DIY Easter Candy Holder: Re-purposed Plastic Chip Container

How to Make a Cute Bunny Candy Holder

I knew I was saving those plastic potato chip canisters for some reason. I usually buy the cardboard ones because they are more earth-friendly, but somehow over the summer and the holidays, those plastic ones found their way into my cupboards.

With a little imagination and some crafts supplies I already had on hand, I came up with the idea of this cute Easter Bunny candy holder. Tuck one in an Easter basket or give them to older kids, friends, and people at the office. I’ll bet your kids’ teachers would love one to sit on her desk year after year. Let’s get started.

Suppiies needed for DIY Easter Candy Holder:

  • Plastic chip container such as Lays Stax
  • Pink & white craft foam (you can use construction paper, but it won’t be as durable)
  • White spray paint
  • White felt
  • Medium pink pom pom
  • Large white pom pom
  • White chenille stems
  • Googly eggs
  • Decorative ribbon
  • Black Sharpie
  • Hot glue

Spray paint the canister. Spray the lid separately.

 

 

Make ear patterns. Trace and cut from the craft foam. Assemble with hot glue.

Cut a circle of white felt to fit the lid. Other colors work too.

 

To assemble bunny: Glue the eyes on the back below the lid. Add googly eyes, pom pom nose, and chenille stem whiskers. Make him a pretty bow tie, and draw on the rest with the black Sharpie.

 

Don’t forget the bunny tail! I used a shimmery one because I had it left over from Christmas. You could also use cotton balls.

Now fill your DIY Easter Bunny Candy Holder will candy and you have a great gift. And you have done God’s creation  a small favor.

Easy Bunny Rolls Recipe Using Crescent Rolls

Walmart’s Bunny Buns

I saw Walmart’s cute life hack idea for bunny buns made from Crescent Rolls while at the checkout for my last Easter shopping. The line was long enough to see it three times on the Walmart Advertising screen.

They looked so cute and easy, now I had to stop at another store on the way home for Crescent Rolls and raisins. The directions were to:

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  1. first roll out a triangle into a long rope.
  2. pinch off a bit to form a little ball for the tail.
  3. then roll the long rolls up in a swirl like a number 6.
  4. now form the bunny ears by splitting the top.
  5. add a raisin eye.
  6. brush on an egg white wash
  7. bake at 350 for 8 to 12 minutes

Easter Bunny Buns for Kids to Make

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Walmart’s bunny buns are great for the kids to help make. Most of our’s turned out cute. But you have to have an eye for perspective when putting them together. They weren’t as effortless as the Walmart ad video makes them look. Some of ours looked more like snails with a ball on their neck. So you have to take care to put the tail in the right place.

This could be because there are two ears but only one eye. But the raisins would obviously be too big to use both. One option is to make one ear for a bunny profile. But this makes it look a little like a normal snail.

All in all, our Walmart bunny buns were a success. They’re a bit abstract, but they resemble rabbits well enough. And the recipe is easier than many other bunny bun recipes I’ve seen.

I highly recommend Walmart bunny buns.

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Best Easter Ham Glazes

Easy Pineapple Cherry Ham Glaze

Now is the time to start planning your Easter dinner. What will be your main dish? Ham is a popular choice. A slow-cooked ham with a tasty glaze and attractive garnish will be a beautiful addition to the Easter Holiday table.

My favorite glaze for ham is a pineapple cherry one that I use to baste a fruited ham. The glaze is made with the juices drained from a 10-ounce jar of Maraschino cherries and a 20 ounce can of sliced pineapple. Following are the ingredients and directions for pineapple cherry ham glaze.

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Ingredients for pineapple cherry ham glaze
  • one 20-ounce can pineapple slices, drain and reserve juice
  • one 10-ounce jar Maraschino cherries, drain and reserve juice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • one cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • one tablespoon corn starch
Instructions
  1. drain juices from pineapple and cherries
  2. add juices to saucepan
  3. add the other ingredients
  4. heat on medium heat. stir until the mixture boils.
  5. boil for one minute. remove from heat

Basting Ham with Pineapple Cherry Glaze

I cook my ham in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes per pound. I first put a cup of water in the roaster and place the ham in fat side up. I remove the ham half way through the cook time and score it. Then I begin lovingly basting it with the glaze. I continue to cook and baste two or three more times to ensure a juicy and succulent ham.

