Thursday, December 18, 2014

RECIPE: Christmas Candy

As promised, here are the 2 recipes I used for our Christmas Candy this year! Extremely simple, these recipes are made using only a microwave!


We kicked off the Christmas cooking last night with Peppermint Bark and Peanut Butter Fudge. These were both new recipes for us, and we're very pleased with the results. To be honest, I was a little skeptical in using the microwave for the fudge, but it is delicious!

SHOPPING LIST:

1 Bag White Chocolate Chip Morsels 
Peppermint Extract
 6 Candy Canes
1 Jar Smooth Peanut Butter
Unsalted Butter
1 lb Bag Powdered Sugar
Vanilla Extract
Aluminum Foil
Wax Paper

RECIPES (Click Link):



The toughest part of the entire candy making evening was breaking up the Peppermint Bark after it had cooled! You will also want to pat the candy cane chunks down into the chocolate a bit to assure they adhere, a lot tends to fall off while breaking it up. We did not use the red food coloring in ours.

We're taking tins like the one above to our family get-togethers, as well as giving one as a neighbor gift. We got the tins and tissue paper at Dollar Tree. One batch of each recipe fills 2 5x7" tins.

Tonight, cookies!