Turtles(R) Candies

Turtles(R) Candies Ingredients 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 pinch salt 1/2 cup light corn syrup 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (6 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips Directions Grease 2 baking sheets. Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat; stir brown sugar and salt into the melted margarine. Mix in corn syrup and sweetened condensed milk; cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches 250 degrees F (120 degrees C), 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat; fold in pecans. Stir vanilla extract into the caramel … Continue reading Turtles(R) Candies

Caramels

Caramels Recipe By:Barbara “I have used this recipe for almost 41 years, and have yet to have any bad batches. My grandson loves ’em!” Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup corn syrup 1 cup evaporated milk 1 pint heavy whipping cream 1 cup butter 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions Grease a 12×15 inch pan. In a medium-size pot, combine sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup, evaporated milk, whipping cream, and butter. Monitor the heat of the mixture with a candy thermometer while stirring. When the thermometer reaches 250 degrees F (120 degrees C) remove … Continue reading Caramels

One Bowl Chocolate Fudge

One Bowl Chocolate Fudge “For peanut butter squares, drop peanut butter by spoonfuls into chocolate and cut into fudge with knife before refrigerating.” Ingredients 16 ounces semisweet chocolate 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts Directions Line an 8×8 inch square dish with aluminum foil. Chop chocolate and place in a large, microwave safe bowl with condensed milk. Microwave on high, stirring once or twice until chocolate is soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from oven and stir until completely smooth. Stir in vanilla and walnuts. Spread in prepared pan. Refrigerate … Continue reading One Bowl Chocolate Fudge

Peach Gelee Candy

Peach Gelee Candy Recipe By:Chef John “This is an old fashioned, handcrafted candy that takes a little time and finesse to pull off. It’s simple and sweet, but looks and tastes like something you’re only suppose to enjoy a few times a year.” Ingredients 1 pound ripe peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 cups white sugar, divided 3 tablespoons liquid pectin 1/2 cup white sugar, for sprinkling Directions Line an 8×8-inch baking dish with plastic wrap. Combine peaches and lime juice in a blender. Puree until very smooth. Pour into a saucepan over medium heat, … Continue reading Peach Gelee Candy

Easy Microwave Maple Fudge

Easy Microwave Maple Fudge “This fudge is easily made in the microwave in very little time.” Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon maple extract 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup chopped walnuts Directions Line a baking dish with plastic wrap. Sift the confectioners’ sugar into a large, microwave-safe bowl. Add the milk, maple extract, and butter to the bowl, but do not stir. Heat in microwave on full power for 3 minutes. Stir the walnuts into the fudge mixture until the fudge begins to thicken; pour into the lined baking dish. Smooth the top of … Continue reading Easy Microwave Maple Fudge

Chocolate Covered Caramels

Chocolate Covered Caramels Prep 5 m Cook 25 m Ready In 2 h 25 m Recipe By:Cheryl Johnson “These caramels are easy and WONDERFUL for anytime of the year! Everyone loves them! I can’t make enough of them. You can omit the chocolate and just have wonderful caramels.” Ingredients CARAMELS 1 cup butter 2 1/4 cups brown sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract CHOCOLATE 1 pound milk chocolate 1 tablespoon butter Directions Grease an 8 x 8 inch square pan. In a heavy 4 quart saucepan melt butter over … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Caramels

Candied Apples II

Candied Apples II Prep 10 m Cook 30 m Ready In 40 m Recipe By:JONAR “Apples with a hard candy coating, like you can get at fairs.” Ingredients 15 apples 2 cups white sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 1/2 cups water 8 drops red food coloring Directions Lightly grease cookie sheets. Insert craft sticks into whole, stemmed apples. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine sugar, corn syrup and water. 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. … Continue reading Candied Apples II

Chocolate Caramel Candy

Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe By:Stephanie Phillips “A wonderful Thanksgiving or Christmas treat! Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.” Ingredients 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1/4 cup butterscotch chips 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1 1/2 cups marshmallow creme 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups chopped salted peanuts 1 (14 ounce) package caramels 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1/4 cup butterscotch chips 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter Directions Lightly grease one 13 x 9 inch pan. To Make Base: Combine 1 … Continue reading Chocolate Caramel Candy

Chewy Caramel

Chewy Caramel Prep 10 m Cook 30 m Ready In 40 m Recipe By:HARSHMA “Rich, chewy caramel to individually wrap or use in candy making.” Ingredients 1 cup butter or margarine 1 pound light brown sugar 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup light corn syrup 1 pinch salt 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions In a heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, brown sugar, sweetened condensed milk, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Heat to between 234 and 240 degrees F (112 to 116 degrees C), or until a small … Continue reading Chewy Caramel

Spiced Popcorn Balls

Spiced Popcorn Balls Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Erin Forton “A traditional molasses popcorn ball recipe with a little extra kick. Drizzle final product in melted chocolate or roll in crushed walnuts for extra fun. Typically, these would ultimately be wrapped in waxed paper and tied with festive ribbons for presentation purposes. Try walnuts or pecans in place of the peanuts for other variations.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 6 ounces miniature marshmallows 1/3 cup molasses 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/2 cup crushed peanuts (optional) 2 quarts popped popcorn Directions Melt … Continue reading Spiced Popcorn Balls