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4th of July recipes!!

Posted by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 7:14 AM
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31 Ways to Celebrate All Summer's Pleasures

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

Fire Cracker bites: 

 

 

 

Firecracker Bites recipe - Oooh! Ahhh! Everyone will have a blast with these frozen gems that explode with a creamy center of pudding, Cool Whip and cream cheese.

 

 

 

What You Need

1 pkg.  (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup  cold milk
1 pkg.  (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1-1/2 cups  thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
1 pkg.  (11 oz.) NILLA Wafers
1/2 cup  mixed red, white and blue sprinkles
42 pieces  red string licorice (1 inch)

Make It:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEAT cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in milk. Add dry pudding mix; beat 2 min. Whisk in 1 cup COOL WHIP.

 

 

 

SPOON about 1-1/2 Tbsp. pudding mixture onto each of half the wafers; cover with remaining wafers to make sandwiches. Freeze 2 hours or until filling is firm.

 

 

 

SPREAD tops of wafer sandwiches with remaining COOL WHIP. Dip in sprinkles. Insert licorice piece in top of each for the fuse. Freeze until ready to serve.

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

JELL-O Frozen Freedom Pops

 

 

 

Jello Frozen treats:

 

 

What You Need

1-1/3 cups   boiling water, divided
1 pkg.   (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
1 pkg.   (3 oz.) JELL-O Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin
1 pkg.   (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
2 cups  cold milk

Make It

 

ADD 2/3 cup boiling water to each flavor gelatin mix in separate small bowls; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour each flavor gelatin into separate 8x4-inch loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

 

UNMOLD gelatins; cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Beat pudding mix and milk in medium bowl with whisk 2 min. Add gelatin cubes; stir gently.

 

 

SPOON into 8 (5-oz.) paper cups. Insert wooden popstick into center of each. Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Peel off cups before serving.

 

  

 

 

Patriotic Poke Cake recipe - We pledge allegiance to a cake that shows its colors this deliciously. Serve with fresh blueberries and red strawberries and you'll cause even more revelry.

 

Patriotic Poke Cake:

 

What You Need

 baked 9-inch round white cake layers, cooled
2 cups  boiling water, divided
1 pkg.  (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin, or any other red flavor
1 pkg.  (3 oz.) JELL-O Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin
1 tub  (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

Make It

PLACE cakes, top-sides up, in clean 9-inch round pans; pierce with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.

ADD 1 cup boiling water to each flavor dry gelatin mix in separate small bowls; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour red gelatin over 1 cake and blue gelatin over remaining cake. Refrigerate 3 hours.

DIP bottoms of cake pans in warm water 10 sec.; unmold. Fill and frost cake layers with COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 1 hour. 

 

 

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by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 7:14 AM
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by BL on Jul. 2, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Nice. I think you should make these for me.

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