Pizza Braid Bread

Pizza Bread

(Photos were taken & Copyrighted by me)

 

So I was just playing with pinterest today and saw this pop up on the boards. I had to make it. It looked yummy. After making it I realized next time I need to make two… especially when feeding 5 people (2 of which are teenage boys).

 

Ingredients:

1 can classic Pillsbury Pizza Dough
1 bag (2 cups) Mozzarella Cheese
1 pack of Pepperonis
1 jar your choice of pizza sauce

 

Instructions:

1- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Get out a baking sheet and lightly spray it with cooking spray.

2- Unroll pizza crust and press into a 10 x 13 rectangle. Mine ended up being larger at one end than the other but I’m sure you could press and roll it so that it evened out. Using a pair of kitchen scissors or a knife cut 8 equal strips along each of the longer sides. Leave a 3 inch space down the center of the dough.

3- Spoon pizza sauce along the center of the pizza dough along the 3 inch space you left. Top with 3/4 of cheese, then add 1/3 cup of pepperoni slices. Repeat by adding a second layer of cheese followed by a second layer of pepperoni.

4- Starting at one end fold the strips of dough across the center overlapping so it starts to look like a braid. Once you’ve folded all the strips over top the braided dough with the remaining pepperoni and cheese.

5- Bake for 20 minutes (start watching it at 15) until the crust is golden brown, baked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.

 

 

(Recipe was found on Pinterest. Recipe thanks to Tablespoon.com. Find exact recipe HERE! )

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5 Festive Halloween Treats to Give Classmates

A friend recently contacted me about a Halloween Treat article she wrote. And after seeing the above picture I thought it was to cute to not pass on!

Spider Pop- Cut up a black trash bag into 4 inch
squares – just enough to cover the number of spiders you want to make.
If you cut a 4 inch strip off of the top of the bag you will still be
able to use the rest of the bag.  Wrap the black plastic square over a
Tootsie pop.  Twist 4 black pipe cleaners over the plastic to hold it in
place, then spread the pipe cleaners out to create spider legs.  Bend
the legs once to form ‘knees’ and then again at the bottom to form
feet.  Now your spider treats are done.  If you are short on pipe
cleaners you can get by using just 3 pipe cleaners per spider, as most
people won’t count the legs.  These treats are also great to hand out
for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.

 

You can check out all 5 Treats by going to her page here:

 

Fun Halloween Treats!!! Yummy!

White Chocolate Skulls with bitter sweet inside and walnut brain. I want to the try this so much because it looks so tempting.
Everyone loves to get the creepy crawlers out of the closet and start putting things up for Halloween and the chance to scare your neighbors with popping up ghost and vampires. And as a young child you associate yummy treats and candy with Halloween. So here is a chance to win a free recipe book for Halloween to give you new ideas. Great taste. and to help blow your friends, family and party guest out of the water with how cool your food is to eat and look at.
Here are some free Recipe Downloads for Kindle…

Mini Snowmen and Mini Reindeer

Ingredients

  • Mini Powdered Donuts
  • Candy Corn
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • White Frosting

Directions

  1. Press the big end of a candy corn into the hole of the mini powdered doughnut for the nose.
  2. Use the white frosting to adhere the mini chocolate chips onto the mini powdered doughnut for the face.

 

 

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Frosted Mini Donuts
  • Peanut M&M’s®
  • Round Pearl Sprinkles
  • Mini Pretzel Twists

Directions

  1. Press a red peanut M&M® into the hole of the chocolate frosted mini donut.
  2. Press two round pearl sprinkles into the chocolate frosted mini donut for the eyes.
  3. Break a mini pretzel twist in half and press them into the top of the donut for antlers.

Eat em’ up spider’s

(This includes Almond bark. If you are allergic to peanuts check with your doctor to be sure you can eat almonds)

Ingredients

  • Pretzel sticks
  • White chocolate almond bark
  • Chocolate almond bark
  • Malted milk balls
  • Red candy-coated chocolate candies
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Wax Paper
  • 2 large Ziploc bags
  • Melting pot or some other way to melt the chocolate almond bark.

Instructions

  1. Place 8 pretzel sticks on waxed paper in a star formation.
  2. Melt the white chocolate almond bark according to the directions on the package.
  3. Place the melted white chocolate almond bark into a Ziploc® plastic bag making sure to close the bag. Cut a small hole in one tip of the plastic bag.
  4. Pipe the melted white chocolate almond bark onto the
    pretzel sticks starting on the outside of the pretzel sticks and
    spiraling inward. Finish with a large filled-in circle in the middle of
    the pretzels. (Caution: bag may be hot from the melted almond bark!)
  5. Place the malted milk ball in large filled-in circle in the center.
  6. Melt the chocolate almond bark according to the directions on the package.
  7. Place the melted chocolate almond bark into a Ziploc® plastic bag making sure bag is securely closed. Cut a small hole in one tip of the plastic bag.
  8. Pipe the melted chocolate almond bark onto the pretzel
    sticks to form the spider’s legs.
    (Caution: bag may be hot from the melted almond bark!)
  9. Use the melted chocolate almond bark to adhere the red candy-coated chocolate candies to the pretzels, and then adhere the mini chocolate chips to the red candy-coated chocolate candies. Allow time for the chocolate to set.

Sink your teeth into these…teeth?

APPLE BITES
This is a really easy thing to do and fun.

Ingredients include:

Apples (Any assortment will work)

Almond Slivers.
How to put it together:
Cut your apple into four equal parts and cut the core of the apple out.
Cut a wedge from the skin side of each quarter but don’t cut all the way through.
Then press slivered almonds in place for teeth. Have fun creating different mouth designs.