a bit of this, a bit of that

Sweet Rednesday !!

Welcome to Rednesday,
please visit Sue at 'A Very Cherry World'
to see many more Red Delights

Red, White and Blue Bark

1 package (14 ounces) White Candy Melts
1 package (14 ounces) Red Candy Melts
1 package (14 ounces) Blue Candy Melts
Cinnamon drop sprinkles or crushed peppermint pinwheel candies
Line cookie pan with parchment paper.
Melt each package of Candy Melts following package instructions. Spoon candy into prepared pan distributing colors randomly. Tap pan on counter to remove air bubbles; with spoon or butter knife, marble candy in pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon drops or crushed peppermint candies. Chill until firm, about 10 minutes.
Remove parchment from pan; break candy into smaller serving pieces.
Serves Each piece serves 1

Fire Red Candy Apples

8 medium apples, green or red
2 3/4 cup(s) sugar
1 1/4 cup(s) light corn syrup
1 1/2 cup(s) water
1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
15 drops red food coloring
Wash and dry apples, remove stems and insert a wooden stick into the bottom (not stem end) of the apples; approximately 2/3 of the way into the apple. Set apples aside.
In saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup and water. Heat slowly on low heat, stirring constantly. Once mixture starts to boil, stop stirring and leave boiling until candy mixture reaches 300°F on a candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water separates into breakable threads.
Remove from heat and stir in food coloring. Wait until mixture stops bubbling, then add vanilla, mix well.
Dip each apple into the mixture while mixture is still hot, swirl to cover apple evenly. You will need to work fast to get all the apples dipped before mixture becomes too hard.
Place dipped apple on greased cookie sheet or greased wax paper.

Oh my gosh...Very Cherry Double Bubble Gumballs

What does your sweet tooth

crave right now ????

Hugs xOxO Nerina :)


  1. What a feast for the eyes! My sweet tooth is craving some of that bark! I've jotted down the recipe, and definitely will try it!
    Happy Rednesday!

  2. Rednesday, fun idea!! The apples look great..., I used to eat those as a kid.
    There's a Giveaway @ Completely Coastal that you might like!

  3. Happy REDnesday, Nerina! Those red apples look pretty good to me and the bark is very colourful. Thanks for sharing.


  4. Hello...

    Ohhh my...I'm just coming from Denise Marie's place where she had caramel apples...you Girls are making me hungry! Hehe!

    Wow...I've never seen almond bark done this way...it's really soooo pretty and I bet it's sooo yummy! I was just thinking...wonder if you can add food coloring to the white almond bark...like orange and black? Would make great Halloween snacks! The candy apples looks awesome too! Thanks for sharing the recipes with us today...

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari @Happy To Design

  5. Everything looks so scrumptious! Except for the gumballs, I'll pass on those. Love the look of the bark candy, very colorful!

  6. Yummy!!! I think I'll go have an apple although it's not a candy one :)


  7. You girls are all presenting RED with the current holiday in mind!
    I'm just not so clever!

  8. Another Sugar coma. Atomic fireballs are my fav red candy. Love ya bunches.

  9. Wow, it's all calling my sweet tooth! I think the bark is the winner though, what fun colors!

  10. *candy corn* :):):):) loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee these!! YUMMY! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  11. I wanted to thank you for stopping by my blog and talking to me about my hubby and a transplant. We are still Going over the pro's and con's and all the money that is needed for the drugs. I am so happy that your hubby has made it through his transplant. After my husbands first transplant in 97 we are a little scared becasue of the immunosupprents drugs and how much can happy to you when your immuon system is suppressed.

    Oh and the candies..YUMMY

    Have a wonderful rest of the week


  12. That red, white, and blue bark looks amazing. It would be perfect for, say....a Fourth of July swap. :-) Happy Thursday!

  13. When I looked at the photo (without reading the post) I thought "oh, what GORGEOUS napkins!
    Wow...that bark looks too pretty to eat!
    As usual, I'm craving my Frank's Finger's this time of year.....the recipe is on my blog if you are into making funny/creepy treats for Halloween!
    I am ALSO craving carmel apples!

  14. What does my sweet tooth crave right now? Everything shown above! I'm definitely making some of that bark - tomorrow, I think!

    I've had a wicked busy week, but am going to the post office tomorrow to mail your goodies! (After I make some bark, lol!)

  15. OH my goodness... my mouth really did water over all those gorgeous photos!! What a fun idea.. such eye candy - literally!

    Have a wonderful Halloween!!


  16. How did I miss this post! YuM! I need to try that bark!!
    Been thinking of you. Drop me a line when you can. much love.... xo


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