How to Colour Easter Eggs

March 19, 2015 in Crafts

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Colourful Easter eggs are not only fun to make, especially if you involve your children, they also add to your home decor and Easter decorating nicely. Using them to place around a bowl of fresh flowers or placing pretty Easter egg on each dinner plate will make your festive decorating easy.

You can get very creative colouring your easter eggs. Some techniques are more complicated than others – but there really are very simple and easy ways to create a nice selection of colourful eggs. Here are few techniques, complete with instructions, that I hope will be helpful to you.

If you print this article, it’ll make it easy to have it with you while you make your Easter eggs with your kids. We’ll be creating 3 types of effects: marble, crayon and sponge styles of Easter eggs.

I’ve also created a list of Easter egg decorating tips that I’ve picked up over the years at the end of the article, if you’ve got any more tips then please leave me a note in the comments!

Marble Eggs

 

You will need:

  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Store bought dye or food colouring
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil (for each color)

How to Make it:

  • Mix dye according to package directions
  • Add 1 Tbsp vegetable oil to each color you want to marbleize
  • Dye eggs as directed on dye package
  • When you remove the eggs, the oil will have caused a very nifty marbleized effect

Crayon Coloured Eggs

 

What You Will Need:

  • Crayons
  • Boiled eggs
  • Neon food coloring and white vinegar (optional)

How to Make It:

  1. Be sure that boiled eggs are cool and dry.
  2. Place a double folded kitchen towel and place it on the table underneath child’s hands so if the egg slips out it will have a soft cushion to land on.
  3. Use crayons to draw designs on the egg.
  4. Have kids hold the egg gently so they do not crack the shell.
  5. This step is optional but adds a fun effect. If you like, mix 1 Tbsp of white vinegar into a coffee mug of water (filled ¾ full) then add several drops of food coloring.
  6. Dip the crayon coloured egg into the dye and let sit for about a minute.
  7. Remove and let dry. The dye makes the crayon look brighter, especially if you use neon food colouring!

Sponge Painted Eggs

 

What You Will Need:

  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Acrylic craft paints in the colors of your choice
  • Household sponge
  • Paper towel
  • Small bowl of water
  • Egg holder or empty egg carton

How to Make It:

  1. Soak a household sponge in water, then ring it out completely.
  2. Cut the sponge into several different pieces, enough so that you have one for each color.
  3. Using a paper plate as a palette, squeeze out small amounts of several different colors of paint.
  4. Place an empty egg carton upside down so that you can rest your eggs on it to dry once painted.
  5. Hold an egg in your fingers, and with your other hand, dab a sponge into desired paint color.
  6. Dab the sponge onto a piece of paper towel. The object is to remove the excess paint, but not completely dry it out.
  7. Now dab the sponge directly onto your egg, using any type of random pattern you like. Paint as much of the egg as you can and place it down to dry.
  8. Repeat steps four to six for each egg, using different colors.
  9. For a coloured background with white sponge marks, simply paint the egg a solid color with a paint brush or with one of your sponges. When dry, sponge on a pattern with white paint.
  10. When one side has dried, complete the other side and allow that to dry as well.
  11. Place eggs into an egg holder, or fill a bowl with Easter grass and arrange the eggs atop the grass.

More Easter Egg decorating tips and tricks:

  • To make pastel paints from primary colors, simply add enough white paint until you have reached the shade you want.
  • Use a pair of scissors to round the edge of the sponges. Square edge can make your design look choppy, whereas a rounded edge looks softer.
  • Instead of painting the eggs a solid color, you can always dye them with traditional methods, then sponge paint them with white. This is an easy alternative if you don’t have several different paint colors on hand.
  • Get creative! Make different shapes by cutting hearts or letters from the sponges. Dollar stores will sometimes have shaped sponges in the kid’s bath section.
  • To boil perfect eggs, place into a shallow pan, cover with water and boil gently for three minutes. Turn off heat and cover pan with a tight fitting lid and let sit for 15 minutes. Place pan in sink, carefully drain out hot water and let cold water run over them for several minutes. Turn off water and add several ice cubes and let sit for about 5 minutes more.
  • Try different types of food colouring, and for sure – try neon colors!

I hope you enjoy colouring eggs with your children, these days go by quickly! Please send in your comments, suggestions and pictures to share with the rest of us Moms and Grandmoms!

 With Love,

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Easy Easter Table Decorations

April 8, 2014 in Household Hints

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easter chicksAdding creatively arranged flowers or handmade centerpieces along with colourful easter eggs of Easter decor will make your home and your festive dinner table more appealing – and it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are a couple of my favourites to give you an idea or two – do not be afraid to get creative, use your favourite flowers and enjoy your holiday! 

Sweet Surprise

How to Make this Pretty centerpiece:

  • Trace the mouth of a paper cup onto paper.
  • Draw petals around the circle you traced; each petal should be about 2 inches long.
  • Trace this flower shape onto coloured paper and cut it out.
  • Pierce the center of the flower with a pencil.
  • Cut triangles from this center hole out toward the petal, making sure to stop about an inch from the edge.
  • Slide the flower over the cup so that it comes up to the rim.
  • Cut off the excess paper at the tips of the triangles, then tape the base to the cup.
  • Trace the flower-shape template onto green paper and extend each petal into a point to form a ring of “leaves.”
  • Repeat the same process with the leaves and tape beneath the petals.
  • Place a small bowl filled with jelly bean in the centre.

Sweet Centerpiece

How to Make this Prettty Centerpiece:

  • Center a small glass vase (or a juice glass) inside a larger one.
  • Fill the space in between the two vases with an assortment of brightly coloured jelly beans.
  • Pour a few inches of water into the inner vase, then set your blooms in place.
  • I made this centerpiece last year and used yellow silk tulips. After the holidays, I wrapped it in plastic and stored it on a shelf – and I have a ready to place centerpiece this year!

Enjoy your holidays and send in your comments, suggestions and experiences – your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated!

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How to Make Easter Egg Holders

April 1, 2014 in Featured Articles

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If you don’t feel like getting too involved in decorating Easter Eggs, you can make it easy by just colouring all your eggs in solid colours and creating adorable egg holders.

The best way i could recommend to you is to involve your children and have them colour the egg holders with their crayons of markers – the kids will love making their own holders – guaranteed!

Directions:

  • Print out the template(s) you want to use
  • Colour as appropriate (water colour paints work nice – but have your children select their own method of colouring)
  •  Cut the holders out. (There are three on each template)
  •   You can make an egg decoration — wrap the strip of paper around the egg and attach with a small piece of tape (you may have to trim the ends of the paper depending on how big your egg is.Or:
  • You can make an egg holder — cut a toilet paper roll into a one inch ring.  Glue the strip of paper around the roll and place the egg gently in the ring.  It should stand nicely on the table

 

Here are your templates (please enlarge them to the size that will print desired size on your printer)

Template # 1:

Template #2:

Template #3:

 

Hope you have fun making these Easter Egg Holders – please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences, your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated!

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Fun Easter Games for Kids

March 31, 2014 in Featured Articles

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easter eggs (284x177) (284x177)It is definitely a good idea to have few games ready for your Easter gathering – especially if there are children present. You can easily have these games organized ahead of time – when I do it, I have little plastic baskets filled with materials for each game ready to go on a moment’s notice. If you decide to do that, you will find out that it is very easy to call the kids together and occupy them for quite a while. And don’t be surprised if adults get involved as well – after all – being competitive is just human nature, even if it involves cupcakes and Easter Eggs!

 

Easter Cupcake Walk

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Materials:

  • Cupcake for each child
  • Numbers taped to the floor
  • Easter basket to hold number call cards
  • Music

 How To Play:

When the music starts the children begin to walk around the room stepping on each of the numbers as they go. When the music stops the children should step on the number closest to them. A number is pulled from the Easter basket and the child standing on that number gets to choose a cupcake and return to their desk. That number is then removed from the floor and the bag. Continue until every child has a cupcake.

Egg Toss

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Materials:

  • Large cardboard with Easter basket drawn on one side and a good size hole cut-out in center of basket, or a few small holes for older kids.
  • Colourful egg-shaped bean bags (Easter eggs)
  • Bucket to hold bean bags
  • Tape to mark distance line

How To Play:

Place cardboard basket a little distance from a wall with a paper box lid on floor to catch Easter egg bean bags. Mark your distance line according to age and skill of children. Line children up behind the line and place a bucket of Easter egg bean bags beside them. Give each child three tries to get their bean bag through the hole. Get all three Easter egg bean bags in and earn a ‘egg-licious’ reward.

Easter Egg Roll

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Materials:

  • 1 hard-boiled Easter egg for each team (maybe a few extras)
  • 1 spoon for each team

 How To Play:

Divide children into teams. The goal is for the first person to roll the egg with the spoon to the end of the course and back. The person hands the spoon to the next person in line and the relay continues until a team finishes.

