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Heart-shaped peanut butter cookies

Soft, sweet, and chewy, who can resist peanut butter cookies? This recipe is packed with peanut flavor, sure to satisfy that peanut butter craving. They taste as delicious dunked in ice cold milk as they do all on their own. Plus, you’ll fall in love with the little heart-shaped design. This is my go-to recipe for peanut butter cookies. While I don’t always take the extra time to make them into hearts, you simply have to this time of year. It’s so easy, and no cookie cutter or rolling out dough necessary. It makes them extra fun for kids and coworkers, plus, it gives you an excuse to get baking in the first place! You can put this creative twist on just about any peanut butter cookie recipe (some of the 3-ingredients recipes are a little too crumbly to hold up). How to make heart-shaped peanut butter cookies Step 1…

Snowman Donuts

Looking for an easy wintertime treat? These snowman donuts are so easy to make, even the kids can help. They’re a great no-bake dessert for last minute classroom parties or winter get-togethers with friends. Put these cute three-ingredient Snowman Donuts together faster than you can throw a snowball! Note: You can also use candy corn for noses if you still have some leftover from Halloween. Orange Starbursts can also be cut into triangles for another nose option. Snowman Donuts Ingredients 1 box or bag of mini powdered donuts handful of mini chocolate chips orange M&M’s You might also need:  skewers (if you just want to make the snowman heads, you can omit this item) Directions Remove donuts from their packaging. Skewer 3 donuts per stick and set aside. Put 1 orange M&M inside the hole of the first donut on each skewer. Place mini chocolate chips point side down into the…

Festive peppermint candy bowls

Make a super cute Christmas dish using nothing but peppermint candies! It’s a fun and easy craft for kids to help with, and a unique way for adults to serve candy, ice cream, or other goodies to guests. I like serving ice cream in these bowls because the bowl really will impart a delicious minty flavor. Top with chocolate sauce, sprinkle or M&M’s for a tasty treat. Tip: Use spearmints for a fun, festive green bowl, or mix up the two! Mints melt, but not so much that the colors will run, so you can get creative with this! What’s the difference between peppermint and spearmint? Festive peppermint candy bowls What you’ll need 19 Peppermint Starlights, unwrapped (19 mints per bowl) Silicon baking mat (or parchment paper) Baking sheet A small bowl, preferably glass (about 4-5 inches across the top) Directions Preheat oven to 300ºF. Line baking sheet with…

Cute Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes for Kids

These ridiculously moist chocolate cupcakes are made from scratch and completely adorable. Kids will love the fun, festive reindeer design, but adults with dig the rich, delicious chocolatey flavor. Bring them to a holiday potluck or send them with your kids to school. No matter the holiday occasion, your cupcakes are sure to gather compliments. Homemade cupcakes are always the best, but if you’re crunched for time, there’s no shame in the boxed cupcake mix game either. Just pick up a package of your favorite cupcake mix and frosting and bake according to the box. Let cool, and decorate per the instructions below. Happy holidays! Cute Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes for Kids Makes about two dozen+ cupcakes Ingredients 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 3/4 unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 tsp salt 3 tbsp butter, room temperature 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 3/4 tsp…

Chef attempts to make gourmet Cheetos

Bon Appétite recently released a video showing pastry chef Claire Saffitz’s attempt at recreating the Cheetos. While it may take you 3 minutes to eat a whole bag of the oh-so-additicting neon orange snack, it took Saffitz three days to make something recognizable. The final product was less “gourmet” Cheetos and more of just Cheetos made with natural ingredients. While the original processed Cheetos product has some questionable ingredients, Saffitz’s included everyday items like polenta, baking powder, egg whites, salt, spices, vegetable oil, cornstarch, sharp cheddar, powdered milk. Only tapioca maltodextrin raises an eyebrow. Upon further research this is how chefs convert high-fat liquids into powder — necessary for recreating the powdered cheese and getting it to stick. The official process reportedly only take Cheetos only 19 minutes, but is nearly impossible for a home chef. That is, unless you follow this video, get out your high-powered blender, dehydrated, fryer, oven, deep…