How To Make Halloween Oreo Truffles

How To Make Halloween Oreo Truffles

Oreo truffles aka Oreo balls are an easy, no-bake candy to make. Here are 3 different ways to make them a fun Halloween treat! I’ve never made Oreo truffles (or Oreo balls) before. I mean, I’ve eaten my fair share at family gatherings but I’ve never actually made them myself. Let me tell you what, I was pleasantly surprised by … Read More

Easy Chocolate Covered Pretzels

White chocolate covered pretzels

Easy chocolate covered pretzels are a crowd favorite homemade food gift. The sweet salty combination is a “to die for” classic! I feel kind of silly sharing this recipe because it’s not even really a recipe. It’s melting some chocolate in the microwave and dipping pretzels in it. That’s it, that’s the whole recipe. But I make them every Christmas, … Read More

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Bon Bons

coconut bon bons

No-bake chocolate coconut bon bons are the perfect holiday treat. You can make them ahead of time and they don’t need to be refrigerated! The other day my little nephew told me that “Almond Joy’s were his favorite candy because they are chocolate and coconut and they have a peanut inside!” Learning nut names is hard. Luckily making these no-bake … Read More

Homemade Food Gift: Chocolate Caramel Corn

homemade chocolate caramel corn

Sweet and salty homemade chocolate caramel corn is the perfect big batch homemade food gift. Make one pan and have several gifts ready to go! Anybody ever get those giant tins of popcorn for Christmas? Like the ones with like 3 or 4 different kinds of flavored popcorn. Someone my grandpa knew always got him one of those big tins … Read More

Homemade Food Gift: Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Bark

peanut butter bark

Sweet and salty peanut butter bark is the perfect easy homemade food gift for the peanut butter lovers in your life! Chocolate and peanut butter swirled together and studded with all kinds of sweet and salty goodness! Bark is one of the easiest but well loved homemade food gifts. If you have about 15 minutes and you know how to … Read More

Gift Ideas for Candy Makers


Here are 7 perfect gift ideas for the candy makers in your life. The ones who what to dabble in caramel or chocolate creation. Maybe for the ones who love coming up with their own flavors or like to give homemade food gifts. Cookbooks: The Field Guide to Candy was my first candy only cookbook. It’s this adorable little book … Read More

Apple Cider Sour Gummy Candy

Apple Cider Gummies

Apple cider gummy candy is an easy to make soft and chewy candy. Give it some pucker by rolling the candies in citric acid mixed with sugar! Where are my sour candy fans? These apple cider sour gummy candies can pack as much of a sour punch as you’d like. The basic gummy candy is made seasonal with some apple … Read More

Sweet and Crunchy Caramel Corn

Sweet and salty caramel corn

Sweet and crunchy caramel corn is the perfect thing to whip up on a crisp fall afternoon. This recipe makes a ton of caramel corn so there is plenty to share! What is it about chilly fall mornings that makes me want to make caramel.  Fall and caramel go together like peas and carrots.  Actually, peas and carrots together are … Read More

Honey Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sauce

Honey Peanut Butter Sauce

Honey peanut butter ice cream sauce is the perfect thing warmed and poured over ice cream or as a sweet dip for apples. This honey peanut butter sauce tastes like peanut butter fudge poured in a jar. Pretty much because it is peanut butter fudge poured into a jar. Keep a jar in your fridge for your ice cream sundae … Read More

Old-Fashioned Hot Fudge Sauce

Hot Fudge Sauce

Thick, rich old-fashioned hot fudge sauce is delicious poured over ice cream, especially paired with salted caramel sauce, sprinkles and a cherry of course! Hot fudge sauce is thick, creamy and doesn’t taste plastic-y at all. It seems like maybe a little bit intimidating because what we’re going to do is make a ganache. But like an easy ganache. Ganache … Read More