snacks

Peppermint Bark

December 11, 2008

This is sure to be a ‘show stopper.’  It looks like it’s much harder to make than it really is.  Plus, you don’t have to use just peppermint.  You can use whatever your heart desires in the bark recipe.  I have a few of my ideas listed below… Peppermint Bark Printable Version: Peppermint Bark Ingredients: […]

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Peanut Brittle….Made in the Microwave??!!

December 10, 2008

I discovered this recipe last year and OH MY GOODNESS!!  I have never made peanut brittle because I always thought it was too hard.  I saw this recipe on northpole.com and I had to try it.  Peanut Brittle made in the microwave I thought.  No way…it is sure to turn out horrible.  So, I gave […]

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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pretzel Rods

December 9, 2008

Another classic.  These are fun to make, whatever the occasion.  You can easily dress these up for Christmas by putting them in cute gift bags and tying with ribbon, using food coloring in white chocolate bark and drizzling red and green over them, using red and green sprinkles or mini m&m’s, etc.  They’re always a […]

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Puppy Chow

December 8, 2008

This recipe has been around forever and it is yet another recipe that I love to make during the Christmas season (surprise, surprise!).  I’ve never figured out exactly why it’s called “Puppy Chow” but that’s what I’ve always heard it called.  Your guess is as good as mine  : ) I could eat this stuff […]

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Grandma Kikta’s Cookie Pops

December 8, 2008

These are my grandma Kikta’s famous cookie pops.  Everyone in the family loves these cookies and we look forward to having these each holiday season!  No one can make them quite like grandma, but I had to at least give it a try.  I asked her if she would share her special recipe with me.  […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Cracker Appetizer

December 6, 2008

I have seen this recipe many times and have yet to find or come up with a creative name for these!  I’ve hear them called Holiday Bacon Appetizers, Bacon Cheese Crackers, Bacon Crackers, you name it.  Whatever the name (or lack thereof) these things are great!  Another great dish to have during the holidays. Everyone […]

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Spinach Dip

November 22, 2008

Looking for a good snack to have around the house while your waiting for Thanksgiving dinner?!  This spinach dip is the perfect thing to have on hand.  It is SOOO good and a cinch to make. Spinach Dip Printable Version: Spinach Dip Ingredients: 1 pkg frozen spinach 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz Monterrey jack […]

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Peanut Butter Haystacks

November 13, 2008

One last recipe before I leave you for the weekend……. I discovered these at the last fellowship dinner we had at church.  I knew I had to get the recipe because they were very tasty.  They are different, something I hadn’t ever had before and I like that.  When having company or taking dishes/desserts somewhere, […]

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Ritz Treats

November 10, 2008

Speaking of my friend Amanda, she brought these to a game night that we had a few weeks ago.  These are SO good and easy to make!  It’s the perfect combo of peanut butter and chocolate!! Sure to satisfy any sweet tooth and perfect to bring to parties or pot lucks! Ritz Treats Printable Version: […]

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Peanut Butter Krispie Bars

November 5, 2008

Here’s a great little twist to your standard Rice Krispie Treats!  If you love chocolate and peanut butter, you’ll LOVE these peanut butter krispie bars!! Peanut Butter Crispy Bars Printable Version: PB Krispie Bars Ingredients: For the krispie crust: 1 3/4 cups crisped rice cereal 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons light corn […]

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