Life is too short to not enjoy a sweet treat every now and then. I learned the art of candy makin’ from my mama, and it’s not a skill that everyone has. I’m glad I was blessed with it! Candy makin’ really is a science of sorts, but don’t let that intimidate you. Honestly, it always was my favorite kind of science.
Of course some candies, like 5-Minute Fudge, are easier to make than others, like Pecan Brittle, but it’s always fun to make regardless. And when it comes out just right, there’s nothin’ sweeter!
While my grandkids love eating their fruits and vegetables, they also love when their Ginny spends an afternoon in the kitchen makin’ all sorts of candy confections. Those boys don’t realize how lucky they are! They can eat all sorts of sweets, and burn them all off in no time with all their playing and fidgeting. But even though I don’t have the metabolism that they do, I still can’t help myself from snackin’ on a piece or two.
Enjoy some of my favorite homemade candies yourself with these delicious recipes: