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Peanut-Caramel Crispy Treats

I’m a fan of crispy treats and I like to experiment making them with different add-ins. I love the sweet-and-salty combination of peanuts and caramel, so I made these Peanut-Caramel Crispy Treats, and they are so good! They’re made with salted peanuts and a bag of Kraft® Caramel Bits, so you don’t need to unwrap any caramels, which saves some time!

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Easter Trail Mix

Easter Trail Mix @ NancyC

As I’ve mentioned before, something that’s hard for me to resist when I see the long aisle of Easter candy at the store are those malted milk speckled eggs–malt balls covered with a candy coating. I eat way too many of them! One year, I told myself I would not buy any of those eggs unless I used them in a recipe. So I came up with this Easter Trail Mix—a blend of chocolatey sweets mixed in with some healthy ingredients. The mini speckeled eggs and pastel M&M’s give the mix plenty of chocolatey taste and spring color, and the other goodies include raisins, sunflower kernels, coconut flakes, peanuts, and mini pretzel twists. This recipe makes a large bowl of trail mix, so there’s plenty for everyone to munch on!

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That’s What Christmas is All About…

One of my favorite Christmas shows is the Peanuts classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas. I have seen it just about every year since I was a kid, and I never get tired of watching it! What a great reminder of what Christmas is all about as Linus recites a passage from the Gospel of Luke:

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

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