Category: Party Foods

Fruit Hedgehog

Gather a pear, grapes, toothpicks, 2 cloves and 1 olive to make this little cutie-pie!

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pic via pinterest

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Raspberry Oatmeal Brownies

So decadent… so delicious… so gimme some already!!

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BROWNIES

  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flour

OATMEAL COOKIE

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raspberry jam

Click HERE for the instructions

Strawberry Pistachio Sugar Cookies

Looking for something different? Try these!

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Cookies
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup freeze dried strawberries ground into fine powder
  • 1/4-1/2 cup chopped pistachios
Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Pink food coloring optional – I used Wilton’s pink gel color
Garnish
  • Additional freeze dried strawberries and pistachios

Click HERE for the instructions

Compost Cookies

These cookies are filled with fun!

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  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ cup (or 1 stick) of softened unsalted butter
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup semi sweet chocolate morsels
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chunks
  • 1 Tbsp coffee grounds
  • ⅓ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • A handful of mini pretzels
  • A few pinches of sea salt

Click HERE for the instructions

Maple Rosemary Bar Nuts

This is a flavor combo I wouldn’t have thought of!

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  • 8 cups unsalted raw mixed nuts (such as brazil nuts, walnuts, cashews, pecans, almonds, pistachios, and/or peanuts)
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1-2 tablespoons sea salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

Click HERE for the instructions