This is such a nice "old fashioned" candy to make for the holidays. You need to make this in advance as the candy needs to sit for a couple of days for the flavors to come together. Make sure you read the recipe twice before starting. Takes some effort, but this is so delicious and a very special addition to any Christmas cookie tray - Enjoy!
This was one of the first candy recipes I ever made. These candies are crystal clear and can be used as decorations for a Christmas tree or a window. Cooking and prep times are approximate, and don't include making your own molds if you wish to do that.
Pumpkin and spice infused dark chocolate ganache, enrobed in creamy white chocolate.
Make these and everyone will think you're some kind of haute confectioner! *prep time is just an assumption, and also include all chilling times.*
I love this recipe because it is so easy to make and yet it always gets 'oohs' when people see the candies and 'aahs' when they taste them!
I've gotten several z-mails asking about the candy coating. They are wafers that you melt to then dip candies into to coat them. They are usually sold in the candy section of craft or baking stores. I've seen them in the candy making section of Wal-Mart also. If you look at the ingredients photo on Recipe #104941, you'll see a photo of them. They are a different 'stiffness' than white chocolate chips but some reviews have successfully used those when they can't find the candy coating. Hope that helps!
The cutest, delicate mice you ever saw! Everyone remarks about them. I give trays of assorted cookies each year and place them on top. They just make it! It actually is a help when the kids can put on the almonds. I don't remember where I got the recipe, so I gave the best measurements I can recall. It sounds like it could be a Hershey's recipe!? For adults you can strain the cherries, then add rum or almond liquor and soak overnight drain and dry proceed with recipe. Save the rum for drinks.
These are so good. I have to make 2 dozen for my grandmother every Christmas and she refuses to share them. She actually hides them and pulls them out one at a time! I really have no idea how many this makes as I usually double or triple the recipe. Also it depends on how much of the center you like . UPDATE: some people have had difficulty with the filling being to runny....adding more powdered sugar is not going to alter the taste so feel free to add another 1/2 c to a cup with out worry :)
Practically begged for this recipe from a friend of a friend after tasting it.It is so delicious! Only 3 ingredients and lots of elbow grease, but the results are so worth it. These caramels are divine! This recipe makes a lot, scale it down if you wish, but I think it would be a lot of work to make a smaller amount. Besides I enjoy sharing these around with family and friends.
Even though i grew up eating these I never can seem to make them! I can make gourmet dinners and desserts but i can't make pralines or bread!! But i got this recipe from the justin wilson website and it's as authentic as you can get. Good luck!!
This is a Christmas time or anytime favorite in our family. The recipe has been passed to me and we have been making these for 40 years in our family! If you are going to give them as gifts, place wax paper between the stacks of balls. This recipe will make about 100 balls depending on the size you make them.