Tag: homemade candy

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. […]

Peppermint Truffles

Ingredients:2 cups confectioners’ sugar4 oz cream cheese*, slightly softened5 drops peppermint extract** confectioners’ sugarcandy canes or starlight mints, crushed Directions:In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, peppermint extract and sugar. Beat until well combined. Using your fingers, roll the chocolate/cream cheese mixture to the size of a large marble […]

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. […]

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 […]