Peppermint Patties

If you’ve ever been enamored of those store-bought mints in the silver wrapper, you’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven when you taste your own homemade peppermint patties. With the dark chocolate coating and fresh mint filling, it’s possibly one of the best flavor combinations ever concocted (or, rather, confected?). It is extremely simple to make, and the candies look and taste luscious. Packed into pretty boxes, they make an especially thoughtful during the holidays, too.

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Caramel Corn

What? Carapost name, simplygoodcooking.commel Corn? Oh, yeah! It’s a super-delicious treat, and though it seems like such a common food, it’s probably just a once a year guilty pleasure when you go to the county fair. Maybe not even there. In any case, though, everything homemade is worlds better than anything commercially produced and this caramel popcorn is no exception. It’s the finest, most excellent stuff you’ll ever pop into your mouth. Don’t think Cracker Jacks, either. Just make a batch and you’ll know what I’m talking about. And, guess what? It’s easy to make.

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