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Saturday Delights #12 HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

Jan 1, 2011


Crispy Chocolate Log
10 Servings
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1/4 cup peanut butter
5-1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
1-1/3 cups HERSHEY’®S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
3/4 cup HERSHEY®’S Butterscotch Chips

Directions
Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan with waxed paper; grease the paper and set aside. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the marshmallows, butter and peanut butter. Cover and microwave on high for 1-1/2 minutes; stir until well blended. Stir in cereal until well coated. Spread into prepared pan.


In a microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate and butterscotch chips. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes. Stir; spread over cereal mixture to within 1 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side, peeling waxed paper away while rolling. Place seam side down on a serving plate. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. Cut into 1-in. slices. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 429 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 246 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.









Perfect Peppermint Patties
60 Servings
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients
3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
3 tablespoons butter, softened
2 to 3 teaspoons peppermint extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup evaporated milk
2 cups (12 ounces) HERSHEY’®S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
2 tablespoons shortening

Directions
In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Add milk and mix well. Roll into 1-in. balls and place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Flatten with a glass to 1/4-in. Cover and freeze for 30 minutes.


In a heavy saucepan or microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip patties, allowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 67 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.









Candy Cane Snowballs

30 Servings
Prep: 25 + chilling Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients
2 cups butter, softened
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans
8 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
1/3 to 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy

Directions
In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in pecans. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until easy to handle.


Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. Apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.


In a microwave, melt candy coating at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.


Dip the top of each cookie into the candy coating; allow excess to drip off. Dip into peppermint candy. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Yield: 5 dozen.





*** Recipes from Taste of Home ***

3 Hottie Follwers Thoughts:

jackie b central texas January 1, 2011 at 5:11 PM  

There went lot's of New Year's resolutions to lose weight with the posting of these goodies!
Happy New Year JoJo, hope you are recuperating well and all the best to come in 2011!

jackie >_<

Sheila (Bookjourney) January 2, 2011 at 11:50 PM  

These look yummy! Happy New Year!!!

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