Sunday, June 17, 2012

Easy Summer Recipe, Giveaway, and Common Core

Today I thought I would share an easy summer recipe that is always a hit at cookouts and parties. Best of all, it's super easy! Have you ever had grape salad? It's like grapes mixed with cheesecake! A few years ago, I had grape salad at someone's party and I fell in love with it. There are different versions of the recipe on the web but this is my version.  I made it for my cousin's 30th birthday party today.




Grape Salad

3-4 pounds of green grapes
1 package of cream cheese - softened (8 oz.)
1 package of sour cream (8 oz.)
1/2 cup of sugar
1 tsp vanilla
 3 tbsp. brown sugar

(1) Wash and dry grapes. 
(2) Mix the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. Add the grapes and stir till the grapes are coated. 
(3) Add the brown sugar to the top and mix together again.
(4) Refrigerate until ready to serve. I like it pretty cold.

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I just finished my common core packet for fourth grade. I had many people request it because they are changing grades or teach split classes. I have all the grades done except for fifth grade. It will be finished very soon!



Well, I am off to the lake for my cousin's party. Have a wonderful day! Happy father's day to all your dads out there!

8 comments:

  1. I make grape salad all the time and everyone loves it!! It's the best and it's so easy to make!
    Vickie
    Mrs. Plant's Press

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  2. Have fun at the party. That salad looks yummy :)

    Elizabeth
    Fun in Room 4B

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  3. that sounds very interesting.... I've never heard of it, but I think I must try it now!!

    Katie
    Dirty Hands and Lesson Plans

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  4. Love love grape salad and I like to had walnut pieces on top ..yum! Such a great summer dish

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  5. YUM! I like all the ingredients you just listed so I'm sure I'd love this! I'm so not domestic either so I am very grateful that you've shared this before my next summer BBQ invite lol Thanks!!

    ❤- Stephanie
    Falling Into First

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  6. Have a blast at the lake Courtney! The food looks delicious the printables are perfect, so kid-friendly!

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