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St. Patrick's Day Pretzels

St. Patrick's Day Pretzels

A perfect treat to send to school for classmates or to treat your little leprechauns at home! Ingredients: Bag of pretzel rods Bag of dark green Candy Melts Bickford flavor of choice (suggested: Butter Mint, Malted Milk, Mint, Peanut Butter, Toffee) Sprinkles or other toppings (green sugar sprinkles, edible glitter, toasted coconut, nuts, etc) Instructions: Line a cookie tray or your counter top with waxed paper for cooling the pretzels after dipping. Set up a plate or bowl to catch sprinkles/toppings as you apply them. Place the bag of green candy melts into a deep bowl and microwave according to...

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Gumdrop Candies

Gumdrop Candies

Goody, goody...well, you've heard it before, but I'm gonna say it anyway - Gumdrop! This recipe for homemade gumdrops is so easy it just makes you want to say "Goody, Goody Gumdrop! Instead of this being a complicated candy recipe, this one is based in gelatin, which is super easy to work with. And, who says you need to use a traditional gumdrop mold for these sweet treats. There are some super cute options available on Amazon or at your local JoAnn's. Make a batch of these as a treat for yourself or as a gift for friends. This recipe...

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Peppermint Patties

Peppermint Patties

Ingredients:2 1/4 cup powdered sugar2 TBSP softened butter1 tsp Bickford Peppermint flavor*2 TBSP whipping cream12 oz chocolate melting wafersInstructions: In a mixing bowl, combine the powdered sugar, butter, Bickford Peppermint flavor and cream. Beat with a mixer on low-medium until the mixture comes together (it may still be a little crumbly). Turn mixer to high and mix until light and creamy. The mixture show have the consistency of play dough. If it feels sticky, mix-in a little more powdered sugar 1 TBSP at a time. Scrape the candy paste out onto a long piece of plastic wrap and form it...

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