Category Archives for Cookies, Candy and Bars

Homemade Rock Candy

I have a neighbor who makes this every year at Christmas time for everyone in the neighborhood. She makes several flavors and packs them into cute little Christmas jars or boxes.It’s an inexpensive but very thoughtful gift any time of the year. You will need: ¾ cup sugar ½ cup white syrup (Karo works well) […]

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Easy Homemade Sugar Cookies

1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1tsp vanilla 2 eggs 3 cups flour ½ tsp salt Place the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a mixing bowl and cream them together.(This goes a lot faster if the butter has already been softened.) Next, sprinkle in flour and salt until it is all incorporated.Pinch off pieces […]

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Easy Homemade Brownies

This recipe was one of the first my mom got as a new bride transported from Alabama to California early in 1968 while my father was in the Navy. I think it came from another Navy wife from Texas. Mama was thrilled to have this recipe because it didn’t require a mixer, which she didn’t […]

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Homemade Brownies

6 tbsp Hershey’s cocoa ¼ cup butter 1 cup sugar ½ tsp vanilla ¼ tsp salt 1/3 cup flour 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (opt) 2 eggs Grease and flour a 9×13 pan and sit aside. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Place sugar, cocoa, flour, salt, eggs and vanilla into a mixing bowl. Melt […]

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Snow Tops

i’ve created a slight twist to the old peanut butter cookie recipe weve all enjoyed for years. my husband and kids love them, and the ingredients are all things most people normally have on hand. 1 c. peanut butter 1 c. sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract marshmallow creme or “white fluff” preheat oven […]

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Homemade Fudge

4 1/2 c. sugar 1 lg. can evaporated milk 1/2 lb. butter 1 1/2 bags chocolate chips 1 (7 oz.) jar marshmallow creme 1 tbsp. vanilla Nuts (opt.) Place sugar and evaporated milk into a medium size pot and bring to a boil. Once milk comes to a boil add butter and boil for an […]

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Homemade Fudge Recipes

Homemade Fudge: 4 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 tsp salt 2 tbsp butter 1-12oz can evaporated milk 1-12oz bag semi-sweet chocolate chips 3-4oz packages German’s chocolate 2-7oz jars marshmallow creme 2 cups chopped nuts (optional) 1 tsp vanilla Place sugar,butter and milk into a large saucepan and brings them to a boil. Turn down heat to […]

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Homemade Chocolate Candy Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Candy: 4 squares of almond bark 4 squares of chocolate 12 oz package Nestle’s chocolate chips 16 oz dry roasted peanuts Chop up squares and place them into a bowl with remaining ingredients. Microwave for 3 minutes. Stir well and cook in 1 minute intervals until mix has melted. Drop spoon-fulls onto wax […]

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Zucchini Cookie Recipe

Getting kids to eat zucchini can be a bit tricky at times, but with this “sneaky” cookie recipe they’ll never know 🙂 2 cup brown sugar 2 cup grated zucchini 1 cup oil 4 cup flour 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp salt 1 cup […]

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Quick Peanut Butter Bars

This recipe may not be the “healthiest” but it is quick and easy with few ingredients for when your family has a hankering for something sweet. Peanut Butter Bars: 1/2 c. peanut butter 1/2 c. butter 1 1/4 c. sugar 1 c. flour 2 eggs In large saucepan, melt together peanut butter and butter. Remove […]

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