Rocky Road Candies

Rocky Road Candies Prep 5 m Cook 5 m Ready In 2 h 10 m Recipe By:sal “It couldn’t be easier to make this treat. Just melt chocolate chips and stir in peanuts and marshmallows.” Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips 1/8 cup butter 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 1/2 cups dry-roasted peanuts 1 (16 ounce) package miniature marshmallows Directions Line a 9 x 13 inch pan with wax paper. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate and butter until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth. Stir in condensed milk. Combine peanuts and marshmallows; stir … Continue reading Rocky Road Candies

Hard Candy

Ingredients 3 3/4 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup 1 cup water 1 tablespoon orange, or other flavored extract 1/2 teaspoon food coloring (optional) 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting Directions In a medium saucepan, stir together the white sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until sugar dissolves, then bring to a boil. Without stirring, heat to 300 to 310 degrees F (149 to 154 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms hard, brittle threads. Remove from heat and stir in flavored extract and food coloring, … Continue reading Hard Candy

Best Ever Popcorn Balls

Best Ever Popcorn Balls Prep 10 m Cook 10 m Ready In 20 m Recipe By:TABKAT “Sweet, crunchy balls of popcorn.” Ingredients 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup margarine 2 teaspoons cold water 2 5/8 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup marshmallows 5 quarts plain popped popcorn Directions In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the corn syrup, margarine, cold water, confectioners’ sugar and marshmallows. Heat and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Carefully combine the hot mixture with the popcorn, coating each kernel. Grease hands with vegetable shortening and quickly shape the coated popcorn into balls before … Continue reading Best Ever Popcorn Balls


Divinity Recipe By:Kimberley “White divinity which I used to call divinity fudge. Absolutely divine! Store in an airtight container.” Ingredients 2 2/3 cups white sugar 2/3 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup water 2 egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Directions Cook sugar, corn syrup, and water in a 2-quart pot over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. (On humid days, use 1 tablespoon less water.) Cook, without stirring, to 260 degrees on candy thermometer (or hard ball stage). Beat egg whites in 1-1/2-quart bowl until stiff peaks form. Continue to beat while … Continue reading Divinity

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries Prep 1 h Ready In 1 h Recipe By:Meredith “Easy, delicious cherries. Just like you buy in the box! It’s best to let the candies ripen for 1 to 2 weeks.” Ingredients 60 maraschino cherries with stems 3 tablespoons butter, softened 3 tablespoons corn syrup 2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 pound chocolate confectioners’ coating Directions Drain cherries and set on paper towels to dry. In a medium bowl, combine butter and corn syrup until smooth. Stir in confectioners’ sugar and knead to form a dough. Chill to stiffen if necessary. Wrap each cherry in about 1 … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Cherries

Aunt Teen’s Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Aunt Teen’s Creamy Chocolate Fudge Prep 10 m Cook 20 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Kelly Phillips “This was my aunt’s recipe for fudge, passed down through the family. It’s better than any fudge I’ve ever had at the Jersey shore, and easy enough to whip up in 15 minutes or so.” Ingredients 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk chocolate chips 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Line an 8×8 inch pan with … Continue reading Aunt Teen’s Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Microwave Oven Peanut Brittle

Microwave Oven Peanut Brittle Prep 10 m Cook 20 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Linda C. “I have used this for years and it is very good; much easier than the traditional method and tastes just as good.” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dry roasted peanuts 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 pinch salt (optional) 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda Directions Grease a baking sheet, and set aside. In a glass bowl, combine peanuts, sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Cook in microwave for 6 to 7 minutes on High (700 … Continue reading Microwave Oven Peanut Brittle

Chocolate Turtles(R) (The Candy)

Chocolate Turtles(R) (The Candy) Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 1 h 25 m Recipe By:AnastasiaLS1 “Chocolate turtles like you buy at the store made in your kitchen.” Ingredients 2 cups pecan halves 2 (12 ounce) bags chocolate chips 25 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped 2 tablespoons water 1/2 cup butter, softened Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Arrange pecans on a baking sheet. Bake pecans in the preheated oven until fragrant and lightly browned, 7 minutes. Melt chocolate chips in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down … Continue reading Chocolate Turtles(R) (The Candy)

Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce and Pico de Gallo

Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce and Pico de Gallo Ingredients Tortillas: Canola or vegetable oil, for brushing on the griddle 16 white corn tortillas Fish: 1 tablespoon chile powder 1 teaspoon garlic salt  Juice of 1 lime  4 tablespoons olive oil  1 1/2 pounds flaky white fish such as mahi mahi or cod, cut into 4-ounce fillets  Chipotle Sauce: 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro  1 tablespoon honey  2 canned chipotle chiles in adobo  Juice of 1 lime  Pinch kosher salt  Shredded purple cabbage, for serving Fresh cilantro, for serving Pico de Gallo, recipe follows, for serving … Continue reading Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce and Pico de Gallo

Make Your Own Taco Sauce {Ortega Taco Sauce Copycat}

Make Your Own Taco Sauce {Ortega Taco Sauce Copycat} Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins Make Your Own Taco Sauce {Ortega Taco Sauce Copycat} with healthy and natural ingredients. Easy to make with all ingredients in your cabinet already! Author: Veggie Balance Recipe type: Condiments Serves: 2 cups Ingredients 15 ounce tomato sauce ½ teaspoon chili powder 1½ teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar ⅓ cup water 1 teaspoon honey Instructions In a medium bowl add all the ingredients and whisk … Continue reading Make Your Own Taco Sauce {Ortega Taco Sauce Copycat}