Dessert: Candy Corn Cake Wedges

 Candy Corn Cake Wedges Makes 12 Wedges INGREDIENTS: Cake: 1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Cup Milk, At Room Temperature 2 Large Eggs, At Room Temperature 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 8 Tablespoons (1 Stick) Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 3/4 Cup Sugar Frosting: 3/4 Cup Vegetable Shortening 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 Sticks) Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 6 Cups Confectioners' Sugar 6 … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake

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Cinnamon-Vanilla Cider with Maple Whipped Cream

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Dessert: Pumpkin Patch Tart

Pumpkin Patch Tart Makes 9-Inch Tart 1 Packaged Refrigerated Pie Crust 5 Ounces (5 Squares) Bittersweet or Semisweet Baking Chocolate, Finely Chopped 1 ½ Cups Heavy Cream 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/8 Teaspoon Salt 4 Ounces (1/2 Cup) White Fondant Brown Paste or Gel Food Color Orange Paste or Gel Food Color 1.     Heatthe oven to 450°F.  Fit the pie crustinto a 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Liberally prick the inside of the tart shell with a fork and bake asdirected on package, … [Read more...]

Beverage: Orange Hot Chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate Makes 10 Servings 12Ounces Premium White Chocolate 8Cups Milk 1Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 2Drops Orange Food Color WhippedCream and Chocolate Nonpareils, For Garnish 1.     Coarselychop the white chocolate and transfer it to a medium-size heatproof bowl.  Set aside. 2.     Heatmilk in a medium saucepan over medium heat until bubbles begin to form at edgeof surface, about 4 minutes.  Immediatelypour milk over chocolate.  Stir untilchocolate is melted and mixture is … [Read more...]

Dessert: Monster Pops

Monster Pops Makes 2 Dozen Cookies 1 2/3 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda ½ Teaspoon Salt 1 Cup (2-Sticks) Butter or Margarine, Softened ¾ Cup Granulated Sugar ¾ Cup Packed brown Sugar 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 2 Eggs 2 Cups (12-Ounce Package) Nestlé Toll House® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 2 Cups Quick or Old-Fashioned Oats 1 Cup Raisins About 24 Wooden Craft Sticks 1 Container (16 Ounces) Prepared Vanilla Frosting, Colored as Desired, or Colored Icing in Tubes Assorted Colored … [Read more...]