Delectable Treats To Make In Your Condo

Posted in Good Eats
by Amber on September 17, 2012

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You've come in from a long day on the slopes and your sweet-tooth is kicking in so what now?

Sure, you can grab a package of store-bought cookies but there is nothing better than ooey, gooey goodness fresh out of the oven. Here are a few of our favorite treats to make when your ski day is done.

Warning: calories included.

Ooey, Gooey Caramel Fudge Bars

If you're lacking ambition, you can just whip up a batch of refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough but why not take it a step further with these amazing bars?


  • 1 pkg. refrigerated chocolate chip dough
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 12 oz. pkg. milk or semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup caramel or fudge ice cream topping

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice cookie dough into 1/2" slices and arrange in greased 15x10" pan. Press evenly into pan until the bottom is covered.

Bake the crust at 350 degrees for about 8-12 minutes until light golden brown. Sprinkle crust with marshmallows and chocolate chips. Return to oven and bake an additional 8-10 minutes or until marshmallows are puffy and light golden brown. Remove from oven and drizzle caramel topping evenly over bars. Cool completely and cut into bars.

Utah Scones

Remember that saying: "When in Rome, do as the Romans." Utah is famous for their scones so why not eat like the Utahns do?


1 bag of frozen yeast rolls (i.e. Rhodes Rolls)

2 Quarts of frying Canola oil

Toppings such as cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar or the Utah favorite: honey butter.


  • Set out the Rhodes Rolls on a greased pan before you leave in the morning so they can rise while you're gone.
  • After the dough has risen several hours, roll it out and cut it into 2X2-inch squares (or however big you'd like). Be sure not to smash it down or stretch it out because it won't puff up.
  • Heat the oil. It will be ready when a 1" cube of bread is browned in 60 seconds (be careful not to over or undercook.)
  • Cook 2-3 scones scones at a time. Make sure to flip over in the oil when golden. Remove when both sides are done.
  • Be sure to have a plate of paper towels upon which to place the scones to dab off the oil.
  • Top immediately with cinnamon sugar or your favorite topping.

Less Prep, Still Delicious

If you'd like something quick and easy, here are a few other ideas:

  • Homemade ice cream sandwiches. Grab your favorite cookies and put a dollop of ice cream in between them.
  • Yogurt parfaits. All you need to do is layer yogurt, berries and granola.
  • Rice Krispie Treats. Three ingredients (butter, marshmallows and Rice Krispies) make for a blissful, easy treat.



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Comment posted by Kristen on September 17, 2012 3:05 PM MDT

Yum!!! Sounds sooo good. Putting in the "bring to the ski condo" file!

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