Christmas Crunch Candy Recipe

Christmas Party Recipe Christmas Crunch

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One of my favorite things about the holiday season is baking delicious treats! I love putting on a Christmas movie and just baking away! I make more treats than the hubs and I should ever eat, so I package them together to give out as gifts and take to Christmas parties. It is something I look forward to every year. One of my go-to staples is making Christmas Crunch candy!

My aunt has made this delicious treat since I was little and it is absolutely amazing! She has this amazing treat corner in her kitchen and every year at Christmas, it is filled with the most delicious Christmas treats! I still feel like a little kid every time a make a beeline for that corner. She taught me how to make this several years ago and I am still amazed at how easy it is! This is the perfect treat to take to Christmas parties or to just make for a tasty Christmas treat!

Christmas Crunch Candy Ingredients:

  • Golden Grahams
  • Peanut Butter Captain Crunch
  • Peanuts
  • Vanilla Almond Bark or White Chocolate
  • Christmas Sprinkles

Christmas Treats Recipe

Let’s Get Baking!

Add the almond bark to a pan and stir continuously until completely melted. I personally love using my Copper Chef because it is evenly heated, so it melts the almond bark more quickly and it doesn’t stick to the pan! You will be so thankful for this when it comes time to clean up! If you don’t have a copper chef, you can use a big pot or double boiler. Just make sure you keep the heat on low.

Christmas Candy Recipe

Christmas Candy Recipe

Once the almond bark is completely melted, gradually stir in the cereal and peanuts. I didn’t put an exact amount because this is completely up to you! I like to gradually add the mix-ins until all of the almond bark is covering the cereal and peanuts. You don’t want the coating to be too thick because it will cause the candy to be too sweet.

Christmas Crunch Recipe

Christmas Crunch Candy Recipe

Cover a baking pan with wax paper. Spread the mixture out onto the wax paper and add the sprinkles. I just do a few sprinkles for decoration. Allow the candy to dry completely and then break apart and add to your serving dish or storage tin.

Christmas Candy Crunch Recipe and Ingredients

Christmas Candy Crunch

Enjoy!

How is easy is that? I promise you will want to make plenty of this because it will be gone in a second! Merry Christmas, friends!

Christmas Crunch Candy Mix
A delicious holiday candy recipe that is super easy to make and will be the hot of every Christmas party!
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Ingredients
  1. Golden Grahams
  2. Peanut Butter Captain Crunch
  3. Peanuts
  4. Vanilla Almond Bark or White Chocolate
  5. Christmas Sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Add the almond bark to a melting pot and stir continuously with the heat on low until completely melted.
  2. Once the almond bark is completely melted, gradually stir in the cereal and peanuts.
  3. Keep adding cereal until all of the almond bark is covering the cereal mixture.
  4. Cover a baking pan with wax paper.
  5. Spread the mixture out onto the wax paper and add the sprinkles.
  6. Allow the candy to dry completely and then break apart and add to your serving dish or storage tin.
  7. Enjoy!
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S’mores Chocolate Chip Cookies

S'moores Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The fall season is the start of sweater weather, the holidays, and so many fun family traditions and memories. We all have our favorite recipes to cook and bake during certain seasons and one of my favorite treats in the whole world are s’mores! They are just so delicious! However, they are very messy to make and they are only good as soon as they come off of the fire! These delicious s’mores chocolate chip cookies give you the delicious s’mores taste, without the mess AND you can keep them in your favorite cookie jar or freeze them for later! These s’mores chocolate chip cookies have quickly become a staple in our home during the fall and they are a popular request from my friends to bring to our holiday parties!

S'moores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

If you love this GORGEOUS Threshold marble tray as much as I do, you should probably just treat your self right now and have it delivered straight to your door from Target! The incredible price will surprise you. 

S’mores Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients:

½ Cup of Crushed Graham Crackers

2 Hershey’s Chocolate Bars

1 Cup of Mini Marshmallows

2 Sticks of Butter; Softened

1 Cup of Sugar

1 Cup of Brown Sugar

2 Large Eggs

2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract

2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

½ Teaspoon Baking Soda

½ Teaspoon Salt

2 Cups of Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips

Let’s Get Cooking!

Heat oven to 375 °F.

In a medium mixing bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

S'moores Cookie Ingredients

In your Kitchen Aid Mixer, mix the sugar, brown sugar, and butter on medium. Beat in the eggs and vanilla on medium. If you don’t have a Kitchen Aid stand mixer or hand mixer, you can definitely do this by hand! However, I would highly recommend purchasing a beautiful Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer and your life will be so wonderful! Okay, back to baking.

