Chocolate Truffle Bars
As you peruse this recipe, this thought may occur:
"Oh my! This must be terribly rich and full of calories." Well, you're exactly
right - but indulge yourself anyway with one of these divinely decadent
confections. This chocolate bar is quite easy to make. the base is made in one
saucepan and the truffle topping in one bowl.
Cognac Laced Truffles (low fat, low calorie)
Yes, you can have your chocolate and diet too! Just watch how many truffles your eat.
This is a perfect recipe for the home cook. These
truffles can easily be made in the home kitchen, but look and taste as though
they were produced by the finest chocolatier.
Cranberry-Walnut White Fudge
A very unusual fudge recipe that uses prepared frosting that you
buy. This white fudge is very easy-to-make and very delicious. You'll love this very rich and delicious fudge.
Crystallized/Candied Edible Flowers
Crystallized/Candied flowers make beautiful decorations for desserts and can last up to one year.
Not only do they taste amazing, but they add an elegant, romantic, and delicious touch to virtually
every dessert. This job takes a little patience, but the rewards are well worth it!
Deep-Fried Chocolate Truffles
This is a very impressive dessert to end a meal. It is very easy to make as most of the recipe can be made ahead of time.
Also know as Divinity Fudge, White Divinity Fudge, Seafoam Candy, and Meringue Candy. This snowy
white divinity simply melts in your mouth. Divinity is not hard to make but it does take a little time and patience.
Fleur de sel Caramels
The contrast between the sweet and salty is so wonderful in this candy.
Honeycomb Toffee - Sponge Candy
This delicious candy is also known by various names around the world,
such as Hokey pokey, puff candy, cinder toffee, sponge toffee or candy, molasses puffs, fairy
candy, and seafoam. This candy is basically a hard candy (toffee or taffy) with boiled sugar and
corn syrup. After being taken off the heat, some baking soda and vinegar
are added to foam it up as it cools which makes the interior look like a
sponge. These candies are very addictive!
Honey Spice Truffles
Recipe by Paul Lemieux, pastry chef at Lucere Restaurant in the Riverplace hotel in
Portland, Oregon. Paul and his wife, Michelle, make the most luxurious chocolate
truffles ever, using innovative flavors, such as Honey Spice.
Lemon Gum Drops
I have always loved gumdrops. Now that I have
tested and developed this wonderful gumdrop recipe, I will never have to
purchase them again. You can make different flavors of gum drops by using
different fruit juice and food coloring. Use you imagination and be creative!
Lime Gum Drops
This recipe was shared with me be Jane Musick. Jane says, "I made these lime gum drops before Christmas and I was thrilled with the result.
I was delighted with the flavor and the texture of the gum drops. Enjoy!"
Maple Nut Fudge
You'll love this very rich and delicious fudge. Canadians have known the secret of how wonderful maple fudge tastes for a long time, now everyone can experience it!
I adapted this recipe from several different recipes that I found on
the internet. If you’ve never had fresh homemade marshmallows,
here’s your chance. These marshmallows are so delicious and decadent
that you'll never want store purchased ones again!
This recipe has been adapted from Chef Derek Barnes of
Derek's Culinary Casual restaurant, Sarasota, Florida.
Here is a fun marshmallow treat that is easy to make with your children. This recipe comes from the Magic of JELL-O Cookbook.
So easy to make - just place some JELL-O mix in a plastic baggie, add the marshmallows, and shake away! The flavors remind me of eating a marshmallow peep.
We made this with my 5-year old grandson and it was easy for him to assemble. Check out our video with my grandson making this marshmallow treat.
This is the best recipe that I have ever found to substitute for the store-bought
marshmallow fluff. It is very easy to make and so delicious. Use this homemade
marshmallow fluff/cream in any recipe that calls for marshmallow fluff.
This sugar, soft, chewy treat nesting in the
Easter basket is hard to beat when it is homemade. Did you know
that Americans devour more than 700 million Peeps per year. Peeps have been
around since 1953, when they were hand-squeezed using a pastry bag, a
process that took 27 hours to "hatch" each Peep.
Mashed Potato Candy
Since this candy is a very unique and unusual
recipe, I thought everyone would enjoy seeing them and perhaps making them.
Mashed Potato Fudge
They taste kind of like Almond Joy (Mounds Bar) candy bars, but without the almonds.
Orange Blossom Infused Chocolate Truffles
Recipe by Ellen Easton, an afternoon tea authority.
Check out all of Ellen Easton's
Tea Travels articles and recipes.
Oreo Truffle Balls
This candy is so easy to make and so good!
This wonderful Brown Sugar Peanut Brittle recipe and photos are courtesy of Cynthia
Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, TX. This recipe reminds me of my
"younger" days when my mother always made these. So good!
Pecan Chocolate Toffee - Saltine Toffee
This is an excellent candy. No one will ever know that saltine crackers are the base until they ask for the recipe - and they will! This toffee is delicious!
Pralines are one of the favorite sweets of the
South, particularly Louisiana and Texas. Anyone who has ever visited New Orleans
remember the wonderful pralines that are for sale all over the city. This is a
very easy candy to prepare!
Peppermint Bark Candy
This Peppermint Bark is totally delicious and addicting. In fact it is as good, or even better, than the famous Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark.
Give it a try!
Peppermint Patties - Homemade Peppermint Patty
I absolutely love Peppermint Patties! When I want some candy, I always look for
the Peppermint Patties in the stores. Now I can make my own Peppermint Patties. They are
incredibly delicious and refreshing! They also definitely make a wonderful
Christmas treat for your family and friends.
These old-time popcorn balls are great anytime, but they're especially fun to enjoy at
Halloween or Christmas time. When I was a young girl (many years ago), my
mother, along with my brothers and I, made these wonderful popcorn balls for
Halloween every year to give out to the neighborhood kids. I continued this
tradition with my children and their friends. That ended, of course, when the tainted candy scare started.
Pumpkin-Cream Cheese Truffles
They are a very unusual truffle that is both delicious and pretty! Wouldn't this candy make a delicious Halloween and/or Thanksgiving treat?
This American classic is everyone's favorite childhood treat! S'mores are thought to have gotten their name from frequent
requests for "some more" whenever they were made. There is no "right" way to make a S'more.
Anyway you like it, is the right way. This recipe is one that has been passed down through years of family and scout camps.
Sugar-Free Chocolate Fudge
Are you diabetic and need a chocolate fix? Yes, you can have your chocolate and stay on your diet! These Sugar-Free Chocolate Squares are just what you
need! My husband, who is not diabetic, also really enjoys them.
Vanilla Nut Easter Egg Candy
Creamy milk chocolate covers these Easter eggs with a soft walnut nougat center. The nougat is a basic divinity recipe made extra rich with the addition of white chocolate.