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Peppermint Bark

Happy December y’all! I know it’s already two weeks from Christmas so I’m a little late with that, but I can’t believe we are almost done with 2016! Time sure doesn’t slow down for us.  I had an epic time baking in November for Thanksgiving and I know it’s time to talk Christmas desserts.  I’m kicking off this baking or dessert making season with something I’ve not made before, peppermint bark. I can’t believe as much as I love making…

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Pecan Brittle

Can y’all believe I’ve never made peanut brittle before? I love playing with hot sugar making marshmallows and pralines but I’ve never made brittle. I have good news for you, I’ve finally made brittle but I had to switch it up so I did a pecan brittle version. Trust me when I say this is not hard to make at all! I used Georgia grown Schermer Pecans in this recipe. Did you know that Georgia is the larger grower of…

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Candied Pecans

Using pecans in desserts is definitely a thing in the South. From pecan pies, to butter pecan ice cream to pecan pralines, we love any chance we get to add pecans to a dessert! These candied pecans are just another way to take the pecan to next level. I love eating them on my favorite summer salad which I may share here soon, on top of a couple of scoops of vanilla ice cream or on their on as a…

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Praline Popcorn

I’m so excited to share this recipe because it’s a part of a fun virtual dude-centric baby shower for my friend David of Spiced Blog!       When Chris of Shared Appetite asked if some of David’s online friends would like to participate in a virtual baby shower I was more than happy to join in on the fun. I’m a huge fan of David and love his recipes that he shares as well as every story that he…

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