Peanut Cereal Candy

Peanut butter and cereal create a sweet treat for those times when you have a snack attack. Make a double batch and store the extra in the freezer for  when you have the munchies.

1/2 cup butter

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Whole peanuts add a crunch to this candy.

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup corn syrup

Melt butter and boil for one minute.  Removed from the stove and add the following ingredients.

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Graham Chocolate Candy Squares

Chocolate and graham wafer crumbs combine to make an indulgent cookie.  I like using these crumbled on top of ice cream to make a sundae.

2 cup graham wafer crumbs

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Rich squares for those with a sweet tooth.

1 cup walnuts

1 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

4 tbsp cocoa

2 beaten eggs

2 tbsp cream

Boil butter. sugar, cocoa and eggs for 1 minute.  Add cream, crumbs and

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Graham Chocolate Candy Square Crumble

nuts.  Press into a 8 x 8 pan and bake for 15 minutes at 350 degree Fahrenheit.

May be served crumbled with ice cream or as a square.

Note:   These squares are very rich.  A small square is enough to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Chili Cereal Brittle

Chili Cereal Brittle is a sweet treat made with the zest of chili powder.  It’s great for a snack when you are tired of normal sweets.   Puffed cereal can be substituted with toasted O cereals.

INGREDIENTS

3 cups sugarChili Cereal Brittle

2 tbsp maple syrup

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tbsp chili powder

2 cups puffed rice cereal

2 tbsp butter

DIRECTIONS

Combine sugar, maple syrup, chili powder and salt in a heavy skillet.  Heat over high heat until the sugar is lumpy.

Lower heat and continue cooking, stirring until sugar is completely melted (it will be a rich brown colour).

Stir in cereal and butter.  Pour immediately into a greased jelly roll pan.  When cool break in small pieces and serve.

Apple Pie Candy

2 cups  brown sugar

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Apple Pie Candy

1 can condensed milk

1/2 cup butter

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp vanilla

Heat in hot pan until candy reaches 290 degrees mixing constantly with a wooden spoon.  Pour onto buttered jelly roll pan.  Place in refrigerator to cool.  Break into bite size pieces and enjoy

Peanut & Pumpkin Seed Brittle

 

3 cups sugar

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Peanut and Pumpkin Seed Brittle

2 cups unsalted peanuts

1 cup shelled pumpkin seeds

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp butter

Combine sugar and salt in a heavy skillet.  Heat over high heat until sugar lumps.  Lower heat and continue cooking , stirring until sugar is completely melted.  It will be a rich caramel color.  stir in nuts and butter.  Pour immediately into a greased jelly roll pan.

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