Christmas Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of peanut butter
  • 6 tsp of butter- can be melted or softened
  • 2 cups of confectioners sugar
  • 1 pack of candiquik chocolate

Steps:

  • Soften butter in microwave.
  • Mix the cup of peanut butter, the two cups of sugar and the butter in a bowl until a st texture is formed.
  • Roll the mixture into balls.
  • Melt the chocolate and dip the peanut butter balls in the chocolate.
  • Place on wax paper, let cool and enjoy.

 

Rudolf’s Treats: Makes 20

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of melted butter
  • ⅓ cup of peanut butter
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of oatmeal
  • Powdered sugar
  • Chocolate

Steps:

  • In a bowl, mix the melted butter, peanut butter, brown sugar and oatmeal.
  • Roll mix into balls and place on wax paper.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and drizzle chocolate on top.

Haystacks:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of butterscotch chips
  • ½  cup of peanut butter
  • ½ salted peanuts (optional)
  • 2 cups of chow mein noodles

Steps:

  • Melt the butterscotch and peanut butter and blend them together.
  • Stir the peanuts and chow mein noodles in the mixture carefully.
  • Drop a forkful onto the wax paper and cool.

Christmas Caramels:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of light corn syrup
  • 1 lb of brown sugar
  • 1 can of condensed sweet milk
  • ½ lb of butter
  • 1 cup of chopped nuts (optional)

Steps:

  • Mix together ingredients.
  • Stir while it simmers for a few minutes
  • Put it in a pan and let cool.
  • Cut into pieces and wrap them in wax paper.

Santa’s Hats:

Ingredients:

  • Bag of green and red  M&Ms
  • Bag of Bugles
  • White chocolate

Steps:

  • Melt white chocolate.
  • Dip the open end of the Bugles in white chocolate.
  • Top with the open end with an M&M.
  • Place on wax paper.

Chocolate Mint Candy:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (12oz) semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tsp of peppermint extract
  • 6 oz of white candy coating — chopped
  • 3 drops of green food coloring

Steps:

  • In a heavy saucepan, melt the chocolate chips with 1 cup of milk.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Spread ½ onto wax paper lined in an 8-inch square pan and chill until firm.
  • Melt the white chocolate with the remaining milk until the white chocolate is smooth.
  • Sir the peppermint and the green food coloring in with the white chocolate.
  • Spread the mixture onto the first chocolate layer and let chill for 10 minutes.
  • Warm the remaining chocolate mixture and spread this over the mint layer.
  • Chill for 2 hours; remove from pan.
  • Cut into 1-inch squares.