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Kids' birthday party

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Sundae Cones with Homemade Ice Cream

Time:25 mins
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Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

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Taco Burgers with Cucumber Salad

Time:20 mins
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Chicken and Lentil Burger

Ingredients
  • 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced small
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 3/4 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1 can (15 ounces) lentils, rinsed and drained, or 2 cups cooked lentils
  • 3 tablespoons fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 English muffins, split and toasted
  • Toppings (optional), such as lettuce, tomato, and ketchup
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Chewy Caramel Mystery Cookies

Time:50 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup caramels, such as Kraft (about 20), halved
  • 1 cup roughly chopped assorted miniature chocolate candy bars, such as Mr. Goodbar (about 16)
  • 3/4 cup small button-shaped chocolate candies, such as m&m's, for decorating
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Cookie Cupcakes with Raspberry Fluff Frosting

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 12 cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 3 tablespoons seedless raspberry jam
  • 3 cups marshmallow topping
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
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Mice Cookies

Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup sliced natural almonds
  • 4 30-inch black licorice laces, cut into 3 inch lengths (see Helpful Hint)
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
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Noah's Ark Sugar Cookies

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Sugar cookies
Ingredients
  • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Royal Icing
  • Sanding sugars, for sprinkling
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Frozen Lemonade

Other Ideas:
Kid-friendly, Lemonade, Lemons
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White Sheet Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Egg whites, Sheet cake
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for baking sheet and wire rack
  • 4 1/2 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for baking sheet
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 7 large egg whites
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