Homemade Cracker Jacks Popcorn Recipe

Homemade Cracker Jacks made with caramel, popcorn, and peanuts makes a classic childhood treat! The perfect blend of salty, sweet, and nutty are all in this favorite popcorn recipe for homemade cracker jacks. They are so simple to make that having the recipe may be kind of dangerous! Ha!

How to Make a Chocolate Bunny

Make your own chocolate bunny with just two simple ingredients! Perfect for gift giving for Easter! Chocolate bunnies have always been a tradition in my family for Easter. The Easter Bunny would always leave a chocolate bunny in my basket and Mama would always have them around for decoration throughout the Easter season, too. I’ve […]

Candy Corn Snack Mix Recipe

Happy Halloween!!! Do you have big plans for a fun Halloween party or are you dressing up your little ghosts and goblins for a fun evening of trick-or-treating? If you didn’t know already, we live on the edges of civilization to the point that trick-or-treaters have not once graced our doorstep in all of the […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters make a delicious no-bake treat with the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Just five ingredients make these clusters fast and fabulous!

Chocolate Coconut Nests Recipe

Little Buddy and I decided to get a little bit crafty with our food this week and made these Chocolate Coconut Nests for Easter. Let me just tell you, if you are looking for one of the fastest little food crafts to make with children for Easter, this one should be at the top of […]

Divinity Recipe

Grandmother’s Divinity was always a part of our Christmas celebration. She’d watch the weather carefully during the week before Christmas to pick just the right day, the one with the lowest possible humidity, and she’d begin making this delicious confection. Tasting a lot like marshmallows, her billowy, white divinity was always one of my favorites. […]

Fudge Recipe

A simple, yet delicious fudge recipe is pretty golden around the holidays. One that you can whip up and have chilling in the refrigerator before a party or that friends look forward to as gifts each year is a fudge recipe that you want in your arsenal for sure.   For years, I made the […]

Peanut Brittle Recipe

Peanut brittle has always been a favorite in my family. I remember my Grandmother would make peanut brittle after peanut brittle right before every Christmas to give to friends as gifts. Then, Mama began making it to take to her office during the holidays and for gifts to friends and neighbors. I’d watch them as […]

Toffee Recipe

The holidays and making this toffee recipe go hand-in-hand for me. Well, candy-making in general goes hand-in-hand with Christmas around here, but toffee? Well, it tops the list.   Toffee is really so easy to make once you figure out a couple of basics, that you can easily make a few batches within an hour […]

Grandmother’s Date Nut Roll Recipe

Every year for Christmas, my Grandmother Verdie would spend a day in the kitchen making family-favorite candy recipes that had been given to her from my Granddaddy’s aunt. As Grandmother would test to see if her candy was ready by dropping bits into a bowl of water to see if it had reached just the […]