Fudge Candy (Modified Hershey’s Recipe)

Fudge is an iconic part of any holiday celebration; I've been looking forward to sharing my first fudge recipe with you.  This sweet, melt-in-your-mouth recipe is a modification of the Hershey's recipe.   3 cups sugar 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cup canned coconut milk (approximately one 14-15 ounce can) 1/4 cup … Continue reading Fudge Candy (Modified Hershey’s Recipe)

D&J Favorites (Chocolate Chip Cookies)

These cookies are favorites of many of my family and friends; however, they are especially favorites of two - a friend, Dirk and my brother, Joe, so I re-named them D&J Favorites.  They are super easy to make and so yummy to eat.  A perfect dessert for many occasions.  I've made them for our Thanksgiving … Continue reading D&J Favorites (Chocolate Chip Cookies)

National Day of Chocolate Covered Nuts – Feb. 19th

Feb. 19th was National Day of Chocolate Covered Nuts.  Here is my recipe.   4 ounces non-dairy chocolate 1 cup nuts, roasted & unsalted (I used cashews) Pinch salt 1/4 teaspoon coconut or Crisco     Melt  the Crisco or chocolate in a double boiler; stir in salt; remove from heat & stir in nuts. … Continue reading National Day of Chocolate Covered Nuts – Feb. 19th

National Day of Cocoa – Dec. 11

National Day of Cocoa.  So many options are available with cocoa - cakes, cookies, candy, mole, etc.  I've decided to keep it simple & short.  Prep/cooking is about 5-7 minutes & cooling is about 30.  I'm sharing one of my brothers' favorite cookie recipe - Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies.  This is not really a … Continue reading National Day of Cocoa – Dec. 11