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How to Make Soft, Chewy Caramel Candies Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn. Caramels are one of the easiest and (yes) fool-proof candies you can make.

How to Make Soft, Chewy Caramel Candies Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let's talk caramels. The candy kind. The chewy, melt-in-your-mouth, deeply sweet, and insanely addictive kind. These make some of the best gifts ever, whether the event is Christmas, a birthday, or a thank you for a favor. Or no reason at all. Two-Step Caramels - I prefer a two-step approach to making caramels. Temperature of the Sugar Syrup - Look at enough caramel recipes, and you'll notice that there is a huge range of temperatures for cooking that initial sugar syrup, from 250°F (hardball stage) to 320°F (hard crack stage). 12/20/12 Update: The more feedback I've gotten from you and the more batches I've made myself this holiday season, I believe that a higher temp for the initial sugar syrup (300-320°F) results in darker-colored and firmer caramels that are also less likely to crystalize.

Soft vs. Making caramels for the first time can feel pretty darn intimidating. How to Make Soft Caramel Candies 1. 2. 3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip It’s time for a little confession.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

I realize this may get me shunned (especially in my hometown of Pittsburgh!) , but….I don’t like football. I don’t like to watch it, I never liked playing football with my friends, I don’t even like playing catch with a football. If there was one thing Mike could change about me, I’m pretty sure this would be it. I saw this recipe on Jessica’s blog and made it the very next day. *Note: Jessica also has variations of this dip on her blog. Cream Cheese Mint Recipe. I love cream cheese mints! 4 oz cream cheese (room temperature) 1 pound (16 ounces) powdered sugar. Food Ideas. The Party Dress. Decorating sugar cookies is one of my favorite seasonal treats.

The Party Dress

I love taking the time to sit down and be creative with color combinations, patterns and then gifting them to loved ones. The talented Hani Bacova from Haniela’s shared a darling sitting bunny cookie recipe with us in the Spring issue of The Party Dress Magazine and I am thrilled to be sharing it with you today: Sugar Cookie Recipe 3 c. all­-purpose flour | 1 teaspoon baking powder | 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened | 1 cup granulated sugar | 1 large egg | 1/2 t. kosher salt | 1 teaspoon vanilla extract | 1 1/2 tsp almond extract Sift together the flour and baking powder. Royal Icing 2 cups powdered sugar | 1 tbl meringue powder | 3 1/2 tbl water | 1 tsp vanilla extract | pinch of cream tartar Make sure all of your tools are grease free!

Sitting Bunny Cookies Once the cookies have cooled to room temperature you can decorate them with royal icing. Recipes - HERSHEY'S Chocolate Recipes and Dessert Recipes for Baking. Candy & Buns In My Oven - StumbleUpon. Angel in the Kitchen. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat!

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Can I just say that I have died and gone to heaven. Cheesecake stuffed strawberries….how have I not made these before?! I’m serious. They are amazing! Making up the filling was a breeze too. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Yield: 10 - 12 strawberries (depending on size) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound large strawberries 8 ounce block cream cheese – softened 3 – 4 tablespoons powdered sugar (depends on how sweet you want the filling) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or use almond, lemon, etc. ) Graham cracker crumbs Source: Inspired by pictures seen on Pinterest Directions: Rinse strawberries and cut around the top of the strawberry.

Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla with a mixer or by hand. You could also drizzle or dip strawberries in chocolate if desired. Enjoy!!!


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