When we were growing up, there was one family in our neighborhood that would make the most delicious homemade chocolates and candy each Christmas season and then pass them out to all the neighbors. My family would literally count down the days until those chocolates arrived and then devour them in a matter of seconds. If you weren’t home at the time that they were delivered, you completely missed out for that year and had to wait 365 days until they came again.
Now that I don’t live at home anymore, I have had to take matters into my own hands (especially since my parents don’t save any of those blessed chocolates for us and eat the whole plate themselves . . . I guess they deserve that after putting up with the 6 of us for so many years!). I have been researching chocolates for a while now and holy cow! Candy making and chocolate making is hard work! I had no idea that it took so much time and specific temperatures . . . who has time for that?!
So, today I am sharing a recipe that I promise isn’t hard. No candy thermometer needed and the steps are easy to follow. I promise that if I- the lazy cook of the family – can make these, so can you!
Recipe adapted from Just A Pinch
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