Showing posts with label marshmallows. Show all posts
Showing posts with label marshmallows. Show all posts

Monday, February 18, 2013

I Heart S'mores on a Stick!

Today is reveal day for the Secret Recipe Club! This month I was so lucky to be assigned the blog, Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom! This fabulous blog is authored by Jamie. Jamie's blog is full of wonderful recipes, crafts, home projects, sewing tutorials, and wonderfully, creative crafts. I just love her blog, and you will to! I have been a little busy lately, so I picked one of Jamie's recipes that was quick, simple, and oh, so good~S'mores on a Stick. I dressed them up a little as a Valentine's Day treat, and they were a huge success. These are such a good idea and so yummy, I wish I had thought of it! :)
S'mores on a Stick
Red & White Straws, cut in half
Milk Chocolate
Pink Marshmallows, regular size
Graham Crackers
Red Ribbon
Crush your graham crackers, by putting them in a 
ziplock bag, and rolling over the bag with a rolling pin.
Melt your chocolate. I used Callebaut chocolate,
and it was perfect.
Poke the cut straws into the marshmallows.
Dip your marshmallow into the chocolate.
Roll your chocolate covered marshmallow in the
graham cracker crumbs.
Place the finished s'mores on a baking tray to set up.
Decorate as you wish. These would be perfect for a party,
with ribbons in the party colors, wouldn't it?
Thank you Jamie, for such a great recipe!
Thanks for joining me today!

We are joining these fun parties:
In and Out of the Kitchen Link Up Party 

Check out all the other Secret Recipe Club recipes!

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Marshmallow Wands

Nothing really says summer like marshmallows! Yes, they are available all year round, and we eat them no matter what the time of year. But summer seems to bring out the marshmallow lover in all of us! These simple Marshmallow Wands are an ode to the biggest holiday of the summer. With their sparkly sugars and their chocolate covered goodness they bring to mind warm summer nights, blinking fireflies, giggling with friends in the backyard under a blanket of stars, and wishing the summer would never end!
Marshmallow Wands
White Candy Melts
Candy Sticks
Chocolate Candy Melt
Red Sugar
Blue Sugar
Red, White and Blue Icing
Red, White and Blue Sprinkles

To make the wand with one blue end and one red end
dip one end of the marshmallow into
the white candy melt. Go a little over the edge like in the pictures.
Immediately dip it into your bowl of blue sugar.
Dip the other end the same way, but use red sugar.
Let dry.
 Melt the white candy melt.
Dip the end of each stick into the candy melt,
and while it is still wet, stick the wet
end into the marshmallow.
This will help the marshmallow stay on the stick.

To make this wand with the stripes going around it,
dip the top into the candy melt and
the blue sugar. Then take an offset spatula, dip
it in to the candy melt, and immediately sprinkle with sugar.
Rotate red and blue all the way around.
To finish,  dip the stick into the white candy melt,
just like above.
To make the chocolate covered marshmallows,
insert the marshmallow onto the stick, and let dry.
Dip the marshmallow into the melted chocolate melt.
Let it dry, and the decorate with icing.

Go have fun!

Thanks for joining me on my 3rd day of the
15 Days of Red, White and Blue!

I hope you stop by tomorrow. See you then!

We are partying over at these places:
Tasty Tuesdays
Patriotic Project Parade Linky Party 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Sierra Nevada Mountain Trail Mix

This week our side dish is a Trail Mix that just seemed like the perfect accompaniment to our roasted turkey picnic sandwiches. We had a few handfuls with the sandwiches, and then took the rest in our backpack as we hiked a few trails. What a beautiful day, and a welcome relief from the heat in the valley. I can see this Trail Mix being perfect as a after school snack or as a part of a buffet at a football party.

 Sierra Nevada Trail Mix
3 cups Unsalted Roasted Cashews
2 cups M & M's
2 cups Craisins
1 cup Golden Raisins
2 cups mini Marshmallows
1 cup Banana Chips

Put it in a bowl and mix it up!! That's it.
I put some in these little bags for our hike.
Thanks for joining me today!

Tomorrow we will be making a dessert for our picnic and hike,
a S'mores Rice Krispie Treat!
It had to be S'Mores!! What could be more fitting?!

Stop by, and grab a bite!