Thursday, March 15, 2012

Rounding up GREEN

With St. Patrick's Day coming up, we know SOME of you are planning to serve up something special on Saturday. We've found so much inspiration on Pinterest and have even started our own Luck O' the Irish board there...what are you planning?

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Even if you're not fixing anything Irish-inspired on Saturday, we know you have a green recipe on your blog, be it salad, beans, spinach or maybe even your own Shamrock Shake! So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite ST. PATRICK'S DAY recipes?
Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!

Here's one of our favorites from
101 Cupcake, Cookie & Brownie Recipes

Emerald Isle Cupcakes
Shared by Jackie Smulski of Lyons, Illinois, these lucky little cakes are perfect for celebrating with your little leprechauns. Jackie writes, "These cupcakes are not only good for St. Patrick's Day but are also a refreshing treat to welcome the first day of spring!"
EmeraldIsleCupcakes1-3/4 c. all-purpose flour
2/3 c. sugar
3.4-oz. pkg. instant pistachio
    pudding mix

1-1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/4 c. milk
1/2 c. oil
1/2 t. vanilla extract
few drops green food coloring
16-oz. container cream
    cheese frosting

Garnish: candy sprinkles
In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, dry pudding mix, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; add to flour mixture and mix until well blended. Fill paper-lined muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick tests clean. Cool in tin on a wire rack. Add a few drops of food coloring to the frosting and frost the cupcakes. Garnish with sprinkles. Makes 1-1/2 dozen.

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