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Imagine A Cinnamon Roll Shot Glass Filled With Bailey’s…Then Imagine No More

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A few years ago, some genius came up with the idea of turning cookies into shot glasses you and drink milk from. Oh Bite It took the concept and ran with it, creating shot glasses out of cinnamon rolls.

All you’ll need are some shot glasses, a tube of cinnamon rolls, cinnamon, cooking spray and booze (Oh Bite It uses Bailey’s).

Taking your shot glasses, spray them with non-stick cooking spray until they’re completely coated. Depending on the size of your pre-made cinnamon rolls, cover them around the shot glasses.

Preheat your oven for 375 degrees and throw your cinnamon roll-covered shot glasses inside for 15 minutes. Take a cooking utensil with a handle that fits the shot glass and press down on the dough while it’s still warm so that the part that puffs up during the baking process goes back down.

Let your cinnamon roll shot glasses cool.

Once it’s cooled, take a knife and make a vertical slice along the dough. The shot glass should pop out smoothly.

Heat up your icing and coat your cinnamon roll glasses generously. Once the icing hardens a bit, you can begin to pouring your Bailey’s into the glasses.

Sprinkle a bit of cinnamon on top of your alcohol and enjoy in one boozy bite.

The full recipe can be found on Oh Bite It!

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Cinnamon Roll Mardi Gras Cupcakes Are The Perfect Fat Tuesday Snack

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It's #FATTUESDAY aka #MardisGras, and what better way to celebrate than to make these easy King Cupcakes with a hidden good luck charm.

Posted by Josh Elkin on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Today is Tuesday and that means Mardi Gras is happening tonight. Our buddy Josh Elkin is at it again, this time with a sweet entry in to his video recipe arsenal. Elkin created Mardi Gras King Cupcakes made from cinnamon rolls.

First grab a tube of pre-made cinnamon roll dough. Take two pieces and squeeze them together into one ball of dough which you’ll separate into three balls. Butter up a muffin tray and add three balls to each slot.

At this point, you can hide a baby trinket inside one of the muffins for good luck.

Throw your tray in the oven for about 15 minutes at 375 degrees. While the cinnamon roll muffins are baking, head up your frosting/glaze for about 15 seconds.

When your Mardi Gras cupcakes are ready, drizzle a generous amount of glaze on top of each one. Then add your sprinkles.

Just don’t forget which cupcake that baby’s in. He’s a choking hazard.

Check out Elkin’s video above for the complete recipe, in detail.

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Starbucks Ran Out Of Ideas And Let Fans Create 6 Crazy New Frappuccinos

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A while back, Starbucks asked its fans to create a bunch of wacky flavors for the coffee chain’s beverage menu. The company announced today the six winners of Starbucks’ Frappuccino Fan Flavors.

Taking existing combination ideas from regular patrons, Starbucks officially made these popular off-menu frappe hacks an official option for fans to enjoy.

Sure, our entry of Chorizo Maple Sundae was met with laughter. However, we can definitely live with these winners.

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Red Velvet

The Red Velvet frappuccinos are blended with chocolate chips, mocha sauce, vanilla and raspberry syrup and topped with whipped cream.

Cotton Candy

Made with Starbucks’ standard Vanilla Bean Creme Frappuccino and blended with raspberry syrup, the Cotten Candy frappe is topped with whipped cream.

Cinnamon Roll

Taking regular coffee and blending it with cinnamon dolce syrup, white chocolate mocha sauce and vanilla bean; the Cinnamon Roll frappuccino is topped with whipped cream and a special cinnamon dolce sprinkle.

Lemon Bar

The Lemon Bar frappuccino is combines both the citrus flavor of lemonade with the rich flavor of vanilla in a blender. It’s topped with the staple whipped cream and a caramel sugar sprinkle.

Cupcake

Who doesn’t love a good cupcake? The Cupcake frappe is made with Starbucks’ classic Vanilla Bean Creme Frappuccino and blended together with hazelnut syrup. Wish there was actual cupcakes inside, though.

Caramel Cluster

Coffee is blended with toffee nut syrup and a dark caramel sauce. Once the whipped cream is added, the Caramel Cluster is topped with a mocha drizzle.

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Each frappuccino runs averages about 350-510 calories for a grande cup and will cost you about $4.75. The drinks will be available at participating Starbucks menus for a limited time.

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This Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Is Giving Us All The Fall Feels

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Recipe: Culinary Concoctions by Peabody

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Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts

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Recipe: Sweet C’s Designs

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Giant Cinnamon Roll Skillet

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Recipe: French Press

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18 Knott’s Berry Farm Eats Worth Throwing Up On a Roller Coaster For

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It’s summer, which means between the barbecues and theme parks and county fairs, there’s plenty of gorgeous, over-the-top eats to go around. But only a few of these warm weather meccas go above and beyond in blending old-fashioned fun with binge-worthy grub.

Since it was just a roadside fruit stand in the 1920s, then just a homestyle chicken restaurant in the ’30s, the food at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. has pretty much been made from scratch — providing a surprisingly deft, handcrafted touch to fare most other places might take for granted.

Whether it’s gargantuan cinnamon rolls, Animal-Style fries, or hearty plate of Knott’s famous fried chicken, it turns out that Snoop’s got all your thrill-fueling needs covered.

We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites. Just, try not to eat them all right before riding Ghostrider, mkay?

