Hot Cinnamon Candy

1 st Recipe Hard Rock Candy “Spicy, cinnamon flavored hard candy. Wrap pieces of it in decorative bags for perfect stocking stuffers. You can vary the flavor by substituting lemon, orange, anise, or other oils. These flavored oils can be found in candy making supply stores and drugstores.” Ingredients 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 3 3/4 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup 1 cup water 2 teaspoons cinnamon oil 1 teaspoon red food coloring Directions Roll the edges of two 16 inch square pieces of heavy duty aluminum foil. Sprinkle the foil very generously with confectioners’ sugar. In … Continue reading Hot Cinnamon Candy


MICROWAVE TURTLES 1 (14 oz.) pkg. caramels 2 tbsp. evaporated milk 1 tbsp. butter 1 (5 oz.) pkg. pecan halves 1 (6 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate morsels 1 (1 inch) square paraffin, grated Place caramels, milk and butter in 1-quart glass bowl. Heat in microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes until melted.Arrange pecan halves in groups of 3 on buttered or waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Spoon 1 tablespoon warm caramel mixture over pecans. Refrigerate, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Place chocolate morsels and paraffin in glass bowl. Heat on high 2 to 4 minutes until melted. Stir halfway through … Continue reading MICROWAVE TURTLES

Microwave Caramel

Microwave Caramel This easy caramel recipe is perfect to use in a number of different desserts! Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Servings 55 -60 Ingredients 1 cup butter not margarine 2.5 cups packed light brown sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk Instructions In a large, microwave safe bowl, melt butter in the microwave Add all of the remaining ingredients to the bowl. Mix well and microwave for 5 minutes While it is in the microwave, grease a 13×9 pan. Remove from microwave and whisk. Return to … Continue reading Microwave Caramel

Microwave Peanut Patties

Microwave Peanut Patties Ingredients 1/2 cup water 2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 1/2 cups peanuts 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 drops red food coloring Directions Grease a cookie sheet or other flat surface. In a 2 quart glass measuring cup combine water, sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on high until boiling. Stir in peanuts. Microwave on medium to between 234 and 240 degrees F (112 to 116 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and … Continue reading Microwave Peanut Patties

Mocha Truffles

Mocha Truffles Ingredients Truffle: 1 (24 ounce) bag semi-sweet chocolate chips 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 3 tablespoons instant coffee granules 2 teaspoons water Coating: 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon shortening Directions Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Melt 24 ounces chocolate chips in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 30-second intervals, stirring after each melting, 1 to 3 minutes. Mix cream cheese, coffee granules, and water into melted chocolate until smooth. Chill chocolate mixture until firm enough to shape, about 30 minutes. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. … Continue reading Mocha Truffles

Microwavable Chocolate Fudge

Microwavable Chocolate Fudge Recipe By:Alaina Schumann “Two batches can feed a class of thirty right before lunch (with leftovers). Very good and chocolaty. Mmm Mmm Mmm!!” Ingredients 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts (optional) 1 cup miniature marshmallows Directions Grease an 8×8 inch square pan. Place the chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk into a medium sized microwavable bowl. Microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Stir in the vanilla, then fold in the walnuts and marshmallows. Spread evenly into … Continue reading Microwavable Chocolate Fudge

Microwave Peanut Brittle

Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe By:Joyce “This is a wonderful recipe but you should only make it once a year, because you can’t stop eating it.” Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 cup salted peanuts 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda Directions Butter a cookie sheet. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl and microwave on high 4 minutes. Stir in peanuts and microwave on high 3 1/2 minutes more, then stir in butter and vanilla and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in baking soda until … Continue reading Microwave Peanut Brittle

Pioneer Potato Candy

Pioneer Potato Candy “The main ingredients for this old fashioned candy are mashed potato and confectioners’ sugar. Salted peanuts can be substituted for shredded coconut for a different taste.” Ingredients 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup mashed cooked potatoes 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 pounds confectioners’ sugar 2/3 cup shredded coconut Directions In the top of a double boiler, heat chocolate, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth. In a mixing bowl, combine the potato, salt and vanilla. Sift the confectioners sugar over potato, stirring and adding about 1 cup at a time. Mixture will … Continue reading Pioneer Potato Candy

Potato Candy from Ohio

Potato Candy from Ohio Recipe By:Kandi Brooks “My mom always made this for the holidays when I was a kid in Ohio. You can use left over potatoes from last night’s supper or just throw a potato in the microwave for 5 minutes, cool, and add butter and a little salt (no pepper please). The powdered sugar and peanut butter filling goes so well together. The potatoes help the candy hold it’s shape and give it substance.” Ingredients 1 (2 pound) package confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup leftover mashed potatoes (prepared with butter, salt, and milk) 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 … Continue reading Potato Candy from Ohio

Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Peanut Butter Potato Candy This candy is super easy to make and the ingredients are ones that most people usually have readily available in the house. Ingredients 1/4 cup mashed potatoes 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pinch salt 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar for dusting, or as needed 1/3 cup peanut butter, or as needed Directions Combine mashed potatoes, milk, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl. Stir confectioners’ sugar into potato mixture until a dough consistency is reached. Refrigerate dough until chilled, about 1 hour. Sprinkle confectioners’ sugar on a cutting … Continue reading Peanut Butter Potato Candy