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.

Jen Submitted:

Poppycock – this is the link to the recipe.


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


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.