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Mrs. Knott’s Fried Chicken Dinner

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Hello, deep fried poultry crack. Cooked in the same factory Mrs. Knott’s used way back when, this chicken plate is an excellent way to work yourself right into a food coma. Pro-tip: slather everything, from the buttery biscuits to the chicken itself, in Knott’s speciality boysenberry butter. So worth.

Mrs. Knott’s Full Chicken Dinner: $17.99 @ Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant

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Also notable: Chicken Pot Pies ($8.15), Snoopy Cookies ($2.99), and Boysenberry Croissant Donuts ($3.99) @ the Farm Bakery

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Fiesta Village

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Volcano and Carne Asada Fries

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Taking cues from its Southern California locale, Knott’s whipped up its own version of Animal Fries. Like In-N-Out, Knott’s smothers its taters in Thousand Island, grilled onions, and shredded cheese, but if San Diego is more your style, you can also grab Carne Asada fries, which come topped with shredded steak, sour cream, and guac.

Volcano Fries: $7.99
Carne Asada Fries: $8.99 @ Papa Loca

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Chicken and Steak Tortas

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A nice bit of unfussy Mexican-style food for when you’re craving something a bit more substantial. Choose from either ground chicken or ground steak — both taste great stuffed between garlic mayonnaise, pico de gallo, cheese, lettuce, and fresh teleras bread.

Chicken or Steak Tortas: $9.29 Pancho’s Tacos

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Also notable: Horchata, Orange Bang, and Pina Colada: $3.59 @ Pancho’s Tacos

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Southwest Burger

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A regular chargrilled burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, cheese, barbecue sauce, and garlic aioli — no biggie. The real clinchers here are the fried jalapeño chips, which are just tangy enough to offer a little kick, but not nearly spicy enough to impose on unsuspecting tastebuds.

Southwest Burger: $7.99 at Coaster’s

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Pop Rocks Dippin’ Dots

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Everyone’s favorite astronaut ice cream, but in cherry flavor and mixed with Pop Rocks. We’re not sure why we didn’t think of it first, either.

Pop Rocks Dippin’ Dots: $5.99 @ Dippin’ Dots

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Ghost Town

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Giant Cinnamon Roll

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Holy hell = what you will say when you see this thing, what your tastebuds will say when you eat it, and what your thighs will say once it’s digested and they feel about one Knott’s cinnamon roll wider. Topped with your choice of maple, cream cheese, sugar icing, and nuts, they’re so fluffy you might actually die.

Cinnamon Rolls: $5.59 @ Ghost Town Bakery

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A simple treat, upgraded with the help of Knott’s bakery-made chocolate chip cookies.

Cookiewich: $5.99 @ Ghost Town Grub

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Funnel Cake Sundae

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We’ll say this, don’t get this if you don’t want other funnel cakes ruined for you forever. Compared to Knott’s version which comes topped with real boysenberry and soft serve ice cream, regular syrup and whipped cream will just seem depressing.

Funnel Cake w/Soft Serve: $9.99 @ Ghost Town Grub

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Boysenberry, Strawberry, and Cream-Stuffed Churros

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Boysenberry, strawberry, and Bavarian cream make up your filling options for these fresh made cinnamon sugar batons. Grab all three to make your own beautiful churro bouquet.

Stuffed Churros: $5.99 @ Churro Factory

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Also notable: Churro Sundaes: $5.99 @ Churro Factory

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Boysenberry Soft Serve Cone

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Bedecked in chunks of real boysenberry (kind of a big deal around these parts, if you couldn’t tell), consider this purple soft serve Knott’s version of pineapple Dole Whip — perfectly creamy and just the thing for 2 in the afternoon.

Boysenberry Soft Serve: $4.99 @ Churro Factory

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Sarsaparilla

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Old-style root beer. Super-refreshing. Tastes better when you talk like a cowboy.

Sarsaparilla: $3.79 @ Calico Saloon

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Ribs, Flank Steak, Turkey Legs, Roasted Corn, etc.

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For saucy, open-air barbecue, head to the Fireman’s Brigade in Ghost Town. Ribs and steaks here are slow cooked for a minimum of 24 hours, and everything is served with a variety of barbecue-y sides like baked potatoes, coleslaw, and Knott’s special baked jalapeño buns.

Pork Ribs or Flank Steak Combo: $14.79
Turkey Leg: $9.99
Roasted Corn: $3.99 @ Fireman’s Brigade Barbecue

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Deep Fried Cheese on a Stick

Available in cheddar or pepperjack, this hand-battered, deep-fried milk stick absolutely melts in your mouth, leaving you drowning in a sumptuously unhealthy blend of butter and oil and breading. We’re pretty sure this is what a cheese-gasm tastes like.

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Cheese on a Stick: $8.29 @ Strictly on a Stick

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Also notable: Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs: $8.59 @ Strictly on a Stick

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Gold Trail Kettle Chips, Cajun Lime Salt Riblets, Applewood Smoked Bacon Cheeseburger, Ribeye Steak Sandwich, and Asian Prawn Salad

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Gold Trail Kettle Chips: $10.99
Cajun Lime Salt Riblets: $10.99
Applewood Smoked Bacon Cheeseburger: $15.79
Ribeye Steak Sandwich: $21.99
Asian Prawn Salad: $13.99 @ Spurs

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Oreo Cinnamon Rolls

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Recipe: Blahnik Baker