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Undertale Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie


Yields 8-10 servings

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
Dough
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup salted butter, ice cold
  • ½ cup butter flavor shortening, cubed and ice cold
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk, chilled
  • Egg wash
Filling
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup salted butter
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 ½ cups whole milk
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips
Equipment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Pie plate
  • Rolling pin
  • Plastic wrap
  • Dry uncooked beans
  • Small bowl
  • Small square cookie cutter

Let’s get started!

Dough
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, vanilla bean, and salt.
  3. Add butter and shortening and then work between fingers until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Drizzle in ice-cold buttermilk and continue working to form dough.
  5. Form the dough into a disc and wrap tightly in plastic wrap and then chill for 2 to 24 hours.
  6. When dough is set, roll it out to ¼ inch thick and place into pie pan and remove the excess.
  7. Roll out dough excess and cut out small squares using the square cookie cutter.
  8. Brush egg wash along the edges and then arrange the dough squares in a pixelated design.
  9. Prick the bottom and inside edges of the pie crust with a fork.
  10. 10. Cover the pie with plastic wrap and then fill it with uncooked beans. Wrap the beans with the excess plastic.Egg wash edges of the crust.
  11. 11. Bake for 35 minutes until golden brown around the edges.
  12. 12. Remove beans and allow it to bake another 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and let cool.
Filling
  1. In medium bowl whisk cornstarch, salt and egg yolks until smooth. Add the milk.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium high heat and add dark brown sugar, and bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Cook 3 minutes.
  3. Whisk in cream to the sugar mixture and then slowly whisk in egg mixture.
  4. Add salt and cinnamon and then bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  5. Once thickened remove from heat and then whisk in butterscotch chips.

Time to decorate!

  1. Pour the filling into the pie shell and then smooth the top.
  2. Place the pie on a cooling rack for 1 hour and then place pie in the fridge to completely cooled.
  3. Remove Pie from fridge and cut a slice, serve with whipped cream and cinnamon stick garnish.
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MINI PUMPKIN PIES

Yield: 2 dozen

The things you’ll need

Ingredients

Dough
  • 2 ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • ½ cup butter flavored shortening, chilled
  • ½ cup salted butter, chilled
  • 6 tablespoon buttermilk
Pumpkin Filling
  • 6 oz. cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cup pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
Decoration
  • Egg wash
  • Pastry brush
  • Decorating bag fitted with a #849 tip
  • Cinnamon for decoration
Equipment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Mini tart pan
  • Plastic wrap
  • Round cookie cutter
  • Rolling pin
  • Baking sheet tray lined with parchment
  • Two medium mixing bowls
  • Hand mixer
  • Two rubber spatulas
  • Small ice cream scoop

Let’s get started!


Dough
  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, vanilla bean, and salt.
  2. Add cubed butter and shortening and work between fingers until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Drizzle in ice-cold buttermilk. Work in the buttermilk to form a dough.
  3. Form the dough into two discs and wrap tightly in plastic wrap and chill for 2 to 24 hours to set.
Filling
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl use a hand mixer to combine cream cheese and brown sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing between each addition and scrape down the sides as necessary.
  3. Add pumpkin, spices, salt and vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
  4. When dough is set, roll out to 1/8 an inch thick and cut circles out using the round cookie cutter. Line dough rounds into each tart pan.
  5. Use a fork to prick the bottom of the crust then brush egg wash on the tops of each cup. Scoop filling into each pie cavity almost to the top, almost 2 tablespoons.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Allow to fully cool before adding topping.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, use a hand mixer to whip the heavy cream and sugar until stiff. Scoop into a decorating bag attached with a #849 tip.
  8. Sprinkle each pie with a bit of cinnamon. Ta-da! Mini pumpkin pies!

