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How to Make and Bake a Giant Cookie

Published August 17, 2011        by Nicole

birthday cookie1 150x150 How to Make and Bake a Giant CookieLove baking cookies but don’t have time to make individual ones? You can make a giant cookie instead. Making one big cookie saves time. And it can be presented as a cake. You can decorate it with piped icing and even write on it. You no longer have to go to the store to buy an expensive cake when you can make a giant cookie cake easily. There are some ingredients that are common to all big cookie cakes. You’ll need really good butter, sugar, and fresh brown sugar. You’ll also need eggs, flour, and vanilla. Be sure to use the freshest ingredients you can find as they will affect the taste of your cookie. That’s where the similarity in ingredients between recipes usually stops. From here you can add chocolate chips, nuts, shredded coconut, and more. One thing every recipe for a big Read more

How To Make A Birthday Cookie Cake

Published May 12, 2011        by Sarah

redgoober4life1 150x150 How To Make A Birthday Cookie CakeFor the next birthday party you throw, surprise the guest of honor with a birthday cookie cake. A giant cookie decorated for a birthday is the perfect alternative to the plain old sheet cake. You can create a mega cookie cake with little time and money. You don’t even really have to possess any cooking skills. If you can place a cake in the oven, or make cookies, you can make a cookie cake. The idea of the giant cookie is nothing more than a bunch of small cookies put together. So start with a cookie mix from the store. You can buy cookie mixes in bags in the baking aisle. They’ll usually require you to add eggs and oil or butter. Everything else is usually already in there. Decide if you want a sugar cookie cake, a chocolate chip cookie cake, or some other flavor. You can do a peanut Read more

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Cake

Published September 10, 2010        by Rae Ann

2356977138 1bfc25406e z 150x150 Easy Ice Cream Cookie Cake The 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

Meet the Giant Cupcake

Published May 13, 2010        by Rae Ann

giant cupcakes1 150x150 Meet the Giant CupcakeWe've all seen giant cookies before, but have you seen the giant cupcake?  It's a special mold that makes a huge cupcake that looks just like the smaller version! A giant cupcake can be frosted to resemble a regular cupcake or you add one to a regular sheet cake for an amazing creation.  Finished cupcake measurements are approximately 7-1/4 by 7-1/2 inches. The pan can be purchased at for just under $25.  A giant cupcake pan consists of 2 molds - the bottom of the cupcake and the top. Before constructing your giant cupcake, a good idea is to put a layer of frosting between each half so you are less likely to have slippage during frosting. Below are some of my favorite giant cupcake creations, found on Read more

Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

Published April 26, 2010        by Rae Ann

shutterstock 133050878 150x150 Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling Pumpkin desserts don't have to be saved for autumn gifts!  Canned pumpkin is available year-round. Pumpkin rolls are a great choice for brunch or any day you have a craving for something creamy and spicy. Cake 3 large eggs 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup canned pumpkin 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice ¾ cup all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg 1 cup chopped pecans (optional) Filling 1 - 8 oz package softened cream cheese 1/3 cup softened butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract Grease and flour a 15 x 10 x 1 inch jelly roll pan and set aside. In a large bowl, beat the eggs with an electric mixer on high speed until thick and pale. Gradually add 1 cup of sugar and beat for 5 minutes on medium Read more