Tag Archives: Christmas

Magic Cookie Bars

Magic Cookie Bars are my father’s favorite Christmas candy.  These holiday goodies are quick and very easy to make.  There is virtually no clean up, and they are ready in 25 minutes.  What could be easier? From start to finish, … Continue reading

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Coconut Balls

It just isn’t Christmas without Coconut Balls.  I love Mounds and Almond Joy candy bars, and these little delights are better than either one.  My mother has been making coconut balls for as long as I can remember.  Like Chex … Continue reading

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Dixie Peanut Brittle

This recipe comes from Melanie Honeycutt, another DPI Region 7 gal that I have had the opportunity to get to know over the past few months.  When Melanie told me she had a good recipe for peanut brittle, and I … Continue reading

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Date Balls

It seems as though my cousin Michael and I have two things in common — a love of travel and of cooking!  Last year, my cousin had just spent an entire day doing holiday baking when he headed to his … Continue reading

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Fonda’s Fantasy Fudge

Let me just tell you a secret — My mother is the queen of Christmas candy.  It’s true.  She can flat out make some Christmas candy, and another one of her famous recipes is her fantasy fudge.  This is a … Continue reading

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Fonda’s Famous Chex Mix

Every family has its own special version of holiday party mix. I have tried different party mix recipes at various friends’ homes and Christmas parties. When I was a teacher, students would sometimes bring party mix to me as a … Continue reading

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Haystacks

Haystacks have to be one of the easiest Christmas candies to make. Plus, people just love them. My friend Michelle loves them so much that one year for Christmas she asked me to make her an entire batch of haystacks … Continue reading

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Mom’s Peanut Butter Balls

My mother makes a wonderful variety of Christmas candy every year. She makes fudge with and without nuts, peanut butter balls, coconut balls, date balls, haystacks, and many other tasty, sugary treats. One of my favorite memories is making peanut … Continue reading

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