Hearthstone Cherry Pie


Yields 1 quarter sheet pie

The things you’ll need

Ingredients

Doughx2
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter flavored shortening, chilled
  • ½ cup salted butter, chilled
  • 6 tablespoons butterfmilk, chilled
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
Filling
  • 3 cups pitted red tart cherries, fresh or canned
  • 6 + 2 tablespoons cherry juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Topping
  • Whipped cream in decorating bag fitted with #829 tip
  • Whipped cream in decorating fitted with #4B tip
  • Egg wash
Equipment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Small mixing bowl
  • 2 rubber spatulas
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Rolling pin
  • Bench flour
  • Fork for docking
  • 2 quarter sheet trays lind with parchment paper
  • Baking spray
  • Pastry cutter
  • Medium sauce pan
  • Whisk
  • 2 round cookie cutters
  • Small sharp knife
  • Pastry brush

Let’s get started!

Dough(Make twice)
  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt and then add cubed butter and shortening. Work between fingers until the mixture no longer has large chunks of butter.
  2. Drizzle in ice cold buttermilk and vanilla. Work in the buttermilk to form a dough.
  3. Form the dough into a disc and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours to set.
Filling
  1. In a small bowl whisk flour and 6 tablespoons of cherry liquid until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, stir together cherries, 2 tablespoons cherry liquid, sugar, and salt. Place over medium heat and continue to stir and cook until sugar dissolves, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stir slurry into cherries and increase heat to medium high. Cook until mixture starts to thicken, another 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and then allow to cool at room temperature.
  5. Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Time to decorate!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Roll dough out to ¼ inch thick and place into a greased baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Dock the dough with a fork then spread cherry filling evenly along the bottom of the sheet. Save a little bit of filling for the handpie.
  3. Roll out second dough and cut out long strips using a pastry cutter or a paring knife.
  4. Arrange strips of dough in a lattice pattern. Crip the overhanging dough into a rope border.
  5. With the excess dough, cut out 2 circles using a cookie cutter. Use a small knife to cut a hearthstone swirl into the center of one of the circles
  6. Roll out the dough that remains and cut out a hearthstone sun.
  7. Assemble handpie with remaining cherry filling and the smaller hearthstone rounds. Place handpie on center of sun design.
  8. Egg wash and bake at lattice pie for 60 to 70 minutes.
  9. Egg wash and bake hearthstone handpie for 15 to 20 minutes.
Don’t Tell Nobody ((Scott)) 2

Part 1 // Part 2 // 

Originally posted by bozrh

The sun peaked in through the window, illuminating the cream colored bedroom.  

Scott shuffled in bed wrapping himself around you, only you weren’t bed.  
His eyes fluttered open as he felt the cold spot.  
He used his keen ears to listen to his surroundings.  
A hiss sound of the shower being turned off, the crumpling sound of the shower curtain opening, wet feet planted onto the ground, and the sweet tone of your voice as you sung softly.  

Scott put his hands on the back of his neck and sighed.  
Last night was truly amazing.  
He got the girl that he wanted for so long.  
Although, under unorthodox circumstances, he was happy.  
The mere thought of your smile makes him smile even wider.  
But when he remembers your naked body, his breath hitches and he’s a little boy again.  
“Am I interrupting your thoughts?”
Scott looked up to see you leaning against the doorway in boy shorts and an oversized shirt.  
He plastered an innocent smile on his face even when he thought about all the dirty things he could do to you.  
You giggled as you ran toward the bed and tackled Scott.  
“I’m not going to school today”
Scott lifted her chin so he could meet her eyes.  
“So what do you want to do then? ”
She shrugged her shoulders.  
“Bake goods? I haven’t made anything in a long time”
Scott thought about for a minute and realized the only thing they have in the house is pasta, leftover pizza, and hot pockets.  
“We don’t have anything to make goods with”
“So we’ll go to my place, problem solved”
You guys grabbed your things and headed straight to your house

Scott’s pov  

“Three teaspoons of sugar”
We decided to go with cookies and cupcakes.  
Mixed together because why not?  
“Now stir it”
While I stirred I couldn’t help but notice her staring at me.  
I looked at her and smiled.  
I couldn’t read her chemo signals because her emotions were so jumbled.  
“You’re not thinking of him, are you? ”
She tucked her hair behind her ear and looked down at the floor.  
After a while she looked back up to me.
“Yeah, but not in the way you think. I’m thinking, why didn’t I do this earlier? Why didn’t I choose you?”
The statement made me smile with glee.  
I pecked her on the lips and give her an Eskimo kiss.  
“Well you chose me now, so no need to think about it anymore”
“I know”

