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Candy

Bale Bars

June 27, 2013

I’m gonna have to make today’s post short and sweet. My brother is here visiting before he goes back to the States tomorrow. He has been stationed in Germany with the Army, just as we have been, for the last 2 years. He finished his contract and will be leaving to go home now. The [...]

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Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

May 29, 2013

Reeses were probably one of my favorite candies growing up. It’s a pretty good toss up between Reeses and Snickers. I could go either way. But no matter what my preference, I would always save my Reeses peanut butter cups for last when I was going through my Halloween candy as a kid. The MaryJanes [...]

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Healthy Mounds Bars

January 22, 2013

I’ve recently started a love affair with coconut oil. I went on a shopping spree at vitacost.com and purchased a TON of super healthy seeds, teas, powders, etc. Coconut oil was one of the many items that ended up in my shopping cart. I had never tried it before, but had often seen it used [...]

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Pecan Pralines

December 20, 2012

This is my second candy recipe this month! I can hardly believe it! Usually I find it tough to pound just one out within a whole year- but two in 1 month?! That’s just crazy! Haha I guess Christmas has just got me in the candy-making kind of mood. What can I say? I just [...]

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Divinity

December 6, 2012

I don’t make enough candy. I truly don’t. It’s such a fun process, I just love it. You get to take such basic ingredients like water, sugar, and corn syrup, and simply by bringing them to a certain temperature, adding a few special ingredients, or even whipping the mixture, you get a special treat that [...]

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Fluffy Homemade Marshmallows

August 3, 2012

It’s been a serious summer goal of mine to make a perfect batch of Homemade Marshmallows. Last summer I tried it twice. The first batch I made was by Alton Brown. It had NO egg whites and was a basic sugar-corn syrup-gelatin mixture, which I find is the most common. I was NOT a fan [...]

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No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Truffles

July 6, 2012

I’ve made a handful of no bake truffles/cookies in the past and they never disappoint. Between the Oreo Cheesecake Truffles to the infamous Buckeyes, I just love no bakes! Even the Cookie Dough Truffles had me at hello. Well, these Chocolate Cheesecake Truffles put me under the same spell. I HAD to make them. Anything “no [...]

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Crispy Rice Cupcakes

July 3, 2012

Fun, fun, fun! I can’t wait for my daughter to be old enough to do cute projects like this in the kitchen… kids just love sprinkles and any kind of decorating that they can help with. These Crispy Rice Cupcakes have their name written all over it. And these treats are not just for Holidays- [...]

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