Buttermint Twists

Yummy Buttermint Twist Recipe at MouseInMyPocket.com

These melt-in-your mouth buttery mints are best made ahead and stored in your refrigerator. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 5-1/4 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, or half and half 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 2-3 drops red food … Continue reading

Amaretto-Chocolate Cream Truffles

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This recipe for Chocolate-Dipped Truffles with Amaretto-Chocolate Cream Centers comes to you from the Nov. 1979 issue of Cuisine.  The recipe makes about 3 dozen. Ingredients: 1 cup whipping cream 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, … Continue reading

Almond-Chocolate Cream Truffles

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This recipe for Almond-Chocolate Cream Truffles comes from the Nov. 1979 edition of Cuisine Magazine. It makes 4 1/2 dozen truffles. Ingredients: 1 cup whipping cream 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces … Continue reading

Coconut Cream Truffles

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This recipe for truffles comes from the November 1979 issue of Cuisine. Ingredients: 3/4 cups whipping cream 10 oz semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 can (9 oz) coconut cream 1 to 1-1/2 … Continue reading

Fair Foods

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It’s getting close to fair time again here.  That means it’s time for me to decide what types of foods I’m going to make for open class at the Gibson County Fair.  There hasn’t been a year that I’ve not … Continue reading

Candied Citrus Slices

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This recipe for candied citrus slices comes from the 1985 edition of Martha Stewart’s Pies and Tarts.  They are super great frozen and set in the rim of your lemonade glass.  The book also states that you can use cirtus … Continue reading

Glazed Pecans

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 cups pecan halves Instructions: Heat oven to 350 F.  Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.  In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat.  Add brown … Continue reading

Chocolate Ganache

This recipe for Chocolate Ganache is quick, easy and amazingly delicious.  After it’s set, I like to scoop mine out, roll it into balls and dip in tempered chocolate for truffles. Ingredients: 4 parts chopped chocolate, by weight 3 parts … Continue reading

Terrificly Topped Toffee

Toasted almonds and rich chocolate cover these luscious homemade toffee pieces. Ingredients: 1 c. unblanched whole almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped 3/4 c. semi-sweet chocolate chip pieces 3/4 c. milk chocolate pieces 1/3 c. white baking pieces 2 T instant … Continue reading