Instructables: exploring - food - gift_food - featured Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:41:01 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Make Personalized Candy Bars
How to Make Personalized Candy Bars - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vikalpah Last year I tried to make candy bars, just plain melt and pour ones but it did not turn out as expected. I did not want to give up because I have seen many people do it and it looks so simple to make. I was wondering where I went wrong and finally I guessed it may be due to microwaving of chocolate....
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:08:37 PST
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichaelM2015 This is an easy way to give friends the perfect gift: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar. Combine only the dry ingredients, and then tell them how to do the rest in their kitchen on a slip of paper you tie onto the jar. Happy mixing... Ingredients Ingredients:(Makes 1 1/2 dozen cookies, appr...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 09:30:02 PST
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE NUT CREAM - More DIY How To Projects]]> marcellahella My mom teach me how to do this healthy delicious cream.It is fast and easy to make. if you like it please vote it in the contests! WHAT YOU NEED Ingredientes:-200 g roasted hazelnuts ;-60 g black chocolate (70% cocoa);-60 g white chocolate.Tools:-a jar;-two microwavable cups. BLEND THE NUTS B...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 11:46:27 PST
Homemade Churros with Cinnamon
Homemade Churros with Cinnamon - More DIY How To Projects]]> HappyFoods Churros are typical Spanish dessert that can be bought and enjoyed all over Spain. If you don’t find them in cafeterias, you’ll find stalls selling them on the streets, during fiestas or in special shops called Churrería. They are best served warm with a cup of really thick chocolate.Enjoy our ea...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:06:20 PDT
How to pickle jalapenos
How to pickle jalapenos - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink We eat a ton of spicy foods in my house, so I've been on the search for a great pickled jalapeno recipe for a while now. We go through several tiny jars of jalapeños every month, so it's cheaper and tastier to pickle them ourselves!After lots of trial and error, I found a wonderful pickled jalapeño ...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 12:06:58 PDT
Make Citrus Powder
Make Citrus Powder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell I love unusual ingredients and ALL citrus fruits, so when I came across a few mentions of citrus powder on the internets, I knew I had to try to make some. In addition to a few meyer lemons that a co-worker gave me, I added kumquats, tangerines, valencia oranges, key limes, blood oranges, and grape...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:44:44 PDT
SnickerPoodles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Since I was little, playing with (my) food has been a favorite pastime. So has making puns. Combine these two things and you get SnickerPoodles! Before moving here from Canada, I hadn't ever met American snickerdoodle cookies before - and what a shame! They are an amazing balance of crispy/chewy. A...
By: Paige Russell

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Wed, 7 May 2014 14:40:17 PDT
Homemade Honey Sticks
Homemade Honey Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos Honey sticks are a great little treat. They are delicious. They are portable. They have an extremely long shelf life. But most importantly, they are easy and fun to make. You may even want to get the kids involved. So here is a simple tutorial on how to make your own honey sticks. Materials Here ...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 5 May 2014 03:29:24 PDT
Easy Garlic Confit
Easy Garlic Confit - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy step by step recipe for garlic confit with professional taste and results.  Garlic Confit is a simple way to not only preserve garlic cloves, but also infuse olive oil with garlic flavor. Derived from the French word confire which means to preserve, confit is a culinary method that involves...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:47:25 PDT
Homebrew Root Beer!
Homebrew Root Beer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dan Zuccarello Growing up, my dad was always brewing something. Most of the time his brew pot was full of brown ale or chocolate stout, but occasionally he would pull the step stool up to the counter and we would brew a batch of homemade root beer together. He kept the recipe short and simple (much like my attenti...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 03:40:30 PST
Cinnamon Sugar Pastry Star Party Snacks.
Cinnamon Sugar Pastry Star Party Snacks. - More DIY How To Projects]]> gatheringbeauty Here's a quick and easy party snack for you, cinnamon sugar pastry stars. These are so simple to make that it's hard to call this a recipe, it's definitely more of a how-to. Not only are they a brilliant last minute party snack, they would also make fantastic pastry pie toppers. Ready made puff ...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 04:59:33 PST
Snowman Cookie Pops
Snowman Cookie Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> petiteallergrytreats Christmas is the time for baking extra cute cookies.  These snowman cookie pops also happen to be gluten free, dairy free, eggless, vegan and free of the top 8 food allergens.  It's just 3 small cookies smooshed together on a stick and dressed up with some icing.  They're very easy to make, it just ...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:58:36 PST
Chocolate Peppermint Bark
Chocolate Peppermint Bark - More DIY How To Projects]]> canida Peppermint bark makes a great holiday recipe. Dark or semi-sweet chocolate, white chocolate, and crushed peppermint candies. What could be easier, or tastier?It's also a perfect homemade holiday gift, and much cheaper when you make it yourself. Gather tools and ingredients You'll need:peppermint...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2007 20:54:04 PST
Homemade Marshmallows Recipe
Homemade Marshmallows Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> honeysucklecatering Move over chestnuts, 'cause you're not the only treat that's going to be roasting on an open fire this holiday season. These Homemade Marshmallows are like enchanted pillowy clouds when you bite into them. Package them up and they'll make the perfect little gift this Christmas. And the lucky ones wh...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:01:04 PST
Christmas Pancakes
Christmas Pancakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> With a blog focused on sweets, breakfast isn’t a topic I cover often, if at all. But Christmas pancakes as fun and easy as these certainly qualify for “creative sweets made simple”. Start a new tradition at your house by whipping up a batch of these for Christmas breakfast this year! Supplies for ...

