Was just browsing other blogs and I came across this. I noticed a “reblog” button and since I was thinking “I have to try this!” … posting it to my blog so I can share sounds like the perfect solution!

Rachel's Cottage House

I’ve been thinking lately…of candy…

Over the weekend I figured out a recipe to make my own fabulous Reese’s Cups. Boy was I impressed! My brothers stopped by to sample them, and they were gone within hours. In fact, my one brother, Garret, was so impressed that he made an order for the Reese’s Cups so that he could have them at a get-together he was hosting. Lucky for you, my little cottage readers, you will be able to get the inside scoop to that recipe soon. But in the mean time, with my new-found confidence in candy making, I decided to wrack my brain and think of a way to make the little confection myself. Fortunately for me, I think I nailed the combination.


Use a half a can of sweetened condensed milk, and mix it with sifted confectioners sugar until it thickens, and is less sticky. Add peppermint extract to your…

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About Inspired Ink

Artist, crafter, writer, experimental chef extraordinaire ;) ... farmer, mom, teacher, gardener, natural health enthusiast. I love my life, am surrounded by animals that make me laugh and entertain me, from silently chattering muscovies to a dancing llama. My favorite hobby right now is finding old things at the flea market and turning them into something new and different. I love to surround myself with beautiful things (beauty is always in the eye of the beholder), better yet if they are made by my own hands. I love to dance, to sing, to smile and laugh. Life is good!
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