Patched Works Peanut Candy Recipe

Despite it being a candy, this Patched Works Peanut sweet has been a staple on the Christmas cookie platters in our family. I say “has been” because it was something my mom made. After it was discovered as a favorite of one of my brothers, she added it to the menu of holiday baking thereafter.  But since her passing a couple of years ago it’s been missing. I thought this year it’s time it made its return. What I like about making this candy, is that it’s quick, easy and I love, love, love white chocolate. So without further ado, here’s the recipe…

Continue reading

Chocolate Mint Snappers Recipe

-POPI finally braved the challenge of attempting my mom’s tasty Chocolate Mint Snappers recipe. I never saw my mom actually prepare these cookies. Their creation was a wonderful mystery. I would arrive home from school, dart in the backdoor, and find them to have magically appeared, stored in a washed-out ice cream bucket near the pantry. Unfortunately, for as suddenly they would arrive, they disappeared just as fast. Everyone loved them. And they were a favorite of one of my brothers. So much so, I remember my mother sending me on roller skates to hand-deliver a bucket of them to his dorm room at the local college. She gave me the strict instruction to deliver the package directly to him…NOT to just anyone on his floor for fear he’d never get a taste. The bucket arrived safely, of course (albeit five or six cookies lighter).

Continue reading