Archive for November, 2015
Easy Holiday Giftable: Sweet Creations Peppermint Bark

How to Make Gourmet Chocolate Bar in Minutes!
The combination of cool peppermint and creamy chocolate makes peppermint bark an irresistible holiday treat.  Making a batch of your own is quick, incredibly simple, yet never fails to impress. Pressed into a Sweet Creations Christmas Silicone Chocolate Mold, basic bark becomes even more festive. Such a simple way to wow with personalized pieces of holiday-imprinted goodies.

The recipe calls for semi-sweet chocolate, but milk chocolate or dark chocolate can be used depending on personal preference. Top with crushed candy canes, or unleash your favorite holiday cravings! Top this bark with Christmas sprinkles, red and green candies, even crushed cookies & cream! Chop up chocolate mints and toss them on top, or press pretzels or potato chips into your bark. There’s really no rules here. If you think it tastes great with chocolate, it’ll go great in this Christmas bark recipe.

Try These Twists!

Everyone loves our Sweet Creations Christmas Silicone Chocolate Mold! We’ve found it used in recipes all over the web, and wanted to share a few of our favorites with you. Looking for additional ways to make creative chocolate bark for the holidays? Check out these great recipes:

Easy Homemade Holiday Toffee Bark

Peppermint Bark Chocolate Bars

We love the way blogger Tonya Staab gift wrapped her Peppermint Bark! Ready to share with teachers, friends and neighbors, her simple step-by-step tutorial is a great way to gift. Check out her clever wrapping ideas here.

Homemade Holiday Chocolate Bar

Chocolate Mint Bark

You’ll find a fun twist over at Adventures of Mel…literally! She added a sweet swirl to our recipe, then topped it off with chopped mint chocolates. A great way to go from ‘peppermint’ to ‘mint chocolate’ bark with one easy swap. Discover all the details here.

Toffee Bark

Caramel Toffee Crunch

Turn your holiday bark into a brittle-inspired hybrid by tossing oodles of crushed toffee on top. That’s what Amy over at As the Bunny Hops did, and we think the results are divine! See how she did it here.

What Will You Make?

We’d love to see how your Christmas Bark comes out! Grab a Sweet Creations Silicone Mold, then snap a photo of your #sweetcreations and upload it to Instagram. We can’t wait to see what you dream up!

Peppermint Bark

Preparation 10

This is a classic favorite during the holidays. Peppermint barks are simple to create and make great edible gifts for friends and co-workers. Or make your own tasty creation, whether that's white chocolate, milk chocolate, or my personal favorite, dark chocolate.

Ingredients

  • Makes one 8 1/2 x 12 inch pan
  • 1 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 1 cup Semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup White chocolate morsels
  • 30 Hard peppermint candies or small candy canes (crushed)

Instructions

1. Use the Good Cook Sweet Creations Brittle Bark mold. 2. Place chocolate morsels in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high at 30 second intervals, stirring between intervals, until chocolate has melted and is smooth. Pour into mold 3. Place white chocolate morsels in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high at 15 second intervals, stirring between intervals, until chocolate has melted and is smooth. Pour over chocolate in mold. 4. Using the handle-end of a spoon, swirl chocolates together for a lightly marbled effect. 5. Sprinkle with crushed peppermint and refrigerate until set. 6. To remove peel back mold and break along marked lines.

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Gingerbread Cookies

Absolutely the Best Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are a holiday favorite!  The combination of molasses, ginger, and cinnamon gives them a classic sweet and spicy flavor the whole family will love.  This recipes mixes to a sturdy dough that is perfect for cut-out creations, from gingerbread men to three dimensional gingerbread cities.   Whatever holiday scene you dream up,  dress your baked cookies with frosting, sprinkles, candies, and gumdrops to give them a standout style.

After mixing, a little time to chill in the fridge can make the dough easier to roll out and help achieve clean cut-out edges.  For the perfect crisp, but slightly chewy cookie we recommend a roll-out thickness of 1/8-inch thick.  If you prefer a softer cookie, roll a bit thicker or adjust cooking time by a minute or 2.

Clever Cutters for Gingerbread

Gingerbread Everything!

Wondering what more you can do with your dough? We’ve got a few creative gingerbread cutters that will take your baking to the next level. Your cookies will look better than ever with these clever holiday-themed cutters:

Gingerbread Cookies

Preparation 20 Cook Time 10

This sweet and spicy cookie is sturdy enough to use when making gingerbread houses and other three dimensional holiday treats. Use with prepared decorator icing for easy, fun cookies.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Light brown sugar (packed)
  • 2/3 cup Molasses
  • 2 tsps Ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsps Ground ginger
  • 2 tsps Baking soda
  • 1 cup Unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 Large egg (beaten)
  • 2 tsps Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tspn Salt
  • 4 cups Flour (plus extra for dusting)

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray and set aside. 2. Place brown sugar, molasses, cinnamon, and ginger in a large saucepan over medium low heat. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. 3. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. 4. Stir in butter a tablespoon at a time, stirring well between additions to combine. 5. Add egg, vanilla and salt to sugar mixture, stirring to combine. 6. Pour into a large bowl and add flour, a cup at a time, stirring to combine. 7. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and knead until dough comes together and is no longer sticky, adding flour by the tablespoon if necessary. 8. Roll out half the dough on a floured work surface to 1/8-inch thick. Cut dough into desired shapes. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake until edges are slightly browned, about 10 minutes. 9. Remove from heat. Let cookies cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before decorating.

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4-Ingredient Brown Sugar Shortbread

4-Ingredient Brown Sugar Shortbread
Though most shortbreads call for white sugar, the addition of brown sugar turns basic shortbread into something truly special. With caramelly undertones and a bright kiss of vanilla, this recipe is a favorite way to put a twist on the traditional.