The cupcakes came out good.  
I grabbed the icing from a cabinet and we started decorating.  
She put whip cream on hers and I put buttermilk icing on mine.  
I fed her one and watched the crumbles fall onto her clothes.  
Why was this girl so gorgeous?  
The pieces of Oreo on her lips looked tempting.
It was scattered but pronounced every dip and curve.  
“I dare you to lick icing off your finger”
“You’re not very good at dares”
I picked up the icing and dug my hand in it.
I preceded to lick off all the icing on my hand except the pointer finger.  
Y/N stopped me and brought her lips closer to my finger.  
She slowly slid the whole finger in her mouth all while making eye contact with me.  
She looked down when she started to Bob her head up and down.  
The strange behavior revved me up.  
It brought chills all the way down to my spine.  
I could just feel all the blood being drained from my brain.  
She stopped and smiled at me.  
The next thing I know, flour enters my mouth and the evidence of it being thrown was on her hands.  
Oh it was war.  
I picked up a bowl of flour and tossed it on her.  
Y/N cheated by squirting icing all over me.  
I couldn’t think of what to do next, so I put a handful of whip cream on my hands and slapped her face, gently, with it.  
We laughed for a while at how ridiculous we looked.
Don’t know why, but seeing her all dirty, turned me on.  
I kissed her the same way I kissed her last night.
With desire and a hint of sexual lust.
Y/N wrapped her arms around my neck and jumped up so she could wrap her legs around my waist.
“Fuck me in the shower, Scott”
I gulped and dove for the stairs.
Derek was right, the bite is a gift.
Had I still have my asthma, there would be no way I could carry us both to her bathroom.

Liam’s POV

The steam in the locker room encaptured a large variety of scents.
Stinky socks, gilette shaving cream, axe body spray, worn shoes, and guys.
I stood in front of my locker and checked my phone again.
Y/N hasn’t texted me since last night.
She always sends me a morning text if I don’t send her one.
What’s worse is that she wasn’t at our spot waiting for me like she usually does.
Was I worried? Just a little bit.
I know that if anything bad happened to her, I would be the first she’d call.
She probably just slept in.
A ding went off and I looked at my phone.
Hayden.

Hayden: Last night was great, we should do it again
Liam: Yeah, but we should lay low, Y/N’s been on my back lately
Hayden: I thought you said you were going to break up with her  
Liam: I told you, I’m not going to do that
Hayden: You need to choose Liam, me or that bitch

I couldn’t even text back.
I clutched the phone and in my anger, my eyes began to glow.
Hayden had no right to call her that.
Y/N is my first love, why would I leave her for Hayden?
Sure the sex was great, but that was it.
I love her.
I don’t think I would be able to even function without Y/N.
The bell interrupted my thoughts, pulling me back to the present.
I shoved on a pullover jacket and slung my backpack over my shoulder.

At lunch I sat with the regular crew.
They talked about the deadpool and other suspects.
I pulled out my phone and started texting her.

“Babe, where are you? I miss you here at school”
“Babe?”
“Is my little cupcake ((I couldn’t resist)) upset with me? I’m sorry for not calling you back”
“Baabbee, don’t ignore me”

“I wonder where Y/N got that top”.
My head snapped up from my phone, finally listening to the conversation.

