OH SO SIMPLE RECIPES

MixiSquares are great on their own, but if you're feeling adventurous, we dare you to try them in one of these easy recipes.

  

  

CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRY CAKE SKEWERS
(Makes 4 Skewers per MixiSquare)
1. Cut chilled Sassy Strawberry MixiSquares into quarters. Skewer.
2. Dip cake ends into melted chocolate. Place on parchment paper with chocolate-dipped ends down.
3. Chill until firm. That's it!
   
   
  

COFFEE CAKE CREAM CHEESE TRUFFLES
(Makes 8-10 Truffles)
1. Freeze 2 Spicy Crumble MixiSquares.
2. Cut MixiSquares into small cubes and pulse in a food processor with .5 oz butter, 1 oz. cream cheese, and 3 oz. icing sugar until small moist crumbles form.
3. Shape into 1 inch balls. Chill one hour.
4. Dip into melted white or dark chocolate and chill on parchment paper until firm. Decorate as desired. Enjoy!

 

 

 

SASSY STRAWBERRY PASTRY BRAID
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg yolk
1 puff pastry sheet, thawed but still cold
1 Sassy Strawberry MixiSquare, crumbled
1/4 cup strawberry preserves
1 egg wash, made with 1 egg and 1 tbsp water
granulated sugar
 

TO PREPARE FILLING: Mix together cream cheese, confectioners sugar, vanilla, and egg yolk.

TO ASSEMBLE PASTRY BRAID: Roll out puff pastry sheet to an 11 inch square. Place on a greased baking sheet. Make 3-inch horizontal cuts on both sides of pastry at 1-inch intervals. Sprinkle MixiSquare crumbs down center third of pastry. Top with cream cheese filling. Then top with strawberry preserves. Fold outside pastry strips over filling, alternating sides.

TO BAKE: Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake for approximately 20 minutes at 350 degrees until golden brown. Let cool.

 

 

BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE BROWNIE TRUFFLES
(Makes 4-5 Truffles per MixiSquare)
1. Freeze Blueberry Bomb MixiSquares.
2. Cut brownies into small cubes and pulse in a food processor until small moist crumbles form.
3. Shape into 1 inch balls. Chill one hour.
4. Dip into melted semi-sweet chocolate and chill on parchment paper until firm. Decorate as desired. Eat!
 
  
  
    
SNICKERDOODLES STUFFED WITH BROWNIE TRUFFLES
(Makes 8 large cookies)
2 Blueberry Bomb MixiSquares
 2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided
1 1/3 sticks butter, softened
1 1/4 cup sugar, divided
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
 

TO PREPARE FILLING: Cut 2 frozen Blueberry Bomb MixiSquares into small pieces. Pulse in a food processor to form coarse crumbles. Form into 8 slightly flattened brownie truffle balls. Chill while preparing cookie dough.

TO PREPARE COOKIE DOUGH: Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Set aside. Mix butter and 1 cup sugar in a large bowl. Mix in egg and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients. Divide cookie dough into 8 pieces. Wrap each piece of cookie dough around a MixiSquares brownie truffle ball, covering completely.

TO PREPARE SUGAR COATING: Mix together remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 cup sugar. Roll cookies in sugar mixture.

Bake 12-14 minutes on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees.

 
 
 
GINGERBREAD COOKIES STUFFED WITH STRAWBERRY CAKE TRUFFLES
(Makes 8 large cookies)
2 Sassy Strawberry MixiSquares
 1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teas. baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon each cloves, nutmeg, allspice
6 tablespoons butter, softened
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup molasses
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
 

TO PREPARE FILLING: Cut 2 frozen Sassy Strawberry MixiSquares into small pieces. Pulse in food processor to form coarse crumbles. Form into 8 slightly flattened cake balls. Chill while preparing cookie dough.

TO PREPARE COOKIE DOUGH: Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder, and spices. Set aside. Mix butter, brown sugar, and molasses in a large bowl. Stir in dry ingredients and chocolate chips. Divide cookie dough into 8 pieces. Wrap each piece of cookie dough around a MixiSquares cake ball, covering completely.

Bake 12-14 minutes on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees. Cool to room temperature, if you can wait that long.

  
  
   

SASSY STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
1. Cut Sassy Strawberry MixiSquares horizontally into 3 layers.
2. Fill layers with sweetened whipped cream, and sliced strawberries macerated with vanilla sugar and (optional) Grand Marnier.
3. Celebrate summer any time of the year!