Baking away? Why not make time to whip up some yummy candies? This month all of our recipes are candy recipes. These are super for fun yummies to have for guests who drop in…or for the family to munch out on during movie nights…or even for Christmas gifts on a shoestring. Give these a try. You will love these!
What You Need:
1 (6 oz) pkg. semisweet chocolate pieces
1 (1 oz) square unsweetened chocolate
1 T butter
1 1/4 C confectioners’ sugar
1/2 t salt
1 t vanilla extract
2 C peanuts
2 C miniature marshmallows
How to Make It:
Place the chocolate pieces and the chocolate square into a heavy saucepan.
Place the sauce pan over low heat.
Add the butter and stirring constantly melt the butter and chocolate together until smooth about 4 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat and set aside until ready to use.
Place the eggs into a mixing bowl.
Use a fork and beat the eggs until they become frothy.
Pour in the sugar, salt and vanilla extract.
Mix until all the ingredients are incoporated together well.
Pour the melted chocolate into the mixture and stir to incorporate.
Fold in the peanuts and marshmallows.
Cover a baking sheet with wax paper.
Drop the marshmallow mixture onto the wax paper by a teaspoon about 1 in. apart.
Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or until firm.
Store the candy in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Serving Size: 4 dozen
Always use the recommended size and type of pan when making candy. A pan that is too small or too large can affect the cooking time of the candy.
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