Pilgrim Hat Marshmallow Pops

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Since Thanksgiving is just right around the corner I wanted to share these adorable Pilgrim Hat Marshmallow Pops with you!  They are really very simple to make!  We are so much looking forward to sharing our second Thanksgiving on SKrafty with everyone.  It’s going to be an awesome day of fun and thankfulness!

If you would like to add a little Minecraft to your Thanksgiving celebration be sure to join us for the SKrafty Family Minecraft Thanksgiving Class!

Pilgrim Hat Marshmallow Pops

INGREDIENTS
6 Regular Marshmallows
1/2 cup Dark Cocoa Candy Melting Chips
1/8 cup Yellow Candy Melting Chips
1/4 cup Black Candy Melting Chips
6 Fudge Stripe Cookies
6 Sticks

DIRECTIONS
Heat Dark Cocoa Candy Chips by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
Insert stick in each marshmallow.
Dip marshmallow in melted candy and roll to coat completely.
Immediately place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.
Dip striped side of cookie in candy and place smooth side down on wax paper and place in refrigerator to set.
Heat Black Candy Chips in small bowl by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted.
Carefully remove stick from marshmallow. Dip bottom of marshmallow in black candy to create hatband.
Place marshmallow on flat side of cookie to create hat.
Reinsert stick.
Immediately place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.
Heat Yellow Candy Chips in small bowl by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted.
Transfer Yellow chocolate to small plastic bag and clip very tiny piece of corner to use for piping.
Pipe Yellow Onto front of hatband to make buckle.
Immediately place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.

Shamrock Eggs Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Shamrock Eggs St. Patrick's Day

Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day is coming up soon?  I’m certain that we’ll be busy packing and preparing for the SKrafty meetup at the Teach Them Diligently Convention that week, but we’ll still try and have some St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

You can surprise the whole family with this festively green, and healthy breakfast on St. Patrick’s day morning. The green bell pepper makes an adorable bed for the egg and flavors it deliciously. Serve with milk that has been tinted green or a green smoothie. If you prefer, you could also scramble your eggs in a small bowl and then pour it into the pepper for a yummy scrambled dish.

Shamrock Eggs Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Ingredients

  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Large eggs
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Canola oil or butter for the pan

Directions:

  • Slice peppers to about ¼ “ thickness, cut as evenly across as you can, this will help your peppers lay nicely.
  • Place pan over medium-high heat.
  • Spray skillet with non-stick spray or use a little canola oil.
  • Lay peppers in pan and cook for 1 minute, flip and cook for another minute.
  • Crack 1 egg into each pepper, pop the yolk if your prefer.
  • The eggs may seep out of green pepper a bit, that is ok, don’t move the pepper or they will run more, as they cook it will seal them in and you can clean off the excess before plating.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • You can leave your egg sunny side up if you desire, and cook until edges begin to pull in a bit and white solidifies.
  • Otherwise, once white solidifies, carefully slide your spatula under egg and pepper and flip gently.
  • Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and plate, cutting off a small piece of your remaining pepper for the stem.

Easy Onion Bagel Pizza

A while back I got a great deal on bagels. I think it was like a quarter per pack or something like that.  I went ahead & stocked up on several different kinds like plain, blueberry, whole wheat, etc.  I also decided to grab a couple of packs of Onion Bagels.  I had not tried them before but thought they might be good for something.

I was working on my meal plan for the week & decided I’d try to make bagel pizza with the onion bagels.  It turned out really well, and my kiddos liked them alot so I wanted to share my recipe with you today.

What You’ll Need:

  • Shredded Cheese(I used cheddar because that’s what I had on hand, but any kind will work)
  • 1 Can Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cans Water(use the tomato paste can to measure)
  • Bagels

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 °
  • Pour the Tomato Paste, Brown Sugar, Italian Seasoning, and Water into a saucepan.
  • Stir.
  • Cook until warm.
  • Spread the bagels(halved) onto a baking sheet
  • Spread the sauce onto the bagels (tip: If the sauce is too runny just add 1 tsp of cornstarch at a time to thicken it up)
  • Sprinkle the cheese on top(I left the cheese off on 2 of them for my kiddo with a milk allergy)
  • Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes.

And that’s it!  You could add more toppings if you’d like, but this was just perfect for a quick weekday lunch. Another bonus:  I had half the sauce still leftover so I just stuck it in a freezer bag & put it in the freezer to use another day:)