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Insta-worthy festive fall foods

 

If you have a sweet tooth, you're gonna heart these Insta-worthy fall treats that not only look super cute, but taste yummy too. From popcorn to cream pie's, get ready to whip up some seriously delish treats, stat! 

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    Chocolate and peanut butter acorns

    Ahh, chocolate and peanut butter together is like the holy grail of all that is delicious. Not only are these tasty, but they’re quick, easy and only require 3 ingredients. Make these bite-sized chocolate and peanut butter acorns on Sunday night so you can have a festive sweet treat for Monday at lunchtime!

    Ingredients:

    • ½ bag mini chocolate chips
    • Mini Nutter Butter cookies
    • Hershey’s Kisses

    Instructions:

    1. Melt ½ bag of mini chocolate chips in microwave at 5 second increments

    2. Stir chocolate every 5 seconds until completely melted

    3. Dip flat side of Hershey’s kiss into melted chocolate

    4. Top flat end of Hershey’s kiss with Nutter Butter

    5. Dip 1 mini chocolate chip in melted chocolate

    6. Stick mini chocolate chip to the top of the Nutter Butter

    7. Instagram your festive treat and enjoy!

    Pinned by: Skylarnicole

     

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    Oatmeal pumpkin cream pies

    These are a classic twist on our fave Little Debbie snack. Soft yet chewy, sweet yet not overwhelming…we can’t wait to make these this weekend for the perf fall treat!

    Ingredients for oatmeal cookies:

    • 1 stick softened (not melted) butter
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • ½ tsp cinnamon
    • ¾ cup brown sugar
    • ½ cup sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1 and 2/3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats

    Oatmeal Cookie Instructions:

    1. Cream butter and sugar in large bowl until smooth

    2. Add egg and vanilla extract; mix well

    3. Stir in baking soda, cinnamon, oats and flour slowly

    4. Mix until ingredients are combined; do not over-mix

    5. Chill dough in fridge for approximately 1 hour

    6. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Roll 2 tsp of dough into balls and place on cookie sheet

    7. Bake for 9 minutes; take cookies out and let cool.

     

    Ingredients for pumpkin cream cheese frosting:

    • 2 Tbsp butter, room temp.
    • 4 oz cream cheese, room temp.
    • ¼ cup pumpkin puree
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • ¾ tsp pumpkin pie spice
    • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
    • ¼ cup flour
    • Salt (as much as you think is needed)

    Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions:

    1. Mix cream cheese, butter, pumpkin, and pumpkin spice until creamy in large bowl

    2. Add powdered sugar to mixture

    3. Add flour if frosting is too thin

    4. Add salt if frosting is too sweet

    Oatmeal Pumpkin Cream Pie Instructions:

    1. Spread generous amount of frosting onto flat side of cookie

    2. Top with another cookie (make a sandwich)

    3. Share with friends and enjoy

    Pinned by: Sallysbakingaddiction

     

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    Pumpkin krispies treats

    These cute little krispy treats will have you grinning from ear to ear. Make these for your next fall sleepover and they’ll sure be a hit!

    Ingredients:

    • 6 cups Crispy Rice Cereal
    • 3 Tbsp butter
    • Orange food coloring
    • 5 ½ cups mini marshmallows
    • Tootsie rolls
    • M&M’S candy
    • Candy corn
    • Icing

    Instructions:

    1. Melt butter in large pan on stove

    2. Mix in marshmallows; stir

    3. Once marshmallows are completely melted, add food coloring to desired color

    4. Mix in cereal (mix after each cup)

    5. Stir completely

    6. Turn off heat and let cool for a few minutes

    7. Once cooled enough to handle, roll mixture into ball

    8. Press tootsie roll into top of ball (for stem)

    9. Add two dabs of icing to ball and stick M&M'S to icing (for eyes)

    10. Add dab of icing and stick candy corn to icing (for nose) so delish!

    Pinned by: Cindywagner

     

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    Pumpkin snack mix

    Regular popcorn is so yesterday! Ditch the boring snack and take this festive treat to your next football game instead. This yummy mix of sweet and salty is sure to tickle your taste buds.

    Ingredients:

    • 4 cups popped popcorn or kettle corn
    • 1 ½ cups Cheerios cereal
    • 1 ½ cups Chex cereal
    • ½ cup peanuts
    • ¼ cup light corn syrup
    • 1/3 cup brown sugar
    • 2 Tbsp butter
    • 1 tsp. vanilla
    • ¼ tsp baking soda
    • Candy corn (candy pumpkins, etc.)

    Instructions:

    1. Combine popped popcorn, cereal, and nuts in pan (Spread out evenly)

    2. In a separate saucepan, combine brown sugar, syrup, and butter. 

    3. Bring to boil and let boil for 2 minutes

    4. Remove from heat; add vanilla and baking soda

    5. Stir well

    6. Pour over popcorn mixture

    7. Bake at 250 degrees F for 15 minutes

    8. Take out, stir

    9. Bake for another 10 minutes

    10. Let it cool

    11. Add in candy and mix well

    12. Take to football game and enjoy your sweet treat!

    Pinned by: Kathrynwolff 

     

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by Melanie White | 2/1/2016
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