Hot Chocolate Bombs

I’ve been wanting to give these a try for a long time so finally decided to give them a go. It was kind of a nightmare. It took me almost 3 hours to make 10 and the whole kitchen was a disaster. So I guess unless you’re really a foodie and want to give it … Continue reading

Cookie Butter Truffles

These were delicious! And so very easy to make. I’ve made them twice since I found this recipe – one batch of Halloween themed truffles and another batch just to experiment with different things to roll them in (see above picture) and they were delicious both times. Highly recommend! 1 1/2 cups pretzel sticks 2/3 … Continue reading

Alien Oreos

I just finished working on a tv show called “9 Years to Neptune” about a bunch of puppets in space headed to Neptune. It will be on in the fall on BYUTV if you are curious about puppets in space. Here’s a link to the teaser if you are really curious! I wanted to make … Continue reading

Homemade Sugar Cookie Decorating Kits

I have quite a few new followers to my blog (thank you for joining me on my food adventures!) so some of you may not know that I have a day job in the film and television industry which keeps me pretty busy, until the pandemic hit. March 13 was my last day on set. … Continue reading

Giant No Bake Twix Bar

My daughter Courtney asked if I would help her make this giant Twix bar which her husband Jaren had requested for his birthday treat.  I think we all know what my answer was! 2 – 2 1/2 pounds Wilton Milk Chocolate Candy Melts 3 – 4 bags Werther’s Original Chewy Caramels 1 box Lorna Doone … Continue reading

Easy Lemon Truffles

How cute are these truffles?  And they really were the easiest truffles I’ve ever made and, bonus, they were delicious too! 1 box lemon cake mix 1 stick butter, melted juice and zest of 1 lemon 1/4 cup sugar 1 bottle yellow or white sanding sugar 1  Mix together cake mix, butter, lemon juice and … Continue reading

Happy Star Wars Day!

Celebrating Star Wars Day at the Johnson home with some Star Wars chocolates made by yours truly with some awesome Star Wars chocolate molds from Amazon.  All you need are some molds and some Wilton candy melts and you’re good to go.  Melt the candy melts according to the package directions, spoon melted chocolate into … Continue reading

Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa Fudge

This is by far the easiest fudge recipe that you will ever find!  You can make it with as little as two ingredients, Wilton Candy Melts and a can of sweetened condensed milk, BAM!  FUDGE!!  I like to buy the seasonal flavors of the candy melts and freeze them.  I bought these Salted Caramel Hot … Continue reading

No Bake Speculoos Truffle Cookies

I love the holiday season for all kinds of reasons but one of them is that I get to make lots of treats for neighbors and friends and family so I get to try out all kinds of recipes!  Fun, fun, fun!  I had dinner the other night with some good friends and made these … Continue reading