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Fall Baking Recipes: Halloween & Thanksgiving Treats

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Ashley Budy, Margo Evens

Master Chefs in training.

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Chocolate chip cookies:

Wanna have a nice warm dessert after a cold day? Chocolate cookies are the way to go…

  • 8 tablespoons salted butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsps vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups of flour
  • 4 tsps salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Directions: preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • Using an electric mixer beat the butter with sugars until creamy
  • Add vanilla and eggs until fluffy
  • Then add all the dry ingredients
  • Roll dough into 12 large balls and place on cookie sheet
  • Bake for 9 to 11 min and let cool on pan for 30 min

 

Nutella cookie cups:

If you want something a little bit extra than just a regular cookie try baking this:

  • Cookie dough
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt

Filling-

  • ¾ to one jar of Nutella

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Mix butter and sugar in bowl until light and fluffy
  • Beat eggs and vanilla
  • In a separate bowl mix all dry ingredients
  • Mix both dry and white ingrediants together
  • Roll dough into balls 1.5 inches thick
  • Place in muffin tin
  • Bake for 10 to 12 min
  • Remove from oven and use a small glass to press your baked cookies down as soon as they come out of the over to form a pool like shape in cookie
  • Add 1 tbsp Nutella to each cup
  • Let cool for 15 to 20 min in pan

Rice krispie treat pumpkins…MMM!

 


Halloween special:

These treats are a great way to get into the halloween spirit, they’re also quite yummy

Rice krispie treat pumpkins:

  • 6 cups Rice krispies
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 large bag of marshmallows (approximately 40 marshmallows)
  • Red and yellow food coloring
  • Mini rolos
  • Green m&ms
  • ¼ cup cooking oil

Directions

  • In a large pot melt the butter over low heat
  • Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted and combined with butter
  • Remove from heat, add several drops of yellow and red food coloring until you reach your desire color
  • Add rice krispie treats and stir to combine
  • Roll the rice krispie into small balls
  • While balls are still warm gently press a mini rolo into the top of each pumpkin for stem, then green m&m for leaf
  • Cool for 20 min

Halloween candy bark:

Want a spooky treat that tastes good also, this dessert is perfect for that:

  • 2 cups pretzels twists or rods
  • 3 cups chocolate chips or chocolate candy melts
  • 2 cups assorted candies broken into bite sized pieces
  • 13 edible eyeballs (optional)

Directions

  • Create single-layer of pretzels on parchment-lined baking sheet
  • Melt chocolate chips in microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute at 50 percent power
  • Pour chocolate on top of pretzels. Carefully spread on top to create layer
  • Place candy and edible eyeballs on top
  • Store in freezer until ready to enjoy if using chocolate. Store at room temperature in airtight container if containing candy melts

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