Peanut Butter Eggs, Made

Not too long ago, I posted three recipes for peanut butter eggs, and at the time I thought they sounded pretty easy. So, this past weekend I decided to try one of them! Here we go. Here’s the ingredient list: 1 lb box xxx sugar 3/4 c melted butter or oleo pinch of salt 1/2 … Continue reading

Mashed Potato Cream Eggs

  When I think of making candy, I think of mashed potatoes! Actually, no, I have never thought of that. I am perplexed by this ingredient and I don’t know if I will be trying it. Does anyone have an idea of why the recipe uses mashed potatoes? Mashed Potato Cream Eggs 5 boxes XXX … Continue reading

Easter Eggs Cream

Chocolate dipped Easter eggs sound so easy when you see how few ingredients there are. I am feeling tempted to try this. Has anyone ever made their own? As site reader Diane B and I discussed recently, it is much easier to just buy the pre-made ones from Hershey’s or even See’s. Easter Eggs Cream … Continue reading

Chocolate Fudge Eggs

This might be a fun activity for older kids and insane mommies, lol. Home made chocolate fudge eggs for Easter sound like just the kind of thing that drove mothers everywhere to purchase the foil wrapped ones from Hershey’s. However, for a fun project, I can’t deny the temptation to attempt this. You would want … Continue reading

Cocoa-nut Ice Tablet

This recipe is for a coconut candy that appears to be quite easy. Of course, I have no idea what quantity of coconut you would need, but might it be fun to get a coconut and grate it just to find out? It’s a rather labor intensive process, even if it is pretty easy. I … Continue reading

Puffed Rice (Elda Hartman)

I have never seen a recipe for puffed rice, and this one is sketchy on the information at best. You will also notice that it doesn’t mention rice or puffed rice in the ingredients. The closest recipe I could find in my research was for a puffed rice candy from 1920. Based on similar ingredients, … Continue reading