted Butter 1 cup Sugar 1 tbsp. Cinnamon To make the dough, place ¼ cups of the warm milk in the bowl of a stand mixer. Sprinkle the yeast over the milk. Let sit for 5 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ½ cup of milk with the sugar and butter. Add it to the yeast mixture. Stir to combine. Add the egg and stir until incorporated. Add the flour, nutmeg, and salt and stir until the dough starts to form. Change to the dough hook and knead for until the dough starts to become smooth. If the dough is too sticky, slowly add more flour until it is no longer sticky. Transfer to the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic and has formed a ball. Place the dough ball in a large lightly greased bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Let sit in a warm place for about 1 hour, until doubled in size. Once the dough has risen, roll it out on a lightly floured surface until ½ thick. Using a doughnut cutter (if you don’t have a doughnut cutter, you can use 2 biscuit cutters – 1 that is about 3 inches, and the other that is about 2 inches for the inner circle) cut out the doughnuts until you have no dough left. If desired you can gather up the scraps into a ball and roll it out and cut out more doughnuts. I prefer not too because I feel the dough becomes too tough. Place the doughnuts on a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or parchment paper, about 2 inches apart. Cover with a clean towel and let sit for about 45 minutes. Preheat the oven 375 degrees F. Place the baking sheets in the oven and bake for 7 minutes, until lightly golden brown. Be careful to not overbake these. You want them to be light and doughy inside. Let the doughnuts cool for about 5 minutes until ready to top with either the glaze or cinnamon sugar topping While the doughnuts are cooling make the glaze and/or cinnamon sugar glaze. Each recipe makes enough to cover all the doughnuts. I made a half recipe of each and topped half of the doughnuts with each topping. Or you can choose to just do one of topping for all the doughnuts. To make the glaze, combine the milk and the vanilla in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat until just warmed. Slowly add in the confectioners sugar and whisk until the mixture is smooth. Remove the glaze from the heat and place over a bowl of warm water. To glaze the doughnuts, dip them halfway into the glaze and place on a draining/cooling rack set over a baking sheet. Sprinkle with sprinkles if desired. Let set for about 10 minutes. To make the cinnamon sugar topping, melt the butter in a saucepan or a microwave, and place in a small bowl. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl. To top the doughnuts with cinnamon sugar, dip the halfway into the melted butter. Then dip them into the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Set on a draining/cooling rack to set, about 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy :)! Baked Doughnuts recipe from 101 Cookbooks. Glaze recipe from Alton Brown. *Printed from Krissy’s Creations
Perfect Baked Potato. Heat oven to 350 degrees, wash & dry potatoes in cold water. Poke 8 to 12 holes in each potato with a fork. Place in bowl and cover lightly with olive oil. Sprinkle with Kosher salt. Bake on middle rack for 1 hour on cookie sheet (flip after 30 min). NOTE: If you're cooking more than 4 potatoes, you'll need to extend the cooking time by up to 15 min. This is how I always do potatoes and it's amazing. Peel is crispy & flavor is wonderful. Much better than wrapping in foil.
Set of two intricately colored temporary tattoos. Easy to apply and easy to wash off! Choose from the eagle and dream catcher set, the cross and rose set and the feather and arrow set! Each set is gorgeous and absolutely unique. Tattoos are designed by artist Kelly Mitchell Gazdowicz. By Burrowing HomeDIRECTION FOR USE: 1. Peel away the clear plastic layer exposing the adhesive. 2. Make sure skin is clean, dry and relatively hair free. Position and apply the tattoo's adhesive side to your skin pressing down firmly to assure full contact. 3. Cover with a wet clothe for up to 1 minute or until paper backing slides off easily. Rinse gently under steam of warm water to remove any excess adhesive. 4. Allow tattoo to dry and set fully before touching (may take up to 5 minutes). 5. Tattoo can last up to several days and can be removed with a combination of water and baby oil. Tips for getting the most out of your temporary tattoo: Once the tattoo dries and sets fully, apply a light dusting of powder (baby powder, loose or pressed facial power) with a powder or makeup brush. This helps any residual shine, increases the longevity of the tattoo and helps make it look even more realistic. $6.95
Set of two intricately designed temporary tattoos. Easy to apply and easy to wash off! Choose from the bunny and feather set and the fox and snake set! Tattoos are designed by artist Kelly Mitchell Gazdowicz. By Burrowing HomeDIRECTION FOR USE: 1. Peel away the clear plastic layer exposing the adhesive. 2. Make sure skin is clean, dry and relatively hair free. Position and apply the tattoo's adhesive side to your skin pressing down firmly to assure full contact. 3. Cover with a wet clothe for up to 1 minute or until paper backing slides off easily. Rinse gently under steam of warm water to remove any excess adhesive. 4. Allow tattoo to dry and set fully before touching (may take up to 5 minutes).5. Tattoo can last up to several days and can be removed with a combination of water and baby oil. Tips for getting the most out of your temporary tattoo: Once the tattoo dries and sets fully, apply a light dusting of powder (baby powder, loose or pressed facial power) with a powder or makeup brush. This helps any residual shine, increases the longevity of the tattoo and helps make it look even more realistic. $6.95