Irene here, Brit + Co鈥檚 production assistant and resident Disney fanatic. In my opinion, there鈥檚 nothing more classic than Beauty and the Beast. This film is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and it鈥檚 crazy how it truly is a tale as old as time, as Mrs. Potts would say. I happen to be a child of the 鈥90s who grew up watching Disney movies, so I鈥檓 a little biased, but it鈥檚 hard to find a kid (or an adult!) who doesn鈥檛 love that movie. The scene where Belle and Beast are dancing in the ballroom always tears me up. I mean, that happy glint in Beast鈥檚 eyes when Belle rests her head on his chest when they dance? Come on! Plus, I鈥檓 pretty sure the 鈥Be Our Guest鈥 song and dance number made me want to learn French. Bonjour!

I think it鈥檚 established that Beauty and the Beast is amazing and fun for the entire family. To celebrate Beauty and the Beast鈥檚 25th Anniversary Blu-RayTM release, why not jazz up the normal weekend family dinner-and-movie and make it Beauty and the Beast-themed? We partnered with Disney to create two easy recipes and one simple DIY for the most enchanting dinner party you鈥檒l ever see. Mes cheris mesdemoiselles et monsieurs, it is my deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we present鈥 your dinner!

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Croque Monsieur Roll-Ups

If you don鈥檛 know what a croque monsieur is, prepare to be amazed. It鈥檚 a French ham and cheese open-faced sandwich, and it鈥檚 delicious. This recipe is a spin-off of this classic French dish and is super kid-friendly to make and eat!

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Ingredients:
鈥 premade pizza dough

鈥 8 ounces sliced deli ham

鈥 shredded cheese

鈥 pat of butter

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Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Roll out pizza dough into a 12 x 8-inch rectangle.

2. Place ham slices evenly over the dough, leaving a 陆-inch border of dough along the edges. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.

3. Roll dough to form a log. Pinch the dough together to seal. Place the log, seam side down, on a greased baking pan. Melt the butter and brush on the log.

4. Bake for 50 minutes, or until deep golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

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Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Roll out pizza dough into a 12 x 8-inch rectangle. Place ham slices evenly over the dough, leaving a 陆-inch border along the edges. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Roll the dough to form a log. Pinch the dough together to seal.

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Place the log, seam side down, on a greased baking pan. Melt the butter and brush on the log.

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Bake for 50 minutes, or until deep golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

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After all, this is France! And the dinner here is never second best!

Teacup Cupcakes

What better family bonding is there than baking cupcakes? Although if you鈥檙e a parent and you鈥檙e balancing kiddos in the kitchen, baking from scratch can be little daunting. At the same time, you don鈥檛 just want to default on a boxed cake mix. Here鈥檚 a recipe that鈥檚 just as easy as whipping up a boxed cake but adds extra oomph!

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Cupcakes

Ingredients:
鈥 box white cake

鈥 陆 cup of milk

鈥 4 egg whites

鈥 陆 cup butter

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Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cupcake tray with liners. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.

2. Scoop batter evenly into the tray. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cake springs back when you touch it.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake tray with liners. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Scoop batter evenly into the tray. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cake springs back when you touch it.

Decorating Your Cupcakes

Make these cupcakes go from casual to guest-worthy with just a few extra touches!

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Ingredients and Tools:
鈥 tub of white frosting

鈥 yellow food coloring

鈥 sugar roses

鈥 several copies of the cupcake liner printable

鈥 X-ACTO knife

鈥 tape

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Instructions:
1. Cut the cupcake liner shapes out of the printable. When the cupcakes are done baking and are cool, wrap the liners around the cupcakes. Attach a teacup handle with tape.

2. Mix some yellow food coloring in the frosting. Fill a piping bag with frosting. If you鈥檙e using a plastic bag, cut a large hole at the corner to pipe.

3. Pipe a generous swirl of frosting. Top with a sugar rose.

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Cut the cupcake liner shapes out of the printable. When the cupcakes are done baking and are cool, wrap the liners around the cupcakes. Attach a teacup handle with tape.

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Mix some yellow food coloring in the frosting. Fill a piping bag with frosting. If you鈥檙e using a plastic bag, cut a large hole at the corner to pipe.

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Pipe a generous swirl of frosting. Top with a sugar rose.

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Is this cupcake adorable? I don鈥檛 know, is tale as old as time? Is song as old as rhyme?

Enchanted Rose and Teacups Centerpiece

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Materials and Tools:
鈥 several copies of the printable

鈥 scissors

鈥 tape

鈥 plastic rose

鈥 glass vase

鈥 cork circle

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Instructions:
1. Cut out the shapes in the printable. Tape the teacup together and tape the bottom of the cup to the circle. Fold the handle at the dotted line and tape to Chip鈥檚 face.

2. Cut the rose stem so that it fits in the vase. Place the rose in the vase and place the vase upside down in the middle of the cork.

3. Arrange the Chip teacups around the rose. Fill the cups with snacks if you and your kids want to munch between courses.

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Cut out the shapes in the printable. Tape the teacup together and tape the bottom of the cup to the circle. Fold the handle at the dotted line and tape to Chip鈥檚 face.

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Cut the rose stem so that it fits in the vase. Place the rose in the vase and place the vase upside down in the middle of the cork.

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Arrange the Chip teacups around the rose.

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Fill the cups with snacks if you and your kids want to munch between courses.

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Chip, Chip, Hooray!

Setting the Table

Come on and lift your glass, you鈥檝e won your own free pass to be our guest, be our guest, be our guest!

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Show off your lettering skills by making a backdrop to frame your delicious dinner. Parents and kids alike will be very impressed.

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Staying true to the 鈥淏e Our Guest鈥 scene, we had to have the round silver serving platters. Spray paint mixing bowls and plates with silver paint, then with food-safe spray paint. Glue a silver round bead on top. No one鈥檚 gloomy or complaining, while the flatware鈥檚 entertaining!

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Bird鈥檚 eye view!

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Be our guest! Be our guest! Be our guest!

What else would you serve your guests? Show us your recipes and DIYs by tagging us onInstagram + using the hashtag #iamcreative!

This post is a collaboration with Disney.

Author: Irene Lee
Food and DIY Production and Styling: Irene Lee
Photography: Chris Andre