Christmas Recipe Collection

November 29, 2018

Just in time for Christmas, we have compiled our 3 favorite recipes for you to enjoy all in one place:

Chocolate Fudge Recipe – Old fashioned

Ingredients

1 1/2 C Milk
4 oz Unsweetened chocolate (Baker’s squares work well for this)
4 C Sugar
3 tbsp Light corn syrup
1/4 tsp Salt
3 tbsp Butter or margarine ( butter is preferred)
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
1/4 C walnuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

In a 2-3 quart heavy saucepan, combine milk and chocolate. Cook on low until chocolate is melted. Then add sugar, corn syrup and salt. Cook until mixture reaches a boil while stirring constantly.

Using a candy thermometer cook without stirring until the mixture reaches 234F. Remove from heat instantly, add vanilla and butter. Do not stir these ingredients in.

Cool the mixture until it reaches 110F or until lukewarm, and then beat using a wooden spoon until the mixture begins to thicken and begins to lose its gloss. Approximately 15 minutes then spread the mixture into a buttered 8x8x2 inch pan. Let stand until it has cooled and set then cut into squares and serve. Makes approximately 2lbs

Read more on the original post Christmas Fudge Recipe

 

Chocolate and Vanilla Cookies

This  sugar cookie recipe can be made into chocolate and vanilla varieties.

The pattern designs can be fun to play with as well. Making these for neighbors, to take to parties, or to share at the office, this recipe provides the flexibility you are looking for.

For the recipe and more information visit the original post: Chocolate and Vanilla Cookies

 

Peanut Butter Balls

A Family Tradition of making these Peanut Butter Balls provides an easy dessert for Santa and his helpers.

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups of Peanut butter
  • 2 boxes of powdered sugar
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 2 12 oz pkgs of semi sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 oz  paraffin

Directions

Mix together peanut butter, sugar, and butter with pastry blender or fork.

Shape into balls about the size of a walnut.

Melt paraffin in a double boiler. Add chocolate chips. Once melted, dip balls in chocolate. Allow to cool on wax paper.

To read more visit the original post: PEANUT BUTTER BALLS 

 

Orange Balls

These sweet little treats are the perfect confectionary for your Holiday gatherings. With only 6 ingredients we think this recipe will quickly make its way into your yearly favorites. To access the recipe read the original post Orange Balls.

 

 

Elizabeth May
Elizabeth loves to host any gathering or party, Hospitality is her gift. When not at her church, Elizabeth can be found playing a competitive European board game. She enjoys SEC College Football, maybe even a bit too much (WAR EAGLE!) Originally from the deep south, Elizabeth along with her husband and four teenage children have called Fort Worth home for several years.

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