While most people were worried about having the scariest costume when I was younger, I was always more interested in the candy. While everyone wasted time trying to perfect their costume, I was busy mapping out every detail in my city, finding the most efficient way of getting the most candy in my pillowcase(s) before the night ended. Although I'm long retired from the game, it's about time to pass along all of the tips and tricks I've learned from my youth for getting treats. So, here I pres...
Dawn5377 teaches you how to make a pink sweet treat cup door. You need a stamp from the sweet center set and you use it on a small piece of pink cardboard. You punch the middle out. Also punch the middle of another piece of pink cardboard. Insert the treat cup door and stick it in. You use dimensionals to hold a white piece of paper, which acts like a tray under the plastic dome. You add some sweet treats inside and stick the other pink piece (with the heart) on the other side. Also remember ...
By using the Sweet Treat cups, cardstock and a few extra crafting supplies, you can incorproate delicious jelly beans (or any other small, autumn-colored candy) into a crafted paper turkey. This is a great little decoration to put on the kids' table this Thanksigving season!
We know that every pink and red Hallmark card out there tells us that Valentine's Day is about smoochin' it up with your amor and generally cherishing the ones you love, but to be honest, the holiday is also about cherishing your love for candy and sweets.
Regardless of your culture or your age, eating with your hands is fun. Flouting social convention and just digging in with your fingers provides a whole other level of epicurean enjoyment. And one of the most entertaining hands-on foods is monkey bread. Food historian Tori Avey provides a comprehensive history of the origins of this pull-apart treat, including the important detail that no actual monkeys are involved in the making of monkey bread. Originally a savory culinary creation from Sou...
In this project, you'll learn how to re-purpose low-cost sprinkler parts into a high-powered CANDY CANNON. Be the coolest person on the block by building a pneumatic device that will launch candy 100 feet in the air—you can make it rain down all kinds of sugary treats!!!
Dawn5377 teaches you how to make a pink sweet treat cup door. You need a stamp from the sweet center set and you use it on a small piece of pink cardboard. You punch the middle out. Also punch the middle of another piece of pink cardboard. Insert the treat cup door and stick it in. You use dimensional to hold a white piece of paper, which acts like a tray under the plastic dome. You add some sweet treats inside and stick the other pink piece (with the heart) on the other side. Also remember t...
This origami chocolate bar, which is realistically divided into mini bite-sized pieces and has a Dairy Milk blue packaging, is a difficult fold, but so worth it. Give it to your sweet-toothed sweetheart on Valentine's Day for a treat without the calories. Just be careful that the recipient of your origami chocolate bar doesn't actually try to eat it.
At its core, Valentine's Day is about giving and getting sweet treats. While one could argue that the same idea applies for both Halloween and Christmas, on Valentine's Day these sweets are packaged in the most adoring, lovey dovey ribbons and wrappings.
In this video, Betty makes a variety of floats for summer. She shows you how to use various flavors of soda and ice cream to make interesting treats for the warm weather. Enjoy these sweet, cold, refreshing treats for desserts or everyday snacks in the warmer months. Yum!
In this video, Hetal and Anjua are at it again teaching you how to make delicious and healthy back sweet potato fries. An easy to make recipe, step by step you'll learn exactly how to create this delicious treat for the whole family.
Sea salt ice cream is a great treat to sharpen your taste buds. This sweet and salty summer treat is great on any warm day day or just travelling in your gummi ship. This video will demonstrate exactly how to make sea salt ice cream.
In this video, learn how to make a very unique treat - coconut bread! Coconut bread is nice and thick with a hint of sweetness and tastes fantastic warmed up and slathered with butter or topped with ice cream. This tutorial will show you the step by step you need to get up and running with this yummy baked treat.
Hardly anybody thinks twice about the candy wrapper after they've got a hold on the sweet treat inside. But for those who look at the whole picture, those wrappers can be used for all sorts of different reasons. In this case, to make a cool looking bracelet. Find out how to make one in this sweet tutorial!
When it comes to snaring the best and most candy on Halloween, victory is sweet. You will need an awesome costume, a small bucket, a large bag, and if you feel like doubling houses, an extra costume. Watch this video Halloween tutorial and learn how to get more candy while trick or treating.
Valentine's Day sweets can be made even sweeter when they're packaged in delightful way. Martha Stewart herself would approve of this red and pink gift box, which features Valentine's Day hearts on the front.
In the mood for a classic cocktail drink at home? Well, treat yourself and mix one yourself, like this deliciously sour Amaretto Sour. This is one of the best classic cocktails, which uses Amaretto, an Italian sweet almond-flavored liqueur, made from apricot or almond pits (or both). Also in this mixed drink is Sweet & Sour, 7-Up (or any lemon-lime soda) or Tonic Water, a cup and some ice.
This hot chocolate mix recipe from chef Jason Hill is a decadent Valentine's Day treat or winter drink. Hot cocoa is a hit for adults and children alike. The ingredients are milk, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings. Learn how to prepare this sweet cocoa drink by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
Cheese, toasted bread, and peaches? We couldn't think of a lovlier combination, or one that sat more adoringly on our tongue. If you're in the mood for an afternoon treat that's both sweet and slightly salty, then this creamy peach brulee bruschetta, topped with burrata cheese, will knock your tastebuds out of the ballpark.