Incredibly simple, calling for just four ingredients, this shortbread doesn’t puff or lose it’s shape once baked. So, it’s ideal for cutting into shapes with all of our adorable Sweet Creations cookie cutters. Or, if you’re looking for a simple way to give your cookies that pro look, dip the tops of your cookies in melted white chocolate and decorate with nonpareils. In minutes, you’ll have beautiful bakery-style treats that add flair to any party or cookie plate!

4-Ingredient Brown Sugar Shortbread

Cookie Cutter Fun

Love creating all new cookies each year? We’ve got you covered! Wow everyone you adore by adding these creative cookie cutters to your holiday collection:

4-Ingredient Brown Sugar Shortbread

Preparation 15 Cook Time 25

The brown sugar adds a hint of caramel to this classic cookie recipe. Delicious on its own or glazed with chocolate or a light frosting.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp vanilla or bourbon

Instructions

1. Tools needed: Good Cook cookie cutters. 2. Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl, mix together butter, brown sugar, flour, and vanilla. The mixture will be very crumbly at first, knead until the dough begins to stick together. 3. On a piece of parchment paper, form dough into a large mound. Roll with a rolling pin until about 1/2” thick. 4. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters, or cut into squares or triangles with a sharp knife. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. 5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or just until the cookies are a light golden brown. 6. Decorate as desired. Or dip the tops of each cookie into melted white chocolate for a quick and easy icing.

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How to Cook Thanksgiving in 7 Easy Recipes

How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner in 7 Easy Recipes 

Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be complicated. Put away those recipes with long ingredient lists and never-ending instructions. It’s time to streamline Thanksgiving so you can concentrate on what really matters. Spend more time with loved ones and less time cooking. It’s possible to serve delicious food with simple, easy recipes. From your favorite green bean casserole recipe to the easiest dessert ever, we’ve found 7 easy recipes you must to cook for Thanksgiving dinner.

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1. 3-Ingredient Turkey

There’s no way to get out of cooking the turkey, and this tutorial on THE KITCHN will easily walk you through the all the steps. With just 3 ingredients and simple instructions, you’ll be surprised by how delicious your turkey will taste!

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2. 3-Ingredient Green Bean Casserole

This quick and easy green bean casserole is a Thanksgiving staple. Salty, crunchy, with a fresh burst of green beans, this beloved casserole is always a hit with a hungry crowd. Find this classic recipe at DIRTY LAUNDRY KITCHEN.

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3. 5-Ingredient Honey Sweetened Carrots

Need a no-fuss veggie? Baby carrots are the answer! With 15 minutes cook time, you’ll have incredible honey-sweetened carrots flavored with aromatic fresh herbs. Head to DAMN DELICIOUS for the recipe.

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4. 5-Ingredient Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a Thanksgiving must! This 5-ingredient recipe whips up fluffy, dreamy mashed potatoes, and the slow cooker does most of the work! Get the deets on these amazing mashed potatoes at LIFE IN THE LOFT HOUSE.

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5. 3-Ingredient Cranberry Sauce

You’re just 3 ingredients away from this zesty cranberry orange sauce. Make it ahead of time so you’ll have one less recipe to cook on turkey day. Learn how to make this simple, easy sauce at DAMN DELICIOUS.

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6. 5-Ingredient Sweet Potato Casserole

Many of us look forward to turkey day just for the sweet potato casserole. Top this 5-ingredient casserole with marshmallows for an over-the-top veggie dish! Find this classic favorite at MY RECIPES.

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7. 3-Ingredient Icebox Cake

Is it possible to make an amazing Thanksgiving dessert with just 3 ingredients? Absolutely! This delicious Speculoos icebox cake is full of fall spices and dreamy whipped cream for the perfect after-dinner treat! Learn how to make this easy, tasty cake at POPSUGAR.

Happy Thanksgiving Day, From Our Kitchen to Yours!

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Mini Gingerbread Cakes

Our Favorite Gingerbread Muffin Recipe

When most people thing of gingerbread, they conjure images of crunchy little cookies. But, traditionally gingerbread is a soft, spicy cake. Served with a dollop of whipped cream or drizzled with sweet icing, gingerbread cake is a true holiday treat. So we’re serving up our favorite foolproof recipe!

Whether you’re collecting ideas for your homemade holiday plates, or simply hunting down a seasonal breakfast (or dessert!) idea, this delish treat deserves to be on your menu! Easy to whisk together, the batter turns into mini muffin loaves with pretty, perfectly rounded tops. When prepped in Sweet Creations Holiday Treat Boxes, this basic recipe turns into a splendidly sweet giftable. Make a whole batch to share at a party or give individually wrapped mini muffins to friends and coworkers this Christmas. No matter what you decide to do with this recipe, we guarantee it will make your holidays absolutely delicious!

Tried This Recipe?

We’d love to see how you share the holidays. Upload a photo of your homebaked creations to Instagram with the hashtag #lovegoodcook. Can’t wait to share in your scrumptious celebration!

How to Make Mini Gingerbread Muffins

 

Mini Gingerbread Muffins

Preparation 10 Cook Time 25

Tiny bites of sweet, soft gingerbread, baked in Sweet Creations mini muffin papers. So cute! So sweet! Sooo delicious!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cream

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together butter and brown sugar until creamy. Add molasses and egg. Beat until well combined. Add flour, salt, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon. Add buttermilk and beat just until combined. Spoon mixture evenly into 12 Sweet Creations paper muffin cups. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the center of the muffins spring back when touched lightly. Cool slightly. In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar and cream until a thin icing forms. Drizzle this icing on top of the warm gingerbread. Serve and enjoy!