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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 17:49:49 PST
Cookie Dough Truffle Bites!
Cookie Dough Truffle Bites! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Cookie Dough Truffles! There is something SO fun about baking and making around the Holidays! Maybe it's because it's colder and baking warms the house up... Maybe it's those childhood memories... Maybe it's the wonderful scents of the season... Maybe it's just time for caloric overload? Whatever ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:07:12 PST
Snowman Christmas Cake Pops
Snowman Christmas Cake Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> If you're thinking about making cake pops for the holidays, snowmen are the perfect subject. Perfectly round heads on top of perfectly round bodies, plus all those cute little accessories... it would almost be a waste to make one out of snow instead of cake and candy coating! Supplies for Snowman ...

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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:38:54 PST
How to Roast Chestnuts in the Oven
How to Roast Chestnuts in the Oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell The smell of roasting chestnuts is one of my favorite holiday aromas! If you aren't lucky enough to have an open fire to cook them over, here are simple instructions on how to roast them in the oven! Choosing your Chestnuts To ensure that you're getting fresh, healthy chestnuts, avoid wrinkled, m...
By: Paige Russell

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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 16:14:19 PST
Make Hot Cocoa Cone Gift Bags...with your clothes iron!
Make Hot Cocoa Cone Gift Bags...with your clothes iron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pegsgottado Aren't these CUTE! And, yes, I said you can make the cone bags with your clothes's how: Making Hot Chocolate Cone Bags First, get some regular sandwich bags...not the freezer ones. The ones I used measured 6.5” x 5.875”. Then cut off the zip tops.Preheat your clothes iron to the w...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:54:14 PST
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Falling into fall without pumpkin pie spice? Well, lets make our own with spices that you probably already have in your pantry! Pumpkin pie spice can be used in pumpkin pies, added in coffees, sprinkled as garnishing on desserts, works wonderfully with roasted vegetables, and can be added as season...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:44:07 PST
Spritz Cookies (gluten/grain free)
Spritz Cookies (gluten/grain free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> GlutenFreeMama I am SO excited about this new recipe..... for a few reasons: 1.  Baking cookies at Christmas all year round is one of my favorite things in the whole world, but it typically takes half a day.  Not with these cookies!  You can whip up the dough (5 min), fill your press (2 min), pipe your cookies (2...
By: GlutenFreeMama

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 11:10:36 PDT
Witches' Brew Black Licorice Kombucha
Witches' Brew Black Licorice Kombucha - More DIY How To Projects]]> purpletheory Two things that people generally love or hate: black licorice and kombucha. I am a huge fan of both, and thought it would be fun to try combining them for a special Halloween concoction. This is a fun and inexpensive project, requiring very little equipment and is a great way to get into brewing. F...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:33:54 PDT
Making and Labeling Boozey Hot Sauce
Making and Labeling Boozey Hot Sauce - More DIY How To Projects]]> leftmusing I recently went on a hot sauce making kick and decided to bottle some up to give as gifts. I wanted to create a rustic and clean label as part of it, and definitely do it on the cheap. Also, the types of sauces I made all contain whiskey of some variety, so I liked the idea of using a brown paper ba...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:14:50 PDT
Chocolate-Hazelnut Brittle
Chocolate-Hazelnut Brittle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pane-Bistecca A very quick gift that will impress! You can use hazelnuts or any other nuts or cranberries, raisins, dried fruits.. it is up to you, be creative! You need: 200 g dark Chocolate with Chili 300 g dark Chocolate at least 80% (you can use 500 g dark chocolate if you do not like the chili) 200 g Ha...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:06:11 PST
Buttery Soft Caramels
Buttery Soft Caramels - More DIY How To Projects]]> rachaelwhitaker You can make these anytime, but they are a great handmade gift for the holiday season. Just don't be surprised if people hound you to make more! They are chewy, buttery heaven! Ingredients and Utensils A heavy bottomed sauce pan. I recommend something 4 quarts or larger since the liquid boils ver...
By: rachaelwhitaker

