“After Easter, I put leftover solid or hollow chocolate bunnies or eggs in a plastic bag and pound them into small pieces,” relates Geraldine B. of Kersey, Pennsylvania. “I use them in place of chocolate chips in recipes.”
If your gang likes corn chips, they’ll love the sweet and salty blend in these fast-fixing bars from Wanda Borgen in Minot, North Dakota. They also make great take-along treats for picnics or tailgate parties and are so easy, the kids just may want to make their own batch.
The original version of this unbelievably over-the-top truffle dessert tastes like it took all day to make! But after our makeover, it can be made with just 30 minutes of hands-on work, so you can focus on other things during this busy season.
"Our son Jason loves s'mores and parfait desserts, so we combined them to create these treats," says Vonnie Oyer of Hubbard, Oregon. Crushed graham crackers, chocolate pudding, mini marshmallows and chips are layered into tall glasses for a pretty presentation.