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Quick And Easy Rainbow Birthday Cake
f you're looking for a quick and easy birthday cake recipe then why not try a rainbow cake.
Although it looks complicated the rainbow cake is actually quite easy to make and you will find it to be a big hit with all the kids.
2- boxes white cake mix
Frosting - either purchased or homemade
9" round cake pans
6 - mixing bowls
Gel food coloring - to get the brightest colors you're going to want to go with gel.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour your cake pans
Prepare the two boxes of white cake mix following the recipe on the box. Then divide the cake evenly into the six bowls.
Add your food coloring to the bowls of cake batter and mix well.
Pour one bowl of cake batter into the already prepared cake pan and bake for approx. 15 minutes or until done. After the cake is finished you can wash the pan and then reuse it for the next layer. Allow the cake layers to completely cool before layering and frosting
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Potato Chip Cookies
This is a fast and oh so easy shortbread type of cookie that is surprisingly delicious.
1 Cup butter, softened
1/2 Cup sugar
3/4 Cup crushed potato chips
2 Cups flour
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Mix together butter, sugar and vanilla
Stir in flour, potato chips and cinnamon
Mix well and four into balls and place approx. 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
Flatten with glass dipped in sugar and cinnamon and bake at 350 degrees for approx. 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes approx. 24 cookies
Hot Turkey and Ham Party Sandwiches
A fast and easy little sandwich that is always a hit.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2 pk Dinner rolls
1/2 Cup butter softened
2 TBS Dijon mustard
1/2 Pound cooked sliced ham or turkey
Cheese - your choice of swiss, american or cheddar
Mix together butter and mustard.
Slice the tops off the dinner rolls and arrange them on a cookie sheet.
Spread dinner roll bottoms with the mustard butter mix
Top dinner rolls with ham or turkey and cheese
Replace the top on the dinner rolls and bake at 350 degrees for approx. 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Homemade Sloppy Joes
Very filling delicious and just a little messy, these sandwiches are always a big hit with kids and adults alike.
1 small onion finely chopped
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1 1/2 # lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups ketchup
1 TBS. mustard
1 TBS. Worcestershire sauce
2 TBS. brown sugar
Saute the hamburger onions and green pepper until the hamburger is browned. Next add the ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar, making sure to mix well. Allow to simmer for approx. 5-10 minutes before serving. Serve on on hamburger buns. Recipe serves approx. 12
Ants on a log
Just take some celery sticks and top them with either peanut butter or cream cheese. Then sprinkle on some raisins or chocolate chips for an easy kid friendly snack.