Crushed Graham Crackers S'moores Recipe

Slowly add your flour mixture while your mixer stays on low. If your flour mixture sticks to the sides of the bowl, use a spatula to push the excess flour into your mixture. Once your ingredients are combined and your blended ingredients look like cookie dough, add your crushed graham crackers and mix on low until combined. This is where my Ninja Chop comes in handy! It quickly crushes my graham crackers to my preferred consistency. This saves my hand a lot work and prevents the graham crackers from flying all over my kitchen as I break the plastic bag I’m crushing them in! It’s okay; we have all been there!

S'mores Cookie Recipe

Kitchen AId Mixer S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Fold in your chocolate chips. Let the cookie dough chill for 10 minutes. 

S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Add cookie dough to a greased cookie sheet. Can we please stop and take a moment to appreciate these beautiful gold Threshold cookie sheets from Target? They come in a set of three different sizes and they make my kitchen look so glamorous while I bake! Did I mention that they are an absolute steal and are super easy to clean? Okay, back to baking.  I like to use a 1 ½- inch cookie scoop when scooping out my cookie dough. I am in love with this beautiful gold cookie scoop from Target! It matches my gold measuring cups and gold measuring spoons! It helps keep each ball of cookie dough close to the same size so that they cook evenly. It also really makes my eyes happy while I cook.

Cook for 9 minutes at 375 °F.

Cookie Dough Scoop S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Gold Cookie Sheet - S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pull the cookies out of the oven and add 4-6 minimarshmallows on top. Bake for another 2-3 minutes until the marshmallows start to brown. Quick tip, don’t let the marshmallows get too brown! This will cause them to melt completely into the cookie and you don’t get the ooey-gooey marshmellowey goodness on top!

S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

S'moores Chocolate Chip Cookies

S'moores Cookie Recipe

Let the cookies cool for 10 minutes and then add a piece of Hershey’s chocolate to the middle of each cookie.

S'moores Chocolate Chip Cookies

S'moores Cookie Recipe

These are delicious straight out of the oven, room temperature, cold, and frozen! Basically, they are good all day every day! Serve with coffee, hot chocolate, or milk and enjoy!

S'moores Cookie Recipe

S'moores Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Have you tried this recipe? Leave me a comment below to let me know how your S’mores cookies turn out!

S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookies
The taste of s'mores wrapped in a chocolate chip cookie!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
11 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
11 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 Cup of Crushed Graham Crackers (About 10 Graham Crackers)
  2. 2 Hershey’s Chocolate Bars
  3. 1 Cup of Mini Marshmallows
  4. 2 Sticks of Butter; Softened
  5. 3/4 Cup of Sugar
  6. 3/4 Cup of Brown Sugar
  7. 2 Large Eggs
  8. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  9. 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  10. 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  11. 1 Teaspoon Salt
  12. 2 Cups of Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 375 °F.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In your Kitchen Aid Mixer, mix the sugar, brown sugar, and butter on medium.
  4. Beat in the eggs and vanilla on medium.
  5. Slowly add your flour mixture while your mixer stays on low.
  6. Once your ingredients are combined and your blended ingredients look like cookie dough, add your crushed graham crackers and mix on low until combined.
  7. Fold in your chocolate chips. Let cookie dough chill for 10 minutes.
  8. Add cookie dough to a greased cookie sheet. I like to use a 1 ½- inch cookie scoop. I am in love with this beautiful gold cookie scoop from Target!
  9. Cook for 9 minutes at 375.
  10. Pull the cookies out of the oven and add 4-6 mini marshmallows on top of each cookie.
  11. Bake for another 2-3 minutes until the marshmallows start to brown.
  12. Let the cookies cool for 10 minutes and then add a piece of Hershey’s chocolate to the middle of each cookie.
  13. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. Quick tip, don’t let the marshmallows get too brown! This will cause them to melt completely into the cookie and you don’t get that ooey gooey marshmellowey goodness on top!
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Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread Recipe

Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread Breakfast Recipe

I love having company come to town and stay with us, especially during the holidays! It reminds me of when I was younger and the whole extended family would all stay at one family member’s house! It was the best! Everyone together under one roof spending quality time together while enjoying delicious food around one big table!

