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Crispy Jalapeno Popper Rolls 0

Ingredients: 9 -10 fresh jalapenos 6 ounces soft fresh goat cheese or 6 ounces soft chevre cheese 1/2 cup red jalapeno jelly 18 egg roll wraps or 18 spring roll wrappers cooking oil Directions: Cut stems from jalapenos and cut lengthwise into four pieces; remove seeds and membranes. Blanch

Holiday Fruit and Nut Bark 0

Ingredients 3/4 cup dried cherries 1/2 cup unsalted pistachios 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger 7 ounces dark chocolate (60-70% cocoa solids), chopped into chunks Directions Combine cherries, pistachios, and ginger in a medium bowl, stirring well. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil; chill pan. Place chocolate in a double

American Flag Cake 0

Ingredients 3 (10.25 ounce) packages white cake mix 9 egg whites 1 cup vegetable oil 3 3/4 cups whole milk 2 tablespoons clear vanilla extract 2 tablespoons red food coloring 1 tablespoon blue food coloring 1 cup white chocolate chips 10 cups fluffy white frosting 1 tablespoon white chocolate

French Bread Femurs 0

Ingredients 2 envs. active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water, 110 to 115 degrees 2 cups hot water, 120 to 130 degrees 3 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1/3 cup oil 6 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1 egg white, beaten Preparation In a cup, dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water; set aside. In a large bowl,

Witches’ Hats Recipe 0

Witches’ Hats Recipe Ingredients 1 (4.25-ounce) tube orange or red decorating frosting 1 (11 1/2-ounce) package fudge-striped shortbread cookies (32 cookies) 1/2 (13-ounce) package milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped (32) Preparation Pipe a small mound of frosting in center of each chocolate-covered cookie bottom; press a chocolate kiss on frosting. Pipe a frosting

Wizard Hats 0

Wizard Hats Place 6 (2-oz.) squares melting chocolate in a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave on high 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Dip sugar cones in the melted chocolate, tilting the measuring glass to coat. Place, pointy end up, on top of large chocolate-covered marshmallow moon pies. Pipe icing

No-Cook Pumpkin Chocolate Icebox Cake 0

No-Cook Pumpkin Chocolate Icebox Cake Ingredients 3 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin 2 tablespoons half-and-half 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract $ 28 chocolate graham cracker sheets (12 oz. total) Unsweetened cocoa powder, for

Over-the-Moon Banana Pudding 0

Ingredients 2 (4.6-ounce) packages cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix 4 cups milk 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream 8 (2.75-ounce) chocolate-marshmallow sandwiches, cut into eighths 3 bananas, sliced 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed Preparation Cook pudding mix and 4 cups milk in a saucepan according to package directions. Remove pan from heat; let stand 10