Holidays and candies are an exciting combination. Holiday should be enjoyed with some amazing sweet food. Delicious treats have a special place in our life. Holidays can be enjoyed and making good relationships with people. And maintaining a good relationship requires gifts. No one ever rejects a box of sweet and delicious candies packed in fancy boxes. If you have decided to gift candies make sure the box is loads of cuteness. It creates a warm and lovely gesture. It is also an excellent activity for your children if we all make it together. Children enjoy also such activities. No matter what the occasion is, it is easy to create a DIY gift box. It’s not necessary to create a box, instead of this take candy boxes and decorate them your way. Making homemade caramels and chocolates is a great option.
Preparing A Candy Box
The first step is to prepare a candy box and decorate it. Decorate all four sides of the box. Use a ribbon to decorate the lid of the box. For additional decoration, one can use decorative mirrors or other crafts that you like. Colored candles can also be used to decorate gift boxes that need to be presented on occasions like valentine’s day or birthday. Colorful papers and leftover decorative can be used to decorate the candy boxes according to taste.
Candied Orange Peels
Candied orange peels are an amazing treat for the holidays. They are easy to make because we only need water, sugar and a couple of oranges. To make orange peel cut the top and bottom of each peel and remove the skin into quarters. Now add cold water to a saucepan and add the peels into it. Set on high heat. Drain the water and repeat the process twice. In a small bowl, whisk 1 and a half cup of sugar and quarter cup of water. Mix it well. Boil and cook the mixture for less than 10 minutes. Add the peels and cook for another 45 minutes. Drain the syrup and set aside the peels. The peels are ready to eat.
Peanut clusters are tasty and easy to make. For this, we need one pack of semi-sweet chocolate, one pack of peanut butter chips and twelve ounces of Spanish peanut. To make peanut clusters, combine the chocolate chips, peanut butter chips to the top of the double boiler. Stir frequently until it is melted. Drop by teaspoon full on wax paper. Now allow it to cool and enjoy the yummy treat.
To make caramel marshmallows we need one can sweeten condensed milk, a pack of caramels, one cup butter, one teaspoon cinnamon, half teaspoon of vanilla extract, rice crispies and one pack of large marshmallows. Line two baking sheets with wax paper and set aside. In a saucepan. cook the milk, caramel, and butter on low heat until it is melted. Now add cinnamon and vanilla. Place the crispies in a shallow bowl. With a toothpick dip each marshmallow into warm caramel mixture. Now place the toothpick into the rice crispies. Place the treat on the baking sheet and let it set. The caramel marshmallows are ready to eat.
Like the above-mentioned treats, there are numerous other lovely treats that can be eaten and presented to the friends and family on occasions like Christmas, valentine’s day and birthdays. Other treats might include peanut butter cups, chocolate coffee caramels, and butter toffee. Presenting this package of love and effort can create a great effect on our friends and family.