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November 9, 2012

Acorn Treats {Week 7 of The 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats!}

Week 7 baby.

I am LOVING this 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats challenge. As always, I'd like to thank Brenda for hosting this incredible series!

This week I was short on time so needed something quick and easy.

Like, no-cooking-quick-and-easy.

I found a recipe that seemed like the perfect solution. No cooking? Check. Adorable? Check. Tasty? Check.

It's these Acorn Treats.

See, I told you they were adorable.

Acorn Treats
ever-so-slightly adapted from Taste of Home  

  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 48 Hershey kisses
  • 48 Nutter Butter Bites
  • 48 mini semisweet chocolate chips
In a microwave, melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spread the flat side of each kiss with a small amount of melted chocolate; immediately attach each to a cookie. Place a tiny dollop of melted chocolate on the top of the acorn and immediately attach a mini chocolate chip to make a stem. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container.

Printable Recipe

Check out the other treats in the blog hop below:

Linking up here.

Peace, and bacon grease!



Dawn said...

These are absolutely adorable! I love simple things like this as an addition to a holiday dessert table!

Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com said...

So stinking cute!!!!! I could munch on these acorns all day!

Anonymous said...

How cute. Great idea.

meandmr.com said...

Newest follower here! I found you through the Saturday blog hop :) Those acorns look amazing, I can't wait to try them!

P.S. I’m doing a $50 Shabby Apple giveaway on my blog. You should check it out here: http://meandmr.com/post/35113285949/shabby-apple-50-giveaway

Unknown said...

such a tiny cute treat! Thanks so much for linking up on super Sweet Saturday.

Petie@inspirednesting.com said...

Love these! Saw them on pinterest and have made them several times this fall. They're a great treat my 11 yo daughter can make too :)

Mackenzie said...

ADORABLE! Love these! Thanks for sharing this on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes this week! We love having you join us! Have a great week!
Mackenzie :)

Anonymous said...

Those really are adorable! You just need a stuffed lil squirrel holding a basket full of them :)

Becky said...

These are so sweet! Both in taste and appearance! Definitely trying these!

Winnie said...

These are beautiful and very cute treats!

Anne Birdsong said...

Hi Desi, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (http://annesfunnyfarm.blogspot.com), and I’m visiting from Clever Chicks.

Aaah, I think I saw these on Pinterest, and they are the cutest things EVER! Also love your sign-off line: Peace and bacon grease. Thanks for making me smile!

Anyway, thanks for posting this. If you’ve never visited yet, I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

Rita said...

Love the acorn treats, so cute!

Michelle B said...

Definitely adorbs, Desi! I see a project in my future.
Thank you for linking up with See Ya In the Gumbo.

Mariel said...

I would love for you to share this (or any of your other great ideas) at the link party going on through tomorrow night at ‘Or so she says …’ Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

Aunt B said...

What a cute little snack those acorns are. Thank you for sharing the idea.

Unknown said...

These are so cute! Thanks for linking up at Creative Me this week! Be sure to come by and sign up for the newsletter! :) Have a blessed week!

Debra at HOMESPUN: http://www.thehomespun.com said...

These are so cute!!!

Chris said...

What a nutty dessert!

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

I've seen these on Pinterest, and thought they were super cute, too. So glad they turned out great for you! Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday.

Mackenzie said...

These are SO cute! You are a Featured Favorite this week on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! We love having you join us and can't wait to see you this weekend!
Mackenzie :)

Nici @ Posed Perfection said...

Oh,my word! These are adorable! I am your newest follower. I hope you'll visit Posed Perfection soon and maybe even follow me back. Have a wonderful weekend!

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