Having something yummy to eat at all times is a staple for Southern Hospitality! This is something my family can do in their sleep! My Granny, my Nina, my momma, and every single one of my aunts can give Martha Stewart and Paul Dean a run for their money! I promise you I gain 5 pounds after a weekend with my family! Standing around in my jammies with a hot cup of coffee, laughing and chatting away with my family is seriously like therapy! I absolutely love it! I decided when I was younger that I wanted my home to feel that way for all of my family and friends, too!

Apple Brown Sugar Bundt Cake Recipe

I actually like doing all of the little chores to prepare the house! Things like putting fresh linens on the guest bed, having a welcome basket with bottled water and toiletries that they might need, and having a framed sign with the wifi password on their nightstand. I want to make sure they feel completely at home! While I love having a stunning breakfast to present for my guests, I don’t want to spend hours cleaning up the mess! I want it to taste delicious and look amazing on my table, but I don’t want to lose precious time with my people while I’m having to clean up the kitchen! That is why this delicious Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread is the perfect breakfast and brunch recipe to serve to your guests! It requires very little prep work, very little mess, and it looks and tastes like you worked for hours in the kitchen! This is definitely a recipe you will want to print for your recipe box!

Breakfast Recipe Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread Ingredients

2 Cans of Pillsbury Buttermilk Biscuits

3 Chopped Apples (Granny Smith or Red Delicious)

2 Cups of Brown Sugar

1 Cup of Granulated Sugar

1 Tsp. of Salt

1 Stick of Melted Butter

Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread Recipe

Directions

Set oven to 350º F and coat your Bundt pan with oil. I was out of canola oil, so I used coconut oil and it worked beautifully!

Cut each biscuit in half. Set aside.

Monkey Bread Recipe

Add the sugar, apples, and salt to a bowl and mix together. Add the butter and biscuits. Lightly toss the biscuits in the mixture until fully coated.

Apple Brown Sugar Breakfast Bundt Cake

Layer the biscuits in the Bundt pan. As you layer, use a spoon to add some of the sugar and apple mixture in-between each piece of dough. Pour any remaining sugar and apple mixture in the bowl on top of the biscuits.

Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread

Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes. Every oven is different, so keep an eye on the biscuits to make sure they don’t overcook. Use a toothpick to make sure the biscuits are fully cooked. Let cool for 15 – 20 minutes. Place a bowl on the counter and pour the excess sugary syrup into the bowl. This will prevent the syrup from running all over your beautiful cake stand and it will be perfect to serve as a delicious caramel drizzle!

Bundt Cake Monkey Bread Recipe

Fall Bundt Cake Recipe

Place a cake stand or serving tray on top of the bundt pan. Firmly hold the bottom of the cake stand and quickly flip the bundt pan on top of the cake stand. Slowly pull the bundt pan off of the cake. Drizzle with the caramel syrup and enjoy!

Apple Brown Sugar Bundt Cake

Apple Brown Sugar Bundt Cake Recipe 

Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread Breakfast Recipe

Breakfast Monkey Bread Recipe

Do you have a go-to recipe that you love to whip up for company or just a lazy Saturday morning? I would love to try it out! 

Enjoy, friends!

Apple Brown Sugar Monkey Bread
A delicious monkey bread recipe for breakfast, brunch, and dessert!
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Ingredients
  1. 2 Cans of Pillsbury Buttermilk Biscuits
  2. 3 Chopped Apples (Granny Smith or Red Delicious)
  3. 2 Cups of Brown Sugar
  4. 1 Cup of Granulated Sugar
  5. 1 Tsp. of Salt
  6. 1 Stick of Melted Butter
Instructions
  1. Set oven to 350º F and coat your Bundt pan with oil.
  2. Cut each biscuit in half. Set aside.
  3. Add the sugar, apples, and salt to a bowl and mix together. Add the butter and biscuits.
  4. Lightly toss the biscuits in the mixture until fully coated.
  5. Layer the biscuits in the Bundt pan.
  6. As you layer, use a spoon to add some of the mixture in-between each piece of dough.
  7. Pour any remaining sugar and apple mixture in the bowl on top of the biscuits.
  8. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes. Use a toothpick to make sure the biscuits are fully cooked.
  9. Let cool for 15 – 20 minutes.
  10. Place a bowl on the counter and pour the excess sugary syrup into the bowl.
  11. Place a cake stand or serving tray on top of the Bundt pan.
  12. Firmly hold the bottom of the cake stand and quickly flip the Bundt pan on top of the cake stand.
  13. Slowly pull the Bundt pan off of the cake. Drizzle with the caramel syrup and enjoy!
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