Celebrate the season of autumn with your family by reliving your childhood memories; sitting by the campfire, walking through a corn maze, exploring a nature trail, leaping into a leaf pile, decorating your home for the season and making comfort foods There are many fun family activities in autumn. So what are you waiting for? Plan an autumn activity of your home and family and have some fun. Here are some ideas.
scrumptious chocolate candy recipe is from my mom’s recipe book.In the autumn season a few weeks before
Thanksgiving my mother would start to make an assortment of sweets.She would fill up decorative holiday tins with
chocolate candies and set them aside. These candy tins would then be handed out
to coworker, neighbors and friends as seasonal gifts of care and to say thank
candy is always well received when you add to a dessert tray at an autumn open
house.These nutty chocolate balls also
make a nice afternoon snack with a cold glass of milk
heavy medium sized saucepan melt the chocolate and the butter, heat at
low.Stir the chocolate sauce so that it
does not burn.When the chocolate is
melted remove the pan from the heat and let it set until it is warm to the
touch but not hot.
an electric mixer beat the egg into the chocolate until the batter is
smooth.Add the sifted powder sugar and
fold into the chocolate mixture with spoon.
Add the vanilla and mix into the batter. Stir in the coconut and the
peanuts.Using a spoon mix all of the ingredients
the chocolate candy mixture in the refrigerator for one hour.Take a teaspoon of the candy mixer and using
your hands roll the candy into a one inch ball.
cup of flaked coconut to a zip lock bag.Set the rolled chocolate candy ball in the bag of coconut and gently toss.Garnish the outside of the nutty candy ball
with the flaked coconut.
the candy ball on a baking sheet. Refrigerate the chocolate peanut balls for one
hour before serving.This recipe makes
30 pieces of candy.
is an easy recipe that you can make with your children.Candy making is a fun activity for a cool
candy in an air-tight container in a cool dry place and it will keep for
Learn how to melt chocolate by viewing this YouTube video: