Tag: candy

Candy Cane Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Ingredients: 12 oz semisweet baking chocolate squares 8 tablespoons (aka 1 stick, 1/4 lb) butter 3 eggs 1/2 cup cocoa 1 1/2 cup  sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 9 Peppermint Pattie miniatures (.6 oz each), quartered 1/2 cup crushed candy […]

Irish Potato Candy

Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened, finely shredded coconut (sometimes labeled as “desiccated coconut”) 2 cups confectioner’s sugar pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/4 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup ground cinnamon (I used Saigon cinnamon*) 1/4 cup cocoa powder Directions: In a large bowl, mix together the […]

Dark Chocolate Coconut Kiss Drops

Ingredients: 24 dark chocolate kisses, unwrapped 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla paste 1 1/2 tablespoons buttermilk 1 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut (sometimes sold as “desiccated” coconut) Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Root Beer Pecan Brittle

Ingredients: 2 cups halved pecans, toasted 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 8 tablespoons butter, cubed 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon McCormick root beer concentrate Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Bring the sugar, corn syrup, butter and root beer concentrate to […]

Dark Chocolate M & M Toffee Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2/3 cup dark chocolate M & Ms 1/3 cup toffee bits Directions: Preheat oven to 350. […]

Coconut Cadbury Rice Krispies “Scotch Eggs”

Ingredients: 4 Cadbury Creme Eggs, refrigerated overnight and unwrapped 2 tablespoons butter 2 3/4 cups crisped rice cereal (Rice Krispies) 1/4 cup sweetened or unsweetened dessicated coconut 24 marshmallows sprinkles Directions: Melt butter over low heat in a large pot. Add marshmallows and stir until nearly completely melted. Removed from […]

Knäck (Swedish Toffee)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup ljus sirap* 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds Directions: Arrange the paper cups on a baking sheet or platter. Set aside. Whisk together the sugar, syrup, butter and cream in a heavy bottomed 2 quart saucepan. Cook over […]

Halloween Candy Filled Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup milk, at room temperature 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 9 “fun sized” candy bars, chopped (I used Oh Henry, Goobers and 100 Grand bars) cream […]

Apple Cider Jelly Candy

Ingredients: 1.75 oz powdered fruit pectin 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup* 3/4 cup apple cider 1/4 teaspoon baking soda extra sugar for dredging Directions: Warning: this is a two day project. Oil a flat sided loaf pan. Whisk together pectin, apple cider and baking soda in small […]

Candy Lovers Cookies

Ingredients: 6 oz cut up miniature candy bars (20 Hershey miniatures, cut into eighths) 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat the […]