brown kraft paper and then used a fine point sharpie to draw a wheat stalk-like design on either side of the words. I cut the whole thing out in a circle and then tied some red and white twine around it. Easy and sweet. Literally.
eat drink & be merry flour sack dishtowel to tuck in with her goodies. I found Martha Stewart boxes 60% off at JoAnn's and then added my own tags and packaging to make them extra special. They came with little scalloped-edged inner boxes and red tissue inserts. I used Avery kraft labels (#22846) and used my own publisher program to design them because I wanted to use my favorite font (bombshell pro).
White chocolate peppermint popcorn recipe can be found here. I posted here, last year, on the Peanut butter truffle recipe (We use gf chocolate crispy cereal instead of rice crispies)
Andes Mint Fudge
3/4 c butter
3 c sugar
2/3 evaporated milk
3 pkgs andes mints
1 jar marshmallow creme
1 tsp vanilla
*Lightly grease a 9x13 pan and set aside. In heavy saucepan, bring butter, sugar, and evaporated milk to full rolling boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling and stirring for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and mix in the unwrapped mints, and marshmallow creme until melted and well mixed. Stir in the vanilla, then pour into prepared pan and let sit at room temp until cool. Slice and refrigerate.
Have you been baking much this season? Do you have any other good ideas to share, for teacher gifts and such?
"Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed," says the LORD, who has compassion on you."