Thursday, December 9, 2010

Checks and Truffles!

I walked upstairs today and saw the picture below. As it turns out, the girls were 'writing checks' to all their stuffed animals. And the line. Was. Long. Hmmmm? Kind of reminded me of our government. Not sure where they got the idea, but clearly they've seen Obama on TV one too many times talking about redistribution of wealth :)
Here are the employees themselves. Cayla brought in the 'clients' and Autumn wrote out the checks. It was too cute, she would ask, "How much do you want?" and Cayla would make up a figure for Autumn to make the check out for.
Look who cut in front of all the 'little animals' and went straight to the front of the line. In his defense, I'm pretty sure he just hoped they were eating something.
Unlike my niece, who takes beautiful, step by step pictures of all her projects, I have a mere TWO! The one below is the ingredients for Oreo Truffles. It's simple. Throw all this stuff together...............
........and you get these (look down). Cute huh? I have to warn you though, the recipe called for Almond Bark (gag) but I decided the Candiquik vanilla looked MUCH better. It was twice as expensive (over $4.00) for that bag and I only had one tiny square left, but it tasted sooooo delicious. These make pretty cute little truffles that taste wonderful. And one more tip....if you don't have a food processor, a blender makes a great Oreo-crusher. I won't be offended if you don't ask for the recipe, but if you do want it, let me know and I'll post it.
p.s. These make a gargantuan MESS. I had nonpareils from one end of the kitchen to another. Fortunately Hoover (a.k.a. Chuck) 'vacuumed' them all up for me :)


Lisa said...

Those will make a sweet presentation at the party tomorrow.

Robyn said...

I make these every Christmas! They are one of Gideyon's favorites. I actually use a my own chocolate covering instead of white bark, so they don't look as pretty as yours. So yummy & easy, however I agree the mess is BIG!

Clare said...

Aren't kids so creative? I am constantly amazed at what they come up with! I <3 Oreo truffles, and BTW if you don't have a food processer, or a blender, or even a rolling pin, a hammer and a ziploc work pretty well, too... not that I have ever done that!:)

Miss Candiquik said...

These are sooo delicious! I have to agree with Clare - haha ( blender broke) so yep - the rolling pin, whatever else I could find to smash oreos with, and a ziploc bag work just fine. I suggest a blender however ;)
Thanks for the support of the Candiquik as well - if you haven't visited before, check out my "candiquik" blog at and this holiday site ( LOTS of cute, cute ideas!)

Sarah aka "Miss Candiquik"
Happy Holidays!