Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops


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1 child to crush candy canes (optional, but fun)
large marshmallows
mini candy canes
melted chocolate (we use Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate block)
crushed candy canes

Stick a mini candy cane into the large marshmallow.  Dip the marshmallow into the melted chocolate, allow excess chocolate to drip off, then roll into the crushed candy cane.  Place on a waxed paper lined baking sheet and allow to set.

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Candy Cane Fudge


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Ingredients

  • 2 (10 ounce) packages vanilla baking chips

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

  • 1 1/2 cups crushed candy canes

  • 1 dash red or green food coloring

Directions

 

  1. Line an 8 inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, and grease the foil.
  2. Combine the vanilla chips and sweetened condensed milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir frequently until almost melted, remove from heat and continue to stir until smooth. When chips are completely melted, stir in the peppermint extract, food coloring, and candy canes.
  3. Spread evenly in the bottom of the prepared pan. Chill for 2 hours, then cut into squares.

 

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Easy Reese’s Peanut Butter Fudge!


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Ingredients

  • 2 (10 oz) bags Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
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  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
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  • 10 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, quartered
  • 1/4 cup Reese’s Pieces for sprinkling on top

Instructions

  1. Line an 8×8 baking dish with foil. Lightly coat with cooking spray.
  2. Melt peanut butter chips and sweetened condensed milk in a heavy saucepan over medium low heat until fully melted.
  3. Turn off heat and stir in vanilla.
  4. Pour half of the mixture into the prepared dish.
  5. Nestle the peanut butter cups into the fudge.
  6. Spread remain half of fudge mixture over Reese’s peanut butter cups.
  7. Sprinkle Reese’s Pieces on top and press into the fudge with the palm of your hand.
  8. Let cool completely before cutting into pieces and serving.
  9. Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days.

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Candy Bar Pretzel Bites Christmas Cookies


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Ingredients

  • Mini candy bars
  • Pretzels (rectangle or mini)
  • Vanilla Candy Coating
  • Red Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper. Top with as many rectangular pretzels as you have mini candy bars. I put down 30 pretzels.
  2. Unwrap the mini candy bars and place them on the pretzels.
  3. Warm in the oven at 300 degrees for about 3 minutes.
  4. Top with more pretzels and press down gently.
  5. Allow the chocolate to harden.
  6. Dip one side of the candy bar pretzel sandwich into melted vanilla candy coating.
  7. Return to the covered baking sheet and add red sprinkles.

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50 Cute Christmas Treats


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