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Quick & Easy Recipes for a "SWEET Weekend!

Posted by Mary Elizabeth on

Can we first start off by saying, "IT IS FRIDAY!" Yay! It has been one of those weeks! I don't know about you all, but if you were having a tough week also, cheer up and enjoy your weekend!

I decided with it being Friday, I wanted to do something a little random and fun for you ladies that is not necessarily only about fashion or makeup. I don't know about ya'll, but I love a simple and delicious recipe that does not take forever to make. I have had one of those weeks, where I think I may treat myself to some tasty food and just forget count any calories tonight!

Now, I will not lie to you all, I am young and do not have a ton of experience with cooking. So, what better way to learn and find new recipes than by browsing cooking videos online? I mean now a days, you can pretty much find out how to do just about anything online.

Here are a few fun videos I found that I thought some of you may enjoy. Do any of you ladies know of any simple and easy recipes that you would want to share with me? I am moving into a new house soon and cannot wait to experiment in the kitchen! Let me know if you have already tried some of these recipes out and whether they were a "win" or "epic fail" in your book. I love watching the videos by "Tasty" on Facebook. I don't know if you ladies have seen all of their recipes on your newsfeed lately, but they make everything look so simple, yet SO amazingly yummy! I also enjoy just browsing videos on Youtube as well! I will show you some of my favorites from this week!

So, on to the mouthwatering videos...

1) Mini Cinnamon Roll Bites:

According to Tasty's Website Here is the Recipe:

It Makes about 12 bites.

Here's what you need:
1 refrigerated pie crust
Melted butter
Sugar
Cinnamon
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp milk

Directions:
Roll out the pie crust to a rectangle shape. Spread on desired amount of melted butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Roll the crust up, and cut into little discs. Bake at 350°F/180°C for 10-15 minutes, depending on how thick you cut them. In a bowl, mix powdered sugar with milk until it becomes a glaze. Add milk if you want a thinner consistency. Enjoy!

Pin it for later: http://bit.ly/minicinn
Inspired by the recipe submitted by Jessica Johnson Cribbs BurbankMom:

View Video HERE:

 


2) Stuffed Monkey Bread:

I don't know about you ladies, but monkey bread is seriously one of my favorites from as far back as I can remember! Here is a tasty video I found on YouTube !



3) Easy Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler (Tasty Facebook Video)

Here's what you need:
2 21 oz cans peach pie filling
1 box vanilla cake mix
8 oz unsalted butter cut into small chunks
Optional: 1/3 cup walnuts
Optional: vanilla ice cream

Instructions:
Put peach pie filling in slow cooker. Then top with cake mix, butter, and walnuts. Cook on high for 2-2.5 hours or until the cake part reaches desired consistency. Serve and top with ice cream.


4) Gooey Brownie Mud Hen Bars


RECIPE:

Ingredients-
- 1 Box Brownie Mix + Corresponding Ingredients (eggs/oil/water)
- 2 Egg Whites
- 1 cup Brown Sugar
- 1/2 cup Pecans
- 1/2 cup Mini Marshmallows
- 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

Prepare Brownie Mix according to directions on the box.
To a medium mixing bowl add two egg whites and beat until stiff peaks form (about 2-3 minutes). Carefully fold in Brown Sugar until incorporated.

Pour Brownie Mix into greased 9x9 inch baking pan. Top Brownie Mix with Pecans, Marshmallows, and Chocolate Chips. Spread Brown Sugar Meringue evenly over brownie layer. Bake in preheated oven at 350˚F (175˚C) for 35 minutes - (f the top starts to brown too quickly - cover loosely with aluminum foil halfway through). Remove from oven and allow to cool completely at room temperature. Enjoy!



5)Caramel Snickers Cookie Cups:


RECIPE:

Ingredients-
- Some chocolate chip cookie dough
- Fun sized Snickers candy bars
- Caramel syrup

Get a muffin tin and coat with vegetable oil spray. Place a cookie’s worth of dough into each section of a muffin tin. Press the dough down to make a cup shape.

Bake for 10-12 minutes. As soon as the cookies are removed from the oven, place one snickers bar in each cookie cup.

Let cool and cover with caramel just before serving.


Well, I don't know about you, but I cannot wait to go home and try out some of these tasty and simple recipes for myself!

Are you a master chef in the kitchen? Send me some of your favorite recipes!

I want to hear from you all!

Let me know if you plan on trying out any of these I showed you.


EMAIL ME:

mary@perfectlypriscilla.com


Have a fabulously "SWEET" weekend!

Until next time...