Come to be inspired and have fun tagging along with me on my crafting journey as I do my creative activities .....Cardmaking, Scrapping, Faithbooking ... by Kari

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Christmas Cards and Cookies Blog Hop - Dec. 3-4, 2011 (Day 1)

Welcome Friends and Welcome to my Blog!  
If you are here for the Christmas Cards and Cookies Blog Hop you are in the right place but if you want to go to Christmas Card Blog Hop or Jen's Birthday Blog Hop please scroll down ...thanks! :)

Welcome to Round One of the Christmas Cards & Cookies Blog Hop! You should have come from Jennifer's blog . If you are starting here and wish to hop from the beginning of the hop, please visit Dena’s blog :
There was so much response to the Christmas Cards & Cookies Blog Hop that it had to be split between two weekends. This is Round One and begins Saturday, Dec. 3rd, continuing through Sunday, Dec. 4th. Round Two will be held next weekend. We have a talented group of women who love papercrafting and baking. Each of them is sharing a recipe for a yummy Christmas treat along with a Christmas card or tag. Hopefully, you’ll pick up some great ideas for your own Christmas gift giving this season. So, grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy!

Here is my project : I decided to do a simple tag to attach to the glad treat box that I am giving to a friend with my goodies which is my yummy Peanut Butter Flake Candy.  The recipe is below and its so easy I make at least 5 batches of this every Christmas....everyone loves it.  Don't take long at all and you can put the goodies in a nice treat box of your own.  

Here is the recipe for the tag...I use my favorite sizzix die tag cut out and inked it up with red ink then I stamped it with some swirlys and then I put one of my dollar stamps I have found last year and stamped it with versa mark then embossed it with red embossing powder, then stickled the gems all over with pizzaz and then I also put snowflakes here with the gems and then kinds of ink spot it with my brush and then put red ribbon on it...easy peasy! but pretty...
Here is the recipe for the Peanut Butter Flake Candy.
1 cup Light Karo Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup Peanut Butter (Creamy or Crunch) *I use them both but in separate batches...
5 cups Corn Flakes

Put Sugar and Karo syrup in a sauce pan (med heat) Bring to boil for approx 1 minute. Then add peanut butter and stir well. Add cornflakes. Stir again to make sure evenly coated. Pour onto cookie sheet and let set/cool, then break apart and put in containers. (I used the Glad containers - they are perfect! )

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please be sure to visit Susan's blog next to see what she has to share with you!

In His Love,
Be Inspired,


Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Oh yikes, sorry you're having so much trouble with Blogger .. I will stop back to see the pics. Hopefully, you'll have better luck today. Sometimes when that happens to me, I switch browsers. I've found that every once in a while, neither Blogger nor Face Book cooperates well with Internet Explorer, so I switch then to Mozilla Firefox, etc.

Try it!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Oh yikes, sorry you're having so much trouble with Blogger .. I will stop back to see the pics. Hopefully, you'll have better luck today. Sometimes when that happens to me, I switch browsers. I've found that every once in a while, neither Blogger nor Face Book cooperates well with Internet Explorer, so I switch then to Mozilla Firefox, etc.

Try it!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

mamawcindy said...

Hate to hear you had so much trouble. Your recipe sounds delicious. Will come back later and see if you get the picture on. Merry Christmas to you and your family. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Carla said...

I love your tag, it's beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing your tag and your yummy recipe.

lindaplus3 said...

Your recipe sounds very yummy... i am a big fan of peanut butter.... you did a very nice job on your tag,, its very pretty ...:) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

Hi Kari, this tag is soooo beautiful!! I have to try this.
My gma made "corn flake bars" all the time when I was a kid! I know the recipe (almost) by heart. We put them in a rectangle cake pan and after cooling, cut in to squares. Have you tried it with chocolate drizzles on top?

Leslie said...

Thanks for stopping by! I am totally going to try your recipe - sounds fantastic!! Great tag too!

Dena said...

Sounds interesting! My boyfriend loves peanut butter, so I may have to try this! Cute tag, too! Thanks for joining my hop.

Dena Jones

ScrappingJUDY said...

Hey here you are I like to have missed you.....LOL
Glad I didn`t miss the cute tag andthe yummy recipe. Thanks for Sharing

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

glad to see you finally got your project posted... Peanut butter lovers LOOK OUT.

have a great holiday!!

Liz said...

love the tag, it's adorable!

Janet said...

Love your recipe will have to try it out I like fast and simple sometimes. Your tag is adorable as well!
Nice hopping with you!
Big Blog Hugs! Janet

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Yummy Yummy! Great Tag love the bling on your snowflakes.

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

LOVE the recipe .. sounds easy and yummy. Thank you for sharing.

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

Theresa said...

Yummmmmmm, that looks so good, I have never tried to make any kind of candy before, I might have to give this a try!

SueNJ said...

Oh Miss Kari, are these coming to my house :D I love the recipe and your tag is so pretty! So glad to be in this hop with you!

Happy Scrappin'

Sue B

Lori Apgar said...

Oh My YUMMY!!! That sounds delicious!!!

Shelly Lynn said...

another beautiful tag and the recipe sounds delicious... I love anything with Peanut butter!! TFS!

Jennifer said...

Cute tag & your recipe sounds yummy! I've never heard of flake candy! Sorry I'm so late in hopping but I just got my computer back.
craftycardgallery at gmail dot com

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