Dulce De Leche Fudge

Ingredients:

14 oz. can dulce de leche

3 cups white chocolate chips

4 tbs. unsalted butter

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1/4 tsp. salt

 Directions:

Line an 8″ square pan with aluminum foil and spray with non stick cooking spray. In a microwavable bowl, add the dulce de leche, white chocolate chips and butter. Microwave for 30 seconds at a time until the white chocolate chips are melted. Remove the candy from the microwave and stir in the vanilla extract.  Pour into the prepared pan and allow cool before cutting.

Brown Sugar Fudge

Ingredients:

2 cups light brown sugar

2 cups granulated sugar

4 tbs. light corn syrup

2 tbs. unsalted butter

3/4 cup whole milk

Pinch salt

2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 tsp. unsalted butter for greasing the pan

Directions:

Grease a 9″ square pan with butter and set aside.  Over low heat, combine the brown sugar, granulated sugar, corn syrup, 2 tablespoons butter, milk and salt in a medium saucepan. Stir constantly until the mixture boils. Once the mixture is boiling, stop stirring. Cook until the fudge reaches 236° on a candy thermometer. Stir in the vanilla extract , then pour the fudge into the prepared pan. Cool completely before cutting.

Microwave Peanut Butter Fudge

This is the perfect last minute gift because it is so easy to make and sets up fairly quickly.

Ingredients:

3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 cup peanut butter

1 cup unsalted butter

1 tbs. vanilla extract

Directions:

Butter a 9″ square pan with butter. In a microwavable bowl, add the powdered sugar, peanut butter and butter. Microwave for 3 minutes on high temperature. Stir occasionally while the candy is cooking. Remove the fudge from the microwave and stir in the vanilla extract. Spoon the fudge into the prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm.

Gifts in a Jar: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda

1 cup brown sugar

½ cup white sugar

1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

Sift together the baking soda, the salt, and the flour in a large bowl. Stir these ingredients together. Pour into a large Mason jar. On top, layer the chocolate chips, the white sugar, and the brown sugar.

Attach the following recipe card to the jar: