Posts Tagged: candy

Minty Hearts and Chocolate Coconut Bites

I have been looking for a real good reason to make peppermint patties again, and what better opportunity than Valentine’s Day.  These patties are the perfect combination of oh-so-minty and deliciously-creamy, and I couldn’t resist turning them into a sweet Valentine’s treat.  After I formed and pressed the prepared patty, I cut them with a […]

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Move over York.  I’ve found me a new peppermint patty, and it is DE-licious! Easy to make, too.  My inspiration was from sweetapolita, who was inspired by Joy of Baking, who was inspired by who knows.  And who cares.  These are fun and easy, and make a great new addition to my holiday baking (although, […]

Not a creature was stirring….

…except these little mice!  I made them with the daycare children as a gift they could share with their familes.  They are called Christmas Eve Mice and they’re pretty easy to make.  Just dip some stemmed maraschino cherries in melted chocolate, add a Hershey kiss face, place on the pillow of a double-stuffed Oreo cookie […]

A little Halloween fun!

These have got to be one of the easiest Halloween treats to impress those little trick-or-treaters!  All you need:  pretzel rods, Wilton candy melts (available in JoAnn’s, Michaels, etc.), and some pretty little colorful sprinkles.  Just follow the package directions for melting the chocolate, dip the pretzel rods and sprinkle immediately.  Ta-dah!  (Works well with […]