My friends at Local 12 invited me back for St. Patrick's Day - I decided to whip up some Boozy treats for the holiday! Cuz that's what the holiday's about - right?
So first up - Leprechaun Balls! How is that not fun?!
You can't really form balls - I just sort of grabbed a glob and dropped it in the powdered sugar. Then as you toss it around in the powdered sugar - it becomes easier to handle.
Then pop them in the fridge for about 30 minutes until they firm up and you have your Leprechaun Balls!
Just a reminder - the booze is in them so they are not kid-friendly. :-)
Boozy Leprechaun Balls
(adapted from TheRowdyBaker.com)
Then you add in a block of cream cheese - softened.
After that's all mixed together, add in 1/4 cup of Guinness Draught. I had to buy a bottle of it - it's not my favorite beer at all - but it's really good with the cheeses!
Once it's all together - refrigerate overnight and you're good. You can add garlic, salt & pepper - but I left it the way it was and served them with the new Kashi Garlic & Pesto Peta Crisps. They had a good amount of seasoning so you could keep the cheese simpler. Tasty stuff!!!!
Again - not kid-friendly...just fyi.
Boozy Cheddar Dip
(adapted from TheCurvyCarrot.com)