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Kid Egg Recipes: Easter Deviled Eggs

Easter Deviled Eggs

No need to adjust your screen, those really are brightly colored Easter Deviled Eggs! This is a super fun and easy recipe to share with your friends and family for Easter, and your kids will LOVE it!  Me and my 4 year old had a great time making them, and they tasted super yummy!

Easter Deviled Eggs

Here is what you will need to make Easter Deviled Eggs:

Easter Deviled Eggs

  • eggs
  • food coloring (I used the Neon kind to make bright Easter colors!)
  • Sweet relish
  • Light mayo
  • Paprika

Directions for making these Easter Deviled Eggs:

Easter Deviled Eggs

Step 1: Boil eggs for about 10 minutes, then set in the fridge to cool for about 30 minutes, take them out and peel them.

Easter Deviled Eggs

Step 2: Cut eggs in half and carefully scoop the yolk out, once you have halved all the eggs and taken the yolk out, mix the yolk with 2 tsp of mayo, and 1 tsp of sweet relish and set aside.

Easter Deviled Eggs

Step 3: fill 3 bowls up with vinegar and food coloring.

Easter Deviled Eggs

Step 4: Submerge the Eggs into the different colored liquid until you get the color desired. Set aside until you have dyed them all.

Step 5: After all the eggs are dyed, put them all together on a plate and grab your yolk mixture

Step 6: Fill all the eggs halves with the Yolk mixture and sprinkle the tops with Paprika.

Step 7: Add some fun decorations like Easter Grass and Peeps to a plate and arrange the Easter Deviled Eggs onto a plate and serve!

This is a great Easter Recipe for you and your kids to do together, and bring to any family or church event, they will be a great hit! What’s also great about this recipe you can switch the colors according to what holiday it is! Green for St. Patricks Day, Black and Orange for Halloween, or even Red, White, an Blue for 4th of July!

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Banana Bread Recipe with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Delicious Chocolate, Peanut Butter Banana Bread Recipe

banana bread recipe

Who say’s Peanut Butter and Chocolate can’t go in a Banana Bread Recipe!

 

Ingredients

3 very ripe Bananas, mashed

1/4 cup Vegetable oil

1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter

1 Egg

1/2 cup Sugar

1/4 cup Brown Sugar

1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour

1/2 tsp Baking Soda

1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder

1/2 tsp Salt

8 oz bag of Reeses’s Mini Peanut Butter Cups

 

Directions

Grease loaf ban with butter or Pam.

While oven is heating up to 350*, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.

In a large bowl stir together bananas, peanut butter, oil, eggs and sugars.

Combine your the first set of ingredients into the ingredients in the large bowl. Stir until combined, the batter will be lumpy. Be careful to not Over Stir.

Unwrap Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cups and fold into the batter.

Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for approximately 1 hour (or until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.)

Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes.

Remove from pan, slice and enjoy.

 

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Topic: Banana Bread Recipe

Celebrating the Easter Season with Friends

Not Your Normal Easter Season Recipes

Easter Season

I love spending time with friends and with kids it get hard to enjoy nights out very often. We try to get together on a monthly basis for adult conversation, fun, and of course food. The kids love it because we are always trying out new yummy dessert recipes and they get to help. This month was no different and with Easter coming I wanted to try out some new Easter Recipes. I get sick of the traditional pies and desserts so I ventured outside of my normal recipes. I was also looking for recipes that the kids could do. I think it is important for both boys and girls to experience the fun of cooking.

easter season

I decided to create my version of Resurrection Rolls using Great Value Crescent Rolls. While picking up my Great Value Crescent Rolls, I decided that I was going to sneak a little Irish magic in there. I decided to use the Great Value Cinnamon Rolls and create a Shamrock Cinnamon Roll.

My favorite recipe that I made was the recipe for Resurrection Rolls. My family celebrates the commercial as well as the religious Easter Season but I had never made Resurrection Rolls. I wanted to change things up so I substituted Peeps into my recipe.

Easter Season Resurrection Rolls Ingredients

2 packages Great Value Crescent Rolls

1 package of Peeps

Easter Season Resurrection Rolls Directions

Preheat oven to 400*

Unroll crescent rolls and separate into triangles.

Using a rolling pin – roll out the triangles slightly.

Place 1 peep in the center of the triangle and fold up.

Make sure to pinch the edges closed.

