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Everyday is a Foodie Celebration! Yummy Baked Treats

This week gave us three of the most delectable food Holidays - National Fried Pie Day, National Mousse Day, and National Chocolate Day. 

Food holiday or not, it's always a great idea to practice our skills in the kitchen and whip up simple recipes to widen our menu repertoire! Here are great recipes perfect for the holidays, and for other days as well.

          Fried Pies          Dessert Mousses   Chocolate Cookies

home made Mcdonald's apple pie recipe      Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies | Kitchen Treaty

 

National Chocolate Day - November 29

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwiches (Picky Plate)

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups good quality chopped milk chocolate
  • 4 tablespoons shortening
  • 12 halved graham crackers
  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter

via Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwiches (Picky Plate)

 

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites (Love From the Oven)

Ingredients:

  • Pretzels
  • Reese’s peanut butter cups
  • Dipping chocolate
  • Topping such as sprinkles or chopped up chocolate and peanut butter chips

via Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites (Love From the Oven)

 

Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Kitchen Treaty) 

Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies | Kitchen Treaty

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips (semi-sweet are also good)

 

via Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Kitchen Treaty)

 

National Mousse Day - November 30

Vanilla Pannacotta With Mango Mousse (Whisk Affair)

Vanilla Pannacotta with Mango Mousse

Ingredients:
For Pannacotta

  • Heavy cream - 500 ml
  • Granulated sugar - 5 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  • Gelatin powder - 2 tsp
  • Cold water - 6 tbsp

For Middle mango layer

  • Mango -1 ( cut into small pieces )
  • Mango puree - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp ( Add only if using unsweetened mango puree )
  • Gelatin - 2 tsp
  • Cold water - 6 tbsp

For mango mousse

  • Mango puree - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 5 tbsp ( use only if using unsweetened mango puree )
  • Whipped cream - 2 cups
  • Gelatin - 2 tsp
  • Cold water - 6 tbsp

 

via Vanilla Pannacotta With Mango Mousse (Whisk Affair)

 

3-Ingredient Mason Jar Chocolate Mousse (The Recipe Rebel)

The easiest chocolate mousse made completely in a mason jar -- no mixer required! -- with only 3 ingredients! So simple and SO good!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce or about 30 grams chopped chocolate
  • 1//2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

The easiest chocolate mousse made completely in a mason jar -- no mixer required! -- with only 3 ingredients! So simple and SO good!

via 3-Ingredient Mason Jar Chocolate Mousse (The Recipe Rebel)

 

Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Mocha Mousse (All Day I Dream About Food) 

Low carb chocolate mousse

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 4 large eggs, separated and at room temperature
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup strongly brewed coffee
  • 6 tbsp powdered erythritol, divided
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 15 drops stevia extract

via Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Mocha Mousse (All Day I Dream About Food)

 

Fried Pie Day - December 1 

Peach Fried Pies (The Peach Truck)

Ingredients:

Filling

  • 2 Fresh Georgia Peaches 
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • ½ cup granulated sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter 
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch 
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom 

Crust

  • 2 ea 16.3 oz large canned biscuits (southern style, not flaky) 

or

  • 4 ea 8 oz crescent roll seamless dough sheets 
  • Shortening or lard for frying 

via Peach Fried Pies (The Peach Truck)


McDonald's Custard Apple Pie Recipe (Ms Marmite Lover)

home made Mcdonald's apple pie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 Pink Lady apples, peeled and cored, diced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, diced
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsps of brown sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsps of custard powder (Birds and Orgran custard powder is vegan)
  • 1 tbsp of plain flour for dusting
  • 320g box of ready rolled puff pastry, cut into four rectangles
  • Groundnut oil for frying
  • 3 tbsps icing sugar for dusting
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon for dusting
  • 1 egg, for wash or vegan option, use a non dairy milk. 

 

via McDonald's Custard Apple Pie Recipe (Ms Marmite Lover)

 

Fried Jam Pies (Bake at Midnite)

Fried Jam Pies | bakeatmidnite.com | #pies #snacks #leftovers

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 refrigerated ready-made pie crust -OR- pie crust scraps
  • ½ cup (approximate) any flavor jam or preserves
  • confectioner's sugar
  • oil for frying
  • water for sealing

via Fried Jam Pies (Bake at Midnite)

 



Make cooking time a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean up time in half.

 

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