Category Archives: Candy

Short And Sweet. Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe’s Copycat Recipe.

I don’t shop at Trader Joes because there are none in my area. (I did once write about the popular shop here.) Evidently, along with many other fan favorites made by the chain, Trader Joes’s Cowboy Bark is a true … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Chocolate Wafer Icebox Cake.

The classic Nabisco “Famous Chocolate Refrigerator Roll” is changed up in this chocolate frosted version that’s given a festive topping of rainbow nonpareils. Looks so fun and is one of the easiest cakes out there. Chocolate Wafer Icebox Cake Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Mock Toffee.

I once made a mock toffee with matzo which was really delicious and rocked the salty/sweet thing. Today’s recipe is all sweet with graham crackers as the base. That gets layered with a buttery caramel, nuts and chocolate chips. Easy … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Crispy Chocolate Clusters.

Here’s a short and sweet video. These Crispy Chocolate Clusters are like a cross between Rice Krispie Treats and S’mores. Chewy, crunchy bites of goodness. Crispy Chocolate Clusters Ingredients: 4 oz semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup Rice Krispies cereal 1/2 … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Microwave Toffee.

Since making toffee is usually a pretty precise undertaking, what with needing the sugar mixture to be a certain temperature in order to set up into a crisp candy, I was intrigued when I found this recipe to cook it … Continue reading

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Scottish Tablet. New Music From Little Waves.

No, not that tablet. I’m here to sing the praises of Scottish Tablet. Yum. Tablet, sometimes called Scottish Fudge, is a creamy, yet gritty, sweet confection that melts in your mouth. It’s a total sugar party. One piece is never … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Buttercrunch. Jonnie Common On The Stereo.

Ever wonder what the difference is between Buttercrunch and Toffee? Buttercrunch is American-style toffee. English toffee uses just butter and sugar and sometimes nuts. Buttercrunch has chocolate and nuts added to the toffee. I’ll eat them all! But, I must … Continue reading

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