Oreo Cream Cheese Frosting

Oreo Cream Cheese Frosting

When you don’t have time to make a cake (or cupcake in this case) from scratch, a good alternative is to focus on the frosting.  That way the cupcakes still have that homemade touch.  This time around I made a chocolate cupcake from a cake mix and topped it with a big helping of Oreo Cream Cheese frosting.  Oh ya. [Read more…]

Green Mint Oreo Rice Krispie Treats

Green Mint Oreo Rice Krispie Treats

I actually first made these Green Mint Oreo Rice Krispie Treats at Christmas time when I did our annual Grinch Party but I thought they could totally work for St. Patrick’s Day too! They are made with the Guittard Green Mint Chips and follow the same recipe that I used for the White Chocolate Oreo Rice Krispie Treats (with the exception of using green mint chips instead of white chocolate).  I wasn’t sure of the flavor combinations when I was making them but they totally work! Everyone raved about them and were surprised how much they liked them! These come together really quickly for a dessert and you can make a lot of them! This recipe makes a thicker Rice Krispie treat as it is made in a 9×13 pan. [Read more…]