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Time To Make The Donuts

No, literally its time to make the donuts! 🙂 I know everyone loves a donut every now and again, right? I do! I had the craving this morning and made cinnamon & sugar donut holes. All you need is a can of biscuits (I keep extra in fridge because they come in handy) and pull them apart into three’s and role into balls. You could also make regular size donuts by placing a hole in the center of the biscuit. Heat your peanut oil on the stovetop until its nice and warm then reduce the heat to a medium-low or low. You may want to test a few before hand to make sure your oil is the right temperature before you toss them all in. You will continuously flip with your tongs until golden brown on all sides and cooked all the way through. Place the cooked donuts onto a plate covered with paper towels to absorb any extra oil and then toss in your cinnamon & sugar mixture. You will need 1 tsp of cinnamon and 1/4 cup of sugar to coat. Bam~you have donuts! Tasty little weekend treat 😉


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Butterfinger Cake

WARNING …..SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET FIX AHEAD! This cake is probably one of the most indulgent sweetest cakes that you will take a bite of but its delicious! Oh, and did I mention easy? To make a butterfinger cake you will need the following:
Ingredients
1 Box of Yellow Cake Mix
1 Jar of Carmel Topping
1 Can of Condensed Milk
1 tub of Cool Whip
4 Butterfinger Bars
Bake the cake according to the instructions on the box. Remove from oven and punch holes in cake with a fork (the more the better). Mix in bowl the carmel and condensed milk and pour over cake. Allow to cool completely. Once cooled spread cool whip across the top of the cake and crush butterfinger candy bars and sprinkle on top. Ta-Da you now have a sweet & gooey butterfinger cake!
Note: It’s better when you allow to cool completely over night in fridge before eating and if your worried about the sweetness of it you could use 1/2 the jar of carmel and 1/2 the can of condensed milk!


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Almond Joy Truffles

Almond Joys got nuts …Mounds don’t! You can make these truffles with or without almonds. Chocolate and coconut lovers these are ahhhhh-mazing! They are also pretty sweet so they will cure a sweet craving if your having one.
Ingredients
Chocolate
3 Cups of Shredded Coconut
1/2 Cup of Condensed Milk
1/2 Cup of Powdered Sugar
In a mixing bowl stir together the coconut, condensed milk, and powdered sugar. Roll into balls and lay to side. Next, take almonds and stick into the middle of the coconut ball and roll in hand to shape into a round ball and hide the almond. Melt chocolate and dip the truffle in the chocolate and place on wax paper to harden. That’s it folks! You now have yourself an almond joy truffle …look out godiva! 😉



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Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too

Hey good lookin’ what ya got cookin’?! The past few days I’ve been a slower at posting then I would of liked to but it’s all because of my new project! I am excited to share with you that I have started a new site called “Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too”. I will be doing both this site, “Glitz Girlz Glamour Guide” as well as “Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too”! I am a busy girl and I LOVE IT! “Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too” is a name that came to me in my dreams and I am now running with it! Let me explain that I think, PRETTY comes from within and in all shapes and sizes. If someone is offended by the word Bitch then your looking at this all wrong. I feel its used so loosely these days and Bitch = Sassy to me and this is why I’m comfortable with the title. I am transferring some of the recipes off of “Glitz Girlz Glamour Guide” over to “Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too”. I will have some of the same recipes and some different recipes on “Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too” then I have here. The book when complete will have different recipes plus more!!!! I am currently still transferring so THANKS for being patient and THANKS for following and supporting.
If you like to cook then you should get your booty over to “Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too” and follow me! I appreciate all MY FOLLOWERS and again all of the SUPPORT! It makes me so happy and is so rewarding to hear from everyone!
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Chocolate & Carmel Marshmallow Pops

Wowzers! I use to drive my girlfriend nuts always buying chocolate & carmel covered marshmallow pops at the mall and now I’m making them right at home. A few simple ingredients and easy steps …
Ingredients
1 Package of Large Mashmallows
1 Bag of Carmel
1 Container of Chocolate
Sucker Sticks
Melt the carmel on low heat on stovetop in a pot sprayed with pam and with 2 tbsp of water. Place a sucker stick in each marshmallow and dip in the carmel or spoon it onto the marshmallow. Stand each individual one on wax paper sprayed with pam because the carmel will want to stick. Once the carmel is firm on the marshmallow, spoon the melted chocolate on the marshmallow and allow to harden on the wax paper. That’s all she wrote people! Easy! Easy! Easy!


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Pumpkin Dip

A simple yet festive dip that you can whip up in under two minutes. It’s perfect for a holiday party or just to cure a sweet craving at home. Mix together a can of pumpkin puree, one tub of cool whip (I used sugar free), and one box of vanilla pudding (I used sugar free). Allow to chill in fridge for a few hours or over night. You can dip vanilla wafers, ginger snap cookies, fruit, or anything that sounds appealing. 😉
I attached a photo on the side of the vanilla wafer box that shows them placing a nilla wafer in the bottom of a medium tin or paper muffin cup, filling it with yogurt (but I bet this pumpkin dip would be a good substitute, and freeze for an hour! Then you have a nilla pumpkin freeze!



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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cupcakes

How can you not indulge in all that’s pumpkin this time of the year? This recipe is simple and delicious! They are a little messy because so moist, but you can’t stop at one and you have a nice surprise inside when you bite into the cupcake! To make the batter you will need:
Yellow Cake Mix or Spice Cake Mix
1 Can of Pumpkin
1 Cup of Water
Mix the 3 ingredients well in a bowl. To make the Cream Cheese filling you will need:
1 Package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese
1/2 Cup of Powdered Sugar
1 tsp of Vanilla
Mix the 3 ingredients well in a bowl. Take your cupcake liners and line your muffin pan. I bought cute ones with pumpkins on them. Fill your cupcake liners 2/3 full with the batter and follow the baking directions on the back of the box. Once baked I placed them on another baking sheet and inserted a knife to create a hole. Allow to cool. Then, I made my own homemade piping bag by taking a ziploc bag and snipping the corner. Fill with the cream cheese filling and pipe into the cupcakes. Then, take cream cheese icing (I used store bought) and added orange food coloring until I reached the orange color I desired. Spread the icing onto the tops of the cupcakes and I sprinkled with orange and black bat sprinkles! 🙂


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