Give your guests something springy and sweet with bite sized key lime pies. To make these, you’ll need graham cracker crumbs, whipped topping, fresh key lime juice, a key lime for zest, butter and granulated sugar. Create the filling by melting the butter in a small sauce pan; then add sugar and graham cracker crumbs (portions vary depending on how large or small your intended size is) before combining the lime juice and whipped topping. Next, spoon the ingredients into cupcake liners and allow to cool. To serve,
remove them from the liners and display on a tray.
Highlight the bright flavor of key limes with this miniature version of a classic dessert. For the crust, you'll need: 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons melted butter and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. For the filling, you'll need: ½ cup fresh key lime juice, 2 cups whipped topping - plus more for garnish, 1 additional key lime for zest and 1 drop of green food coloring (optional).
Add liquors to hot cocoa in a mug. Stir to combine. Add marshmallows to top of mug and brown with a culinary torch or under the broiler of your oven. To broil, position the rack so that the top of the marshmallows are 2-3 inches from the heat source. Watch the marshmallows closely as they can go quickly from browned to burnt.
To serve, sprinkle the top with graham cracker crumbs and a graham cracker dipped in melted chocolate, if desired.
First, make your favorite hot chocolate recipe. Then, add liquors to hot cocoa in a mug, and stir to combine. Add marshmallows to top of mug, and brown with a culinary torch or under the broiler of your oven. Tip: to broil, position the rack so that the top of the marshmallows are 2-3 inches from the heat source. Watch the marshmallows closely as they can go quickly from browned to burnt. To serve, sprinkle the top with graham cracker crumbs and a graham cracker dipped in melted chocolate, if desired.
Of course, apple pie is the go-to dessert everyone knows and loves. Whether you’re serving deep dish, double crust, lattice-top or Dutch crumb, it’s tough to beat this American classic. This year, up your pie game by trying some new twists on a family favorite. Marry apple with other tasty ingredients to deliver a whole new crowd pleaser. Good apple combinations include cranberry, raisin, raspberry, dates and pear. Toss nuts into the filling, or switch up spices, swapping cinnamon for Chinese five-spice. Trade pastry for a ginger snap or cinnamon graham cracker crust. You can freeze unbaked apple pies for a quick dessert that’s equally cozy and impressive. Or save your freezer space by making home-canned apple pie filling. It comes together in a snap with a boiling water bath and turns out wonderful fresh-tasting pies for the holidays and beyond.