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Garnish for the Ham

About a half hour before the cooking time ends I remove my ham once more. I garnish my ham with the pineapple slices and Maraschino cherries. I return the ham to the oven to finish baking. I turn off the oven at the end of the cooking time and let the ham slowly cool down. And, you guessed it, I baste it yet again with the pineapple cherry glaze.

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Best Deviled Egg Recipe

I place my ham on a bed of greens such as endive. I surround my Easter ham with deviled eggs dusted with paprika. The Easter Ham is ready. Now all I need to do is plan is some side dishes. There are so many tasty dishes to go with ham! That should be easy!

Mom’s Best Deviled Egg Recipe:

  • 10 hard boiled eggs
  • one tsp dry mustard
  • one tsp celery seed
  • one tsp parsley flakes
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • paprika

After cooling the boiled eggs, peel and halve them. Scoop out the yolks and place in a bowl. Mash the yolks using a fork. Add the other ingredients and mix well. Fill the egg white halves with the deviled egg mixture with a spoon or a pastry bag. Dust the eggs with paprika.

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Other Ham Glazes

Other Ham Glazes:

Cola Glaze:

This recipe uses maple syrup, brown sugar, cola and Dijon mustard for a truly unique ham glaze.

Honey Glaze:

Dark corn syrup, honey and whole cloves will produce a glaze that mimics the famous one baked with honey!

Orange Glaze:

Apple cider, orange juice and orange marmalade mixes together with mustard and ginger. The result is a tangy sweet ham glaze.

Mango Orange Glaze:

Orange marmalade and mango chutney together with cloves and brown sugar will make a delicious glaze with a tropical twist.

Best Ever Ham Glaze: Orange marmalade and honey mustard must go great together in this truly unique ham glaze recipe.

Make these cute Deviled Egg Easter Peeps to go with your ham.

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How To Make Mosaic Easter Eggs With A Stained Glass Look

Stained Glass Mosaic Easter Eggs

If you are like me, Easter really sneaked up and took you by surprise this year. Seems like just yesterday I was packing away Christmas.

I love a pretty basket of traditionally colored Easter eggs, but with all the “blingy” egg ideas out there, I started feeling a bit like “EbanEaster Scrooge” or The “Grabbit That Stole Easter”.

My basket of eggs seemed a bit sad, and well…plain.

Here is what I came up with as a solution to my Easter decorating woes.

This is SO fun and SO cool. The idea is for making stained-glass mosaic Easter eggs.

Stained glass mosaic eggs are a quick and easy way to brighten your holiday table. They will look best mixed in with some “plain” dyed eggs in complementary colors. The only thing needed is tissue in bright colors,Mod Podge, (or even Elmers glue and water will do), hard boiled eggs, a small brush and clear sealant spray like Krylon.

Pretty Easter Table Centerpiece

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Stained glass mosaic eggs are like little church windows. Mix them in with some brightly colored “plain” eggs in a pretty basket with Easter grass. They will look lovely along with some fresh flowers, perhaps daffodils or Easter lilies.

Now you have a pretty centerpiece for Easter brunch on the deck or even a formal Easter dinner. Follow the steps below to make these easy and unique Easter eggs.

Cut bits of brightly colored tissue. Make some smaller ones to fill in tiny spots. Make them all in different shapes.

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This looks a bit like papier mache, but it is much simpler. Just brush on a solution of white glue and water or Mod Podge.

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There is no need to toss out slightly cracked eggs when making stained glass mosaic eggs. The tissue paper will cover the cracks.

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Spray on a clear sealant spray.

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Bling Your Easter Eggs With These Ideas

Easter Bunny Cupcake Centerpiece

Edible Easter Table Centerpiece

Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the Bunny Trail. This year, he has brought a bunch of his frisky friends to help hide eggs in the grass for a really cute edible centerpiece. Use this centerpiece to decorate your Easter dinner table.

There are many,many ideas on how to create cute bunny cakes and cupcakes. They are all adorable, and picking the right Easter bunny cake idea can be a bit daunting.

This year, let the kids help put together some Easter Bunny cupcakes using our own unique method. They are easy to make and look really great. The kids will be so proud to have been a part of this project when it’s time for Easter dinner.

Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Our unique way to create cute Easter Bunny cupcakes is achieved with a few special secrets .

First of all, the inside of a cupcake is as important as the outside. l love strawberry cake and I use strawberry cake mix for yummy Easter bunny cupcakes.

Our bunny cupcakes have ears cut from one side of a Vienna Finger cookie. The special secret is cutting the cookie halves the correct size. If you cut about one-third of the cookie away, the cookie will be a perfect “bunny ear” size. Any more, the bunny will end up looking like a long-eared donkey. Any less, he will look like a little white mouse.

Use the vanilla creme icing scraped away from the cookies. Tint pink with red food dye.

Secret two is in using white mini-marshmallows. One mini-marshmallow sitting on the flat-side-up on each side of a jelly bean nose gives him fat bunny cheeks. Another mini-marshmallow placed round side down and flattened makes two front bunny-teeth when divided with a line of black decorating gel. The decorating gel doubles as a way to add bunny whiskers.

Let’s get started.

Cupcake Baking With Kids
  • Older kids can mix batter.
  • Adults supervise baking, removal for cooling.
  • Younger kids sort jelly beans and M&Ms.
  • Adults supervise and help frost cupcakes.
  • Adults and older kids add features.
Ingredients For Easter Bunny Cupcakes
  • One package strawberry -flavored cupcake mix, eggs, water and oil as given
  • One package jelly beans, assorted
  • One can cream cheese frosting, prepared
  • one tube black decorator gel
  • mini-marshmallows, white
  • miniature M&Ms, green, blue and brown
Instructions
  1. Prepare your favorite strawberry cake mix as directed for cupcakes. Bake.
  2. Let cupcakes cool. Frost with cream cheese or vanilla frosting.
  3. Add features. Jellybean nose, miniature M&M eyes, puffy marshmallow cheeks and rabbit teeth with mini-marshmallows.
  4. Add whiskers and a line to form bunny teeth with black decorator gel.
  5. Frost and add cookie ears. Insert into slits made with a butter knife.
  6. Add Peter Cottontail and his friends around a green flaky coconut lawn with hidden jelly bean eggs.
Vienna Finger Bunny Ears

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Bunny Cupcake Facial Features

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Insert Bunny Ears

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Peter Cottontail Complete With Whiskers and Big Tooth

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(Optional) Sprinkle Bunny Cupcakes with Finely Shredded Coconut

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Place all the Peter Cottontails, all with different eye and nose color combinations around a green flaky coconut lawn with jelly bean eggs all hidden and ready for an Easter Egg Hunt!

This should be a great addition to the Easter decor for your holiday table. The kids will be proud to have helped with this family project.

Happy Easter!

Easy Easter Desserts For Kids To Make

Easter Cooking With Kids

Easter is almost here! It’s Spring Break, or soon will be, everywhere. The kids are home from school for the week. (well, the little ones anyway!) Little kids just love Easter and it is a great holiday to create memories for them.

As with every holiday, the kitchen is the best place to be. Make sure to take time out of your busy schedule to spend some time cooking with the kids this Easter. There are many great recipes available that require minimal help from adults.

 

Easy Cinnamon Bunny Buns

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These “Cinnamon Bunny Buns” are created from refrigerator (canned) biscuits. The little kids can safely participate by cutting the biscuits with a butter knife. They will love putting the “ears” on the cinnamon bunnies’ “heads”. These bunny biscuits will surprise you.

The slightly melted mini marshmallows will make them taste like iced cinnamon buns. Don’t think that each and every bunny must have 3 raisins and 2 mini-marshmallows. The kids will want to add more once they taste one bunny, and that’s OK! Won’t these go great for Easter Breakfast or Brunch?

6416270_f248Ingredients
  • 2 – 12 oz. cans refrigerator biscuits, one cake makes 5 bunnies
  • 1/4 cup each cinnamon and sugar, for sprinkling on bunny buns
  • 30 raisins, for 10 bunny buns
  • 20 mini marshmallows, for 10 bunny buns
  • 1/2 cup melted butter, for brushing on bunny buns
6416806_f248Instructions
  1. Open biscuits and spread out on a cutting board.
  2. Cut 5 biscuits in half for each of the other 5 biscuits.
  3. Place on greased cookie sheet and form “heads” with “ears” from one whole biscuit and two biscuit halves.
  4. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture.
  5. Add 3 raisins for the “eyes” and “nose.” Add 2 mini-marshmallows for the “whiskers” the last minute of cook time.
  6. Follow baking directions on the refrigerator biscuit can. An adult will take Bunny Buns in and out of the hot oven.Let cool and remove with a wide spatula

Easter Cupcake Ideas for Kids

Easter just wouldn’t be Easter without a batch of pretty cupcakes. Provide kids with frostings, sprinkles, jelly beans, green coconut and whatever cake decorations you have on hand.