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How to Make a Perfect Prime Rib Roast

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With the holidays here, most of us turn our thoughts to turkey. But this is also a season well suited for Prime Rib. Tender and buttery, slices of prime rib are a welcome change from the traditional poultry and ham most often served this time of year. 

But how to you make Prime Rib? There are a variety of online tutorials. Most of which will leave you confused and overwhelmed. Though cooking a prime cut of meat takes a little bit of insight, it does not require a high level of cooking expertise. Just about anyone can make and prepare a perfect prime rib in no time at all.

To make it easier than ever, we’ve pulled together this tremendously simple photo tutorial that will show you how to cook a Prime Rib in just 7 steps. From picking a perfect cut of meat to trussing, cooking and slicing, here’s everything you need to know to cook a Perfect Prime Rib.

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Finding The Perfect Cut

Most grocery store butchers do not carry prime rib on hand, so plan ahead! Talk with your local butcher and put in a special order. Though finding prime rib in stores tends to be easier during the holidays, it can often take up to 2-3 weeks for grocers to ship in prime rib. So, put in your order as soon as you’ve got it on your menu.

  • No Time to Special Order?  Visit a local butcher, or call a local meat farmer. Some high-end gourmet grocers may have prime rib in their freezer section.
  • Picking The Perfect Cut

    There are two cuts of beef that can be cooked as prime rib:

    1. Standing rib roast. Cut from the primal beef rib, this is the bone-in cut most people often associate with prime rib. 
    2. 5-10 pound boneless ribeye roast (or rib loin). A boneless roast, which is usually sliced into thin pieces to make ribeye steak.

    Of the two options above, we highly recommend hunting down #2. A boneless ribeye (sometimes called rib loin) is simpler to prepare since you don’t have to fuss with the bones. It also makes for easiest cutting and serving. A great option if this is your first time preparing prime rib.

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    Prepping Your Prime Rib

    To bake a beautiful prime rib, you’ll want to start by bringing your cut to room temperature. 2-3 hours before baking, remove your rib loin from the fridge and place on the countertop. This will allow your meat to cook more evenly.

    • Need to Defrost? If you’ve found a frozen prime rib, place it in the fridge and allow to thaw for 2-3 days before cooking. Do not use the microwave to thaw your meat. 

     

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    How to Tie (or Truss) a Prime Rib Roast

    To ensure even cooking of your meat, you’ll need 3-4 feet of Good Cook Professionals Kitchen Twine.

    Begin by turning your roast so the fat-side of the meat faces up. This will create a makes-its-own tenderizing crust as the prime rib cooks. Now, tie one end of the kitchen twine firmly around one end of your roast. Firmly knot it, pulling the meat together into a rounded shape.

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    Loop the string into a large circle, tuck it under the roast, then tie a second section with the twine. For a video tutorial of this process, we love Epicurious’ How to Classic Tie a Roast.

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    Place In a Sturdy Pan

    Once the roast has been tied from end-to-end, transfer to into a large baking dish like the Good Cook AirPerfect 9×13 Oblong Cake Pan. For cuts over 11 pounds, a larger roasting pan like the Good Cook 11.5 in x 15.5 in Roasting Pan is ideal. Again, you’ll want to ensure the fat-side is facing up.

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    Seasoning Your Prime Rib

    Though there are dozens of ways to season a prime rib, we say ‘simple is best’! Drizzle your roast with 1/2 cup of melted butter. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt (or sea salt flakes) and fresh-cracked pepper. If desired, you can also sprinkle the roast with fresh-chopped or dried rosemary.

    • Should You Really Use Salt? Many chefs choose not to sprinkle salt on their prime rib before baking, since salt draws the natural juices from the meat. After much research, we decided to use flake salt, both to season the roast and add a crispness to the crust. There was minimal loss of moisture, and the final roast was incredibly tender. So, yes. We recommend seasoning the outer portion of your prime rib with salt!

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    How to Cook Prime Rib

    With prime rib seasoned, it’s time to cook. And, when it comes to such an expensive piece of meat, you don’t want to leave anything to chance! Press a Good Cook Touch Meat Thermometer  so it pierces the center of the thickest part of your rib roast. Precise and easy-to-read, the silicone-wrapped dial helps you cook to the exact temp needed, while the opposite end of the dial indicates just how done your meat will be.

    To perfectly cook your prime rib, follow these two steps:

    1. Brown First. Place roast in an oven preheated to 500° F. Allow to cook for 15 minutes.
    2. Then Bake. Reduce the oven temperature to 325° F. 

    Cooking Times & Temps

    • RARE | Cook to 115-120°F (about 13-15 minutes per pound)
    • MEDIUM | Cook to 125-130°F (about 15-17 minutes per pound)

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    Allow Meat to Rest

    Once it’s reached the desired doneness, remove meat from the oven and gently pull the thermometer from the roast. Wait for at least 15 minutes before serving. Allowing the meat to sit before slicing will keep the tender juices from spilling out. Though everyone will likely be anxious to dive into your delicious dinner, it’s important that you not miss this step. Give the meat time to settle before slicing. 

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    Slice & Share

    Now that the prime rib has had several minutes to rest, it’s time to serve! With a sharp slicing knife like the Good Cook 8″ Fine Edge Chef’s Knife, cut slices with gentle downward, even strokes until they fall from the roast. Serve with au jus, horseradish or creamy horseradish, if desired. And…of course…enjoy!

    Did You Try This Recipe?

    We’d love to see what you’ve been cooking in your kitchen! Upload a photo to Instagram and include the hashtag #lovegoodcook. We can’t wait to peek at how this perfect prime rib recipe worked for you.

