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CANDY

bullet Bailey's Fudge
bulletBuckeyes (Traditional Christmas Candy)
bulletCandy (Traditional Halpin Christmas Candy)
bulletOpera Cream
bulletPeanut Brittle (Microwave)
bulletWhite Chunky Chocolate (Della's Traditional Christmas Candy)

 

Buckeyes

by Della
1 lb. Margarine (4 sticks) Melt.  Cool slightly.
DO NOT use soft/tub, low fat types.
2 Cups Creamy Peanut Butter
2 lbs. Confectioners Sugar (powdered)
2 Teaspoons Vanilla
Add to melted butter.

Shape into balls (size of quarter).
Insert toothpick into each ball.
Refrigerate 15 minutes.

Toothpicks
1/8 lb. Paraffin (optional)
12 oz. Chocolate Chips
Melt paraffin and chocolate chips over hot water.  Dip balls in chocolate and set on waxed paper.

Makes 115 balls.

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Della's Candy

by Della
2 lbs. White Chocolate
2 Cups Pretzel sticks, broken
2 Cups Captain Crunch Cereal (Peanut Butter)
2 Cups Rice Krispies
2 Cups Salted Peanuts
Carefully melt chocolate.  Combine remaining ingredients and add to melted chocolate.  Stir thoroughly, but gently.  Drop by tablespoons onto waxed paper.  Set till hardened.

Option: Can also be dropped into Christmas cupcake or candy papers.

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Opera Cream

by Della
3 lbs. 10X Sugar (powdered)
3 Teaspoons Vanilla
2 Sticks Butter
8 oz. Cream Cheese

Melted Chocolate

Mix first 4 ingredients well.  Roll into balls and put in freezer for 1 hour.

Dip in Chocolate.

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Peanut Brittle (Microwave)

 
1 1/2 Cups Salted Peanuts
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 Cup Light Corn Syrup
Dash of Salt
1 Tablespoon Butter
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
Mix peanuts, sugar, and syrup in glass bowl.  Cook 5-7 minutes on HIGH.  Stir in butter and vanilla.  Cook 1 minute longer and add soda... stir quickly until foamy.

Pour immediately onto greased cookie sheets, cool and break into pieces.

Note: Microwave timing varies upon watts.

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White Chunky Chocolate

Makes:  20
Prep Time:  15
12 oz. white chocolate morsels
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup roasted, salted peanuts
1/2 cup roasted, salted cashew pieces
bulletIn a medium, microwavable bowl, melt the white chocolate, stirring once, for about 45 seconds.  Stir in the raisins, dried cranberries, peanuts and cashews.
 
bulletSpoon the mixture into 2 flexible ice cube trays, whacking the trays ob the counter to remove any air pockets and to level out the mixture.

 

Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.  Flex the trays to remove the candies.
Wrap in Christmas foil.

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