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Christmas Goodies

Sweets are synonymous with Christmas. It's a blessing and a curse. About this time of the season I begin to think something like this: "If I have to eat one more cookie I'm just going to lose it."

It's really not so much that I'm tired of sweets. I'm just tired of the same old cookie. Every once in a while you find a great cookie recipe that brings life back to the party. You won't be finding that recipe here. My solution is to move away from the cookie tray and over to the candy dish.

I love trying new recipes and this year is no exception. On a whim I picked up the holiday issue of Better Homes and Gardens to find some deliciously different candy recipes. I'm sharing one today. So if baking isn't your thing, there is still hope. Just remember that the key to great candy making lies in two very simple principles: patience & a good candy thermometer.

Pink Grapefruit Gumdrops 




Nonstick cooking spray
1 c sugar
1 c light-colored corn syrup
3/4…