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    How to Make a Perfect Prime Rib

    Preparation 1-20 Cook Time 1-20

    A simple recipe for perfect prime rib roast. So easy, first-timers need not fear!

    Ingredients

    • 1 (5-10 pound) whole Rib Eye Roast
    • 1/2 cup butter, melted
    • 1/4 cup sea salt flakes (or coarse kosher salt)
    • 2 tablespoons fresh-ground pepper
    • 3-4 tablespoons fresh chopped rosemary or dried rosemary
    • 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, chopped (optional)

    Instructions

    Preheat oven to 500°F. Tie a roast into an even cylinder with kitchen twine. Place in a large baking dish or roasting pan. Drizzle with butter. Sprinkle with sea salt, pepper, rosemary and garlic. Place in preheated oven, cook for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 325°F and cook until the thickest portion of the meat, measured with a Good Cook Touch Meat Thermometer, reaches 115-120°F for rare or 125-130°F for medium. Once the meat reaches the desired doneness, remove from oven. Allow meat to sit for 15 minutes before slicing.

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Green Bean Skillet

Green Bean Skillet: Upgrade Your Casserole
Green Bean Casserole is a staple at most holiday tables, but serving it hot often means sticking one-more-dish into an overbooked oven during prime cooking time.

Let the turkey, rolls and casseroles have dibs on your oven! We’ve turned classic Green Bean Casserole into a simple stove-top skillet with this easy recipe. Fresh green beans cooked in our oversized Good Cook 11″ Cast Iron Skillet with a creamy homemade mushroom sauce, then topped with crispy fried onions.

Upgrade Your Casserole with This Easy Green Bean Skillet

Simple and savory, this delish side is a great addition to Thanksgiving dinner. It’s also a great accompaniment to chicken, pork and beef dishes. Prep the green beans ahead of time, then toss in the skillet 15 minutes before it’s time to eat. In no time at all, you’ll be enjoying all the flavors of Green Bean Casserole with a simple, gourmet twist!

Serve in Style

Skillet ready to share? Use our Good Cook Touch 12″ Tongs to serve your guests. With comfortable soft grip handles, these sturdy dishwasher-safe tongs are heat safe to 450 degrees F!

Upgrade Your Casserole With This Easy Green Bean Skillet

Simple Green Bean Skillet with Creamy Wine Mushroom Sauce

Preparation 10 Cook Time 15 Serves 6     adjust servings

White wine makes a lovely addition to this Green Bean Casserole which is made in a skillet on the stovetop, rather than baked in the oven. Fresh green beans work best in this dish. To speed up the cooking time, green beans can be sliced down the center of each bean. If preferred, sliced cremini or baby bella mushrooms can be swapped for the shitakes, as well.

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 12 ounces shitake or sliced bella mushrooms
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 cup half-and- half
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup French fried onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or toasted sliced almonds
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

In a Good Cook cast iron skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, cook until edges are crispy and golden brown. Transfer to bowl and set aside. Add 2 tablespoons butter to skillet, melting over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook until aromatic, about 1 minute. Add white wine and green beans, cook until the wine is reduced in half, about 3-4 minutes. Whisk together half-and-half and cornstarch in a medium bowl. Slowly add mixture to the skillet, whisking constantly. Turn heat to medium. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the green beans are tender. Stir in mushrooms. Salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with French fried onions and chopped pecans or toasted almonds just before serving.

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Homemade Hawaiian Pull-Apart Bread

 How to Make Homemade Hawaiian Bread
Upgrade your holiday menu this year with homemade Hawaiian Bread. Inspired by those favorite sweet rolls you can find in most grocery stores, this simple make-yourself version is about to become the best loaf of soft, sweet white bread you’ve ever kneaded! If you’re looking for a delish new twist to add to your kitchen table, simply scroll down and grab the recipe. This one’s a winner!

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As basic bread dough, made with the addition of eggs (for added bulk in each bite), pineapple juice and a pinch of ginger and cinnamon, this recipe comes together with just a bit of mixing and about 2 hours of rise time.

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Once risen, you can place the dough directly into a Good Cook AirPerfect 9×5″ Nonstick Loaf Pan, but we think it’s even more lovely to slice the loaves into 3/4″ slices before placing them in your pan. (If desired, you can even dip each of these slices into butter for added flavor in every bite!) This simple slicing technique doesn’t just give a great look to your final loaves, it also makes it easy to serve, since you’ll have ready-scored sliced ready to go when it’s time to serve.

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Once baked, this delicious bread offers up light, sweet slices. Slightly more dense than basic white bread, one giant slice of this incredible Hawaiian bread tastes great as an inviting holiday side, and also pairs nicely with beef and chicken. Giant toasted slices are perfect for sandwiches, as well. You’ve gotta try this bread with leftover turkey, cranberry sauce and a little bit of mayo!

Or, serve it for breakfast or brunch, topped with butter and honey or your favorite jam. You can even grill slices with cinnamon sugar to make a superquick coffee-shop inspired dessert, too. This bread is just perfect for just about every time you eat!

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Made This Recipe?

If you whipped up a batch of this delicious Hawaiian Bread in your own home, we’d love to see a shot! Snap a pic and upload it to Instagram. And don’t forget to include the hashtag #lovegoodcook

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Homemade Hawaiian Bread

Preparation 20 Serves 12     adjust servings

Soft and fluffy, this pineapple-sweetened bread makes a perfect accompaniment to any meal. So good, it may even double for dessert, too!

