Previous Submissions for Christmas Treats Theme

January 28, 2007

Christmas Treats

Bybybirdie Submitted:
Butterscotch or chocolate peanut clusters

½ cup Peter Pan smooth or creamy peanut butter*
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate or butterscotch pieces
1 cup salted peanuts, whole

Combine peanut butter and chocolate or butterscotch pieces in top of double boiler and place over hot (not boiling) water until chocolate or butterscotch melts. Stir until blended. Add peanuts and stir until well coated. Drop by teaspoonsful onto waxed-paper (or parchment) lined baking sheet. Chill until set. Makes about 2 dozen clusters. Swat your spouse away from the bowl so you can wipe it clean with your fingers and then lick your fingers.
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Jen Submitted:

Poppycock – this is the link to the recipe.

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Jessica Submitted:

Rolo Pecan Candies (original source)
2 bags rolos
1 bag mini pretzels

bag of pecans

Preheat oven to 250oF degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spread pretzels over baking sheet in one even layer. Add one rolo to each mini pretzel. Bake for 4 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately add a pecan to the top of the rolo, squishing down. Let cool for a few minutes, then transfer baking sheet to fridge to chill for 10 minutes. Remove and store in a sealed container or EAT them NOW! LOL

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I submitted:

Peanut Butter Balls

Combine the following ingredients and chill for 2 hours:
1 Cup Peanut butter – chunky style
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
Melt the following in a double boiler:
6 oz chocolate chips
2 tablespoons parafin wax

Roll the peanut butter mixture into 3/4 inch balls and dip into the hot chocolate. chill again.

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Welcome to Divine Dish!

January 21, 2007

Ever get bored of eating the same things over and over? Well, I have decided to start a weekly recipe submission called Divine Dish
Here’s how it works:
On Sunday, I will post a theme for the week. If you want to play you need to post your recipe on your blog by Friday (I like photos ) ) If you played all you have to do is leave a comment on my blog telling me that you played. At the end of the week, I will choose my favourite recipe out of the submissions and feature it on my blog with a link to your site! I will also be keeping a record of all recipes submitted (not just the featured ones) and will be creating a Divine Dish Cookbook with all submissions which will be available next Christmas! I encourage everyone to participate – it will be fun and we will all get to try different recipes.
Many of you already post your fabulous recipes on your blogs so all you have to do is let us know you played )
Tell your friends and fellow bloggers – the more the merrier!!