Just follow the directions on a package of cake mix. You will need eggs and cooking oil. An adult will assist by blending the batter with a mixer. The kids can line the muffin tins with cupcake liners. Show them how to fill the cupcake liners two-thirds full of batter. An adult will place and remove the cupcakes from the oven. Kids can frost and decorate!

Here are two ideas for Easter cupcakes:

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Hidden Egg Cupcakes

Fill cupcake liners one-third full of batter. Place an unwrapped chocolate egg on top. Fill with two-thirds of the batter. Bake as directed. Cool and frost with chocolate frosting and add colorful sprinkles.

 

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Easter Basket Cupcakes

Bake any flavor cupcake mix as directed. Cool and frost with white frosting. Tint coconut flakes green with a small amount of food color. Top the cupcakes with “grass” and jelly bean eggs. Use red licorice laces for “handles.”

 

Creative Easter Cupcakes

Kids will enjoy designing their own cupcakes. Make a few pretty baskets and then let them loose! You will be surprised at how creative they can be. They will love designing a cupcake for someone and then another to eat themselves. This is what makes Easter memories special. Hang out with the kids in the kitchen this Easter. It’s the best place to be on a holiday!

 

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Morgan’s Easter Cupcake
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Annie’s Easter Cupcake

Easter Crafts For Kids

 

Easy Easter Crafts for the Kids to Make

Easter is the only major holiday that falls on a different Sunday of the month and sometimes even a different month (March or April) each year. The exact date of Easter is calculated by using a formula involving religious history, calendar history, the science of equinox and a full moon. Generally speaking, the date of Easter for the year can be found by finding the first Sunday after the first full moon directly after the Spring equinox. The Spring equinox is the second point in time when the tilt of the earth’s axis is such that the center of the sun is in the same plane as earth’s equator. No matter the date, Easter is a time to celebrate rebirth, natural beauty, and joy. Signs of Spring are everywhere. Even though the day may be chilly we know that winter is over.

No matter the date, Easter is a time to celebrate rebirth, natural beauty, and joy. Signs of Spring are everywhere. Even though the day may be chilly we know that winter is over.

Many schools observe Spring Break along with Easter Holidays for a week or more of vacation. This year consider spending quality time with the kids creating Easter crafts. Here are three original craft ideas both you and your kids will love. They are easy enough for younger children to do with assistance and challenging enough for older children to do alone. School and church groups can use these craft ideas for projects to be taken home for the holiday.

How to Decorate Plain Plastic Easter Eggs

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Decorating plain plastic eggs is a fun easy project for children of all ages.

You will need: large plastic Easter eggs, items from your sewing box or the sewing notions section of craft/department stores, stickers, beads…(be resourceful and imaginative!) …scissors and glue that will bond porous materials such as Elmer’s School Glue.

How to do: Guide children in pre-planning their egg design. Younger children may need help with measuring and cutting. Glue on ribbon, stickers, rick-rack, buttons, etc. for a personalized Easter egg.

Easter Trees

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Additional idea: Make tiny hanging Easter baskets by using half of the egg. Stuff with Easter grass and jelly beans. Older children, with the help of an adult, can spray paint a tree branch or small bare tree with pastel colored enamel. We used a pretty glossy pink. Attach a thin ribbon hanger to the “egg baskets”. Be sure to use hot glue for this and glue ends deep into the egg so that the weight of the jelly beans doesn’t pull the eggs loose from the ribbons.

We mounted our Easter tree into an Easter bucket with rocks, then concealed the rocks with Easter grass. It will make a great centerpiece for the holiday!

How to Make a Faux Stained Glass Window

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Shiny tinfoil and markers in bold colors are the secret to this faux stained glass window.

