St. Patty’s Day Treats!

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Here are some festive desserts perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day party:

Don’t try to steal me ……Lucky Charms!

This breakfast cereal sits around all year waiting to be useful! So use it!

Lucky Charm Treats


 

 

 

 

 

 

Same recipe as Rice Krispies Treats, just use Lucky Charms!

Lucky Charm Cupcakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vanilla Cake, Green Icing, put some cereal in a bowl and dip!

 

There’s Always Room For Jello!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbow Jello Recipe

  • 5 small boxes of assorted Jello flavors
  • 7 envelopes unflavored gelatin (2 boxes)
  • Boiling water (6 + 3/4 cups; 5 cups total, 1 cup at a time plus 1 + 3/4 cups)
  • 1 14oz. can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  1. In a small bowl combine Grape Jello and 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, add 1 cup boiling water and stir until dissolved. Pour into a 13×9 glass pan and place in fridge for about 20 minutes, until set but not firm
  2. In a small bowl combine sweetened condensed milk and 1 cup boiling water, stir well.
  3. In another small bowl, add cold water and sprinkle 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin, set aside for 1 minute. Add 3/4 cup boiling water and stir well. Add to milk mixture and stir.
  4. Add 1 cup of milk mixture to Grape Jello layer, place in fridge to set, about 25 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl combine Blue Jello and 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, add 1 cup boiling water and stir until dissolved. Pour over cream mixture and place in fridge for about 20 minutes, until set but not firm
  6. Add 1 cup of milk mixture to Blue Jello layer, place in fridge to set, about 25 minutes.
  7. In a small bowl combine Lime Jello and 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, add 1 cup boiling water and stir until dissolved. Pour over cream mixture and place in fridge for about 20 minutes, until set but not firm
  8. Add 1 cup of milk mixture to Lime Jello layer, place in fridge to set, about 25 minutes.
  9. In a small bowl combine Lemon Jello and 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, add 1 cup boiling water and stir until dissolved. Pour over cream mixture and place in fridge for about 20 minutes, until set but not firm
  10. Add 1 cup of milk mixture to Lemon Jello layer, place in fridge to set, about 25 minutes.
  11. In a small bowl combine Strawberry Jello and 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, add 1 cup boiling water and stir until dissolved. Pour over cream mixture and place in fridge for about 20 minutes, until set but not firm

Cupcakes!

Pots o’ Gold, Rainbows, Kiss Me I’m Irish, There’s so many ways to incorporate this holiday into cupcakes!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kiss Me I’m Irish Cupcakes, with wax lips! (Try your local vintage candy store!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbows with or without a Pot o’ Gold! (Gummi Rainbow Candy also available at Vintage Candy Stores.)

Pot O’ Gold Instructions – Roll a tootsie roll with your hand against a flat surface reshaping it to more of a barrel shape, and sprinkle Gold Sprinkles on top.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or try a Cake Rainbow, and throw a chocolate gold coin on top for fun!

These are easier then they look! Just take yellow cake mix, and get the standard four pack of food coloring (Red, Green, Yellow, and Blue). Mix cake mix normally and split evenly into 6 bowls. Add food coloring to each using the guide below.  Then spoon into cupcake cups.

RAINBOW COLOR DROPS OF FOOD COLORING
Purple 9 red and 6 blue drops
Blue 12 drops
Green 12 drops
Yellow 12 drops
Orange 12 yellow and 4 red drops
Red 18 drops

It’s Cookie Time!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
6 to 8 drops green food color
1 egg
1 cup creme de menthe baking chips
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, extract, food color and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in creme de menthe baking chips and chocolate chunks.

2. Using small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.