It's nearly impossible to survive Halloween without gorging yourself out on hordes of cavity-inducing candy, chocolate, cake, and other sweets. That being said, your little kid is probably getting enough sugar from trick-or-treating and school parties as it is, so keep him from a grim dentist's visit by adding some healthy treats to the mix.
Nothing can compare to the sweet & salty combination of white chocolate and peanut butter. In this baking tutorial, chef Rachel Allen shows us step by step how to bake a great dessert for your next holiday or after-dinner treat. Heat up your white chocolate Blondie, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you have the perfect dish to satisfy any sweet tooth!
If you know how to use your microwave then you can easily make these gorgeous Valentine's Day cupcakes. That's because all it takes is microwaving candy melts - and squeezing some flower and heart shapes - to adorn your baked goods.
Sugar may be bad for the body, but it most certainly is good for the soul (and your taste buds). And now that the holiday season is coming up, you should feel free to let yourself indulge a little with small portions of flavorful treats.
In this clip, learn how to make an exotic saffron mango mousse with the girls from Show Me The Curry. This tutorial is detailed and will introduce you to this unique and interesting new sweet treat. Enjoy!
Puppies and cupcakes are irresistable on their own, so imagine the sweet indulgence and sugar-induced craziness you'll experience once you bake these sinfully delicious pupcakes!
Come on, who doesn't love sugary sweet Rice Krispy treats! Super easy to make, even small kids can help. This recipe puts a spin on traditional treats and makes a healthier even better version. You can add peanut butter as a source of protein and energy. You use organic or non brown Rice Krispys because it contains a lot less sugar than the regular stuff. Perfect as an afternoon surprise for when your kids get home from school. Plus, you will not feel bad about serving them.
A tasty and simple Mediterranean cookie that you can make at home is Ma'amoul. Ma'amoul are sweet and tasty filled cookies and are typically served around the holidays. So, the next time you are in charge of the baking give these delicious treats a try.
In this recipe add a little bit of healthy fiber to your scones. Learn how to prepare whole wheat cranberry scones with an orange zest and serve it with coffee and tea. These sweet English treats are wonderful at breakfast or anytime throughout the day. Enjoy!
Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet that looks sort of like a rice krispie treat on the outside, but in fact is really solidified milk and cottage cheese. The recipe isn't all that difficult to make and only requires a list of about 7 or less ingredients. So check out this tutorial on how to make it while using Indian milk, burfi. Enjoy!
This is a basic trick for little dogs like this Miniature Pincher, Daisy. The dog jumps off a human's leg and does a half turn (180). LIke any dog training be patient, go over each step multiple times in order to help the dog learn. The treats should be broken up so you don't spoil the dog or make him stuffed with sweets.
Deep-fried bananas are good for snacks between meal time. These Thai treats calm down the violence of hunger, and eliminates the tensions of the day. For this recipe, you will need coconut milk, rice flour, tapioca flour, salt, sugar, water, sesame seeds, and banana or even sweet potatoes. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make kluay kaek, deep-fried bananas, from Thai chef Kai.
Candied apples are the classic Halloween treat and continue to be popular up to today. Perhaps it's the mix of the tartness of the apple with the sweet caramel goodness of the shell? Either way, Halloween isn't complete without sinking your fake vampire teeth into one of these.
Join Paula Deen as she bakes one of her all-time favorite sweet treats. Use an ordinary brownie mix from the grocery store. Top some of the wet batter with peanut butter chips and layer one more layer of brownie mix over the top. Bake to a gooey perfection.
Roasted red peppers are easy to store with this recipe treat from Rita Heikenfeld. Rita shows you how to prepare, roast and store red peppers for up to a year in your freezer. These peppers are great for pizza or pasta with their sweet taste and great red color. Watch this how-to video to learn how.
Baklava is a sticky, delicious Greek dessert that combines nuts, sugar, cinnamon, and honey. Find out how to make this sweet treat, plus how to handle phyllo dough. You will need butter, phyllo dough, chopped walnuts, sugar and cinnamon. Pastry will be topped with a mixture of honey, sugar, lemon juice, water, cinnamon and vanilla.
There's nothing better to do on a hot summer's day than lounge around in the shade by the pool and nom on a slice of lemon meringue pie. Indulge in your favorite summertime treat by baking and icing these yummy lemon meringue cupcakes with Italian meringue. Sweet and slightly tart at the same time, they sure give your taste buds a flavorful kick.
Chances are you've had shaved ice before. As a kid, it's hard to go through the summer without nomming on one of these sweet, cold treats, usually chipped ice topped with various rainbow hues of orange, mango, or grape syrup.
What's better than either French toast or cupcakes? Both desserts combined into one monolithic sweet creation. Check out this food tutorial to learn how to bake French toaste flavored cupcakes.
Smarties are the all-inclusive candy. With every color of the rainbow, it allows kids and sugar-addicted adult folks alike the powerful option of choosing between eating the Red or Green flavor, or Blue for those days when we're feeling down (that's why we're eating the candy in the first place, right?).
This video shows you how to make a sweet no bake coconut dessert bar. This dessert has a very high sugar count so you wouldn't want to do this very often, but it's a nice thing for kid's birthday parties or a bake sale. David "The one pot chef" shows the viewer how to prepare a simple and easy treat. The recipe includes sweetened condensed milk and coconut and as he puts in all the ingredients it becomes a very thick paste which he presses into a pan then pops the pan into the fridge to let i...