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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:39:51 PST
BRICKLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> Crazy5683 Brickle is a type of yummy cookie that is easy to make.  You will need: One baking sheet (around 11x17in.) Aluminum Foil 2 sticks (1 cup) butter 1 cup sugar semi-sweet chocolate chips (about half a bag) Topping (crushed heath bar, pepermint stick, nuts, ect.) Prepare your pan Line your pan wi...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 17:40:35 PST
Christmas Candy scoochmaroo There's nothing sweeter than candy for the holidays! Try these homemade candy recipes for everyone on your Christmas list.  From caramels to candy coal, and peppermint snowmen to peanut candies, we've got something for giftees both naughty and nice.  We've even included complete guides on making tru...
By: scoochmaroo

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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:04:01 PST
Christmas Chocolate scoochmaroo Who wouldn't want chocolate for Christmas?  Try these homemade chocolate recipes to make everything from classic peppermint bark to classy cherry cordials.  Wow them with chocolate oranges and decorative dipping spoons, or throw together nut clusters and quick pretzel turtles as last minute gifts.  ...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:20:37 PST
How to Make Fudge scoochmaroo There are as many different ways to make fudge as there are snowflakes in the sky.  While some cooks adhere to classic marble slab techniques, others prefer shortcuts involving marshmallow and microwaves.  I don't judge - I just love fudge!  So whether you're a soft ball pro, or just want something ...
By: scoochmaroo

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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 13:21:28 PST
5 Minute White Chocolate Fudge
5 Minute White Chocolate Fudge - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kristinanndavidson So this recipe came about, believe it or not, because I found some really cute jars at the dollar store and I wanted to fill them with something to give people for christmas gifts.  I am going to fill some with bath salts, and some with fudge.  Yum, I just thought about eating a piece of this fudge ...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 17:54:53 PST
Santa Christmas Cake Pops
Santa Christmas Cake Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> I’m not sure if it’s the pink button nose or the rosy cheeks, all I know is I can’t help but “aawwww…” out loud when I see these adorable Santa Christmas cake pops. They are sure to be the cutest Christmas treat on the table at any holiday party! Supplies To make Santa cake pops you will need: ...

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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:18:22 PST
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo With this eggless chocolate chip cookie dough recipe, you can eat it right out of the bowl without worry!  Even better, you can shape the cookie dough into little balls and dip them in chocolate.  I just. . . I don't know what else to say. What else do I need to say?  It's chocolate chip cookie doug...
By: scoochmaroo

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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 19:18:52 PDT
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie in a Jar
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie in a Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> 3/4 Cup of White Sugar 3/4 Cup of packed brown sugar 1 Cup of instant oats 1 1/2 Teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon of salt 1/2 Cup of raisins 1/2 Cup of vegan chocolate chips Layer ingredients in a 1 liter mason jar. After each ingredients, pack it down so that everything fits, nice an...

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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:52:52 PST
Caramel Recipe
Caramel Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo My mother makes epic soft caramels, and I'm pleased to share with you her secret:  Aunt Glady's Caramel Recipe.   The recipe as handed down to me is sparse, but contains all necessary information.  In an effort to make it slightly more accessible to those of you who might be new to candy-making, I'...
By: scoochmaroo

