Cherry Nut Chocolates


A soft cherry fondant is encased with chocolate and chopped pecans in these festive Cherry Nut Chocolates.

4½ cups sugar
1 cup whipping cream
½ cup milk
½ cup light corn syrup
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cherry oil flavoring
½ teaspoon red food coloring
1 pound dipping chocolate
1 8-oz bag (2 cups) Diamond Chopped Pecans, finely chopped

Hop on over to Taste and Tell for instructions


Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Oreo Pie


This is seriously one of the easiest, most impressive desserts ever. There are only FIVE ingredients. It’s so easy to make!

1 package (about 36) whole Oreos
1 cup (16 tablespoons) butter, divided
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, divided
1 (12 oz) bag dark chocolate chips

Go to Kevin & Amanda for directions with pictures!

Pop-up groundhog cookies


Make these cute Pop-up no-bake outmeal cookies for Groundhog Day! 

Ingredients and supplies:

2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups oatmeal
Tootsie Rolls
Chocolate frosting or chocolate candy melts
White decorator candy balls and sprinkles
Black food color marker
Dark Chocolate Fudge Stripe cookies
1-inch diameter plastic cake dowels
Powdered sugar (optional)

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DIY Footed Jars


These footed candy jars are really inexpensive and easy to make!

You will need:

• Flat bottomed, round wooden legs
• Plain glass hurricanes
• E-6000 (or another glass-friendly glue of your choice)
• Spray paint
• Painter’s tape
• Plain paper

Just follow the step by step tutorial right here...


10-Minute Chili Lime Almonds


Make these crunchy pan-toasted almonds with hints of spicy chili and zesty lime - These are so crazy-easy to make and so crazy-yummy to eat!


2 cups whole Diamond of California Almonds
1 tablespoon oil
1-2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Hop on over to Creme de la Crumb for instructions


Maple dijon chicken recipe

One of the best chicken recipe I have tried for some time. Quick and easy for busy people!


16oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4, 4oz breasts)
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
Salt & pepper

Full recipe right here

Bite sized pizzas with zucchini slice

What a wonderful idea for an appetizer!


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch slices
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella
1/4 ounce pepperoni (mini or quartered full sized)
oregano or italian seasoning to taste

Full recipe right here