Step 1: Begin by having an adult use a box cutter or Xacto knife to cut a church window shape from cardboard.

Step 2: Cover the cardboard window shape with tinfoil. Tape the tinfoil down in back.

Step 3: Glue a swirly line of glue. Place a string of black yarn over the line of glue. Allow to dry.

Step 4. Color the “window pane” sections with bold color markers.

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Step 5: Add a potted “Easter Lily” to your faux stained glass window. Cut a Styrofoam cup in half vertically and paint a pastel shade. We used pale pink acrylic. Attach to the bottom of the window with glue.

Step 6: Color mini craft sticks with a green marker. Cut out 3 Lily shapes from white paper. Attach to the green mini craft sticks “stems” with glue. Add a tiny yellow “stamen” by using a bit of chenille pipe stem.

How to Make Colorful Easter Peeps From Cotton Balls

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A dozen cute colorful peeps can double later as a seed starter! Save egg shells and cartons for several days. Wash out shell halves and air dry. You will need cotton balls, colored chalk, glue, a small amount of orange and black paper, plastic zip-lock bags, cutting board, rolling pin.

Step one: pick a few colors of chalk. Place 2-3 sticks of each color in separate plastic zip lock bags. Smash and roll the chalk inside the bags to make powder. Put cotton balls inside the bag and shake to coat the cotton balls with chalk powder.

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Step two: glue two cotton balls together to form a chick. Add black dots(we used clippings from a hole punch) for “eyes” and an orange triangle for a “beak.”

Step three: stuff a bit of grass into the half shell and then glue in the little peeps. Display in an empty egg carton. After Easter simply remove the peeps and then use the eggshells as seed starters.

Easy Easter Dessert Recipes

Easy Simple Easter Desserts

If you find yourself running low on time in preparing Easter dinner don’t skip dessert. These easy dessert recipes are “simply” delicious and take little time to prepare. They are attractive, as desserts are, and budget-friendly to help keep down the cost of Easter dinner. Fresh fruit in Berry Shortcake Stackers and Easiest Ever Strawberry Pie add healthy flavorful color. The Easiest Ever Ice Cream Cake is dreamy and easy on the pocketbook. The following recipes and photos will make it difficult to decide just which one to plan. They are so easy and tasty! But Easter dinner is not the only occasion that calls for dessert! These easy dessert recipes will be great all Spring and into Summer-especially as the season for fresh fruit approaches! Local in-season fruit is usually plentiful, less expensive and definitely healthier!

Berry Shortcake Stackers

Berry Short Cake Stackers have fresh blueberries and strawberries for a healthier dessert.

6385914_f248Ingredients for Berry Shortcake Stackers
  • one pint blueberries, fresh
  • one pint strawberries, fresh
  • 2-4 tablespoons honey
  • one loaf store-bought pound cake, sliced

 

6385917_f248How to Make Berry Shortcake Stackers

Add a pint of blueberries to boiling water just long enough for most of them to pop open. This will help release juice from the berries that will soak into the pound cake.

 

 

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Slice the strawberries into a bowl. Some strawberries are juicier than others. At your discretion add a tablespoon or so of water. Coat the strawberries with about 2 tablespoons of honey per 8 ounces of berries. Use only a tablespoon for the blueberries. They are naturally sweeter than strawberries. Place a slice of pound cake on a dessert plate. Top with strawberries, Cool Whip, and then add another slice of cake. Continue alternating layers of berries. Top the Berry Stackers with Cool Whip and then garnish with a few berries.

 

Easiest Ever Ice Cream Cake

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Turn two simple and inexpensive purchases at the grocery store into this dreamy ice cream cake. You will want to make this easy ice cream cake again over the Summer!

Ingredients for Easiest Ever Ice Cream Cake

An Angel-food cake from the store bakery and a carton of strawberry ice cream. That’s it!

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Soften the ice cream. Using a large serrated knife, cut the Angel-food cake in half horizontally. Spread the softened ice cream on top of the bottom half. Place the top of the cake on the ice cream layer. Place the ice cream cake in the freezer until the ice cream re-freezes solid. Slice, decorate with strawberries and enjoy!

Easiest Ever Strawberry Pie

 

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The secret to this tasty pie is the almond extract. This will not be the most attractive dessert of the set because a clean cut slice is a bit difficult. But the gourmet-like taste will make up for it! It is relatively low in calories as desserts go and there is plenty of fresh fruit in the pie.

