Christmas Crafting In My Kitchen @ ILikeBigButtons.com December 18 2018

This week I am spending time crafting in my kitchen.Ā šŸ˜ŠĀ One of my kiddos favorite tradition is a few days before Christmas we visit all our neighbors with treats and wish them "Happy Jesus' Birthday!"

We spend upwards of 20-30 minutes at each house.Ā šŸ˜‚Ā Our cookie run often takes a few evenings to complete. Not the swiftest, but a wonderful time where we get to really talk with our neighbors and enjoy them in more than passing.

This year I thought I would share my favorite easy, but tasty Christmas treats.

#1 Peanut Butter Fudge

See Recipe here:Ā https://pinterest.com/pin/201184308339934112/

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#2 English Toffee
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This is one of my Grandma's recipes and a favorite of my husband's. I have to admit I am quite fond of it too.
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ENGLISH TOFFEE CANDY
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Ingredients:
  • Ā½ cup chopped nuts (pecan or walnuts)
  • Ā¾ cup brown sugar
  • Ā½ cup butter
  • 6oz chocolate chips (semi or milk chocolate)

Directions:

  1. Place Ā½ cup of chopped nuts in bottom of tin foil lined cookie sheet. Cook Ā¾ cup of brown sugar (packed) and Ā½ cup butter to 270 degrees about 7 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour over nuts and smooth out.
  2. Sprinkle over toffee 6 oz of chocolate chips (or not).
  3. Cover at once with tin foil and wait for 2 minutes or until chips are soft. Then spread the chocolate out with a spatula.
  4. Let Cool. Break into pieces (turn over on wax paper and strike with a heavy spoon or break with hands)

Keep refrigerated. (May freeze)

Makes - 1 lb. candy