Sunday, October 4, 2009

Succulent Soups and Spooky Treats

October is here and we are dedicating the month to succulent soups and spooky treats! The whole month we will be posting yummy warm soup recipes for those cool autumn temperatures. Plus some fun spooky treats to make for your little trick or treaters! We hope you all enjoy them and test them out! Let us know what you think in the process!


What You Need!
Stiff Frosting
Mini M&M's
Pastry Bags for Icing or other Icing tools

Make It!
Unwrap Twinkie cakes; and place them on a foil-lined baking sheet. Place the frosting into the pastry bag; pipe the frosting to look like mummy wrappings to cover each Twinkie cake. Place the M&M mini candies on the cakes for eyes. Pipe around the eyes for a more realistic look

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

What You Need!
1 lb. baking potatoes (about 2), cubed
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup milk
3 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled and divided
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
1 green onion sliced, divided
1/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream

Make It!
MICROWAVE potatoes in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 5 min., stirring after 2-1/2 min. Stir in broth and milk. Microwave 10 min., stirring after 5 min. Carefully crush potatoes with potato masher.
RESERVE 2 Tbsp. each bacon and cheese and 1 Tbsp. onions for topping. Stir remaining bacon, cheese and onions into soup.
SERVE topped with reserved bacon, cheese, onions and sour cream.

Bacon, Cheese, and Potato Chowder

What You Need!
3 cups fat-free milk
1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of potato soup
2 cups frozen Southern-style hash browns
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
2 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled
2 green onions, thinly sliced

Make It!
MIX milk and soup in large saucepan. Stir in hash browns. Bring to boil on high heat, stirring occasionally; simmer on medium-low 10 min., stirring frequently.
SERVE topped with cheese, bacon and onions.