Archives for November 2013

Almond Joy – Homemade Candy

Almond Joy Homemade Candy   2 cups white sugar 2 cups white corn syrup pinch of salt ½ cup water   Cook to soft ball stage.  Pour over large package of coconut and stir.  When cools,form in balls.  Press in almonds and dip in chocolate/

Peanut Butter Cups – from Grandma Myrt

-Peanut Butter Cups     4 cups powdered sugar 2 ½ cubes margarine 1 pkg graham crackers 1 cup peanut butter   Mix ingredients together.  It will probably be necessary to use your hands.  Press into 9×13 pan. Melt 12 oz  pkg chocolate chips and spread over peanut butter mixture.  Cool and cut into squares […]

Holiday Gift Ideas

Have you taken time to realize that the Christmas holidays are just around the corner.  This means, the days are getting cooler; we get to bundle up and enjoy the fall holidays, and then Christmas will be upon us. Today, I spent a minute browsing through Scentsy‘s new Holiday brochure.  What delightful candle warmers, lotions, […]

Grandma Myrts Famous Walnut Turtles

Walnut Turtles   2 cups walnut halves and large pieces 36 pkg caramels, unwrapped or 1 batch caramel 3 Tbsp butter or margarine ½ tsp pure vailla extract 2/3 c. Semisweet or milk chocolate pieces ½ tsp shortening   Cover baking sheets with waxed paper and arrange walnut pieces in 28-30 clusters, spaced at least […]


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