Baking · Candy

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Happy Easter! These little candies are perfect for giving to some-bunny you love. They also make egg-ceptional Easter basket items! Hop some over to your neighbors, they'll love you forever! Oh, I crack myself up...ok, enough with the egg jokes. The peanut butter mixture is very crumbly, add the milk until you can pick up… Continue reading Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Baking · Candy

Peeps

It's Peeps season! Spring is here, the sun is partially out, Easter is just around the corner & the cherry trees are blooming. Which, incidentally means my poor hubby's allergies have kicked in. Poor guy. Every grocery store has boxes and boxes of Peeps lining their featured shelves. Yellow! Pink! Purple! Bunnies & chicks...there they… Continue reading Peeps

Baking · Candy · Desserts

Oh Almond Joy!

Anything that's recreating a candy bar at home I have to try. Finding this recipe was no exception. I found this recipe on a blog, who took the recipe from another blog. Both these blogger ladies seemed to have no trouble with it. But I did. Maybe it's because I used sweetened coconut and the… Continue reading Oh Almond Joy!

Baking · Candy · Desserts

Almond Roca

This is probably my most favorite Christmas baking item. It's also the most difficult to get done. Not because the recipe itself is particularly hard, but because candy making is a little bit of a science. In the area that I live, the weather is my biggest obstacle when trying to make almond roca. When… Continue reading Almond Roca

Baking · Desserts

Oh Fudge

I love fudge. I absolutely love it. This recipe is straight off the back of the marshmallow fluff can. I've been making it for years. I do one small thing differently. In addition to the normal semi-sweet chocolate in the recipe, I add about 2 ounces of milk chocolate chips. Perfect chocolatey goodness. I am… Continue reading Oh Fudge

Baking

Turtles

Turtles (so named because of their cute turtle shape) are delicious. You can buy a box of them for about $20. Or, you can make them yourself for WAY less without much effort at all. Today I used up the remainder of a bag of caramels, and only had pecan pieces (which I just made… Continue reading Turtles