Ingredients

  • 2 (1/4 ounce) envelopes yeast
  • 1/4 cup very warm water
  • 1 1/4 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 6-7 cups flour
  • nonstick baking spray

Instructions

Grease two Good Cook 9x5" nonstick loaf pans with baking spray. In a large bowl, whisk together yeast and water. Allow to sit for 3-5 minutes, then whisk in pineapple juice, about 3/4 of the melted butter, sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon and 3 eggs, mixing until well beaten. Stir in half of the flour with a wooden spoon. Slowly add the remaining flour, adding just enough to form a soft dough that is not sticky. Turn out onto a lightly floured baking sheet, knead for 5 minutes, then place in a large bowl. Cover with a clean towel and place in a warm, dry spot for 1-2 hours, or until doubled in bulk. Turn bread out onto a lightly floured workspace. Slice into two large rounds. Roll each round into a long oval loaf. Slice each into 3/4"-1" pieces with a sharp knife. Gently transfer each sliced loaf directly into prepared loaf pans. Cover and allow to rise for another 1 hour, or until double in bulk. Whisk together remaining egg and melted butter, until well combined. Coat the tops of each loaf with the egg wash using a pastry brush. Bake loaves in an oven preheated to 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes, or until the top of the loaves are golden brown and the centers are no longer doughy. Allow to cool before serving. Enjoy!

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7 Clever Thanksgiving Recipes For Lazy Cooks

How to Host a Lazy Holiday with 7 Clever Thanksgiving Recipes

Some people are born entertainers, making everything from complicated appetizers to impressive desserts from scratch, all with a smile on their face. Not you? Even if you’re on Thanksgiving dinner duty and can’t muster the energy to roll out dough, we’ve got you covered. With a few clever shortcuts, you can pull off a successful Thanksgiving dinner. From 5 minute potato casserole to a no-bake pie, we’ve found 7 Thanksgiving recipes that make lazy cooks look like they’ve been in the kitchen all day!

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1. Slow Cooker Turkey

No one wants a dried out Thanksgiving turkey, but it’s no fun constantly basting and checking on a turkey either. Enter the slow cooker! You won’t need to babysit this bird! Just toss some turkey breast into your slow cooker and come back hours later to succulent turkey meat. Find this lifesaver recipe at LIVING LOU.

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2. Quick Canned Yam Skillet

It’s all about convenience when you’re expecting a crowd of hungry guests. Canned yams make this sweet potato casserole a cinch to make. The Good Cook 8″ Cast Iron Skillet makes this one quick, no baking needed. Sneak some mini marshmallows on top if you like, but the pecan crumble is incredible as is. Simplify Thanksgiving with this recipe from PINCH OF YUM.

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3. Garlic Green Beans

These bright and fresh ginger garlic green beans make a quick and easy Thanksgiving side. No need for a time-consuming casserole when you can make this delicious dish! Learn how to make these tasty green beans at MY MAN’S BELLY.

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4. 5-Minute Potato Casserole

A casserole made in five minutes? Yes, it’s true, and this one’s delicious! This easy potato casserole is made with frozen hash browns, so you won’t have to peel and grate potatoes all night. You won’t miss the mashed potatoes when you’ve got this tasty, comforting casserole on the table. Free up some time with this quick casserole recipe from CARPE SEASON.

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5. Instant Brie Dip

Cranberry orange baked brie dip is a super easy, fun, and festive holiday appetizer recipe that’s perfect for Thanksgiving. It’s simple to make and will disappear in minutes! Find this stunning recipe at SLIM PICKIN’S KITCHEN.

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6. No-Fuss Stuffing

Use store-bought bread cubes and save yourself the headache of cutting several loaves of bread into cubes. Use this basic recipe for a traditional, delicious stuffing that doesn’t require a whole lot of fuss. Learn how to make this simple , flavorful stuffing at BROWN EYED BAKER.

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7. No-Bake Cranberry Pie

What to do when there’s no room left in the oven for a pie? Whip up a no-bake fluffy cranberry pie, that’s not only easy to make, it’s insanely good! Head to WHITE ON RICE COUPLE for this amazing recipe.

Treat Yourself to Beautiful Bakeware

8-Piece Ceramic BakewareToss those chipped plates and platters this year, and give yourself a coordinated set of bakeware. Your party table with thank you! The Good Cook 8-piece Ceramic Bake Set includes 5 pieces of bright red ceramicware, including:

  • 2 1/2 quart casserole pan
  • 1 1/2 quart round casserole dish
  • 9-inch pie pan
  • Two 14-ounce ramekins. 

Safe for the oven, freezer, microwave and dishwasher, this versatile set is ideal for cooking and serving stylish Thanksgiving feasts.  Simply prep and bake your dishes in our ceramic bakeware, then set them straight on the table! Hosting a pretty party has never been so easy.

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Baked Zucchini Parmesan Gratin
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Zucchini Gratin

Looking for a gorgeously simple side dish for your next potluck, party or holiday menu? This beautiful Zucchini, Tomato & Parmesan Gratin is must-try addition to any food table. Incredibly simple to make, it calls for just 5 basic ingredients, takes less than ten minutes to put together and looks beautiful when served. 

Similar in flavor to succotash, this side dish pairs nicely with turkey, ham or beef. Making clever use of inexpensive veggies which are available year-round, you can enjoy this eat anytime–autumn, winter, spring and summer. It’s savory flavor tastes perfect all year long. 

Perhaps the best part of this dish is, it’s easy to expand the recipe to fit any sized pan. We used the basic recipe below to fit in our 1.5 Quart Ceramic Covered Casserole, but it can be easily doubled to fit in our 9×13″ 2.5 Quart Rectangle Ceramic Dish if you need enough to serve a crowd.

