Saturday, November 28, 2009

Kitty Cupcakes

Hannahlily made these adorable kitty cupcakes. The directions for decorating are in the Hello Cupcake book. We couldn't find all the ingredients for decorating but substitutions were easily made.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pumpkin Crisp

Pumpkin Crisp
1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin
l large (12 oz.) can evaporated milk
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 t. pumpkin pie spice
3 eggs
1 box yellow cake mix
1 c. chopped pecans
3/4 c. butter, melted
Mix the first five ingredients together & pour into a greased 9"x13" pan. Sprinkle dry cake mix on top of the mixture. Top with pecans & drizzle with butter. Bake 1 hour at 350.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Fall Bookmark Favors

These were bookmark favors for a ladies luncheon.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Pumpkin Latte

Pumpkin Latte
2 T. heaping canned pumpkin
2 T. brown sugar
1 t. vanilla
1/2 t. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c. hot milk
1/2 - 3/4 c. hot coffee
Mix ingredients well in a mug. Top with whip cream and grated fresh nutmeg.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Monday, November 16, 2009

Streusel Coffee Cake

Streusel Coffee Cake
1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs (about 21 crackers)
3/4 c. chopped pecans
3/4 c. packed brown sugar
1 1/2 t. cinnamon
2/3 c. butter, melted
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 c. water
1/4 c. cooking oil
3 eggs
powdered sugar icing
For streusel: Combine cracker crumbs, pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter. Set aside.
In large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil, & eggs. Beat on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium speed for 1 1/2 minutes. Pour half of the batter into a greased 13x9x2" baking pan. Sprinkle with half of the streusel mix. Carefully spread remaining batter over streusel; sprinkle with remaining streusel mix. Bake in 350 oven for 35- 40 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Cool slightly; drizzle with Powdered Sugar Icing
Powdered Sugar Icing
Combine 1 c. powdered sugar, 1 t. vanilla, and enough water to make a drizzling consistency.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Fall Favors

These are some of the favors that were made for a ladies dinner.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Kate's Fall Treats

Kate gave us this great recipe. Thank you Kate! For fun I used mini spring form pans & fall leaf cookie cutters. These are so good, they won't last long! Kate's Fall Treats
1 c. dried Craisins (can chop)
1/4 c currents or golden raisins
1/2 c. coconut
5-6 c. Rice Krispies
1 c. Corn Flakes
16 oz. marshmallows
1 1/2 c peanut butter
1/2 c. honey
1/2 c. wheat germ
3/4 c. chopped nuts

Melt honey, marshmallows & peanut butter-takes about 2 minutes. Add other ingredients with wheat germ & cereals last. Knead to mix. Press into 1/2" thick edged cookie sheet. Cut into bars.