Liam: What top?
Lydia: The one she was wearing last night
Liam: Last night? Y/N was at the party?
Stiles: Yeah, didn’t you see her?
Liam: No I thought she stayed home
Lydia: No, I picked her up and we got the house ready for the party
Mason: What’s going on between you two?
Liam: What do you mean?
Stiles: Well let’s see, yesterday she was so distant that she didn’t even eat lunch, she barely paid attention in class, and Lydia had to talk her out of her gloomy trance
Liam: I don’t know, we didn’t get into a fight
Lydia: Well you did something
Liam: Who’d she leave with?
Mason: Scott
Liam: And where is Scott?
Stiles: Home, he said he didn’t feel too good
Liam: Oh, I’ll see you guys later, I have to go see if Y/N’s alright

Before going over to Y/N’s house, I went to Scott’s place.
Melissa opened the door and gretted him with a smile.

Melissa: Liam, what are you doing here?
Liam: I just wanted to talk to Scott
Melissa: Uh, Scott’s not here
Liam: Are you sure? Stiles told me he was
Melissa: Maybe he was just playing a joke on you, I haven’t seen him since yesterday, is everything okay?
Liam: Yeah, maybe you’re right. I think Stiles is just playing around
Melissa: Okay, bye Liam
Liam: Bye Mrs. McCall

He wasn’t home?
That’s weird.
Why would Stiles lie to me?
Whatever, I’ll deal with him later, I have to go talk to Y/N.
I saw Scott’s motorcycle parked in her driveway.
Scott’s here?  
But why would he come over to see Y/N?
I used the second key that was hidden in the fake rock near the plants to get inside the house.
A strong aroma of freshly baked cupcakes permeated the household.
I walked into the kitchen to find it a complete mess.
Flour, whip cream, and frosting was on the floor and on the counter.
It was faint but as I walked near the stairs I could smell Scott and Y/N.
Using my acute hearing, I listened for any sounds.
I could hear the water in the shower running, squeaky tiles, and I swear I heard a moan.
My heart began to race as I continued up the stairs.
I could clearly hear the sound of slapping skin, her silky moans, and a guy’s strained moan.
My body froze as well as my heart.
Scott’s motorcycle is in the driveway, I can smell him, and there’s a man in the shower with her.
The shower turned off and I could hear the glass door open.

~Third Person View~

Y/N stepped out of the bathroom with Scott and giggled.
“Give me back my towel”
“Why? I’ve already seen you naked”
“Scott!”

Liam bursts into the room with teary eyes.
It’s true, she slept with Scott.
“How could, how could you?!”
Scott gave Y/N back her towel and allowed her to wrap herself up.
Liam grabbed his chest as his breathing became erratic.
The love of his life was just caught having sex with his Alpha.
The same Alpha who told him to find an anchor; his purpose of living.
The wolf inside him was furious.
His fingernails extended into claws, his facial hair popped out sporadically, his eyes shone brighter than it ever did, and the adrenaline coursing through his veins made him angrier.
He wanted to kill him.
Scott told you to get out because he didn’t want you to see him wolf out.
You closed the door behind you and waited in the hallway. 


“Liam, calm down”
“Calm down?! You just fucked the love of my life!”
Liam threw a desk chair at him then lunged for Scott.
Scott dodged both the chair and Liam and went to a corner in the room.
“She found out about Hayden. She saw you guys having sex”
Liam let out a loud growl and pushed Scott up against the wall.
Scott’s eyes turned red as he kicked him back.
“Don’t make me hurt you Liam!”
“You already did!”
Liam deeply scratched Scott’s face making Scott throw him against the door.
The door broke upon impact, sending Liam to hit the wall in the hallway.
Scott picked him up by the shirt to punch him in face only to have Liam retaliate.
The two fought for a while, destroying vases, picture frames, doors, walls, and the floor.
Y/N tried to break up the fight.
She took a step towards them but a hand covered her mouth and she was dragged into a room.
Luckily she was able to scream before being knocked unconsciuos.
Liam and Scott both halted immeadiately.
Liam widedned his eyes and called for Y/N.
When he heard no anser he looked back at Scott.
The two ran into her mom’s room and saw that the window was opened and a piece of paper was left on the floor.
Scott looked around the room while Liam read the note.
“She’s not here”
Scott looked at a crying Liam.
“What, what did it say?”
Liam handed Scott the note.
He braced himself for what he was about to read. 

