Happy Holidays! Here at The Binder Ladies, the holidays makes us want to bake and make tons of delicious treats. For the next 10 days, we are going to share with our readers some of our favorite recipes!
Who doesn’t love delicious treats that are almost too cute to eat?! We love them here at The Binder Ladies! What makes it even better is when children can help make the treats! Browsing around Pinterest one day, we saw these super cute polar bears that were made from Nutter Butters and chocolate. Not only is it a cute and Christmas time treat, but they are so easy to make!
Grab the kids and let them pull up a stool to help you with this fun treat! These can be prepared ahead of time, as long as you keep them cool – don’t want our new arctic friends melting! These are perfect for kids school parties, holiday gatherings, Christmas dinner or even just for family game night!
This recipe is super simple. Here are the ingredients you will need.
1 package of Ghirardelli White Chocolate Wafers
1 C powder sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla
Black gel food coloring
To make these cookies are simple as well!! Here are the directions:
-Using a double boiler melt the white chocolate wafers.
-Follow the example of the Santa cookies.
-Dip the bottom half of each Nutter Butter cookies into the melted white chocolate.
-Remove the cookie from the melted chocolate by using a fork .
– Lay the white chocolate covered cookie on the wax paper to dry.
-Refer to the picture of the cookie for the next steps.
-Allow to dry completely.
-Stir in the sugar, cream of tarter and vanilla to the egg whites.
-Beating on medium for 6 minutes.
-If the icing has the appearance of soup or is yellow in color add more powder sugar, 1 cup.
-Put the icing in a bowl.
-Take out 2 TBSP of icing, keeping it white.
-Begin to scoop all of the white icing and put it into a piping bag with #2 tip.
-The rest of the icing add black gel food coloring, stirring to mix in the color.
-Spoon the black icing into another piping bag with a #2 tip.
-With the white icing add two white drops for the whites of the eyes. Also using the white icing as glue to add the mini marshmallows to the top side of the nutter butter.
-With the black royal icing add two smaller dots on top of the white icing dots.
-Using the black icing again draw two eye brows above the eyes, a half square in black for the mouth and for the nose, outline then fill in a black circle.
-Allow the chocolate and icing to completely dry.