Category: candy

homemade gummy bears

What happens when a homeschool mom wants to incorporate the characteristics of protein chains for her high schoolers chemistry lesson? Gummy bears. Of course, she didn’t want her picture taken. Gone are the days when I couldn’t keep her out of a picture. When I first started this blog, she was barely 2…

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rock candy #summerdessertweek

Today…. Is day two of #summerdessertweek!And, today I have one of the prettiest candies out there. They are like the gemstone of sweets: shimmery, shiny crystals of pure sugar. And, when you’re a homeschool mom like myself- they are the perfect way to incorporate some science into life. (shhhh…. it’s undercover school in…

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chocolate dipped almond butter balls

  Mmmm, almonds. Mmmmmm, almond butter. Mmmmm, almond butter, and dark chocolate and NO sugar. Oh yes I did.

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Key Lime Fudge #summerdessertweek

“This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.” Whenever myself or my family takes on a commitment, something happens. Usually we have a weekend getaway planned, and bam- there is a new child entering our care….

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almond butter eggs #eastersweetsweek

  When I was a kid, Easter was one of my favorite holidays. As an adult, it still is, but for different reason. As a child, I loved the candy associated with only Easter. In those days Peeps were only around once a year and Cadbury Eggs only came in one variety, Nowadays,…

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chocolate crunch bunnies #eastersweetsweek

Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week long event, #EasterSweetsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Rainier Fruit, Anolon and Microplane! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the…

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peanut butter pinwheels #eastersweetsweek

Hi there! Here we are in day three of Easter Sweets Week, and today I have an easy, no bake candy for you. This is so easy even a caveman could do it. (Remember those commercials?) Anyway, these are really easy and melt in your mouth good. But first: the usual disclaimer the…

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lemon truffles #eastersweetsweek

    Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week long event, #EasterSweetsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Rainier Fruit, Anolon and Microplane! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products…

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double layer fudge

This should be called crazy easy idiot proof candy. Just an idea.

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homemade twix bars and a giveaway

Am I allowed to call them that? Should I use a ® after”Twix”? Just a thought… Twix are one of my all time favorite candy bars. Zero bars are my first favorite, though. Have you ever had one? Oh…you must try one if not.  But Twix are good because they have that cookie…

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salted butterscotch nut bars

I got this recipe from a little Betty Crocker cookbooklet. It’s a keeper. salty, sweet, sticky, gooey…… one stick of butter, 1 1/2 c flour, 3/4 cup light brown sugar, and 1/4tsp salt mix all that gently until it looks like this …I used a pastry blender now, press it into a 9×13″…

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peanut butter meltaways

These are so good. A must try…. Y’all will love these… no cooking… not much of a mess…and easy. And, melt in your mouth! What a nice dough you get when you combine: 2c powdered sugar 2 tbs softened salted butter 2 tbs heavy cream 2tsp vanilla (I used clear) Combine all that…

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