Y/N Y/L/N  

Scott: I don’t get it
Liam: What don’t you get?! It’s the deadpool Scott!
Scott: But she’s not –
Mrs. Y/M/N: Yes she is   [Your Mom’s Name]
Liam: Mrs. Y/M/N, I –
Mrs. Y/M/N: Not now Liam. Those bastards have my daughter and we need to get her back before they kill her
Scott: I still don’t understand, why would the deadpool want Y/N?
Mrs. Y/M/N: *sighs*Because, she’s a werewolf 


I could not resist!!! Plot twist on the biggie! 40 likes and I’ll write part 3

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Strawberry and Raspberry fruit bowl please (for the fruit ask)

  • raspberry: favorite flower?

I’d say peonies, they are so magnificent and delicate at the same time -  the epitome of a beautiful flower to me at least :) sunflowers and pink carnations come close too

  • strawberry: favorite desserts?

ahh this is so difficult because i have such a sweet tooth. I love chocolate so much (it’s basically a necessity) and vanilla cupcakes with buttermilk icing AHH 

send me a fruit!

flavor

red velvet cake / mint chocolate / cherry cola / buttermilk icing / pumpkin pie / smoked ham / chili con queso / sour candy / red wine

texture

aged wood / leather / old records / porcelain / feline fur

dance

pointe ballet / hip hop / ballroom / lyrical / jazz / tap / exotic / breakdance / headbang

style

punk couture / pastel goth / bohemian babe / androgynous /  90′s grunge

creature

vampire / werewolf / faerie / witch / wendigo / demon / angel / gorgon / ghoul

adjective

discerning / astute / valiant / benevolent / curious / unbreakable / forbearing / soulful / rebellious

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y’all really loved these when i did them last time, so i’m bringing ‘em back. i’m offically seventeen today and this is my birthday gift to you!

rules: send me a 🎉 off Anon or with the url of the blog you want. i will take requests till midnight May 5th. however, i may be unable to answer all asks untill the next day so please be patient. 

blog aesthetic:

flavor 

red velvet cake / mint chocolate / cherry cola / buttermilk icing / pumpkin pie / smoked ham / chili con queso / sour candy / red wine

texture

aged wood / leather / old records / porcelain / feline fur 

dance 

pointe ballet / hip hop / ballroom / lyrical / jazz / tap / exotic / breakdance / headbang

style

punk couture / pastel goth / bohemian babe / androgynous /  90′s grunge

creature

vampire / werewolf / faerie / witch / wendigo / demon / angel / gorgon / ghoul 

adjective 

discerning / astute / valiant / benevolent / curious / unbreakable / forbearing / soulful / rebellious

Jack-O-Lantern Hand Pies

Yields 8-12 pies

Things you’ll need

Ingredients
Dough
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • ½ cup butter flavored shortening, chilled
  • ½ cup salted butter, chilled
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
Filling
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 (11.25-ounce) can sweetened condensed coconut milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
Equipment
  • Large bowl
  • Medium bowl
  • Pie dish
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Small ice cream scoop
  • Pan spray
  • Cutting board
  • Baking sheet lined with parchment
  • Pumpkin cookie cutter
  • Rolling pin

Let’s get started!

Dough
  1. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, vanilla bean, and salt.
  2. Add cubed butter and shortening and work between fingers until
  3. Drizzle in ice-cold buttermilk and then use your hands to form dough.
  4. Divide the dough into 2 disks and then wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Chill for 2 to 24 hours to set.
Filling
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a medium bowl combine all the filling ingredients and whisk together until smooth and well combined.
  3. Pour into a greased pie dish and bake for 60 to 75 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool fully before filling Jack-O-Lanterns.

Time to decorate!

  1. Roll out dough onto a floured surface and then cut out pumpkin shapes. On half of the pumpkins, use small and medium triangle cutters to create the face of the Jack-O-Lantern.
  2. Scoop 1 tablespoon of filling onto the plain pumpkin cutouts and then spread it just enough to leave a border around the edges.
  3. Brush some egg wash around the edges of the edges and then top it with a Jack-O-Lantern face. Gently press down on the edges so that the two sides stick together and then brush the top with egg wash.
  4. Bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes. Remove from oven to egg wash once more and then place back in the oven for 7 minutes.

