8 Last Minute Easter Dessert Recipes!

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8 Last Minute Easter Dessert Recipes!

If you are like me, holidays involve a lot of rushing around, and sometimes even traveling from one family’s house to another. With work schedules, kids sports schedules, etc., sometimes it is hard to sit down and make a big recipe for holiday dinners.

If you are short on time this year for Easter, there are options for you! Check out these 8 Last Minute Easter Dessert Recipes!

Pastel Meringue Nests

  • 5 egg whites, at room temperature
  • Pinch of cream of tartar
  • 1-1/4 cup (250 g) superfine (caster) sugar
  • Drop of food gel colour of choice

Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes

  • 24 paper cupcake liners
  • Batter for 24 cupcakes. Box mix works fine or simply use your favorite chocolate cupcake recipe, it’s your call.
  • 48 Mini Cadbury Creme Eggs (24 frozen) You’ll use the frozen ones inside the cupcake batter. Freezing the eggs keeps them from completely vanishing inside the baked cake.
  • 1 batch of buttercream frosting
  • yellow dye
  • Large Round piping tip or snip the end off of a piping bag.

Homemade Marshmallows Dipped in Chocolate

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin (4-1/4 teaspoons)
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup light-color corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup refrigerated egg white product* or 2 pasteurized liquid egg whites**
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

Rabbit Cookies

Cookie dough:

  • 400 g flour
  • 125 g sugar
  • 200 g butter, cold and diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch of salt

Chocolate filling:

  • 150 g dark chocolate
  • 100 g butter
  • 100 g confectioners’ sugar

Decoration (tail):

  • pink cotton candy
  • some honey, icing or melted chocolate to attach the “tail” to the cookie

Easter “Dump” Cheesecake

  • 2 8-ounce bars cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups of candy bars, chopped
  • 1 8-inch chocolate cookie piecrust
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

White Chocolate Crispy Marshmallow Bark

  • 2 packages (11.5 oz.) white chocolate chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies®
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • sprinkles (optional)

4-Ingredient Easter Egg Oreo Truffles

  • 1 package classic Oreos
  • 1 (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz. (about 2 cups) dark or semisweet chocolate chips, melted (*see note below)
  • 4 oz. white almond bark, melted

Chocolate Covered Strawberry “Carrots”

Carrot Strawberries:
  • Strawberries (rinsed and dried)
  • Bag of Orange Candy Melts (available at Michael’s, Hobby Lobby Jo-Anns)
  • Parchment Paper
  • Plastic Baggie and Scissors
Carrot Pudding Cups
  • Clear Cups
  • Crushed Oreos
  • 1 Large Box Chocolate Pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • Carrot Chocolate Covered Stawberries

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Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Bars

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Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Bars

Ooo.. these look so good! This would make a great Easter dessert!

You will need:

  • 1 package Pillsbury™ Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin (1 tablespoon)
  • 4 oz frozen (thawed) whipped topping (half 8-oz container)
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped fresh strawberries

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6 Brilliant Ways to Use Old Baking Sheets!

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6 Brilliant Ways to Use Old Baking Sheets!

After awhile, your baking sheets start to look old, and don’t have that non-stick finish on them anymore.

Once you replace them, don’t throw them out! You can use them for several DIY projects!

Here is one of my favorite uses:

DIY Chore Charts

You will need:

  • Scotch® Pro Thermal Laminator
  • 2- 8.5″ x 11″ Laminating Pouches
  • Designer Scissors
  • Quick-Dry Adhesive
  • Scotch® Expressions Decals – this project used “Backwoods” design
  • Cookie Sheet – 1 for each child
  • 3/4″ Circle Magnets
  • Washi Tape in coordinating colors
  • 1 can of Spray Paint
  • Cardstock in coordinating colors
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • 1″ Circle Paper Punch
  • Die Cutter
  • Drill
  • 1.5″ wide Orange Ribbon – about 3 yards
  • Chore Chart and Progress Chart Printable {I found mine here.}

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Recipe: Chili-Cheese Burger Bake!

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Recipe: Chili-Cheese Burger Bake!

This is a great fun item to add to your menu plan! You will need:

  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 cups frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry
  • 1 (11-oz.) can Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Niblets® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn
  • 1 (1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 (16-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Refried Beans
  • 1/2 cup taco sauce
  • 2 cups chili-cheese corn chips
  • 4 oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese

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Vegetarian Italian Pasta Skillet Dinner Recipe!

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Vegetarian Italian Pasta Skillet Dinner Recipe!

Need dinner ideas for a home-made recipe from Betty Crocker?

If so, then make the Vegetarian Italian Pasta Skillet Dinner Recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 cups frozen sausage-style soy-protein crumbles
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1 can (18.5 oz) Progresso™ Light Italian-style vegetable soup
  • 3/4 cup uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (2 oz)
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella or Parmesan cheese (1 oz)

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Easter Chick and Bunny Handprint DIY

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Easter Chick and Bunny Handprint DIY

Spring time is a great time to do fun and easy crafts with your kids. I love the crafts that include the kids’ handprints. Now that our kids are older, those are the ones I cherish the most  just remembering how small they were (they are all taller than me now…lol).

Make these cute chick and bunny handprint crafts with your kids.

Easter Chick and Bunny Handprint DIY

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Recipe: Chicken Taco Casserole

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Recipe: Chicken Taco Casserole

Looking for a new weeknight dinner dish? Check out this recipe for Chicken Taco Casserole!

You will need:

2 whole wheat tortilla
1 lb lean ground turkey, or ground chicken
1 can (14 ounce) tomato sauce
2 tsp tabasco sauce
1 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, or Mexican blend cheese
1 can (16 ounce) fat-free refried beans
1 canola oil cooking spray, 3 sprays
1 baked corn tortilla chips, crushed
1 reduced-fat sour cream, optional topping
1 salsa, optional topping
1 lettuce, optional topping
1 onion, diced, optional topping
1 green pepper, diced, optional topping

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