Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice

I have personally not made these but they are so cute! A girl at work makes them so here is the recipe. Check out the pics at the following link: http://familyfun.go.com/assets/cms/recipes/chocolate-cherry-mice-holiday-recipe-photo-420-FF0110GIFT_A02.jpg Ingredients: • 1 jar maraschino cherries with stems, drained and dried • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate • 1/2 tsp butter • 1 ounce paraffin, … Continue reading

Oh Paula! Chocolate Frosting on Brownies??

Some rights reserved by Peat Bakke It’s not too much! I know you’re thinking, “Chocolate on chocolate, that’s way too rich!” It’s not. When I was pregnant, and also the miserable postpartum year afterwards (I’m totally kidding honey), I used to tell August that Paula Deen was his Grandma!  Wishful thinking, she’s just simply perfection … Continue reading

Mistletoe Treats

All rights reserved by t By Christen Sheffield Mistletoe Treats Butter 1 package (14 oz) caramels 3 T water 1 cup corn chex 1 cup bran cereal squares 1 cup rice chex 1 cup granola 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1 1/2 cups salted peanuts 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1 T shortening Grease 9 x … Continue reading

Reindeer Nibbles

Some rights reserved Photo by kevindooley By Christen Sheffield Reindeer Nibble 1 cup dried apples 1 cup dried apricots 1 cup flacked coconut 1 cup raisins 1 cup carob chips (optional) 1/2 pound cashews 1/2 pound pecans 1/2 pound almonds Chop dried apples and apricots in half with knife. Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl … Continue reading

Sweet Snowballs

By Christen Sheffield Sweet Snowballs 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened 1/2 c powdered sugar, plus another 1/2 cup for “snow” 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground anise (optional) 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) Heat oven to 350. Cream the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl until fluffy.  … Continue reading