 

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Hot Cross Buns Recipe

March 26, 2014 in Recipes

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Hot-Cross-Buns (2)This is another favourite treat – for Easter or for anytime. If you have not made Hot Cross Buns before, trying the recipe now will give you the chance to do it before the Easter holidays. I have made these ahead of time, froze them and then put them into the oven for a few minutes just before serving time. They come out beautifully!

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 1 package (1/4 oz.) of active dry yeast
  •  1/2 teaspoon of granulated white sugar
  •  3- 1/2 – 4 cups of all purpose flour
  •  1/4 cup of light brown sugar
  •  1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon of allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) of unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  •  1/2 cup of candied fruit and peel mix
  • 1/4 cup of raisins or currants

Egg wash: 

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon of milk or cream

Glaze: 

  • 1/2 cup of confectioners (powdered or icing) sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon milk or cream

Directions:

    1. In a small saucepan or in the microwave heat the milk until lukewarm .
    2. Add the yeast and 1/2 teaspoon sugar and stir to combine.
    3. Set aside for about 10 minutes or until the yeast is activated and is foamy.
    4. Meanwhile in the bowl of your electric mixer, combine the flour, brown sugar, spices, and salt. 
    5. Once the yeast is foamy, add to the flour mixture and beat to combine.
    6. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
    7. With the mixer on low, gradually add the butter, mixing until the butter is incorporated and the dough comes together. With the dough attachment, knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes). 
    8. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and, by hand, gradually knead in the candied and dried fruit. 
    9. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, turning the dough once, so the top is lightly greased.
    10. Cover with plastic wrap or a clean dish towel and place in a warm spot to rise until it has doubled in size (about 1 1/2 hours).
    11. When the dough has doubled in size, punch it down, and divide into 12 equal pieces. 
    12. Form each piece into a small round ball and place on a parchment lined baking sheet (Place three buns to a row, four rows altogether. They should be spaced so they have enough room to double in size.) 
    13. Make an egg wash of one beaten egg with 1 tablespoon milk, and brush the tops of the buns with the wash.
    14. Cover with plastic wrap or a clean dish towel and place in a warm spot until almost doubled in size (about 30 – 60 minutes).
    15. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F .
    16. Brush the tops of the buns with the egg wash again and, with a sharp, lightly greased knife ,make a cross in the tops of each bun. 
    17. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for about 15 minutes, or until the buns are nicely browned and a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Hope this recipe will turn out well for you, please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences – your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated

 

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Deviled Eggs Recipe

April 5, 2012 in Recipes

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You are probably thinking more about colouring eggs than to making them to eat – but I am thinking that Deveiled Eggs may just be the thing to have around for your holiday dinner as an appetizer. It is one of our family’s favourite and this is the recipe I use:

Easter Deviled Eggs:

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • salt to taste
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • paprika, for garnish

Directions:

    1. Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water.
    2. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat.
    3. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes.
    4. Remove from hot water, cool and peel.
    5. Cut eggs in half.
    6. Remove yolks and place in a medium bowl.
    7. Mash together with celery, onion, mayonnaise, salt and hot pepper sauce.
    8. Stuff the egg white halves with the egg yolk mixture.
    9. Sprinkle eggs with paprika.
    10. Chill covered in the refrigerator until serving.

 

Hope you have enjoyed this recipe -please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences, your input is always welcomed and much appreciated!

 

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Easter Chocolate Cake Recipe

April 11, 2011 in Recipes

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Chocolate cake has got to be one of family favourites. I have tried a good number of recipes – some better than others. The kind of chocolate cake I don`t care for is the one that is dry and crumbly – and this recipe is not one that turns out like that. Try it ahead of time if you want, just to make sure that when you make it for your Easter desert it turns out beautiful You can easily decorate it to suit your overall Easter decor, using candy eggs, etc. I also like to add strawberries – the combination of chocolate and strawberries never fails!

