Sunday, May 29, 2011

Pancake fun

My  nieces and nephews are staying with us for a few days while my sis and her husband are in this morning for breakfast and before church, we had a pancake decorating contest...

...I bought these condiment bottles at Wally World for 90 cents each, the girls mixed the pancake mix and added some food coloring (you can make the color in a healthier way with strawberry jam or blue berry juice)

...and then we had some fun!

...we had hearts...
...and fun and yummy...

Sunday, May 15, 2011

today I made these...

...and they turned out pretty good...perfect treat!
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons softened butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat peanut butter and butter until combined. Scrape down bowl, add sugars and beat until combined. You should be able to roll the mixture into balls without sticking to your hands. If needed, add more powdered sugar until you reach a consistency that is easy to roll.
3. Roll the mixture into small balls, about 1 teaspoon of mixture for each ball, and place on prepared baking sheet. Sandwich the balls between two pretzels and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.