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Wed, 23 Dec 2009 09:07:08 PST
Cocoa Mug Marshmallow Pops/Stirrers
Cocoa Mug Marshmallow Pops/Stirrers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dollhouse Bake Shoppe These little mugs of hot cocoa on a stick are a really adorable. Pair them with a festive mug and packet of hot chocolate mix, wrap it all up in cellophane or wrapping paper and you have a perfect handmade holiday gift, great for all ages! They are super easy to make, using only marshmallows and som...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:44:24 PST
How to make Mead
How to make Mead - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoleMans Mead is simple and turns out great! Ingredients For this recipe we used: ~ 3/4 gallon water 3 pounds of honey One packet of yeast (about 2 1/2 teaspoons) 3/4 of a cup of roughly chopped mint 10 key limes One gallon jug (glass is best) with cap One balloon (red is best) The flavor can be almost ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 17:32:56 PDT
Roasted Red Plum & Thyme Jam
Roasted Red Plum & Thyme Jam - More DIY How To Projects]]> kitchentablescraps For this jam, I roasted the red plums which concentrates their flavor and adds a pleasant note of caramelized richness. It also allows the beautiful red pigment and tartness of the skin to seep into the sweet yellow flesh of the plum. Then I boiled the resulting juice together with the peels (which ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 06:52:29 PDT
Chocolate Surprise Kiss Cupcake
Chocolate Surprise Kiss Cupcake - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name I wanted to make chocolate cupcakes, but I could never make plain old regular chocolate cupcakes.  No, they had to be special.  I made delicious chocolaty chocolate cupcakes with a chocolate kiss in the center.  Yum! Gather Ingredients For this recipe, you will need: -One 18.25 oz box of the most...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 00:50:35 PDT
Mermaid Bark
Mermaid Bark - More DIY How To Projects]]> leapingsalmon  Impossible to have just one piece. It is irresistible and beautiful. Sweet and crunchy, tart and salty, this candy hits all the pleasure centers. Yet, so simple that even beginners can say to amazed tasters, "Oh, i made it myself." Getting started A combination of fine white chocolate spri...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 20:02:21 PST
Classy Candied Grapefruit Peels
Classy Candied Grapefruit Peels - More DIY How To Projects]]> spike3579 Ever wondered why you don't eat more grapefruit peels?  Me neither.   I guarantee that you'll look at grapefruit peels in a new light after making these beauties though.  They look great and taste even better.  Just imagine being able to casually toss off- "Oh yeah, those fancy candies?  I made them...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 05:17:55 PST
Peppermint Snowmen
Peppermint Snowmen - More DIY How To Projects]]> Biggsy Well, this I'ble comes from getting bored last week and making some sweet treats for the guys and gals in work...  Since we where all working hard on Christmas Eve, I decided to bring some eddible outdoors-indoors.... All week we had had Snow and Ice, and people had got a little down about it... so ...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:56:56 PST
Super-Easy Fudge
Super-Easy Fudge - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwystup I found this recipe in a book, but I've seen it in some other places too. It's so easy and versatile that I don't think I'd ever try to make fudge any other way. 3-4 ingredients, just melt, mix, and pour. The best part: You don't need a candy thermometer! I use a makeshift double boiler, but it isn...
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:51:36 PST
Candy Cane Cookies
Candy Cane Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> ExpatCucina It's Christmas Time = Christmas Cookie Time Ingredients (for about 15 cookies): * 1-1/4 cup all purpose flour (160 g) * 1/2 cup unsalted butter (115 g) * 1 large egg yolk * 1/2 cup powdered sugar (60 g) * 1 tsp pure vanilla extract * 1/2 tsp pure peppermint extract * 1/4 tsp food coloring Ste...
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 22:43:02 PST
Instant Low Sugar Limoncello
Instant Low Sugar Limoncello - More DIY How To Projects]]> susie Through lucky experimentation I've discovered that drying / dehydrating citrus before infusing in vodka makes for a very quick limoncello (or other citrus-cello) that requires very little sugar. Who's got time for slow food when booze is concerned? While this is not instant in the Tang sense of the...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 17:07:12 PST
make your own cookie cutters
make your own cookie cutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Make cookie cutters in custom shapes this year. materials sheet metal (hobby store) tin snips pliers for bending metal file for smoothing edges nuts and bolts drill clamps safety glasses cut the metal strips cut metal strips about 3/4" thick or greater. smooth the rough edges with a file be...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2008 07:26:16 PST
Lego brick shaped gummy candies
Lego brick shaped gummy candies - More DIY How To Projects]]> SFHandyman In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how to make gummy candies. I made a silicone candy mold using Lego bricks. You don't need to make a custom mold. There are many commercially available silicone molds, or you could just skip the mold completely, and cut them with cookie cutters, a knife, o...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2008 03:40:07 PST
How to make milk chocolate peanut butter cups
How to make milk chocolate peanut butter cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> lemonie This was a bit of an experiment to see if I could manage something like Reese's king size cups. I don't really like these things but my sister does and they're hard to find in the UK (and expensive). A fairly simple task I thought - chocolate, peanut butter, sugar. Reese's list the ingredients as mi...
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 08:10:21 PDT
Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins
Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo The perfect combination of spicy pumpkin and dreamy cheesecake married together in a bite-sized muffin.  It's the treat you've been waiting for! These soft muffins with a saucy swirl of cheesecake make for the perfect treat to bring to all of your holiday gatherings.  Whether your into jumbo muffin...
By: scoochmaroo

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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:24:38 PST
Super Mini Oreo Cheesecake
Super Mini Oreo Cheesecake - More DIY How To Projects]]> jen7714 We all have seen those gigantic pieces of cheesecake in local bakeries or restaurants. They look  absolutely delicious. But then you think of the however many miles you will have to run to burn the calories from eating half of the slice. Never fear, the Super Mini Oreo Cheesecake is here! These cute...
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 14:30:22 PST
Pumpkin Liqueur
Pumpkin Liqueur - More DIY How To Projects]]> starshipminivan This liqueur tastes of the rich, earthy flavors of pumpkin with just a touch of spice.  Drink straight-up as a Halloween treat, add to warm cider, create a pumpkin champagne cocktail, or make a pumpkintini.  Supplies 4 cups pumpkin juice* 1/4 teas ground ginger 1/4 teas ground cloves 1/4 teas gr...
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 17:51:21 PDT