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Anyone have any good easy holiday candy or cookie recipes?

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JennieMarie1103

Asked by JennieMarie1103 at 1:19 PM on Dec. 22, 2012 in Food & Drink

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  • Super easy:
    1 bag of mini pretzels (the kind shaped like Christmas shaped or the little box window ones work best)
    1 bag of Rollos. If you can't find Rollos anything else that's chocolate outside and caramel inside will work, but they usually melt more so they're a little messier

    Set oven to 325. Arrange pretzels about 1 inch apart on a cookie sheet, put one unwrapped rollo on each pretzel, put in oven for 2-4 minutes (keep an eye on it, you want them soft, not totally melted). Take out cookie sheet, squish another pretzel on top of each rollo quickly, before they cool. Set aside to cool completely. Let the cookie sheet cool before you try using it again, too, or they'll start to melt before you get them all on.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 1:23 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • Microwave fudge: Combine 3 cups chocolate chips, 1 can condensed milk, 1/4 cup butter in bowl. Microwave in 2-3 min increments until smooth. Add 1 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp salt. Stir then pour into 8x8 pan. I usually line mine with foil to lift out easily. Put in frig for at least 2 hours to set. Serve at room temp
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:30 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • NP those sound so yummy!
    DJDNY

    Answer by DJDNY at 1:48 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • Ohh, missanc's fudge recipe, too - you can add all kinds of stuff to it to make different flavors - butterscotch chips instead of half the chocolate, or stir in extra stuff before you pour it in. I haven't made it in a while, but last time I did some s'mores - added mini marshmallows and crushed golden grahams to it.

    Definitely line the pan - all the way up the sides. I use 2 layers of wax paper, just in case.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 1:54 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • I have to try both of these. Sounds good.
    ladybugmamax2

    Answer by ladybugmamax2 at 2:04 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • The fudge recipe on the back of the marshmallow fluff container is really good. We just make frosted sugar cookies for Santa.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 5:02 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • Go to the store & buy some. LOL, you said "easy".
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 6:15 PM on Dec. 22, 2012

  • Sugar cookies
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 11:19 AM on Dec. 24, 2012

  • Absolutely Rachel Rays easy fudge! You will be a rockstar when people eat it! It's awesome
    I also put rasins in it because we like it that way in our house
    madmueller

    Answer by madmueller at 11:48 PM on Dec. 27, 2012

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