We’ve opted to line the zucchini slices in rows, but you can also create a fanned out circle of slices when using round dishes. Whichever way you decide to prep this dish, we think you’ll find it a perfect complement to any meal. Here’s how to make this simple gratin:

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Thinly slice a sweet onion and spread it onto the bottom of a ceramic baking dish. Then top with several layers of thinly sliced zucchini, yellow squash and tomatoes. For added color in our version, both roma and kumato tomatoes were used to add extra autumn-inspired color, but any tomato will do.

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Drizzle your mixture with 1 stick of melted butter. If desired, you can add some chopped garlic or garlic powder to the butter for extra flavor. 

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Then sprinkle with parmesan. Grated or shredded parmesan works beautifully with this dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and you’re ready to tuck this one in the oven! Once golden brown, your Zucchini Gratin is ready to serve and share!

Aren’t simple side dishes simply the best?

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Parmesan & Tomato Zucchini Gratin

Preparation 10 Cook Time 25 Serves 4     adjust servings

Quick and simple, this side dish is ideal all year long!

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet onion, sliced thin
  • 2 zucchini, sliced thin
  • 2 yellow squash, sliced thin
  • 4 roma or kumato tomatoes, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place onion slices in the bottom of a Good Cook 1.5 Quart Casserole dish. Stack together zucchini, squash and tomatoes, laying the stacks horizontally across the top of the onions. Drizzle with melted butter. Sprinkle with parmesan, salt and pepper. Bake for 17-24 minutes, or until parmesan is golden brown and zucchini is tender. Garnish with parsley. Serve and enjoy!

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Pumpkin Magic Custard Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

 Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake 

I adore all things pumpkin! It doesn’t matter if it’s savory or sweet, when I flip the calendar page over to October, I immediately begin craving all things pumpkin. The pumpkin obsession, with all the soups andpies and even smoothies to be made, continues right on through Autumn and into Winter. This year, as I’m heading into my season of all things pumpkin, I have a new favorite pumpkin recipe!

Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake

This Pumpkin Magic Custard Cake has taken everything I love about a pumpkin pie and made it better in so many ways. First, this Pumpkin Magic Custard Cake is magically easy! There is no fussy pie crust to make and instead the cake magically bakes itself into two layers of custard and cake. I couldn’t even begin to tell you the baking science behind this, which is why it’s called magic, but I am so impressed every time I pour one bowl of batter into an AirPerfect Cake Pan and pull out of the oven in two delicious layers of cake and custard.

Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake

I first tried a Magic Custard Cake after seeing a tasty recipe over on the White on Rice Couple food blog. It became a quick hit in my kitchen because of its simple yet delicious elegance. When the October pumpkin season rolled around, I knew I needed to figure out how to make a pumpkin version.

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Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake

Preparation 10 Cook Time 55

The creative cake that makes it's own layers...with a pumpkin spiced twist!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt the butter and set it aside to cool. Warm the milk until it is lukewarm and set it aside. Whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside. Beat the egg yolks and the powdered sugar until light. Beat in the melted butter, and spices. Beat in the flour. Beat in the pumpkin and milk. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix until smooth. Gently fold in the egg whites, half at a time, by hand. Pour into a greased 8x8 inch baking pan. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, until cake is set. The cake may be slightly jiggly because it is custard, but the center will be set when it is done. If the cake begins to brown before the center is set, lightly cover it with tin foil for remaining baking time. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes in pan. Cool completely before serving. You can serve it directly out of the pan or turn it out gently onto a cooling rack. When cooled and ready to serve, serve with Salted Caramel Sauce.

This Pumpkin Magic Custard Cake is good on its own, but so much better when topped with Salted Caramel Sauce. It’s the kind of dessert that is easy enough to make and curl up with a slice on a blustery Autumn weeknight in. It’s also the kind of dessert that you can serve to guests for the holiday entertaining season and everyone is going to ask for seconds followed by requests for the recipe. It really is that good! I can’t wait for you to try it and discover just how “magic” this Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake really is!

Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake

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Magic Pumpkin Custard Cake

Preparation 10 Cook Time 55

The creative cake that makes it's own layers...with a pumpkin spiced twist!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt the butter and set it aside to cool. Warm the milk until it is lukewarm and set it aside. Whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside. Beat the egg yolks and the powdered sugar until light. Beat in the melted butter, and spices. Beat in the flour. Beat in the pumpkin and milk. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix until smooth. Gently fold in the egg whites, half at a time, by hand. Pour into a greased 8x8 inch baking pan. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, until cake is set. The cake may be slightly jiggly because it is custard, but the center will be set when it is done. If the cake begins to brown before the center is set, lightly cover it with tin foil for remaining baking time. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes in pan. Cool completely before serving. You can serve it directly out of the pan or turn it out gently onto a cooling rack. When cooled and ready to serve, serve with Salted Caramel Sauce.

Find more delicious recipes from Allison at Some the Wiser

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Serve Just 6 with These Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies

How to Make Small Batch Pumpkin Pies--Makes Just 6 Mini's!

Sometimes you only want a bite of dessert. (I don’t know what that’s like, but I’ve heard that it happens to other people.) And sometimes you only want just enough to calm a craving or to avoid copious amounts of leftovers. Small batch desserts to the rescue!

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe

Having a small Thanksgiving get together this year? Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies are the answer.

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe

This recipe makes 6 perfect little pies that can be dressed up, dressed down, or left just as they are.

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe

Normally I make my own pie crust, but when time is tight, store­bought crust is perfectly acceptable.

