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How To Make Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

If you are in love with the taste of cookies and cream, you will love how easy it is to make your own cookies and cream ice cream. Ice cream makers have come down in price. They are no longer the big, bulky things that once required hand cranking and rock salt. Today’s ice cream makers are sleek and easy to operate. Plus, once you freeze the bowl, the ice cream is ready to go in no time at all. Here’s a recipe for cookies and cream ice cream using any ice cream maker you have. It’s a simple combination of wholesome milk and cream. You can also change out the sugar for a substitute like Splenda and it will still taste as good. Don’t skimp on the cookies. Your best bet is to use real Oreos. Cookies and Cream Ice Cream From recipetips.com 1 cup milk 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon Read more

Oreo Cookie Crust

oreo pie1 150x150 Oreo Cookie CrustSo simple, and yet so delicious, these wonderful treats aren't just kids cookies. Two chocolate cookies sandwich white, creamy decadence. Competition for the role of favorite cookie is fierce, but Oreo has earned itself a top spot in all of our hearts – and stomachs. The versatile cookie can be enjoyed by itself, of course, with a cold glass of milk or in milkshakes and ice cream treats. You can also crumble some Oreo goodness to make a wonderful crust. It’s easy, and you will be able to serve your guests a scrumptious dessert that is just a little out of the ordinary. You will need: Oreos! And lots of them. This particular crust uses about 1 1/2 cups of crushed cookie crumbs, which is about 22 cookies. 3 tablespoons melted butter An Oreo crust is a lot like a graham cracker Read more

How To Make Paper Fortune Cookies

452750 353460682 150x150 How To Make Paper Fortune CookiesOrigami, or paper folding, has always been an art form in Asian cultures. Some of the loveliest and most intricate paper sculptures have come out of Asia. If you’d like to try your hand at paper folding by making your own paper fortune cookies, you can easily do it. It might seem a little daunting at first, but it’s actually quite simple. If you’re having an Asian themed party or just a night in with Chinese take out, you can create pretty custom fortune cookies from decorative paper. All you really need is paper and glue and some ribbon if you choose to use it. What could be simpler? It’s just as easy as reading a few simple directions or watching the video toward the bottom of this page! First, gather up some decorative paper. Chinatowns are great places to find ornate rice papers Read more

How to Make Oreo Truffles

rocknroll guitar 21 150x150 How to Make Oreo TrufflesWho can resist the allure of Oreo cookies? It’s on everyone’s favorite list. So why not try a cookie recipe that is easy to make, includes the beloved Oreo, and only uses three ingredients? This recipe for Oreo Truffles is so easy. And it’s fun for kids to help with since there are few ingredients, not a lot of complicated steps, and kids can get their hands dirty. What could be more fun? Start off with these three ingredients: Oreos Cream Cheese Chocolate Chips Getting Started Now here’s where you can get a little creative. Use one package of plain Oreos, mint, double stuff, peanut butter, or even golden Oreos. It’s up to you. You might make a batch using each of the flavors and decide which you like best. The cream cheese should be the best you can find and Read more

No Bake Cookie Recipe Ideas

rice crispy chocolate bars1 150x150 No Bake Cookie Recipe IdeasSometimes you feel like having homemade cookies, but it’s just too hot to turn the oven on. Or maybe you want a quick and easy treat to make for a bake sale or after school snack. No Bake cookies are the perfect thing when you’re short on time but still want something that tastes like you made it from scratch. Another great thing about No Bake cookies is that the kids can join in the fun. Since there’s nothing to bake or cook, you can supervise children as they create delicious cookies. If there are any steps that require melting butter or other ingredients, you can assist, but other than that, kids can feel really successful that they’ve accomplished something wonderful in the kitchen.  Cookie gifts are also a great gift for kids to give to grandparents, teachers, etc. So, what Read more

Peanut Butter Cup Bars

peanut butter bars1 150x150 Peanut Butter Cup BarsMMMM Peanut Butter and Chocolate - a wonderful combination.  If you're looking for bars to make for a special gathering, or simply as an indulgence for your family, this recipe is sure to please! Ingredients: 1 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 4 tablespoons peanut butter Directions: In a medium bowl, mix together the butter or margarine, graham cracker crumbs, confectioners' sugar, and 1 cup peanut butter until well blended. Press evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 9x13 inch pan. In a metal bowl over simmering water, or in the microwave, melt the chocolate chips with the peanut butter, stirring occasionally until smooth. Spread over the prepared crust. Refrigerate Read more

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Cake

ice cream cake1 150x150 Easy Ice Cream Cookie CakeThe first time I had this ice cream cake was at a birthday party I took my kids to.  Everyone raved about how delicious it was, and it tasted like a lot of work was put into it.  Then the mom told me how she made it - ice cream sandwiches!!  Who would have thought?  Well if you haven't thought of it before, start thinking now!  It is so creamy and delicious, and you can make it unique to the flavors you love. To change things up, you can use different flavors of ice cream sandwiches. Some things you can add (crunched on top or between layers) : Heath Bars, Butterfingers, M&Ms and more! Ingredients: 1/2 cup Hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed 1 tub  (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided 1 pkg. (3.9 oz) Chocolate Instant Pudding 8 Read more
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