May I call you Pumpkin, Honey, Baby, Doll, Love, Precious, Sweetie, Suga…?
I just got home from North Carolina where I attended a little show.
Those sweet nothings above – those were my petnames for the duration of my trip in NC.
The women there were sooo warm and friendly. Gotta love that oh-so-sweet southern twang. The accent makes it that much better.
I mean, I was handing them chocolate-covered-whatever, but that’s besides the point.
So this one’s for you, Pumpkin!
My 5 favorite Fall Sweets & Treats for 2011:
10 minute quick craft and you will have yourself these awesome drink picks/stirrers.
You will need:
- 1 package (16 oz) Chocolate and/or Vanilla CANDIQUIK® Candy Coating
- Plastic Halloween candy mold (available at your local craft store)
- Drink picks
- Melt CANDIQUIK® Coating according to directions on package.
- Spoon CANDIQUIK® into candy mold. Before solid, insert drink pick into candy coating.
- Once completely set, carefully remove from mold.
Itsy Bitsy Spiders.
A classic CandiQuik recipe, a must-have! The recipe can be found on the CandiQuik site HERE!
I prefer to create the spidey legs with the licorice strings. Can you see why?
That right up ^there^ is Underground Orange Cream Pie. No Bake. Just remember that this recipe yields 2 plump pies (because it’s layered with 2 flavors. It would be more work to halve the ingredients to make just 1 pie - but you definitely could). This one’s a plate-licker.
Chocolate and Vanilla Dipped Pretzel Rods with the world’s cutest bone sprinkles. Yes please!
Owl Moon Pies:
This next one I found over at Southern Living. Purely by coincidence that it happens to be “southern”!
Basically you take an Oreo, insert a lollipop stick in the center.
Dip in Chocolate CandiQuik and press on the eyes and beak. (Idea: you could use Mentos for the eyes then dot with chcolate candy coating for the pupil.
(The photo below is not my personal work)
Photo Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas/ Styling: Buffy Hargett. southernliving.com
Original recipe here:
Happy Halloween Y’all!