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 9 ounces of semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup of granulated white sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cream of tartar

Ganache:

  • 8 ounces of semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon or brandy (optional)

Garnish:

Mini Robin Eggs (candy coated malted milk candy) or other Easter Candy

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and place oven rack in the center of the oven.
  2. Lightly coat a 9 x 3 inch (23 x 8 cm) springform pan with melted butter or spray with a non-stick cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper.
  3. Separate the eggs while still cold, placing the egg whites in one bowl and the egg yolks in another bowl.
  4. Cover both with plastic wrap and bring to room temperature (about 30 minutes).
  5. Meanwhile, melt the butter and chocolate in a stainless steel bowl placed over a saucepan of simmering water.
  6. Place egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar in the bowl of your electric mixer (can also use a hand mixer).
  7. Beat on medium high speed until thick and lemon-coloured, about 3-5 minutes. (The eggs should have tripled in volume, look thick and soft, and when you lift the beater the mixture falls back into the bowl in a slow ribbon.)
  8. Beat in the vanilla extract and melted chocolate mixture.
  9. In a clean bowl, with the whisk attachment, beat the egg whites until foamy.
  10. Add the cream of tartar and continue beating until soft peaks form.
  11. Gradually add the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  12. Using a rubber spatula or whisk, fold a small amount of whites into the egg yolk mixture to lighten the batter.
  13. Add the remaining egg whites, folding just until incorporated.
  14. Do not over mix or the batter will deflate.
  15. Pour into the prepared pan, smoothing the top.
  16. Bake the cake for about 50 – 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs. (During baking the surface of the cake will form a crust which will collapse when the cake is removed from the oven.)
  17. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. The top of the cake will have become hard with a cracked surface and lots of crumbs.
  18. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for a few hours or up to a few days.

Ganache:

  1. Place the chopped chocolate in a stainless steel bowl.
  2. Heat the cream and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Bring just to a boil. Pour the boiling cream over the chocolate and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir until smooth. If desired, add the liqueur.

Assemble:

  1. Remove torte from refrigerator and brush any loose crumbs from the cake.
  2. Place on a wire rack, top of the cake facing down (so now the bottom of the cake is facing up).
  3. Put the wire rack on a baking sheet. In this way if the chocolate ganache drips it will fall on the baking sheet, which makes clean up easier.
  4. Pour the ganache into the center of the cake.
  5. Spread the ganache with a spatula, using big strokes to push the ganache over the sides of the cake, to create an even coating. If there are any bare spots on the sides of cake, cover with ganache. If there is leftover ganache, strain to remove crumbs, and with a hand mixer or whisk, beat until light and fluffy.
  6. Place in a piping bag, fitted with a Wilton 1M open star tip, and pipe rosettes on top of the cake.
  7. Decorate with mini robin eggs or other Easter candy, if desired.
  8. Refrigerate cake.

This cake is best served the next day as it allows the flavours to blend. Cut the cake in small slices with a sharp knife, wiping off the knife after slicing each piece. If you have problems cutting the slices, warm the blade of the knife under hot running water before cutting each slice.

Hope you have enjoyed this recipe – please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences – your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated!

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How To Make Your Own Easter Eggs

April 5, 2011 in Household Hints

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easter eggs (284x177)Making Easter eggs can be lot of fun – especially if you get your children involved. You can create a very festive centerpiece, use them to decorate various points of your home of create small baskets your children can give away to friends and family. Here are couple more easy to make egg decorating ideas for you:

   

Drip Dot Eggs

Materials:

  • Boiled eggs
  • Acrylic non-toxic craft paint, your choice of colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Empty egg carton
  • Dish of water

Directions:

  1. Be sure that boiled eggs are cool and dry.
  2. Place a double folded kitchen towel and place it on the table underneath child’s hands so if the egg slips out it will have a soft cushion to land on.
  3. Place boiled eggs into an empty egg carton for stability.
  4. Place some paint onto a paper plate or a small dish or palette. Add several drops of water to the paint to thin it out.
  5. Using the paintbrush, place a generous dot of paint on top of your egg. If the paint is not thin enough to start dripping down the egg, add another generous dot. If it still doesn’t drip, dip your paintbrush in water and add to the dot on the egg until it begins dripping down the egg. Repeat this several times so that it drips down around the egg several times. Use two different colors to create your drips.
  6. Allow the drips to dry completely. If your eggs begin to stick to the cardboard egg carton, carefully loosen them and scrape off any cardboard from the egg with your fingernail, then move them to a different area of the carton to continue drying.
  7. When completely dry, carefully hold the egg upside down and paint the bottom half of the egg solid, this will cover up the end of the drips. Place the egg upside down to allow the solid area to dry. If needed, repeat with another coat and let dry again.
  8. When dry, use the handle end of a paintbrush dipped in white paint to add polka dots to your solid color. Let dry.

