Archive of ‘Kitchen Crafts’ category

Buzzed Strawberry Bites (Strawberries Soaked in Rum)

Buzzed Strawberry Bites (Rum Soaked Strawberries) – When I posted a recipe for Buzzed Cherry Bombs, many of you asked if you could do something similar with strawberries. The answer is, YES! Strawberries soaked in rum then dipped in white candy and blue sprinkles make a perfect Fourth of July snack or dessert. The first time I […]

Red, White, and Blue Pretzel Sticks (Pretzel Sparklers)

Patriotic pretzel sparklers

Red, White, and Blue Pretzel Sticks – Guests will love if you bring these patriotic pretzels to a Fourth of July party. Old Glory’s stripes inspired these red, white, and blue pretzel rods. Do you call them pretzel rods or pretzel sticks? Either way, they’re so much fun to decorate!   These are made just like my […]

Buzzed Cherry Bombs (Vodka Soaked Cherries)

Buzzed Cherry Bombs – Here it is by popular demand, a full post on how to make Buzzed Cherry Bombs. I originally posted the photo and instructions you see above on Facebook. Readers went gaga for them and shared the post more than 90,000 times. Thank you all! My inbox has been full of questions. This step-by-step […]

Cupcake Cake Toppers

Cupcake Cake Toppers – If you want to get extra “oohs” and “aahs” when you make cupcakes, top them with these baby “cakes” made out of candy. Use mini peanut butter cups as the base of these miniature “cupcakes.” They’re fast and fun to make and look adorable crowning cupcakes or full-sized cakes.  I wasn’t really sure what to call […]

Edible Chocolate Cupcake Wrappers

How to Make Edible Cupcake Wrappers out of Chocolate – We are about to embark on a journey to a magical place where you can have your cake and eat the container too. These edible chocolate cupcake wrappers are the first step toward the Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cupcakes. The wrappers look like the outside of […]

Easter Egg Éclairs

Easter Egg Éclairs – How fun would it be to fill a brunch basket with Easter Egg-clairs? I had to get the bad pun out of the way. Please forgive me. The TV news writer in me simply can’t resist a play on words. Now, back to business. These egg shaped éclairs are an adorable […]

Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches – Have you ever have one of those days where you sent your kid to preschool with two different shoes, forgot your lunch (and your wallet) at home as you ran out the door for work? I know it can’t just be me. Can it? On days like that, there’s no […]

Rainbow Pretzel Sticks

Rainbow Pretzel Sticks – Sometimes I wish I could just reach out and grab a rainbow. I know there’s about as much of a chance of that happening as there is me finding a pot of gold. But with this edible craft, everyone can hold a rainbow in their hands. There’s just something about that […]

Candy Cane Garland

Candy Cane Garland – Here’s a twist on traditional edible garland, a peppermint twist. You’ve probably seen trees trimmed with popcorn and cranberries. They get stale and soggy. This tasty candy cane garland stays beautiful all season long.  This idea came to me when I was making easy candy cane shapes. The garland requires more patience and focus […]

Fun Candy Cane Shapes and Swizzle Sticks

Easy Candy Cane Shapes – If you’re like me, the holidays just aren’t the same without watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” These easy candy cane shapes add that wonderful Seussical touch to your table. I can picture little Cindy Lou Who sipping her teeny tiny cocoa garnished with one of these. These take just a few minutes […]