Tag: candy

Cocoa Dusted Marshmallows

Ingredients:3 tablespoons unflavored powdered gelatin1/2 cup cold water2 cups granulated sugar2/3 cup corn syrup1/4 cup water1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon vanilla confectioners’ sugar for dredgingunsweetened cocoa for dredging Directions: In a large bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Allow to seep for 10 minutes. In a medium saucepan, combine […]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

Ingredients:1 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar4 oz cream cheese*, slightly softened2 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted cocoa to roll Directions:In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar. Add chocolate. Beat until well combined. Using your fingers, roll the chocolate/cream cheese mixture to the size of a large marble or superball. […]

Pink Peppermint Popcorn Bars

Ingredients:7 cups plain, popped popcorn*3 cups mini marsmallows**1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract** red food coloringcooking spray Directions: Spray a small saucepan with cooking spray. Melt mini marshmallows, few drops of food coloring and peppermint extract over low heat, stirring occasionally with a greased spatula. Pour all of the popcorn in a […]

Lemon Sticks

Ingredients: 1 lemon, cut in half along the equator 2 cane sugar peppermint sticks Directions: Place one peppermint stick in the middle of one lemon half. Repeat. Suck lemon juice through the peppermint stick and be oddly refreshed. My thoughts: Odd as it may seem, the peppermint stick/lemon combo is […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 18 oz miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, unwrapped (I used the dark chocolate variety but they can be difficult to find) OR homemade […]

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Ingredients:14 oz semisweet chocolate chips12 candy canes Directions:In a medium bowl, microwave chocolate 2 1/2 minutes*. Meanwhile, using the back of a spoon or a measuring cup, break the candy canes still in their plastic wrappers. Remove wrappers and dump into a bowl. Use a sieve to sift out the […]

Dark Chocolate S’mores

Dark Chocolate S’mores Ingredients:1 dark chocolate candy bar or 5 minatures3-4 marshmallows2 graham crackers Directions:On a cookie sheet, place the candy bar on top of one graham cracker. Top with marshmallows and second graham cracker. Bake in 350 degree over for about 5 minutes or until marshmallows are melted and […]