Candy Making

Strawberry Marshmallow Fudge

February 3, 2015 9 comments
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Strawberry Marshmallow Fudge that’s so easy to make, you can do it the morning of Valentine’s Day, and still have a treat ready in time for dessert, with only 5 minutes of effort.

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Pecan Brittle

January 20, 2014 6 comments
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A delicious, sweet and buttery homemade brittle that is loaded with pecans and a hint of cinnamon.

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Chocolate Dipped Spoons

December 12, 2013 4 comments
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Chocolate Peppermint Spoons and Mexican Hot Chocolate Spoons. Dipped in dark chocolate and topped with either peppermint crunch baking chips or marshmallows and a pinch of cinnamon. Perfect for holiday gift giving!

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Dark Chocolate Toffee Truffles

March 1, 2013 22 comments
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Dark chocolate and toffee bits combine to create an irresistible sweet treat.

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Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows

December 20, 2011 78 comments
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Homemade marshmallows are the perfect accompaniment to a mug of hot chocolate.

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Fundamentals: Simple Homemade Truffles

February 9, 2011 44 comments
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What chocolate lover wouldn’t be thrilled with rich, decadent truffles for Valentine’s Day? Instead of heading to the nearest chocolate shop, pick up a few items from the market and make these homemade chocolate truffles with your own two hands! There is something really special about being able to create a delicious and meaningful Valentine’s […]

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Candied Almonds

February 8, 2011 50 comments
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My dad loves any type of nut; cashews, pecans, macadamias, he’ll pretty much nosh on anything you put in front of him, but almonds are probably his favorite. Every Valentine’s Day my mom would drive us across town to the local candy shop to pick up a pound of chocolate covered almonds. We would have […]

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Salted Caramel Cupcakes

January 17, 2011 58 comments
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Chocolate Cupcakes filled with homemade caramel sauce, topped with decadent vanilla buttercream and finished with a piece of salted caramel? Yes, I went there and these Salted Caramel Cupcakes were worth every single step. As I have stated before, I love caramel! I’ll take it in gooey liquid form over a scoop of vanilla ice […]

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Fleur de Sel Caramels

January 10, 2011 50 comments
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This week is full of caramel deliciousness. I have three different recipes that will stand on their own or combine into one amazing confectionery creation. First on the agenda are simple Fleur de Sel Caramels that will make you weak in the knees. Although I thoroughly enjoy consuming candy, I can’t make the stuff to […]

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