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Ice Cream “Pint” Bars

By Andrea @ utensi / May 9, 2017

Here’s a little known fact about me: I worked at the local dairy cone growing up. Yeap. And, I could make an AWESOME ice cream bar. We called them dilly bars. I have no idea why they were called that, but they were. The process to make those ice cream bars were more tedious than […]

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Heart Shaped Pie Crust Chips

By Andrea @ utensi / April 25, 2017

This is an easy snack to make with pre-made pie crust. You can play with the flavors, shapes and fruit-flavored dip as well. These “chips” would go great with fruit salsa too! Pie Crust Chips Ingredients Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crust Cherry Pie Filling 1/4 cup, Sugar 2 TBS, Ground Cinnamon 1 TBS, Butter (melted) Pie Crust Chips Directions Preheat your oven to 400° […]

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Jalapeno Dip

By Andrea @ utensi / April 18, 2017

Need a yummy dip that any crowd will love? Look no further! This is super easy to make, and can be a slow cooker dip if you want. Take this to your next gathering and enjoy with friends! Jalapeno Dip Ingredients (2) 8 oz blocks, Cream Cheese (softened) 3/4 cup, Real Mayonnaise 1 cup, Sour Cream 3/4 cup, Mexican Cheese […]

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Carrot Patch Pudding Cups

By Andrea @ utensi / April 11, 2017

These little carrot patch pudding cups are so easy! This would be a great classroom snack activity – very little mess and lots of stuff the kids can eat! Carrot Patch Pudding Cups Ingredients Chocolate Pudding Cups Oreos Gummy Carrots (here on Amazon) Edible Easter Grass (here on Amazon) Carrot Patch Pudding Cups Ingredients Scrape off the white […]

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Grasshopper Chocolate Bark

By Andrea @ utensi / April 4, 2017

Andes mints are one of our family’s favorite sweet treats. My mother-in-law always has them in the candy jar. We always raid the mints when we go for a visit! This grasshopper bark is the perfect combination of mint and chocolate, with the best mints on top! Grasshopper Chocolate Bark Ingredients 16 oz, White Chocolate Chips 16 […]

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Mint Cookie Ice Cream Cups

By Andrea @ utensi / March 21, 2017

It’s that time of the year – Girl Scout Cookie season! Once you get your “sleeve” of those amazing thin mints, you will have a head start on the ingredients for this recipe! Of course you can use the Keebler Grasshopper cookies, but there is something about those Thin Mints! This would be a great recipe to […]

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White Chocolate Candy Eggs

By Andrea @ utensi / March 9, 2017

Easter is just around the corner. Instead of filling the baskets with lots of store-bought candy, save a few bucks and make these chocolate eggs! They are super easy to make and take no time at all! White Chocolate Eggs Ingredients Pastel M&M’s White Chocolate Candy Melts or White Chocolate Chips Silicone Egg Mold (like this one) […]

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No Bake Oreo Pie

By Andrea @ utensi / February 28, 2017

If you need to whip up a dessert fast, try this No Bake Oreo Pie recipe! We always have the ingredients on hand so it’s easy to pull together. No Bake Oreo Pie Ingredients 1 package, Oreos 1/2 stick, Butter 1 1/2 cups, Cold Milk 2 packages (4-serving size), Vanilla Instant Pudding 1 tub (8 oz), Cool Whip (thawed) […]

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Scarlet Mica Powder Soap

By Andrea @ utensi / February 21, 2017

Once you start making your own personal care items, you will want to continue to do it. For one, it’s super convenient to be able to prepare your own items when you run out. Also, it’s frugal. You purchase most ingredients in bulk and can make several batches for the price of what you would pay for […]

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Snickers Snack Cups

By Andrea @ utensi / February 14, 2017

These snack cups are so easy to make. You will feel like you’re eating a Snickers! And since you’re making it yourself, it’s gotta be healthier for you, right?! Snickers Snack Cup Ingredients 12 oz, Milk Chocolate Chips 1 cup, Caramel Bits 1 TBS, Water ½ cup, Roasted Salted Peanuts (chopped) 12 Muffin Liners Snickers Snack Cup Directions Place muffin liners into […]

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