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Remy Tran

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Gifts are hard to find and they get quite expensive, so why not just bake treats for a gift. Everyone eats food so it would be a gift that would please all. Treats also bring much joy and happiness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First gift

The heart attack cake balls

Ingredients

-1 Box of your favorite chocolate cake

-3 bags of melting chocolate

-20 mint oreos crushed

-1 jar of your favorite chocolate icing

 

Directions

  • Follow the directions from the chocolate cake.
  • After the chocolate is baked let it cool to room temperature.
  • While the cake is cooling down prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • After the cake is cooled to room temperature, crumble the cake up into a bowl.
  • In the same bowl put the chocolate icing and combine together.
  • After combing the cake crumble and icing roll them into 1 inch balls and put them on the prepared baking sheet.
  • After rolling them into balls put the baking sheet with the cake balls into the freezer for 15 minutes.
  • While the cake balls are freezing, you can melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
  • After the 15 minutes is done and the chocolate is melted.
  • You are ready to dip the chocolate cake balls into the melted chocolate and then putting it back onto the baking sheet.
  • After dipping it and its all back on the tray.
  • (OPTIONAL) you can decorate the heart attack cake balls with leftover melted chocolate and crushed mint Oreos.
  • Let it harden overnight.
  • Then it is ready for packaging.

 

 

Second gift

Peanut butter kisses cookies

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 24 Hershey kisses (unwrapped)

 

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cream together peanut butter, sugar, brown sugar until smooth.
  • Add egg and vanilla and beat together.
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, beating until incorporated.
  • Roll into 24 1” balls and place on cookie sheet several inches apart.
  • Gently make an indention in the center of each cookie.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes.
  • Place a Hershey Kiss in the center of each cookie.
  • After letting it cool overnight it is ready to wrap.

 

 

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