Air Fryer S’Mores

Yes, You read that right Air Fryer S’mores! This recipe is for s’mores in the air fryer. I decided to give it a try and I’m so glad I did. I was skeptical and I’m a total believer now. Is it 100% like a regular campfire s’more, maybe not…but it’s pretty close. The only thing that’s missing is that fire taste and I haven’t gotten them super charred and dark like I would at a campfire.

Please give this a try and you won’t regret it!

Air Fryer S’Mores

Ingredients:
2 sheets graham crackers
4 large marshmallows (or 2 extra large campfire marshmallows)
2-4 pieces sold chocolate squares

Directions: Preheat the air fryer. Break the graham cracker sheets in half. Add half the graham crackers to the air fryer rack or basket. Top the graham cracker with the pieces of chocolate. I usually only do 1 piece on each, as 2 pieces on each is very sweet. Top chocolate with the marshmallows. (Note: Sometimes I just use the marshmallows vs the chocolate. keeps a little more health conscious, and still delicious.

Add to the air fryer and cook at 400° for about 3-4 minutes. I’d watch them closely and cook to your desired marshmallow doneness. I like mine a bit darker so I let it go until it’s a deep golden brown. Next remove from the air fryer and top with the other halves of the graham crackers and enjoy, grab a napkin!! Use can also use other chocolates to change it up. Like peanut butter cups or toffee bars.

Note: I use an air fryer oven type air fryer. My preheat is 400° for 3 minutes. The marshmallows do puff up some once you cook them.


Air Fryer French Toast Sticks

I’m obsessed with my new air fryer! I’ve had it since before the holidays and I honestly can’t get enough. I’ve been trying out so many delicious recipes. This recipe was one that surprised me! French toast sticks! Super simple, yet the flavors were awesome. Personally, I feel like it’s much easier than in a pan, and let’s be honest that’s pretty easy too.

Try this recipe if you want a quick breakfast. Keep in mind, every air fryer is different. The cook time and temperatures will vary.

Air Fryer French Toast Sticks

Ingredients:
8 slices of white bread or Texas toast
4 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 t vanilla extract
cinnamon, sprinkle (optional)

To serve:
favorite syrup
powdered sugar

Directions: In a bowl add in the milk, eggs and vanilla and whisk well together. Cut the slices of bread into thirds. Spray the air fryer rack or basket with cooking spray. Dip each stick into the egg mixture quickly on both sides. Remove from the egg mixture and place directly on the rack or in the basket. Complete with all break sticks. Sprinkle each stick on both sides with cinnamon, if desired. Preheat the air fryer. Add the rack or basket into the air fryer and cook at 350° for about 7-8 minutes flipping half way through. Cook until crispy. Remove from air fryer and sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with syrup.

Notes: You can add regular sugar to the bread as well as the cinnamon. Personally I use the cinnamon and then powdered sugar. You can do whatever you like. I like mine on the crispier side as they are better to dip.

Spinach & Mushroom Pizza

I love making homemade pizzas. I personally just buy the pizza dough from a local Italian shop and it cuts the prep time in half. I made this pizza and the dough wasn’t cooperating, so the crust totally came out wonky. I still had to share because the flavors were awesome. This is also my first time making a video while cooking. It’s new to me, so I’m learning as I go! 🙂

Spinach & Mushroom Pizza

Ingredients:
1 fresh pizza dough
8 oz sliced mushrooms, sauteed to remove moisture
10 oz fresh spinach
1 cup Italian shredded cheese
4 oz fresh mozzarella, diced
1 T grated Romano cheese
1 T + 2t olive oil
1/2 T Italian Seasoning
2 t garlic salt

Directions: Preheat oven 425°. Roll out pizza dough to your desired thickness. Use spray oil on a large cookie sheet and add the dough. Pierce the dough all over with a fork. Par bake the crust for about 8 minutes.

Remove the dough from the oven and assemble the pizza. Drizzle 1 T oil over the crust and use a brush to completely cover the crust. Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the crust. Next layer with spinach and then top with mushrooms. Next add the fresh mozzarella. Sprinkle the Romano and Italian seasoning over the top. Lightly drizzle oil on top and bake in the oven for another 10-12 minutes depending on how crisp you like your pizza and how thick your dough is.

