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Snack Recipes

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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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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Homemade Coconut Truffles

By Andrea @ utensi / November 29, 2016

I always thought truffles were some elaborate, fancy treat but this recipe completely exonerates that belief! These are super simple to make and you likely have the ingredients in the pantry. Coconut Truffles Ingredients 12oz bag, Wilton Dark Chocolate Melting Candy 2 2/3 cups + 1/3 cup, Sweetened Shredded Coconut Flakes 3 TBS, Butter (melted) […]

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Peppermint Chocolate Snowflake Bark

By Andrea @ utensi / November 22, 2016

Peppermint Bark is a recipe that we make frequently, mostly at Christmas and the holidays. But, it is seriously good year-round, amiright?! This peppermint bark recipe not only has white chocolate but a dark chocolate making it twice as good! Peppermint Chocolate Bark Ingredients Peppermint Candy Melts (here on Amazon) Dark Chocolate Candy Melts Wilton Red Snowflake Mold […]

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Homemade Cookie Butter

By Andrea @ utensi / November 15, 2016

Have you ever had cookie butter? I used to hear about this magical sweet treat all the time and finally found it at a Trader Joe’s. Well, it’s pretty good stuff! But, Trader Joe’s is a long drive for me and while I am not opposed to driving long distances for a sweet fix, it’s not *that* good […]

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Pumpkin Spice Cake Donuts

By Andrea @ utensi / October 4, 2016

I have a confession to make: I’m not crazy about all things pumpkin spice. I know everyone is so excited that it’s pumpkin spice season now, but I mainly enjoy some roasted pumpkin seeds and a good pumpkin donut. All of my normal places stopped making pumpkin donuts. They will make donut holes but not the entire […]

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Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

By Andrea @ utensi / September 27, 2016

It’s pumpkin season. That means it’s all things pumpkin all the time – HA! Seriously though, I remember my very first time toasting pumpkin seeds. I was in Kindergarten in Mrs. Putnam’s class and our snack for the day was toasted pumpkin seeds. I just remember them tasting so darn good! Now that I’m all grown, this is a fun […]

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