Archive of ‘Candy’ category

Strawberry Daiquiri Bites

Strawberry Daiquiri Bites – Strawberries take a long relaxing soak in a daiquiri pool then slip into a smooth white chocolate coating. Pink sprinkles add a sweet touch of sparkle.   So many of you loved my Buzzed Cherry Bombs, and Buzzed Strawberry Bites that I just had to bring you a new boozy fruit. […]

Buzzed Strawberry Bites (Strawberries Soaked in Rum)

Buzzed Strawberry Bites (Rum Soaked Strawberries) – When I posted a recipe for Buzzed Cherry Bombs, many of you asked if you could do something similar with strawberries. The answer is, YES! Strawberries soaked in rum then dipped in white candy and blue sprinkles make a perfect Fourth of July snack or dessert. The first time I […]

Red, White, and Blue Pretzel Sticks (Pretzel Sparklers)

Patriotic pretzel sparklers

Red, White, and Blue Pretzel Sticks – Guests will love if you bring these patriotic pretzels to a Fourth of July party. Old Glory’s stripes inspired these red, white, and blue pretzel rods. Do you call them pretzel rods or pretzel sticks? Either way, they’re so much fun to decorate!   These are made just like my […]

Buzzed Cherry Bombs (Vodka Soaked Cherries)

Buzzed Cherry Bombs – Here it is by popular demand, a full post on how to make Buzzed Cherry Bombs. I originally posted the photo and instructions you see above on Facebook. Readers went gaga for them and shared the post more than 90,000 times. Thank you all! My inbox has been full of questions. This step-by-step […]

Cupcake Cake Toppers

Cupcake Cake Toppers – If you want to get extra “oohs” and “aahs” when you make cupcakes, top them with these baby “cakes” made out of candy. Use mini peanut butter cups as the base of these miniature “cupcakes.” They’re fast and fun to make and look adorable crowning cupcakes or full-sized cakes.  I wasn’t really sure what to call […]

Thin Mint Truffles

Thin Mint Truffles – Cookies and candy in one luscious bite, dessert doesn’t get much better than this! You snap through a smooth chocolate shell to reveal melt-in-your mouth chocolate filling highlighted with mint cookie flecks. You may have noticed this is the second week in a row featuring a recipe made with Girl Scout Thin Mint […]

Rainbow Pretzel Sticks

Rainbow Pretzel Sticks – Sometimes I wish I could just reach out and grab a rainbow. I know there’s about as much of a chance of that happening as there is me finding a pot of gold. But with this edible craft, everyone can hold a rainbow in their hands. There’s just something about that […]

Chocolate Covered Champagne Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Champagne Strawberries – Strawberries soak in a Champagne spa then slip into a silky chocolate robe to seduce your taste buds. When you bite into one of these, the snap of smooth chocolate gives way to a juicy berry enhanced with bright bubbly flavor. Some people like to pluck strawberries out of their Champagne and eat […]

Coconut Milk Truffles

Coconut Milk Truffles – Put the kids to bed, grab a glass of wine, and share a moment with this indulgence made for grown ups. Coconut milk adds subtle fruity notes to the deep bittersweet chocolate flavor. A roll in sweetened coconut provides a welcome texture to the melt-in-your mouth combination. We start with bittersweet chocolate. If you’re like me, you […]

Candy Cane Garland

Candy Cane Garland – Here’s a twist on traditional edible garland, a peppermint twist. You’ve probably seen trees trimmed with popcorn and cranberries. They get stale and soggy. This tasty candy cane garland stays beautiful all season long.  This idea came to me when I was making easy candy cane shapes. The garland requires more patience and focus […]

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