4 FAMILY-FRIENDLY MEMORIAL DAY DESSERTS

PB&J CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS:
Cake
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
.50 c. butter
1.50 c granulated sugar
1 c. sweetened, creamy peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 large eggs

Frosting
1 box confectioners’ sugar
.50 c. butter
.75 c. strawberry, raspberry or grape jam

DIRECTIONS:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line 24 standard muffin pan cups with liners.
2. Prepare cupcakes: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder. In a large bowl, with a mixer on medium speed, beat the butter and granulated sugar for 3 minutes, or until fluffy. Beat in the peanut butter and vanilla. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce the mixer speed to low; add the flour mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Spoon the batter into the prepared cups.
3. Bake the cupcakes for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, rotating the pans halfway through. Cool the cupcakes in the pans on a wire racks for 5 minutes, then remove them from the pans and let them cool completely on wire racks.
4. Meanwhile, prepare frosting: Beat the confectioners’ sugar, butter, and jam in a large bowl, with a mixer on low speed, until blended. Then, increase the speed to high and beat until light and fluffy. Spread the frosting on the cooled cupcakes

CREAM, BERRY AND NECTARINE TART

INGREDIENTS:
9 oz. tea biscuits
0.50 c. unsalted butter
1.50 package cream cheese
0.25 c. sugar
1 tbsp. sugar
1 c. very cold heavy cream
0.25 c. fresh lime juice
12 oz. small nectarines or peaches
0.75 c. blueberries
confectioners’ sugar
11- by 8-inch rectangular or 9-inch round tart pan with removable bottom

DIRECTIONS
1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In a food processor, pulse the biscuits to form fine crumbs. Add the butter and pulse to combine. Press the mixture in the bottom and up the sides of the rectangular or round tart pan. Bake until the crust is light golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool for about 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and ¼ cup sugar in a large bowl on medium-high until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add the cream and beat until stiff peaks form, about 3 minutes. Add the lime juice and beat to return to stiff peaks, about 1 minute. Spread evenly into the bottom of the crust.
3. Refrigerate until the cream mixture is set, at least 4 hours and up to 2 days. Fifteen minutes before serving, slice the nectarines ¼ inch thick. In a medium bowl, toss the nectarines with the remaining tablespoon sugar. Let sit, tossing occasionally, for 10 minutes. Add the blueberries and gently toss to combine. Top the tart with the fruit and dust with confectioners’ sugar, if desired.

PATRIOTIC PARFAITS

INGREDIENTS
0.25 c. sugar
0.25 c. water
1 c. blueberries
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 c. heavy cream
10 oz. angel food cake
2 c. strawberries
0.50 c. shredded coconut
8 canning jars

DIRECTIONS
1. In 1-quart saucepan, stir together sugar and water. Heat to boiling on high, stirring occasionally; stir in blueberries and lemon juice. Remove from heat. Let cool completely.
2. In large bowl, with mixer on medium speed, whip cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold in cooled blueberry mixture.
3. Place a single layer of angel food cake on bottom of 1 canning jar. Top with 2 tablespoons strawberries, then 2 tablespoons blueberry whipped cream. Repeat layering of cake, strawberries, and whipped cream. Repeat with remaining 7 jars. Serve immediately, or replace screw caps and refrigerate up to 1 day. Before serving, top each parfait with 1 tablespoon coconut.

RASPBERRY-BUTTERMILK ICE POPS

INGREDIENTS:
1 c. raspberries
.75 c. sour cream
.25 c. buttermilk
3 tbsp. honey
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

DIRECTIONS
1. In a large bowl, smash raspberries with the back of a fork. Add remaining ingredients, and stir to combine.
2. Pour mixture into ice-pop molds and freeze for 30 minutes. Insert a wooden stick into each pop; then freeze for at least 2 more hours.


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