I just whipped up two tasty treats for tonight:

Fudge – I took the recipe straight off the back of the jar of marshmellow cream.  Super easy.  I must say I’m a little disgusted at what all is in fudge.  Lots of sugar.  Lots of butter.  No wonder we all gain weight over the holidays.

Muddy Buddies – I got this from a website called Savory Sweet Life – i have ventured around it a bit and there are LOTS of good recipes on there worth trying!

Holiday Puppy Chow Recipe

Ingredients:
9 cups Combination of Corn, Rice, and Wheat Cereal squares (Chex) *For gluten-free, omit the wheat chex.
1 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter
2 teaspoon vanilla *make sure to check vanilla for gluten-free
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 1-gallon ziplock bags

Directions:
Place cereal in a large bowl and set aside. In a medium microwavable bowl, add chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Microwave on High for 1 minute and stir. Microwave 30 seconds longer and stir mixture until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour sauce over cereal and stir until evenly coated. Spoon half of the mixture in each 1-gallon resealable ziplock bag. Add 3/4 cup powdered sugar to each bag, and seal. Shake the bag until everything is coated. Spread on waxed/parchment paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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*Photo from Savory Sweet website, not my end result!

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