Valentine's Recipes

These recipes are easy to make with your kids and are delicious to eat or can be used for great gifts.

Recipe 4 Sugar Glazed Walnuts
These were given to me for the holidays, and I thought they would be a great treat to give for Valentines Day. You can buy small jars with a red lid, put a label on the front with the person's name and happy valentines day and on the back, You can list the ingredients and directions! Very simple and inexpensive (and tasty)!
1 egg white
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 lb. walnuts
Beat ingredients. Pour on nuts; coat well. Bake at 350 for 1/2 hour on a foil lined cookie sheet, turning so they don't stick. Cool on the cookie sheet.

Recipe 4 Snow Fudge

Since I live in the mountains, I like to make Snow Fudge! I also made some snowballs (took a sock, cut off the top part, and stuffed it with cotton balls. Then  tied a string around the top to keep it together) I wrapped the Snow Fudge up in colored wrap and tied the snowballs around it!

Snow Fudge
2  cups sugar
1  cup light cream or evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter
8 oz.  white confectionery coating, chopped
1/2   cup flaked coconut
1/2   cup coarsely chopped pecans
1     teaspoon vanilla

1. Place sugar, cream and butter into a heavy 3 quart saucepan.
2. Cook over medium heat to 238 degrees F., stirring constantly.
3. Remove from heat.
4. Allow mixture to stand, without stirring for 10 minutes.
5. Add confectionery coating. Beat until melted.
6. Quickly stir in coconut, pecans, and vanilla.
7. Pour into a buttered 8" square pan. Cool. Cut into squares.
Makes 64 1-inch squares.

Recipe 4 Valentine Chocolate Balls
(Makes Five Dozen) These look great wrapped up in Plastic Wrap then tied with a Red ribbon:
3 cups of semi-sweet or white chocolate chips or white chocolate chips
1 can (300ml) of sweetened condensed milk
finely chopped nuts
cocoa powder
1) Melt chocolate chips; remove from heat.
2) Stir in sweetened condensed milk.
3) Chill 3 hours or until firm.
4) Shape into 1 - inch (2.5cm) balls; place on wax paper-lined trays. Chill until firm. Roll in nuts, cocoa, or dip into melted chocolate chips of a different color.
5) Chill and enjoy.

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