Saturday, August 14, 2010

Tara and Christina's Shower Menu

Here are the links to all the recipes that were served at the shower.  Hayley did a fabulous job in the planning and preparing of all the yummy goodness!

Hot Artichoke and Spinach Dip with Pita Chips

Potato Bites

Veggie Bars

Apples and Toffee Dip

Edible Arrangement of Fruit (if you google it there are a ton of how to's The biggest helps was stuff your vase or bowl with a head of lettuce, start with the biggest fruit and move on to the fillers like grapes and strawberries.)

Razzleberry Pie-someone said putting in a teaspoon of Tapioca will make it thick if you like it less runny...

Oreo Truffles

Cherry Chip Cupcakes with Wilton Butter Cream Frosting

Monkey Bread  with no raisins or walnuts.  I am not sure this is the exact recipe but they are all pretty close to the same.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Walnut Blondie w/ Maple Butter

I believe this is a knock-off recipe of Applebees White Blondie.

1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup flour sifted
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg beaten
1 TB vanilla
1/2 cup white choc. chips
1/3 cup butter, melted

Add soda, powder, and salt to flour. Sift again. Add nuts, mix well.
Add sugar to melted butter, add egg and vanilla, mix well. Add flour to mixture a little at a time until mixed well. Stir in choc. chips.
Spread dough over 9'' pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 min.

Maple Butter Sauce
3/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar

In pan, add syrup and butter. Cook over low heat until butter is melted. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Add walnuts if desired.