Lightly grease cookie sheet, set on wire rack.
In pot, dissolve 2 cups sugar, 3/4 cup light corn syrup, and 3/4 cup butter.
WITHOUT STIRRING, boil to 300-310 degrees on your candy thermometer. Remove and wait two minutes. With WOODEN SPOON, stir in paste food coloring, using 1/2 to 1 tsp. oil flavor (and color) per batch. Pour at once into sheet, letting cool 20-30 minutes.
Lightly dust both sides with confectioner sugar and break into pieces. It's very pretty and good tasting. Excellent for holiday giving!
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In a double boiler, melt the chocolate (whatever amount you want to use). Add peppermint bits, stir and quickly pour onto a lightly greased cookie sheet, spread. Place sheet into freezer until hard.
Recipe for White Christmas Candy. Melt cocoa bark in top of double boiler or over very low heat. Add remaining ingredients.
Place both chocolates, the butter, and the cream in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until the chocolate is melted, stirring after every 45 seconds to prevent overheating.
In a bowl, chop the Hershey bar into pieces and add the chocolate chips, nuts and marshmallow cream. In a 5 qt.
This recipe is a Christmas favorite of mine. Makes your house smell wonderful when making.
Glue 1 ribbon onto wide side of gum package, 1 raisin package, 2 more gum packages and 1 more raisin package, spacing cars about 1/2 inch apart.
THREAD marshmallows on lollipop stick to resemble a snowman.
This is a great candy for Christmas!
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In medium saucepan, melt candy coating over low heat, stirring constantly. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Spread mixture thinly on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
Recipe for Christmas Gumdrops. Combine gelatin with cold water and soak for 10 minutes. Dissolve 4 cups of sugar in the boiling water and stir in the softened gelatin.
In heavy saucepan, melt butter. Add corn syrup and sugar. Boil for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. Add 1 1/2 cans Eagle Brand milk. Mix flour thoroughly with remaining milk; then add to corn syrup-sugar mixture.
Here are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community.
I would like to know ways to use POUNDS of white chocolate chips that melted (by mistake) and now are a solid mass. Could it be remelted and molded into ornaments or gifts of some sort?
I love christmas candy made from white chocolate, melted, and mixed with lightly crushed ripple-type potato chips, and mixed nuts. I'm sorry I don't have the proportions, I just guess.
Melt some of the chocolate and add Chex cereal, peanuts, petzels, M & M's, and anything else you would like to add. Coat it. After it cools, break it apart and bag it up. Tie with a ribbon and give as gifts to teachers, neighbors, etc. I great snack item!
You could always freeze it then break it up with a hammer and use the chunks in baking just like you would use the chips.
You could make chocolate cookies and dip the top half or half side of your cookie. Great Halloween cookies are the chocolate cookies in shapes of ghosts and bats. Dip the top for the ghosts and dot eyes & dip wings of the bats.
Buy a bag of large twisted pretzels and dip them in the melted chocolate. Be sure the chocolate does not get too hot. If it is too thick, thin it with a little vegetable shortening. Never try to thin it with liquid. Dip the pretzel, tap it lightly on the edge of the pan so the coating is rather thin. Lay it on waxed paper and sprinkle with cake candies before the chocolate gets cool. A plate of these makes a nice Christmas gift.
Harlean from Arkansas
buy candy molds........remelt and fill molds
Here are some adorable Christmas sweets that are sure to get gobbled up. These sweet treats are easy to make and would make fantastic gifts also.
This page contains peppermint bark recipes. Traditional peppermint bark combines the delicious flavors of dark and white chocolate with crushed peppermint candy. There are many variations on the original recipe.