Once pizza is done remove from oven and sprinkle with garlic salt. Cut and serve.

Cheeseburger Cupcakes

These little cheeseburger cupcakes are so fun to make. This post isn’t going to be recipes for these little cute cupcakes. It’s just going to simply explain how to assemble them.  I made these for my favorite little people.  My niece and nephews a while back, when they were a few years old.  They are 12, 10 and almost 10 now.  These are very sweet, they are more for the look, but the kids didn’t eat much of them back then.

I got such a kick out of making these.  When I put them together I actually bought some of the stuff and made some of the components of this cupcake.  Take a look below how to make/assemble them!  These would be perfect for a BBQ!

Cheeseburger Cupcakes

Bun: Yellow cupcakes (unfrosted) either homemade or store bought
Burger: Brownie Bites
Cheese: Melted Marshmallows with yellow food coloring
Ketchup: Red Frosting ( Just put along the edges, so you can see it)
Lettuce: Coconut flakes with green food coloring
Seeds: Rice Cereal

Directions: To assemble these adorable cupcakes, cut the yellow cupcake in half. Add the brownie bite to the bottom half of the cupcake.  After melting the marshmallows put over top of the brownie bite.  Add a little bit of red frosting (just to the outer area so you can see it.) Next sprinkle on the coconut flakes.  Top with the other half of the cupcake and add a few pieces of rice cereal to act as the seeds on the bun.

 

Potato Skin Bites

I love being able to take left overs and turn them into something else.  I’m not a huge fan of left overs unless it’s something DELICIOUS!  I made these potato skin bites from left over baked potato!

I think this is going to be my go- to way to make these potato skin bites now.  I will probably bake the potatoes a little less next time!

Next time you want a fun bar food, try these! Or if you have a left over baked potatoes they work wonderful!

Potato Skin Bites

Ingredients:

2 potatoes, partially or fully baked
1-2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or any kind of cheese)
6 slices cooked bacon, chopped
2 t garlic powder
2 t onion powder
2 t salt
2 t pepper
1 T olive oil

Optional Toppings:
Sour cream
Green onion
Hot sauce
Ranch dressing
Guacamole/Avocado

Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Drizzle olive oil to a baking sheet.   Slice the potatoes about 1/2 inch thick and add the baking sheet.  Sprinkle potatoes with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.  Place in the oven or 15 minutes.  Check the potatoes after 10 minutes.  (Cook times will vary depending on how par-cooked your potatoes are) If they are crispy enough for you, remove from the oven and complete the following steps. If you like them crispier let cook a bit longer.

Once potatoes are cooked to your liking, remove from the oven.  Add about a tablespoon of cheese (more or less if you want) and then top with a few pieces of bacon.  Place back in the oven another 10 minutes so the cheese melts and gets all gooey and delicious!

Remove from the oven and top with optional toppings above. And enjoy!

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Balls

Who doesn’t like an easy recipe for something sweet. I made these for a breakfast item, like a cinnamon dount stuffed with cream cheese. But the more I think about it you can really eat these anytime. Add some chocolate syrup to dip it in and it can be a dessert.

These are really simple to make and can be a fun recipe to make with kids. Take a look and give it a try!

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Balls

Ingredients:

4 large canned biscuits, cut in 4s
1 stick butter
1/2 -3/4 cup granulated sugar
2-3 T cinnamon
1/4 cup nuts, finley chopped (optional)
6 oz cream cheese, cut in 16 pieces

Directions: Preheat oven to 375°. Add a piece of cream cheese into a piece of biscuit. Roll up into a ball, making sure the seams are pinched together tight. Complete with all of the biscuts. In a bowl mix together cinnamon, sugar and nuts (if using), melt butter in a second bowl.

Next roll the balls into the butter and then into the cinnamon mixture. Continue with all the rest of the balls. Put on a baking sheet about an inch or so apart. They will puff out slightly. Bake in the oven 17-20 minutes. (Note: oven tempatures will vary)

Remove from the oven and serve warm.

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