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe

The thing that I like about using a pre­rolled crust here is that it saves so much time and everything is the small thickness. (Not always the case with my “rustic” looking homemade crusts.) Gently press the dough in to the Good Cook Nonstick 6 Cup Muffin Tin. You can also use the Sweet Creations Alphabet Cookie and Fondant Cutters to cut out some P shapes out of the extra pie dough. Cute, right?

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies

Preparation 15 Cook Time 20 Serves 6     adjust servings

Small Batch Mini Pumpkin Pies are perfect for the most serious of pumpkin pie cravings. Perfect for small gatherings or just because.

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust (homemade or store bought) 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Using a large glass, cut pie crust into 6 circles. Gently press into the bottom and up the sides of a 6­cup muffin tin. Use a cookie cutter to cut out decorations with remaining pie crust. Chill until ready to use. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, salt, vanilla, and egg. Add a scant 1⁄4 cup of pie filling to each muffin cup. Top with pie crust decoration. Bake for 30 minutes, or until crust is golden and filling is just set. Cool for 20 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

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No-Bake Butterscotch Cookies

How to Make Easy No-Bake Butterscotch Cookies

Most everyone knows how to make classic no-bake cookies. Peanut butter, sugar and cocoa powder, cooked until bubbling, then stirred together with oats before being plopped onto a baking sheet to cook. Though the traditional version is delicious, we thought it would be fun to bake up a whole new variation!

How to Make No-Bake Butterscotch Cookies

Instead of peanut butter and cocoa, we’ve created this recipe to include butterscotch chips. The end result is a caramel-kissed cookie that can be made in minutes. Whether your sweet tooth is craving something sweet stat, or you need a super snappy recipe to pull together for a potluck or party, tuck this recipe away! It’s so easy, kiddos can help cook up batches of these cookies. And the best part is…you can swap out the butterscotch chips for peanut butter chips, cinnamon chips, even salted caramel chips. So, you can make several batches of the same cookie, with all sorts of delicious variations.

No-Bake Supply List

Because this recipe cooks so quickly on the stovetop, you’ll want to have all of your supplies lined up ahead of time. Here’s everything you’ll need to make a quick batch of these delicious cookies:

Once you’ve gathered all of your cooking equipment, print off the recipe below…it’s time to start cooking. These no-bake cookies are about to become an instant hit in your kitchen!

No-Bake Butterscotch Cookies

No-Bake Butterscotch Cookies

Preparation 5 Cook Time 10

Quick and simple, these caramelly butterscotch cookies can be made in just 10 minutes! The addition of rainbow sprinkles lends fun color to the tasty morsels, making them a great addition to potlucks, party platters, and school lunchboxes.

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup rainbow sprinkles

Instructions

Place butter, brown sugar, and milk in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once boiling, remove from heat and immediately stir in butterscotch chips, vanilla, and oats with a mixing spoon. Fold in 4 tablespoons of rainbow sprinkles quickly. Drop tablespoons of batter onto a piece of parchment. Sprinkle with sprinkles. Allow to cool and harden before serving.

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Mini Cranberry Holiday Quickbread

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If you love baking up homemade goodies for friends, neighbors and coworkers each December, you’re going to love this recipe. It’s quick and simple, easy to double or triple the batch, plus it looks so pretty when baked in colorful Sweet Creations Holiday Wrappers. Everyone on your block will dub you Pinterest Royalty when you share these pretty loaves of sweetbread. Kissed with fresh cranberries and drizzled with a frosty icing, there’s not a faster way to bake up something sweet for the holidays. The best part? This recipe calls for just a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.

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Flour, butter, sugar and eggs. Plus a few others basics. The most exotic ingredient in this recipe is a bag of fresh cranberries. Frozen bags of cranberries will also work. Just steer clear of canned or dried cranberries, which will dramatically alter the final flavor and texture of these loaves. You need the bright, pop of tartness that comes from fresh or frozen cranberries to offset the soft, sweet texture of this bread. So, hit the stores and hunt down those cranberries.

Can’t find cranberries? Feel free to swap in fresh or frozen blueberries, blackberries, raspberries or even diced strawberries instead.

Quick, versatile and so totally festive, we think you’ll love adding this recipe to your holiday baking list. And we know your neighbors will love it, too!

Find the perfect Sweet Creations Holiday Wrappings for your Homemade Creations here.

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Cranberry Quickbread Loaves

Preparation 10 Serves 12     adjust servings

Fresh cranberries are cooked into buttery, tender loaves of orange-scented quickbread. This simple recipe makes 12 perfect mini loaves. A great holiday gift to share with neighbors.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 14 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl or stand mixer, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, butter, milk and egg. Beat just until smooth. Fold in cranberries and orange zest. Spoon equal amounts of batter into 12 Sweet Creations mini loaf wrappers. Bake for 22-25 minutes, or until the center of the loaves springs back when touched lightly. Remove and cool slightly before icing. To prepare the icing, whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over warm cranberry loaves. Allow to cool completely before serving or wrapping.

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How to Make Ugly Sweater Gingerbread

Here's the Easy Way to Make Ugly Sweater Gingerbread Cookies

Looking for a fun way to make the holidays extra-hilarious this year? Grab the Sweet Creations Holiday Ugly Sweater Cookie Cutter and turn a batch of our soft-baked gingerbread into a delightful decorating party! This may be the cutest cookie cutter of the season!

Ugly Sweater AMAZON

The recipe below is perfect for our fun Ugly Sweater Cutter. Most gingerbread recipes can be sticky and overly soft, but this version is just like rollable sugar cookie dough–with all of those delicious gingerbread spices mixed in. Simply stir together a batch of dough, roll out with the Sweet Creations Wooden Rolling Pin, then use the interchangeable stamping tool to customize your own “ugly sweater”designs on the dough.

