Peppermint Hot Cocoa Rice Krispie Treats

Peppermint-Hot-Cocoa-Krispie-Treats

Welcome my friend Ruthie from Cooking with Ruthie to the blog today.  I love following her on Instgram and seeing  all her adventures in culinary school! Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! I’m Ruthie from Cooking with Ruthie and I’m just so excited to be apart of Holiday Bake, Craft, Sew again this year! It’s always a lot of fun to see the creative ideas in this series, I love that [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bark

Pretzel Bark

One of my favorite parts of the holidays is deciding what treats I am going to make, especially what treats I am going to be sharing with family and friends. But I have discovered that what is even more fun than deciding and making the treats is packaging them up nice and cute. It’s all in the presentation (of course it helps if they taste good too!) But seriously, when I receive a gift that is wrapped up fun and cute I almost don’t care what is in it – [Continue Reading…]

Lemon Bark

lemon bark

As I mentioned yesterday I am on a little bit of a bark streak!  Candy bark that is.  I love making candy and thanks to my friend April who taught me how to make candy years ago I actually prefer it to making cookies at the holidays.  I am a little picky about my cookies and really think cookies are only worth the calories when they are fresh and warm out of the oven.  Candy, however, is worth the calories all the time – days and weeks later. So I [Continue Reading…]

Reindeer Corn Cookie Bark

Reindeer Corn Bark

Remember that yummy, fun Candy Corn Cookie Bark I made at Halloween???  Well if you don’t, you will want to remember it next Halloween because it is so good! It was so good I decided we needed a Christmas version – thus was born Reindeer Corn Cookie Bark.  Who knew there was Reindeer Corn?  I didn’t until I was perusing the bulk food bins at the grocery store the other day and there it was!  Red, green and white candy corn!  Love it!! I picked up a bag of holiday Oreos [Continue Reading…]

White Chocolate Cinnamon Pretzels

Cinnamon Pretzels

I’ve heard from quite a few of you who have made up batches of White Chocolate Popcorn and Best Hot Fudge Sauce to give as holiday gifts.  Thanks for letting me know!   Well, if you are looking for another quick and easy gift for teachers, neighbors or friends I’ve got one for you!   It will be no surprise, but this one also involves white chocolate! When I visit my college kids or family in Utah I have a list of stores I always visit.  One of the stores is a cute little gift shop with [Continue Reading…]