Thursday, March 30, 2017

Classic Treats with a Modern Twist for Easter

Easter is just around the corner. Different cultures with different heritages celebrate this holiday, well, differently of course! Speaking from our own Italian traditions, Easter is the best time of the year to indulge! At our gatherings, there's always an assortment of classic sweet treats, that require you to unbutton your pants for more room. You know what we're talking about! This year we want to put a modern twist on some of those traditional treats. Check out our take on these classic Italian desserts you can use for your own Easter celebration!

Red Velvet Pizzelles

The traditional Italian waffle cookie gets a red velvet twist in this Red Velvet Pizzelle, perfect for sharing with that special someone!

Hot off the press, these deep red pizzelles steal the show. More importantly, they are delicious! Check out this recipe and take this classic cookie to a whole new level!

Cannoli Bites

Mini cannoli cups mmmmm Ingredients: Crust- 2 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon Flour for dusting surface Filling- 1 15oz. container of whole milk ricotta cheese 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips:

Cannolis are super rich and super sweet. They are really one of our favorite treats! Make them bite-sized and watch them disappear. Get the recipe here!

Rainbow Cookie Cake

Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake

Everyone's favorite Italian cookie turned into a cake? Count us in! This recipe is provided by the Food Network so you know it's the real deal. Yum!

Pastel Mint Patties

Pretty Pastel Mint Patties are perfect for Easter and spring time! These mints take just minutes to make and the kiddos can help too!:

A bright addition to any dessert table! Whip up this tasty recipe for all to enjoy. We know we will!

Easter Bread Cookies

Cakeyboi: 'Italian Easter Bread' Cookies:

So good you'll want to devour these all year long! Try out this recipe for an extra special Easter treat!

We hope this made you hungry enough to devour the details of your own modern twist on classic treats for Easter! Share your favorite desserts with us and we'll feature them in an upcoming post. We can never have enough sweets recipes!

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