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Cranberry Fluff

Cranberry Fluff

This is a great recipe for children to help with because it's mostly hand mixing and the ingredients are easy to measure. It's fun for a Valentine's party. You will need: 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 3 cups miniature marshmallows 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups finely...

No Bake Peanut Butter Candy

No Bake Peanut Butter Candy

This is so easy and fun to make your children can do it on their own. Peanut Butter Candy You will need: 1 2/3 C. peanut butter 2 Tbsp . margarine 1 1/2  C. powdered sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla flavoring 1.Cream together peanut butter, margarine and vanilla. Then slowly...

Easy Apron

Easy Apron

It's fun cooking with grandchildren but it's often messy. this is an  easy apron idea. No sewing involved! It can be washed and reused. You’ll need 1 dish towel for each child. Fold the towel in half then put ribbon or string across the inside fold. This becomes the...

Cornflake Treats

Cornflake Treats

Cornflake Cookies 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup peanut butter (with or without nuts) 1 teaspoon vanilla 7 cups Cornflakes Bring sugar and corn syrup to a boil. Boil for 30 - 60 seconds. Remove from heat and add peanut butter and vanilla. Stir until...

Potatoe Latkes

Potatoe Latkes

Make Potatoe Latkes for a Hanukkah celebration with family and friends. This is a simplified recipe. Get Original Recipe 5 large potatoes peeled & grated 3 eggs salt & pepper oil for frying or you can just use vegetable spray & fry them as you would...

Creme Brulee French Toast

Creme Brulee French Toast

Great for the holidays. It's an easy, make ahead recipe for a breakfast or brunch. Creme Brulee French Toast 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons corn syrup bread, slice, to cover butter mixture 5 large eggs 1 1/2 cups half and half 1...

Nacho Popcorn

Nacho Popcorn

Nacho Popcorn 16 cups popped popcorn 1/4 cup butter 1-2 teaspoons Mexican chili powder 1-2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese Place popcorn in a large bowl. Melt butter and pour over popcorn. Shake the bowl so the popcorn is...