Place seam sides down on baking sheet.

Bake in oven for 14 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove from oven and open them up to find the surprise!

 

 Our party could not have been better but there was great discussion over the merits of coloring Easter Eggs if they are never eaten. Watch for my follow-up article to see what we decided to do.

 

In the spirit of the Easter Season, I also made the following:

Jelly Been Fudge

Peep Smores

Dunkaroo Dip with Animal Crackers

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bread

 

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Topic: Easter Season

March 12, 2013

Easter Centerpiece: For under $5

Easter Centerpiece

I know we all think wow I have people coming over what am I going to do for an Easter Centerpiece? I often plan little parties for the kids we have special teas and desserts just for fun. I love to make little centerpieces for them but honestly like it better if the kids make them with me. I have to make them on a budget because we really try hard to achieve financial success.

 

Easter Centerpiece

This is what you will need to make an Easter Centerpiece Peeps, sticks, and ribbon, scissors, glass beads, and a vase.

Easter Centerpiece

We made another Easter Centerpiece for the parent’s table but they wanted to make their own for their table. I think creating crafts is so much fun so why not. I let my little ones create their own project. We love creating projects with peeps.Easter Centerpiece

Then my son decided to put the ribbon on the sticks. They weren’t able to make the bows so I helped with that but they made up their own way to wrap the sticks which was just fine with me. It is important to let the kids create their own project. They decided to create their centerpieces with peeps.

Easter Centerpiece

I love to give me children materials and just see what they do with them. The final project was really cute. I think it is was really fun to watch them. They enjoyed making it and eating it. They said they could send people home with a peep pop. I love how their imagination manifests into a greta project and a wonderful memory.

Easter Centerpiece

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Cinnamon Roll Recipe: Shamrock Style

Shamrock Cinnamon Roll Recipe

cinnamon roll recipe

This Shamrock Cinnamon Roll Recipe is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast!

Delight them “Irish Style” when they wake up on St. Patrick’s Day with Shamrock shaped cinnamon rolls. This recipe adds a twist to the traditional cinnamon roll and makes it unique and fun. Plus who doesn’t like waking up to the smell of cinnamon rolls in the morning.

Ingredients

2 cans Great Value Cinnamon Rolls with icing

 

Shamrock Cinnamon Roll Recipe Directions

Unroll the Great Value Cinnamon rolls.

Take the first cinnamon roll and start rolling the ends toward the middle (it will resemble a heart) . When the spirals look the same, pinch the dough one half of the roll then start rolling the dough from the unrolled end to form a matching spiral. When each spiral looks the same, pinch the dough between the two spirals to make a point at the bottom.

Repeat with two more rolls.

Arrange the heart shaped rolls into a shamrock shape on your cookie sheet.

Take 1 Cinnamon Roll to use for stems and cut off a small piece. Place under the heart shaped rolls.

Repeat with remaining Great ValueCinnamon Rolls.

Bake at 350 F for 20-25 minutes.

Remove from oven and glaze with included frosting.

*I love cooking with the Great Value Cinnamon Rolls. They have the same quality as Name Brands but for a fraction of the cost*

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: Grown-up Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham Recipe

green eggs and ham

I still remember being in 1st grade and reading Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham. I could probably recite most of the book if I was inclined to try but I do digress. I also remember the day they made us try Green Eggs and Ham. I was not an adventurous kid and did not like to try new things. My mom learned the hard way once with Pierogies.  However, surrounded by class mates I was not going to be the only one not trying it. I soon realized that it tasted the same as regular eggs and ham. Now that I am older my palate is slightly more expanded and I want more flavors with dishes. I have amped up my recipe so that I get the flavor but it is not too much to turn off for my children.

Grown-Up Green Eggs and Ham!

 

Ingredients

8 eggs

1 can spinach, drained  (You could also use fresh spinach)

1 cup ham (diced)

1 tsp butter/margarine (you may also substitute cooking spray)

½ cup mozzarella cheese

Green Eggs and Ham Directions

In a medium bowl, wisk eggs together.

In a separate bowl mix together chopped ham and spinach

Preheat a medium skillet and melt butter to coat the bottom of the pan.

Pour in egg mixture to pan and cook as you would for scrambled eggs

In a small skillet heat up the ham mixture till it is warm.

Combine the ham mixture with the egg mixture and top with cheese.

Remove from heat and serve with toast.

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