Imagine how interactive your next holiday party will be when you invite everyone over in their ugly holiday sweaters and spend an evening making Ugly Holiday Sweater Cookies! To pull it off, simply make several batch of dough and set out several sets of Ugly Holiday Sweater Cookie Cutters. Invite everyone to cut and decorate their own sweaters.2015-12 Sweater Cutter5

Once baked, encourage your party crew to put a few final touches on with colored icing and sprinkles.2015-12 Sweater Cutter6

Add a touch of friendly competition by offering an ugly sweater as the ultimate prize. Then, spend the night sipping cider and enjoying your cookies together. Such a fun way to entertain and treat your guests to a delish dessert!

Buy the Ugly Sweater Cookie Cutter kit online now. Bake up our incredibly easy, foolproof gingerbread recipe below. Then call your friend over. It’s time to party!

Show Us Your Ugly Sweater Creations!

Did you bake up a batch of Ugly Sweaters in your kitchen? We’d LOVE to see ’em! Post a photo on Facebook and be sure to include the hashtag #sweetcreations

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Ugly Sweater Gingerbread

Preparation 20 Cook Time 15 Serves 8     adjust servings

Why wear and ugly sweater when you can eat one?! Our adorable Sweet Creations Cookie Cutter makes adorable, customizable Ugly Sweater Cookies a snap. And this gingerbread cookie recipe is an absolute favorite. It keeps its shape while baking, and cooks up a batch of absolutely delicious homemade gingerbread.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cups butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tablespoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together butter, brown sugar, egg, molasses, and vanilla until fluffy. Add flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Mix just until combined. Place dough in a large zip-top baggie and refrigerate until firm, about 1-2 hours. Roll dough onto a parchment-lined work area until ¼” to 1/2” thick. Cut dough with a Sweet Creations Ugly Sweater Cookie Cutter. Use the included imprint roller to gently roll designs into your dough, creating your own, personal ugly sweater. Transfer cut cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 8-11 minutes, or just until the bottom of the cookies begin to turn golden brown. Allow cookies to cool completely before frosting. In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together the powdered sugar, corn syrup, milk, and vanilla extract until well combined. Mixture should be the texture of thick honey. Add more milk, If needed to achieve the desired thickness.

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7 Slow Cooker Dinners With 5-Ingredients or Less

7 Slow Cooker Dinners with 5-Ingredients or Less!

We heart the slow cooker. Walk in the door after a full day and have a warm meal at the ready. It’s revolutionized dinnertime and made life that much easier. But mornings can be hectic too, and who wants to spend all morning prepping the slow cooker? That’s where easy slow cooker recipes come in handy. And by easy, we mean five or fewer ingredients. It’s totally doable, and you’ll be out the door in no time while your dinner stews away. From tasty crockpot salsa chicken to warm and hearty Sloppy Joe’s, we’ve found 7 slow cooker dinners with 5 ingredients or less that we know you and your family will love.

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1. Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken

Portobello mushrooms add tons of flavor to this slow cooker chicken recipe.   With just 3 simple ingredients, you can turn plain chicken into a creamy, delightful meal! Learn how to make this quick and easy recipe at HOMEMAKING HACKS.

7 Slow Cooker Meals with 5-Ingredients or Less!

2. Steak Pizzaiolla

Want to know the best thing about this steak pizzaiolla recipe? Just toss everything in the crockpot and walk away for the day.  You’ll come home to wonderful smells and a warm dinner waiting to be eaten. Head to CUPCAKES AND KALE CHIPS for the recipe.

7 Slow Cooker Meals with 5-Ingredients or Less!

3. Crockpot Spaghetti Squash

Get ready for a brilliant, tasty recipe that will knock your socks off! This crock pot spaghetti squash and meatballs has just 3 ingredients and is incredibly easy to make! Find this tender, moist squash dinner recipe at I WASH… YOU DRY.

7 Slow Cooker Meals with 5-Ingredients or Less!

4. Crockpot Salsa Chicken

Toss 3 ingredients in your slow cooker, spend the day out and about, and come home to warm, delicious crockpot salsa chicken. Serve with a side of rice for a comforting meal full of great flavor. Learn how to make this simple, tasty recipe at JO COOKS.

7 Slow Cooker Meals with 5-Ingredients or Less!

5. Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Need an easy, stress-free meal for a busy weeknight? These slow cooker Sloppy Joes are seriously delicious, kid-approved, and require only 5 ingredients to make! Head to THE FRUGAL GIRLS for the recipe.

7 Slow Cooker Meals with 5-Ingredients or Less!

6. Easy, Cheesy BBQ Chicken Tenders

Anything tastes better with bacon, and these easy, cheesy, barbecue chicken tenders are no exception. Let your chicken soak up barbecue flavors all day, and top with bacon and cheese for an easy meal that’s so good, it’ll become a classic on your menu. Find this yummy recipe at LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER.

7 Slow Cooker Meals with 5-Ingredients or Less!

7. Slow Cooker Lemon & Garlic Chicken

The best part about this slow cooker lemon garlic chicken is that it’s easy to make, and chances are you’ll have leftovers. Fresh lemon and garlic are paired with your favorite herbs for a perfectly seasoned chicken that’s simply delicious. Learn how to make this succulent chicken at NO. 2 PENCIL.

Love Slow Cooker Recipes?

Don’t miss any of our favorite crockpot ideas! We’ve rounded up all sorts of splendid slow cooker recipes that you simply must try! Here are a few we think you’ll love:

Slow Cooker Recipe Favorites

And A Few More Faves

Here are a few Slow Cooker roundups, filled with so many recipes you’ll make again and again:

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