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Rolo TURTLES. (Not the bastard holiday M&M kind) I make these Rolo Turtle Candies every year, usually multiple times, but always at Christmas.

Rolo TURTLES. (Not the bastard holiday M&M kind)

They're a huge favorite with our peeps and they are SUPER easy to make. There is also a bastardized version made with a holiday m&m, but if I ditched the pecans, I'd have an angry mob on my hands. Don't let anyone talk you into making those. Without further ado, here is the recipe: 1. The key here is to put them pretty evenly spaced in rows, it will make the pecan step MUCH easier. 2. 3. 4. **There have been some fantastic reader comments about toasting the pecan first for a few minutes in the oven. 5. 6. I store in the fridge to keep them longer, but remove them an hour or so before eating so the caramel softens up a bit. Oh, and one last thing, a REALLY helpful hint... How to Make Pastry Cream. Previous image Next image My baking instructor in culinary school described pastry cream as "the most outrageously decadent pudding you will ever eat.

How to Make Pastry Cream

" And she's totally right. While I could certainly eat it by the spoonful, pastry cream is really intended as a filling for things like cream puffs, éclairs, and Boston Cream Cupcakes. Here's how to make it at home. The formula for making pastry cream is just that: a formula. One tweak that I've incorporated into my own pastry cream is to mix the sugar and flour together before adding the egg yolks, rather than the classic method of ribboning the sugar and yolks and then adding the flour. Once you have this basic method down, you can make pastry cream in any number of flavors. Note: In the process photos above, I am only making a half-batch of pastry cream. How to Make Pastry Cream Makes 2 cups What You Need Ingredients Equipment. House and Hone: Hone-made Amish Caramel ♥ yummy treat! Have you ever wanted to make your own caramel but weren't sure what to do?

House and Hone: Hone-made Amish Caramel ♥ yummy treat!

Well this post will show you how to do just that! The full recipe is at the bottom of the post! :) And there you have it! Amish Caramel everyone will love! Amish Caramel 2 c. white sugar 2 c. heavy cream 1 3/4 c. corn syrup 1 c. butter 1 tsp. vanilla Boil together sugar, syrup, butter, and a little cream. Are you in the mood for caramel???

Fruit Desserts:)

Cakes:) Pies:) Cheesecakes:) Tagalong Peanut Butter Parfaits. Peanut Butter Parfaits made with Girl Scout Cookies?

Tagalong Peanut Butter Parfaits

Yes, you read that correctly and yes, they are as rich and decadent as they sound. If you read My Baking Addiction on a regular basis, you may have caught on to the fact that I am certainly no girl scout. Well, unless you count that one brief moment that I was a Brownie back in second grade. Realizing very quickly that it was not my cup of tea, I made a fairly quick exit. However, I’m pretty certain my overly sentimental mother may still have my sash complete with a few patches. February is typically a pretty boring month because I am not really into Valentine’s Day, but I always look forward to the Girl Scout Cookie order forms. I obviously have my favs…Do-Si-Dos, Thin Mints, and of course those delish Samoas and I always have to order Brian’s favorite variety, Tagalongs. Got a recipe to share?

Bars:)

Sweet Basil: Reeses Krispies. If you like this recipe for, Reese’s Krispies make sure you check out the MilkyWay Krispies, and Reese’s Crumble!

Sweet Basil: Reeses Krispies

This post is a repost from last year, but seeing as how this recipe, no matter what I do this recipe remains number one, I thought it would be a good idea to bring it back to life. I’ve left the original post on here, but I did add updates to the recipe as we make it a little different these days. Who has left over Halloween candy?! I know I do. I was trying to think up a delicious way to enjoy all of that candy other than just eating piece by piece and I came up with these.

Ok, I know, I’m bragging. She’s amazing. Ingredients 1 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Corn Syrup 1 1/3 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter 4 1/4 Cup Rice Krispies 1 Pinch of Salt 4 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, chopped (we use 6) 1 Handful Chocolate Chips (we use 1/2 cup) Instructions In a large sauce pan over medium heat, melt the sugar, corn syrup, and peanut butter until smooth and evenly combined.

Cookies:)

Frozen:)