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Do you have a candy recipe to share that would be good for giving as a gift?

 
SweetLuci

Asked by SweetLuci at 1:39 PM on Dec. 21, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I make truffles, it's just chocolate and cream cheese. Melt 1 box of Bakers choc and mix w/ 8 oz. softened cream cheese. Beat cr cheese, add the 1 box of melted choc. put in frig. until hard about an hr or so. Take out and make into 36 balls. Melt 1 box of 2nd Bakers Choc. and dip balls into that. Top w/ peanuts crushed or those colored jimmies. Very easy and just about melt in your mouth. You do have to keep them in the frig all the time after you make them or at least I did.
    MyAngel003

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 3:20 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • OK, my recipe is simlar to this:

    Line bakingl pan with aluminum foil
    arrange saltine crackers to cover pan (salt side down)
    Melt 1 cup butter and pour over crackers
    Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees
    Remove from oven
    Pour chocolate chips over crackers immediately and spread with knife
    Sprinkle with chopped nuts (optional)
    Chill at least an hour. You want it cold.
    Break into bite-size pieces
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 1:48 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Peppermint bark. 2 # white chocolate, 1 C. crushed peppermint candy and a splash of peppermint oil. Melt all together, pour onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment, refrigerate for 45 min., break apart. Done!
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 1:55 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Not with me at work, but I've made chocolate bark. It is ritz crackers, chocolate chips, and I forget. I'll google it, because it's amazing.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 1:40 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • peanut butter balls or buckeyes. I'm flying through, so google for a recipe, but they are easy as pie. So are magic bars.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 2:47 PM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Peanut clusters
    1 12 oz bag butterscotch chips
    1 6 oz bag choc chips
    1 12 oz bag spanish peanuts
    Melt chips, add peanuts and drop onto waxed paper
    Librarylady60

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 12:10 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Put peanut butter between 2 ritz crackers & then dip in melted chocolate
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 9:00 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I'm making more buckeyes today, they are super easy and soooo yummy.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 10:37 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Starbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bar Recipe
    Top Secret Recipes version of Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar by Todd Wilbur

    The tangy cranberries and sweet lemon frosting make this cake bar a holiday favorite that evokes piles of cloning requests when Starbucks stops selling it after Christmas. Now, with this easy-to-make clone, this treat can be a perennial hit. Break out this red and white treat for the gang on this holiday and you might be as popular as the guy in the red and white suit.

    Cake

    1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
    1 1/4 cups light brown sugar, packed
    3 eggs
    1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
    1 teaspoon ginger
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    3/4 cup diced dried cranberries
    6 ounces white chocolate, cut into chunks
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 8:00 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Frosting
    4-ounces cream cheese, softened
    3 cups powdered sugar
    4 teaspoons lemon juice
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 cup diced dried cranberries
    Drizzled Icing
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1 tablespoon milk
    2 teaspoons vegetable shortening
    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Make cake by beating butter and brown sugar together with an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla, ginger, and salt and beat well. Gradually mix in flour until smooth. Mix 3/4 cup diced dried cranberries and white chocolate into the batter by hand. Pour batter into a well-greased 9x13" baking pan. Use a spatula to spread the batter evenly across the pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until cake is light brown on the edges. Allow cake to cool.

    3. Make frosting by combining softened cream cheese, 3 cups powdered sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. When the cake has cooled, use a spat
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 8:02 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

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