Maple Nut Syrup

1-1/4 cup white corn syrup 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup walnuts 1 teaspoon maple flavoring Directions: In a sauce pan, mix corn syrup, water, and sugar. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 10 minutes until thick. Stir in walnuts and maple flavoring.

Chocolate Syrup

2 cups granulated sugar 14 oz can evaporated milk (or 1-1/2 cups water and 2/3 cup powdered milk) 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Mix well sugar, milk, salt, cocoa powder, butter, and cornstarch. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. StirContinue reading “Chocolate Syrup”

Praline Syrup

2 cups dark corn syrup 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup water 4 teaspoons corn starch 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups chopped nuts Directions: In a sauce pan, mix well corn syrup, sugar, water, and starch. Bring to boil for 1 minute. Stir in vanilla extract and nuts.

Crock Pot Peanut Candy

Layer in 6 quart crock pot: 16 oz dry roasted peanuts, salted 16 oz dry roasted peanuts, unsalted 12 oz semisweet chocolate morsels 4 oz German chocolate, roughly chopped 3 lbs white chocolate almond bark Directions: Cover and cook on low for 3 hours without removing lid. Turn off heat; DO NOT remove lid. LetContinue reading “Crock Pot Peanut Candy”

Homemade Marshmallows

3 envelopes (3 tablespoons) unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup and 1/2 cup water, separated 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar 1-1/4 cups light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Parchment paper, cooking spray, powdered sugar Directions: Line 7×11-inch dish with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray. Dust with powdered sugar. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cupContinue reading “Homemade Marshmallows”

Christmas Candy

(Tim the Younger: I had to do some research on this one. Hopefully the below is correct.) 2 box 10X sugar sifted (2 lbs of confectioners sugar) 14 oz can condensed milk 1/2 lb oleo (slightly more than 1 cup margarine) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 quart pecans, roughly chopped 1 bar (1/4 of box)Continue reading “Christmas Candy”

Banana Split Smoothie

2 medium ripe bananas 8 oz can crushed pineapple, drained 1-1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries, sliced 2 tablespoons honey 5 ice cubes Toppings: Whipped topping, chocolate syrup, maraschino cherries Directions: In a blender, combine bananas, pineapple, milk, strawberries, and honey. Cover and process until smooth. Gradually add ice, blending untilContinue reading “Banana Split Smoothie”

Banana Milkshake

4 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup and 1-3/4 cups cold milk, separated 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Put bananas and sugar in mixing bowl. Mash to a pulp with a fork. Add 1/4 cup milk to mixture; beat until smooth. Add rest of milk and beat well. Serve in tallContinue reading “Banana Milkshake”