Christmas Ritz Treats

1 box Ritz crackers 1 jar creamy peanut butter 1 package almond bark (white or milk chocolate) 1 canister Christmas sprinkles Make sandwiches with peanut butter and crackers. Melt chocolate over low heat. Using fork, dip crackers in melted chocolate, covering both sides. Place on wax paper until chocolate sets up and can be removed…

Puppy Chow

9 cups Chex cereal 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1/4 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar Put cereal in large bowl. Melt chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour over Chex cereal, put into a large plastic bag with powdered sugar…

Goobers

1 package white almond bark 1 cup creamy peanut butter 2 cups Rice Krispies cereal 2 cups miniature marshmallows Melt almond bark in large microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments, stirring every 30 seconds. When melted, add peanut butter and mix well. Quickly add remaining ingredients and mix well. Spoon onto wax paper. Let…

Divinity

2 egg whites 3 cups sugar 1/2 cup white Karo syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup walnuts 1/3 cup hot water Combine sugar, Karo syrup and water in heavy saucepan. Cook slowly to soft ball stage. Add to beaten egg white, one tablespoons at a time, until half of syrup is used. Cook remaining syrup…

White Chocolate Candy Clusters

24¬†ounces white chocolate¬†candy park 2 cups dry roasted peanuts 2 cups pretzel sticks, broken 2 cups miniature marshmallows Using a double boiler {or a bowl placed over a sauce pan simmering 1-inch of water}, slowly melt the white chocolate. Mix until smooth. In a large bowl, combine peanuts, pretzels, and marshmallows. Slowly pour the chocolate…

Christmas

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a state of mind. You don’t have to wait for this time of year to be kind or reach out and help others. We can [and should] do this year round.” -Delilah The holiday season is usually a pretty difficult one for me. I do believe in and celebrate the…

“Joseph’s Lullaby”

Belinda’s favorite Christmas song of 2010 Joseph’s Lullaby Go to sleep my Son This manger for your bed You have a long road before You Rest Your little head Can You feel the weight of Your glory? Do You understand the price? Does the Father guard Your heart for now So You can sleep tonight?…

“Born in Bethlehem”

Loman’s favorite Christmas song of 2010. Born in Bethlehem Baby Jesus, born in a stable, humble Savior’s birth. You left your throne in Heaven above, to live here on the Earth. Baby Jesus, lying in a manger, crying for the world. The Angels told the Shepherds of the Good News for us all. Hallelujah, the…