Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites When I saw this recipe, I knew I had to try it.  Sweet creamy peanut butter sandwiched between a salty pretzel, and then dipped in chocolate? I am so all over that.  This is a super easy thing to make, requires little in the baking skills department, and is dangerously delicious.… Continue reading Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

candy · christmas

Paula Deen’s Peppermint Bark

Click photo to enlarge This is the easiest recipe ever.  It’s yummy, and it lasts forever.  It’s a great addition to a tray of holiday baked goods. Ingredients Crushed candy canes, to yield 1 cup 2 pounds white chocolate Directions Place candy canes in a plastic bag and hammer into 1/4-inch chunks or smaller. Melt… Continue reading Paula Deen’s Peppermint Bark

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Homemade Fudge

Click photo to enlarge This is the simplest of holiday recipes.  Fantasy Fudge.  Super easy, super decadent. I only add walnuts to half (for my hubby, I am anti-nut) INGREDIENTS: 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup  (1-1/2 sticks) butter 2/3 C evaporated milk 1 package of chocolate chips 1 jar (7 oz.) Marshmallow Creme 1 cup … Continue reading Homemade Fudge

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English Toffee

Click photo to enlarge Toffee is hard to perfect. If you undercook it by a tiny bit, it won’t harden correctly. If you overcook it, it will taste burnt and gross. When making toffee, the thing I watch most for is that light toffee color. A candy thermometer and some patience doesn’t hurt either. 🙂… Continue reading English Toffee