6386021_f248Ingredients for Easiest Ever Strawberry Pie
  • Frozen pie crust (2 or 3 depending on the number of guests),
  • 8 ounces of strawberries per pie
  • Almond extract
  • Confectioners sugar
  • Cool whip or vanilla ice cream.
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Thaw the frozen pie crusts for 15 minutes. Add some fork indentions and sprinkle about a teaspoon of almond extract over the bottom and sides. Fill the pie shell with berries and sprinkle 1/4 cup of confectioner’s sugar over them. Bake at 400 degrees in a pre- heated oven. Cool and serve with Cool Whip or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

 

Jelly Bean Mini Cheesecakes For Easter

 

Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

I love cheesecake. Who doesn’t?!  Mini cheesecakes are a great way to share and eat cheesecake. This Easter,  let the soft colors of early spring inspire some cute and tasty little cheesecake treats.

Your Easter guests will love them! Just start with a basic cheesecake recipe. Here is one for you, or use your own favorite basic cheesecake recipe.

Basic Cheesecake Recipe

  • 2 eight-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Beat the cream cheese and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and beat well

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Mini Cheesecakes for Easter

Divide the cheesecake batter and add a little food coloring to create pastel colors for the cheesecakes.

Pastel Colors for Easter Cheesecake

Make them like you would cupcakes. Put a vanilla wafer on the bottom.

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Top the Mini Cheesecakes with Jellybeans. Or come up with your own creative idea!

 

 


 

Deviled Egg Easter Peeps On Grass: Free-Range Eggs

 

How to Make Deviled Egg Easter Peeps

Ah, sweet, sweet spring! Balmy days and springtime showers soon mean healthy, local produce.  And thanks to pastured free-range chickens, it is the best time to indulge in farm fresh eggs. For my Easter dinner, I made deviled egg Easter peeps on “grass”.

My Easter Peeps on grass are a tribute to spring and the Easter season. In the spring, the soil warms up and becomes teeming with grubs, bugs, buds, and worms. Chickens that are allowed free range of an area transform their pecking into a super-food packed with nutrition.

Benefits of Free-Range Eggs

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Free-range eggs have 1/3 less cholesterol 1/4 less saturated fat than commercially produced eggs. In fact, research shows that although egg yolks are high in cholesterol, they can actually help maintain healthy levels of  HDL, the “good” cholesterol. This means that people who have to watch their cholesterol can use free-range eggs and have an extra helping of deviled eggs for Easter dinner. They can also have an extra egg or two during the week and take advantage of the health benefits of free-range eggs.

Free range eggs have lots more vitamin A and vitamin E (the cancer-fighting vitamin) than commercial or even organic eggs. They contain twice as much healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. All eggs are the best source for choline, a nutrient that is critical to brain function and health. It is estimated that a whopping 90% of people in the United States are choline-deficient. So dig in and have a few deviled egg Easter peeps made with pastured free-range eggs.

How to Make Deviled Egg Easter Peeps on Grass

Make your peeps using your favorite deviled egg recipe. I used sandwich relish instead of mayo. Save the pickle relish for the grass. Pipe the yolk mixture in with a pastry bag or simply use a plastic bag with the tip cut off.

Cut tiny slivers of carrots for beaks and pieces of black olives for the eyes. Sit each of your deviled egg Easter peeps on a mound of pickle relish “grass”. You can also cut your grass from spinach leaves with kitchen shears.

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Mix egg yolks with the other ingredients. Keep mixture on the dry side to form peeps more easily.
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A toothpick makes attaching the eyes cut from black olive pieces easy.
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Slivers of baby carrots form beaks for the peeps.

Boiling and Peeling Farm Fresh Eggs

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 Free range eggs have thicker shells than other eggs. They are usually large and have a deeper colored yolk. This is because they have more beta carotene, giving them 7 times more vitamin A. Take refrigerated eggs out 30 minutes before you are ready to boil them.

Cover 8-10 eggs with an inch of water. Heat on medium burner until the water begins to boil. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit for 12 minutes.

Cool them down with ice. Tap the fat end of the egg gently and then peel them carefully.

Have a Creative…and Healthy Easter Dinner.