Saturday, December 10, 2011

Oh Fuuuuuudggggge!

Had to do that title since A Christmas Story is one of two of my all time favorite Christmas movies and I did make fudge!  Thanks to Patti at Pandora’s Box I followed her recipe and idea for fudge wreaths found here.  I couldn’t find the aluminum mini pie pans but I did find these tins at Walgreens {3 for $2.00}.


I thought these would work out since I am giving them to two of my new neighbors and the mail carrier.  I lined them with parchment paper on the bottom and around the sides.


I followed Patti’s instructions to make the fudge.  The only thing I didn’t add was the nuts and I used red candy covered chocolates instead of the hot candies for the wreath.



I also made a tray of gingerbread folks with the left over and a heart, so this way I could taste test it and make sure I’m not poisoning anyone.


I’m happy to say it turned out delicious!  Now to fill out the little tags that came with the tins, write up a Christmas card and I’ll be delivering these to my neighbors and putting the mail carrier’s in my mailbox {it only opens by key so it’s safe to put in there}.



Thanks, Patti!



The Mac's House said...

that is mouth watering to say the least! great job!

Sonny G said...

yummmmmmmmmm.. that fudge looks delish and those sweet tins make the presentation perfect.

Thats a gift I could sink my teeth into:)

you did good Girl~!

An Oasis in the Desert said...

Oh, yum, that looks really good and is such a cute way to gift them! I'm heading over to check out the recipe very soon.

Had to do a bit of catching up on some past posts. Your trees all look wonderful. I think I have identical ones to your 2 small ones. I bought mine this year at Big Lots at a good price for the pair. Love your kitchen tree (I did one this year, too) and the way you decorated over the kitchen cabinets. It all looks pretty darn Christmasy at your home!

Karena said...

Kathy a really creative idea for the fudge wreaths!

Please come to The 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways!! The French Basketeer has a special offering right now and there are more gifts open to enter!


Art by Karena

At The Picket Fence said...

What a darling idea Kathy! A Christmas Story is one of our favorites too so I loved your title! :-)

Gail said...

What a great gift Kathy! I wish I was on the receiving end:)

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Kathy, there are some lucky people on your gift list. Who wouldn't love a tin filled with homemade fudge? Since you made chocolate gingerbread men you are invited to add them to my Gingerbread Linky Party. Would love to have you. The party ends tomorrow night.---------- Shannon

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Oh Kathy! What an adorable project! The presentation is so beautiful! And the fudge looks so yummy! Wishing you a wonderful Saturday! Angie xo

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eleven-o-one said...

How very cute! And they look yummy, too!

Kristens Creations said...

Yummo!! That fudge looks wonderful! I am ready to start making some Christmas goodies. I have several pinned on Pintrest that I'm going to make soon. I looked at your Christmas decorations and everything looks beautiful! I'm sure you have had fun decorating your new place. I really liked that glittered Santa you found at a grocery store. He is so cute! Thanks for entering my givaway and posting about it!! Have a great night, Kristen

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

Oh WOW Kathy! I wish I was your neighbor. Yum!!!

The tins are pretty too.


NanaDiana said...

Oh.How.Cute. I am going to copy this idea..I have not seen this idea before. Soooo cute! xo Diana

Becca Bertotti said...

My favorite Christmas movie ... and, that is one of my favorite parts when he slips up helping his Dad change the tire! I can't wait for Christmas Eve when they play it nonstop for 24 hours! Your fudge looks heavenly! I want to gobble it up ... what a great gift idea!

Stitchfork said...

Great idea! I usually do smaill platefulls of cookies, but this is a fun idea!
xo Cathy

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

What a cute idea for gifting fudge. I have never seen fudge wreaths before.

The Single Nester said...

I think Oprah did this with Rachel Ray. I really should try this!

Michele Smith said...

What a great idea! Looks yummy too.

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Yours looks great! Love how you "just happened" to have some leftover to "taste"...same thing happened to me!!! LOL

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