Friday, March 15, 2013

Leprechaun Bait

16 Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies
2 C Pretzels
1 C Green and Brown M&M's
2 C Dark Chocolate Chips
Green sprinkles

1. Break pretzels and cookies into pieces
2. Scatter pretzels, cookies, and 3/4 C M&M's on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet
3. Heat chocolate chips in the microwave for 90 seconds
4. Stir chocolate chips and heat heat again in 30 second increments until completely melted
5. Pour chocolate over  pretzels, cookies, and M&M's, spread chocolate with a spatula to evely coat pieces
6. Sprinkle with remaining M&M's and dust with sprinkles
7. Place in the fridge for at least one hour until solid
8. Break into pieces and enjoy!

(inspired by Candy Corn Bark, by Your Homebased Mom)

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

1 C Cauliflower
1/2 C Shredded Parmesan
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp chopped sweet basil
1/2 tsp oregano
Desired pizza sauce, cheese and toppings

1. Steam cauliflower for 15 minutes on the stove top
2. Preheat oven to 450
3. Grate cooked cauliflower with a food processor
4. Use paper towels to absorb the moisture off of the cauliflower, continue until paper towels removed come off with no water
5. Add egg, cheese, onion and garlic powder, basil and oregano
6. Stir until well combined
7. Place a piece of parchment paper over a pizza stone and spray with olive oil
8. Turn crust mixture onto the parchment paper and spread out into a 9" round thin crust
9. Bake for 20 minutes
10. While crust cooks gather toppings
11. Turn oven to broil and crisp the crust until golden brown about 5 minutes
12. Cover in a thin layer of pizza sauce, followed by cheese and other desired toppings
13. Place under the broiler until cheese is completely melted, about 5 minutes
14. Serve immediately

(inspired by Cauliflower Crust Pizza, By Mom What's for Dinner)