October 31st, 2014
Enjoy the deliciousness of Watkins high-quality, gourmet extracts. They’re concentrated and backed by the same expertise that has made Watkins Vanilla the choice of generations.
“Sweets for the Sweet” Sugared Popcorn
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoon of Watkins Root Beer Extract (or your favorite Watkins Extract)
1 cup popcorn kernels
optional food coloring
Bring to a boil the sugar and water, boil for 7 minutes or until the syrup “spins a thread from a spoon”. Stir in Extract and optional food coloring. Pour over the popped corn kernels and stir until dry. Spread on a cookie sheet until cool – serve to your little spooks, ghouls and goblins.
Have a Simply Bewitching Halloween,
October 24th, 2014
Watkins Snack & Dip Seasonings are not just for dip – and they’re on sale in October for just $8.99! Flavors include Blazin’ Cajun, Cucumber & Dill, Fiesta, Garden Vegetable, Garlic & Dill, Guacamole Dip, Salsa Seasoning Dip, Salsa & Sour Cream and Tomato & Horseradish.
Oyster Cracker Munchies
Mix 1/4 cup Watkins Original Grapeseed Oil, 1 – 2 TBSP your choice of Watkins Snack & Dip Seasoning and one 10-12 ounce package oyster crackers in a large zip-top bag. Seal and shake until crackers are well coated. Spread in a shallow baking pan and bake at 375 degrees for 5 to 6 minutes or microwave on high, uncovered 3 to 4 minutes. Stir once during baking. Cool and serve.
October 17th, 2014
It’s finally Fall and Watkins Cinnamon is on sale for just $6.79 for a 6 ounce tin – don’t you love it!
Watkins Cinnamon and Spice Cookies
Preheat oven to 350F. In a medium bowl whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. In a shallow bowl set aside 1/2 cup sugar. With an electric mixer beat butter, remaining sugar, egg, vanilla, and molasses until well blended. Combine with dry ingredients until dough forms. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and dip in 1/2 cup/125 reserved sugar. Arrange on a baking sheet, about 3-inches apart. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 3 dozen.
October 7th, 2014
Watkins cassia cinnamon has flavored family rituals for more than 100 years. Introduce your family to this high-oil Korintje cassia, and discover the best quality cinnamon available anywhere with double the flavor of Ceylon varieties. Watkins high-oil Korintje cassia contains 3 to 3.5% essential oil: many others on the market contain 1 to 2%, and inferior brands as low as .5%. Save 20% in October, the 6 ounce can is just $6.79.
Watkins Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Muffins
5 Tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 1/4 teaspoons Watkins Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoons Watkins Nutmeg
In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg; mix well. Beat in milk. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; beat into creamed mixture, just until moistened.
Fill greased miniature muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350 degrees for 14 to 16 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Dip muffins in melted butter, then roll in Watkins Cinnamon-sugar mixture (1 part Watkins Cinnamon to 2 parts sugar). Serve warm. Makes one dozen.