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Lindsey and Tricia, this is for you. 🙂 So glad you were able to come yesterday! These sugarplums are delicious and easy to make. I double the following recipe for the open house. Sugarplums * 3/4 c. raisins * 3/4 c. chopped dates * 3/4 c. dried apricots, chopped * 1 c. walnuts * 1 […]

Candy Jumble

Several people who saw a picture of this candy on my flickr site asked if I would share the recipe. I am always happy to share, so here you are. 🙂 The ingredients list is short and it is very easy to make. Candy Jumble 24 oz. pkg. vanilla almond bark 2 c. mini marshmallows, […]

Oreo Truffles

18 oz. package Oreo Cookies, crushed (reserve 2 T.) 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened Crush the Oreo cookies. I put them in a zippered storage bag and hit them with the rolling pin. 🙂 Stir together the cookie crumbs and the softened cream cheese until well blended. Form into small balls. Cool them in […]

Raspberry Truffles

Raspberry Truffles 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 T heavy cream 1 T butter 2 T seedless raspberry jam In a heavy saucepan, combine chips, heavy cream and butter. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Stir in raspberry jam. Cover with plastic wrap; freeze 20 minutes. Drop mixture by teaspoons onto foil lined […]

Christmas Mice

Each year, for our annual Christmas open house, we make these very cute Christmas mice. They are a great addition to a cookie tray. I think more of them are taken home wrapped in napkins than are actually eaten at the party. 🙂 The bodies of the mice are made from maraschino cherries dipped in […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

This recipe is a crispy yummy ball of peanut butter goodness. We have open house guests who look for this particular goody each year. Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles 1 c. crunchy peanut butter 1/4 c. butter or margarine, softened 2 c. crisp rice cereal 1 c. powd. sugar 1 package (14 oz.) chocolate candy coating […]