Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

Ingredients: for the cupcakes 12 miniature dark chocolate peanut butter cups 1 cup flour 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, at room […]

Coconut Cubes

Ingredients:4 cups confectioners sugar 2 cups unsweetened (dessicated) coconut14 oz sweetened condensed milk1 teaspoon vanillafood coloring Directions:Line a 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper or lightly spray with cooking spray. Using a mixer, mix all ingredients except the food coloring together until the coconut is evenly distributed. The mixture […]

Luscious Homemade Caramels

Ingredients:1 cup heavy cream 5 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup dark rum additional sea salt for sprinkling (optional) Directions:Thoroughly grease 2 loaf pans or one 8×8 inch baking dish. Bring cream, butter, and salt to […]

Tangerine Frosting with Candied Tangerine Slices

Ingredients:1 1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup water2 tablespoons tangerine juice2 egg whites1 tangerine cut into thin slicespinch salt Directions:Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar, tangerine and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue to boil until it […]

Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Ingredients: 9 Peppermint Pattie miniatures (.6 oz each) 6 oz semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 1/4 cup sugar 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with baking […]

Chocolate Drizzled Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 6 large apples for the caramel: 1 cup heavy cream 3 cups sugar 1/4 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup water 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces pinch salt for the chocolate 4-6 oz dark chocolate 1 tablespoon melted butter sprinkles colored sugar candy bits Directions: Line a […]

Saltwater Taffy

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon flavored extract (we used key lime extract) 3-4 drops food coloring (optional) wax paper candy wrappers, about 1 1/4 inch by 3 1/2 inches Directions: Prepare two baking sheets by spraying them […]

Matcha Marshmallows

Ingredients: 1/2 oz. unflavored powdered gelatin* 1/2 cup cold water 2 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup corn syrup** 1/4 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon matcha powder Confectioners’ sugar for dredging Directions: In a large bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Allow to seep for 10 minutes. […]

Peppermint Bark Fudge

Ingredients:14 oz sweetened condensed milk12 oz high quality semisweet chocolate chips*1 1/2 tablespoons butter1/4 cup peppermint pieces (about 4 candy canes)** Directions:In shallow, heavy pot, heat the butter and chips over low heat until melted. Stir to occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in the condensed milk and candy canes […]

Raspberry Jelly Candy

Ingredients: 1.75 oz powdered fruit pectin 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 3/4 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons raspberry extract 1/4 teaspoon baking soda red food coloring Directions: Warning: the first half of the recipe needs to be completed the day before you want to eat the candy. […]