 

Easter Egg Heads

Materials:

  • Boiled eggs
  • 3-D paint or glitter glue, in a variety of colors
  • White craft glue
  • Wiggle eyes, in any size
  • Cooling rack or film canister lids
  • Marker
  • Mini bowl (optional)
  • Tweezers (optional)
  • Empty egg cartons

Directions: You will need to decorate only one side of the egg at a time. Let the eggs dry either on egg cartons turned upside down, on a cooling rack or film canister lid. Decorate other side when first side is dry.

  1. Place egg into an empty egg carton for stability.
  2. Use glitter glue or 3-D paint to “draw” on hair. This will need to dry for several hours.
  3. If you wish to add a bow, place a small construction paper or ribbon bow into the 3-D paint or glitter glue hair before it dries all the way.
  4. Decide where you want to place the wiggle eyes and glue them in place.
  5. Add a nose by gluing on a miniature pom pom
  6. Draw on a mouth with a marker.
  7. Place on a decorative plate, an Easter basket, or make an arrangement for your table.

 

Hope you have lots of fun creating your special Easter eggs – please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences, your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated

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Easter Appetizers Recipes

March 30, 2011 in Recipes

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When you start planning your menu for the festive Easter dinner, you may want to consider including some appetizers. I usually do, because they will bridge the time before you putting finishing touches on your dinner and the time you actually serve it. It also helps to start conversations – especially if you have invited people who have not met previously. And if your appetizers are unusual and delicious, the conversation will not be a problem.

Here are a few recipes for you:

Pickled Red Beet Eggs

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15 ounce) can beets
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 12 hard cooked eggs, shelled and left whole
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vinegar

Directions:

  1. Drain liquid from the beets into saucepan.
  2. Place beets, onions, and eggs into a large bowl or pitcher.
  3. Pour sugar and vinegar into the saucepan with the beet liquid and bring the mixture to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to low, and let the mixture simmer 15 minutes.
  5. Pour the beet juice mixture over the beets, eggs, and onions.
  6. Seal the bowl or pitcher and refrigerate.
  7. Refrigerate for at least one to 3 days; the longer they are allowed to sit the better they will taste.

 

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound prosciutto, sliced
  • 1/2 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 12 spears fresh asparagus, trimmed

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Spread prosciutto slices with cream cheese.
  3. Wrap slices around 2 or 3 asparagus spears.
  4. Arrange wrapped spears in a single layer on a medium baking sheet.
  5. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until asparagus is tender.

 

Chicken Salad Puffs

 Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • Filling:
  • 2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

    1. In a saucepan, bring water, butter and salt to a boil.
    2. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms.
    3. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes.
    4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    5. Continue beating until smooth and shiny.
    6. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet.
    7. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
    8. Remove to wire racks. Immediately cut a slit in each puff to allow steam to escape; cool.
    9. Split puffs and set tops aside; remove soft dough from inside.
    10. In a bowl, combine the filling ingredients; mix well.
    11. Fill puffs and replace tops.
    12. Refrigerate until serving.
    13. Refrigerate leftovers.

 

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Easy Easter Eggs

March 22, 2011 in Recipes

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Bring out your creativity with these adorable Easter Egg Heads.They are easy to make – just think about the possibilities!  And kids think the wiggle eyes are especially funny! Check out your local craft store or a dollar store to get the wiggly eyes and keep your eyes opened for things you can use for hair, hats, etc – get creative and you will love the results!

Materials:

  • Boiled eggs
  • 3-D paint or glitter glue, in a variety of colors
  • White craft glue
  • Wiggle eyes, in any size
  • Cooling rack or film canister lids
  • Marker
  • Mini bowl (optional)
  • Tweezers (optional)
  • Empty egg cartons

Directions:

You will need to decorate only one side of the egg at a time. Let the eggs dry either on egg cartons turned upside down, on a cooling rack or film canister lid. Decorate other side when first side is dry.

  1. Place egg into an empty egg carton for stability.
  2. Use glitter glue or 3-D paint to “draw” on hair. This will need to dry for several hours.
  3. If you wish to add a bow, place a small construction paper or ribbon bow into the 3-D paint or glitter glue hair before it dries all the way.
  4. Decide where you want to place the wiggle eyes and glue them in place.
  5. Add a nose by gluing on a miniature pom pom
  6. Draw on a mouth with a marker.
  7. Place on a decorative plate, an Easter basket, or make an arrangement for your table.
  8. 

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