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Easter Countdown – Day 4 – Egg Salad Crescent Rolls Yum

So many flowers blooming

Petite little squirrels come out to play.

Really big bears awake from their slumber

Imaginative children enjoy a walk with their friends.

No tree is left standing with out any leaves. So

Go ahead jump for joy because spring is here.

Lots of fun things today:

For a quick way to get to what your wanting to do, click on the word below to take you to your interest – That is if you don’t want to read the whole post – And don’t forget… for some Witchy magic, read one of my books.

Recipe

Game

Egg Dying

Egg Salad Crescent Rolls Carrots

  • 1 tube Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations Crescent Seamless Dough Sheet*
  • 1 egg (whisked with 1 teaspoon of water to make an egg wash)
  • 1 1/2 cups of your favorite egg or ham salad
  • 1 bunch of fresh dill or parsley

 

 

Special Equipment Needed:

  • pizza cutter or knife
  • 6 metal cream horn molds
  • pastry brush 
  • non-stick aluminum foil lined baking sheet*If you can’t find this product, you can use sheets of puff pastry, or use crescent rolls and pinch all the seams together.

     

 

 

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Unroll the Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations Seamless Dough Sheet onto a cutting board.  Use a pizza cutter or a knife to cut the dough lengthwise into 6 equal strips. Brush one strip with egg wash.
  • Roll the strip into a 17″-18″ long log. I rolled the strip of dough up into a tube and pinched the seam shut. Then I rolled out the dough into a thinner, longer log by pushing and rolling  the log with both hands.
  • Repeat, brushing egg wash onto each dough strip before rolling each into logs.
  • Create 6 logs.
  • Wrap one dough log around each cream horn mold, trying to keep the seam side against the metal mold.
  • Repeat.
  • Be sure your dough does not hang over the open end of the cream horn mold, as it will make it difficult to remove once baked.
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes until golden brown.  I suggest rotating the pan half way through the baking cycle for even browning.
  • Allow carrot crescents to cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the cream horn form by holding the carrot in one hand and using the other hand to twist the mold and gently pull it out.
  • Fill each Carrot Crescent with egg salad or ham salad.  Press a few sprigs of dill or parsley into the egg salad for a decorative effect.  Your carrots will keep in an airtight container for up to 2 days, but are best served the day they are baked.
  • Fill your carrots just before serving.

 

Easter Origami Fortune Teller

I’m sure we’ve all made these at some point in time (it used to be a sleepover favorite).

  • Materials:

    • square of paper – click here for instructions to make a rectangle of paper (typical 8.5×11 sheet) into a square.
    • Pen or pencil.

    Download by Clicking here.

     

Egg Dying

  • Wrapping an Easter egg in textured fabric before dyeing creates an intricate pattern that looks like hand-painting. To get the look, use fabrics such as lace, cheesecloth, or netting. Wrap a square of your chosen fabric tightly around the egg, twist to close, and secure with a rubber band. Dunk the egg in food-safe dye, using the fabric tail as a handle.Easter Egg Tip: For best results, use a new piece of cheesecloth for each egg. Other fabrics can be used multiple times.

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