Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Christmas Fun Day 19


Today's selection is:
Food Gifts

Spicy Cocktail Pecans

1 stick of butter, melted
4 tsp Tabasco Sauce
2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp garlic powder
6 C pecan halves

Preheat oven to 325 with racks
set in the top and middle positions.
Meanwhile in a small bowl, stir
together all ingredients together
EXCEPT the pecans.
Place pecans in a large bowl. Pour
butter mix over pecans, tossing to
combine. Spread peacns evernly
on two baking sheets and bake
until toasted  and fragrant, 12-15
minutes. Rotate pans halfway
through.
Transfer to a paper towel-lined
tray and let cool completely,
20 minutes.
Place 1 1/2 C pecans in a goodie
bag. Make 4 bags.




Peppermint Fudge

24 oz. (about 4 C) White
Chocolate Chips
1 14 oz. can of Sweetened
Condensed Milk
Pinch of salt
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 1/4 C coarsely crushed
peppermints

Line an 8 inch square pan with
parchment or waxed paper,
allowing side to hang over.
In a medium bowl, stir together
the chips, milk and salt. Melt
the mixture according to the
chip pkg directions, then stir
in vanilla and peppermints.
Pour the fudge into a pan and
use a spatula to spread it evenly.
Scatter extra candy on top. Chill
until firm and set (2 hours).
Use the flaps to pull the fudge
out of the pan and slice into
1 inch squares. Makes 64 pieces.
Enjoy!

images: Google

~Keep on Dreaming~



6 comments:

  1. Your spicy pecans sound really good. I think my husband and son would like those.

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  2. Two great sounding recipes...thanks Melinda!

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  3. They both look so good. I am glad that just reading about yummy food has no calories!

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  4. Oh my .. That peppermint fudge is calling my name

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  5. Oh, you are a girl after my own heart ~~~LOL!

    We are actually going to make cinnamon spiced walnuts today, and fudge.

    Thanks for sharing the recipes.

    Warm wishes..
    K.

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  6. YUMMMMM Except I can't find any peppermints now!!!! Got your lovely card with the great picture of you and Ken! Thank you!

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