Cin Made ''Cherry Mash''
Straws Kitchen @CinCooks
The candy was easy to make and was sooooo yummmy.
My "1" pic of the candy is from when I made it in 2009, and featured as the main photo.
There have been others who added their photos on here (and that is great).
Pretty and delicious... what a combo! Brighten up your candy bowl with this lovely dish.
- 1/2 c
- butter or margarine ( i use butter)
- 2 c
- granulated sugar (can be made with splenda)
- 2/3 c
- evaporated milk
- dash of salt
- 12 large marshmallows
- 1 pkg
- (10 oz) cherry chips
- 1 tsp
- pure vanilla
- 1 pkg
- (12 oz) chocolate chips
- 3/4 c
- peanut butter ( i use skippy-extra crunchy); ( i use a little more )
- 1 pkg
- (12 oz) crushed peanuts
Bring to a boil then boil for 5 minutes.
* Pour into a buttered 9 x 13 baking dish and chill for 2 hours.
Spread evenly over the cherry layer. Chill until firm enough to cut into bite size pieces.
I use Log House premium quality CHERRY flavored Baking Morsels.
There is a photo above by Karla showing the cherry chips in a bag...=;D
She also has a photo above when she remade it and put the nuts in...beautiful.
For those of us that can't find the Cherry Chips in the local grocery store. Trust me I went to every one here in my area.
There is a way you can still make this awesome candy with out them.
I went to my local Walmart store in the isle with spices and extracts look for Watkins Cherry extract.
I used the white chocolate chips and then added four capfulls' of the extract and red food coloring if that is important to you. You can also add the flavoring to taste.
I will post a picture of it when I am done. The Cherry part is chilling now then on to the top ;) This has been a fave of my husband and I have loved this since we were kids. Glad I found a good recipe. Thank you
P.S. Cary did add her pictures...check out all the pictures and you will no only see mine but you will see all of the pictures of those who made this recipe and posted there photos!!!
P.S.S. Also, I want to thank Cary for all her work turning this recipe into one that anyone can make, no matter whether they can find the "cherry chips" or not!!!