Candy

Homemade Almond Paste

Homemade Almond Paste

It’s a necessary ingredient for many Scandinavian and Dutch dessert recipes. And, because homemade is always best, we present thee with homemade almond paste. Homemade Almond Paste Makes about 1 pound. 1 cup slivered almonds 1 cup powdered sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon […]

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Rice Krispie Turkey Drumstick Pops

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Rice Krispie Turkey Drumstick Pops

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Well, you will want it to arrive even sooner after you see these adorable, edible place settings. get a leg up on your turkey day prep now… To make these darlings, you will need to order these little plastic bones in […]

Peanut Butter Maple Truffles Dipped in Granola Recipe

Peanut Butter Maple Truffles Dipped in Granola Recipe

If there is one combo I am sure of on this planet, it is maple and peanut butter. I’ve known this since I was five and my grandpa sat beside me giggling while I ate my pancakes topped with peanut butter and maple syrup. He called […]

Depression Era Potato Candy

Depression Era Potato Candy

Money was tight. Sweet tooths were still alive and well. Potatoes were plentiful. The answer was potato candy. Ingredients: 1 large russet potato A small pot-o-water 2-pound bag of powdered sugar 1 cup cocoa powder Yellow food coloring (optional) Peel and cut potato. Boil until soft enough […]

Peppermint Patty Recipe

Peppermint Patty Recipe

Every once and awhile nothing will do except for a mint. A peppermint. A chocolate covered peppermint to be exact. I have just the thing to satisfy. This recipe makes about 52 peppermint patties. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, mix together 2 sticks […]

How to Make Meringue Mushrooms

How to Make Meringue Mushrooms

1/2 cup egg whites 1/4 t. cream of tartar 1 cup white sugar dash of salt 1 T. unsweetened cocoa powder About 12 ounces semi sweet chocolate (recommended: Ghiradelli Chocolate Melting Wafers) 2 T. cocoa powder for dusting Preheat the oven to 225 F Line two […]

Red Wine Chocolate Truffles

Red Wine Chocolate Truffles

Just when you thought chocolate truffles couldn’t be any better… Enter: Red Wine Chocolate Truffles You know, for when you’re feelin’ all fancy-pants. Of course, they can also be enjoyed while drinking Diet Coke and wearing comfortable yoga pants that you just wore to clean […]

Marzipan Candies

Marzipan Candies

Sometimes things look good for you but they’re not. You know, like Caesar salad and sledding from the back of an SUV. And, now, marzipan treats made to look like fruits and vegetables. I talked my mom into reliving one of my childhood memories this […]

Chocolate Pecan Truffles

Chocolate Pecan Truffles

Where there is chocolate, there is a party.  In a way, I guess you could call these party balls. Add dark cocoa powder, and you have a fancy party. I tell you the truth. INGREDIENTS: 16 ounces high-quality semi-sweet chocolate 1 cup heavy whipping cream […]

Butter-y Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

Butter-y Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

Weddings, baby showers, parties, teas, and luncheons. What do these events have in common? They all need to have these mints on the table or in cute little packages for guests. They are beyond easy to make and require no cooking or baking. Just place […]