Pecan Toffee Bark . . . a favorite Valentine’s Day treat!

This Pecan Toffee Bark is a favorite treat for Valentine's Day. Chocolate, pecans and toffee . . . yum!!! Keep some for you and yours, and give bags to others as gifts:) Pecan Toffee Bark . . . a favorite Valentine's Day treat! This Pecan Toffee Bark is one of our favorite treats to make for Valentine's Day. In fact, it is one of Mama's favorite snacks to eat. We both learned of this delicious bark from my daughter, Candace, who makes one with almonds. It was so good, Mama and I decided to make our own, but using pecans instead. We usually keep pecans on hand. The Pecan Toffee Bark Recipe . . . Basically it has just a few ingredients that are layered: pecans (chopped or whole), the toffee mixture, chocolate chips, and sprinkle … [Read more...]

15 Favorite Mother’s Day Desserts!

15 Favorite Mother's Day Desserts for you to choose from! As we prepare for Mother's Day, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you some of our favorite desserts for this special day. 15 Favorite Mother's Day Desserts, to, hopefully, give you some ideas about desserts for your celebration. I've chosen them from Mama's collection and mine--and some I have shared recently in my strawberry desserts.  All are "tried and true" by our family. Some are easier, some not so easy. But all are delicious and will be a perfect choice for a Mother's Day get-together. Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake Mama's Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Mama's Strawberry Pie Martha's Lemon Meringue Pie Mama's Lemon Chess Pie Cynthia's Key Lime … [Read more...]

Crockpot Chocolate Candy for Christmas

What could be easier than making a delicious chocolate peanut candy in your Crock Pot? This candy is a winner for the holidays! Christmas is comin'! Time for Crockpot Chocolate Candy! Christmas is coming and it's time to be thinking about Christmas candy! And, this Crockpot Chocolate Candy was SOOO easy and delicious! I was totally shocked! I've never made any candy in my Crockpot, but when I got this recipe in an email from Fake Ginger, I decided I had to try it! I was intrigued that it only had four ingredients, but the pictures looked mouth-watering! This I can tell you . . . this Crockpot Chocolate Candy did not disappoint!!! Lynn and I both loved it, and every time I turned around, I heard the sound of the candy dish lid being … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe

Everyone loves fudge during the Christmas holidays. And, this Easy Chocolate Fudge is easy to make and delightfully delicious! Yum!!! Who doesn't love Easy Chocolate Fudge at Christmas and during the holidays? I remember my Grandmama Hall standing at the stove stirring her cooked Chocolate Fudge and dropping little spoonfuls into cold water to see if it was at the "soft ball stage". My mother also made the old-fashioned fudge. And, in reality, their fudge probably was better than the easier versions we have today. But this Easy Chocolate Fudge is so good! Easy, delicious, and chocolatey . . . who could ask for more during the hustle and bustle of the holidays? Personally, I don't have the time or the know-how to continually check to … [Read more...]

Caramel Popcorn Crunch Recipe

Caramel Popcorn Crunch Candy . . . Who doesn't like caramel popcorn? One day my granddaughter, Randa, was here, and we decided we would make this Caramel Popcorn Crunch Recipe. We had been talking about Popcorn Balls earlier, but I thought that might be a little difficult for her to help me with. So, we chose this popcorn candy recipe instead. She popped the popcorn in the microwave. (I had purchased a natural popcorn, no butter or seasoning of any kind, in order to make this recipe.) I toasted the pecan halves and slivered almonds in the oven, but you can use the microwave. (Check on the internet for instructions on that, if you decide to do that.) Randa then helped me measure the other ingredients in the pan for the caramel.  I … [Read more...]