Saturday, December 5, 2015

Christmas Goodies

I have so many favorite Christmas goodies...I could never decide which I like best...I love them all! 
These peanut butter balls {above}are awesome!  They have oats, peanut butter, raisins, pecans, and coconut in them then dipped in chocolate.  When I was in elementary school, we use to have the most wonderful homemade desserts.  These were one of them!  I got the recipe from my MIL who use to make these every year.  After she passed, then I started making them each Christmas.  Yum!

My mom use to make potato candy.  My mom was an "old school" cook, so there are a lot of her dishes and desserts that were not written down...when I would call her for a recipe, she would say a "dab" of this and "pinch" of that.  I think I finally perfected the potato candy though.  This is my oldest son's favorite Christmas goodie!
You have to have fudge at Christmas!  This batch was from a kit I bought at Sam's Club one year.  It was the best fudge I have ever made!  I put nuts in some, and left some just plain.
Ok, so if I HAD to choose just one that I could have...I think I would choose these cherry date balls.  OMG they are YUMMY!!!  I know it's hard to tell from this pic, but I will try to take a better one this year.  Yup!  I think I'd have to say this is my all time favorite!!!

So, what Christmas goodies are on your list to make this year?
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  1. Rebecca, Your Christmas goodies look wonderful and you have displayed them so beautifully. I am in love with your blog lately.
    If I had to pick just one? It would be Almond Snowball cookies made by my mom.
    Will you send an address where I can send snail mail to you? Send to my email Thanks. Susan - Susie'

    1. Thanks for stopping by! I'm sorry I got busy and didn't get that sent. Do you still want it?

  2. potato candy? never had it! or heard of it! Your goodies look lovely - now I'm going to see if google has a recipe for potato candy someplace...

  3. Yes, the potato candy is easy and yummy! It is my oldest son's favorite! You can google it, and get the recipe! Happy New Year!!


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