Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Toffee

I know I’ve made toffee before, but it’s so easy to make and it’s soooo good. Also it’s really impressive to have homemade candy when you have guests over. It says to your guests, “Yeah, I got skills.” Or maybe that’s what I think it says to guests. Anyway, this toffee is the perfect blend of sweet and salty. The pretzels add a nice crunch to the crisp toffee. And everything is better with chocolate, right. Continue reading

Ale and Pretzel Caramels

I hope everybody had a great New Year and is starting 2011 off with a bang.

That being said, I’m going to be doing a little back-tracking with this recipe. I made these yummy little caramels for Christmas presents this past season. I was on a pretty tight Christmas budget but I wanted to still do something nice for loved ones. So I made a variety of sweet treats for my friends and family and packaged them in cute gift baskets. Unfortunately, I forgot to take pictures of said gift baskets to show you here but, trust me, they were cute. And more importantly, they were filled with delicious candy! Like these little cuties right here:

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