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Apple Dips

October means two things – lots of delicious, crisp apples and lots of Halloween candy. Try these recipes for a yummy combination of both!

Peanut Butter Cup Apple Dip

Peanut Butter Apple Dip with Peanut Butter Candies and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup butter, softened

¼ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup peanut butter

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup peanut butter cups, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese until smooth and well combined

Add in brown sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract

Fold in chopped peanut butter cups

Serve dip right away or keep in refrigerator. Allow dip to soften at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving if refrigerated.

Caramel Apple Candy Dip

Apple Dip with Chocolate and Peanut Candy and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

4 tablespoons caramel syrup, divided

6 fun size caramel, nougat, and peanut candies, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla and 2 tablespoons caramel syrup until well combined

Fold in half of the chopped Snickers.

Top with remaining Snicker pieces and drizzle on the remaining 2 tablespoons of caramel syrup.

Serve dip right away or refrigerate.

Caramel Apple Toffee Dip

Caramel Apple Dip with Toffee Crumbles and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon milk

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

3 toffee candy bars, crushed

3 tablespoons caramel sauce

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth, add in powdered sugar and beat until well combined.

Mix in milk and vanilla.

Fold in crushed toffee candy bars and then drizzle caramel sauce on top.

Serve right away or refrigerate.

DIY Patriotic Candy Poppers

A great activity for this patriotic week–everyone is sure to have a blast making these patriotic candy poppers.

What you’ll need:

  • toilet paper tubes
  • scrapbook or cardstock paper
  • tissue paper
  • ribbon/string
  • candy and confetti
  • adhesive-hot glue gun, glue sticks, double stick tap, glue dots or tape runner
  • scissors

Steps:

1.Measure the length of your toilet paper tubes and cut a strip of scrapbook or cardstock paper to wrap around it. Use adhesive to secure.

2. Cut a piece of tissue paper that will fit inside the toilet paper tube–the circumference. Line the bottom inside edge of the tube with adhesive. Press the tissue paper on adhesive all around the inside circumference. This will the be the tail of your popper.

3. Gather the tissue paper together once adhered to tube and tie with ribbon or string. Cut off excess tissue paper. You only need a few inches of tissue paper below where the ribbon/string is tied.

4. Cut a large half circle out of scrapbook/cardstock paper and roll into a cone. Trim to desired length.

5. Fill tubes with candy and confetti. Line the top edge of toilet paper tube with adhesive and secure cone top onto the tube.

6. When you are ready to celebrate hold the toilet paper tube and pull the tied tissue paper section and POP to get your sweet surprise!

Nerds Painting

Did you know that you can create your own watercolor painting with Nerds?! All you need is few basic supplies and you have yourself a fun afternoon full of sweets, pretty pictures and sunshine.

What you’ll need:

  • Nerds (preferably the small individual color boxes)
  • Cups
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper

Pour each color of Nerds into a separate cup. Pour water in each cup until Nerds are covered. The more water the more diluted the watercolor will be. Mix water and Nerds so the color candy coating is released into water. Grab a piece of paper and paintbrush and start creating your Nerd masterpiece. Have fun!

Co-Worker Gift Ideas

What to get co-workers? That is the question every Christmas. Something needs to be given but whether to make it big or small, lots or a little and other questions always come to mind. We are here to tell you though that we have compiled the perfect list of co-worker gifts that are sure to be a hit!

Bakery Treats-Who doesn’t love treats, especially from the bakery? Your co-workers will be singing your praises when you bring a bakery treat for them.

Stephen’s Hot Cocoa-A local favorite, Stephen’s Hot Cocoa is sure to warm anyone up this holiday season. Your co-workers can enjoy it at work or take it home. Either way, this gift keeps on giving.

Gift Cards-Gift cards are perfect for that co-worker that you don’t know super well but still need to get something for.  They show you care but leave it open for them to choose.

Candy-Who doesn’t love candy? Grab a couple of the popular candies, tie a bow around them and voila, the perfect gift!

Utah Truffles-A local hit, these are enjoyed by everyone. Co-workers will be asking where to get more when you bring these in.

Choose from the list above and come in and grab them today!

Candy Carnival

Candy Carnival is here! Hershey’s, Just Bom, Ferrara, Tootsie or Trolli 1.06-6.5 oz. only 5/$5, Flipz 5 oz only 99¢, Wonka, SweeTarts or Nerds 14-18 oz only 2/$1, Nestle 5-6 oz. Sweetarts only 4/$5, M&M Mars Standard Bars only 2/88¢ and so much more! While you are in the store, make sure to enter to win a $50 candy shopping spree by filling out an entry form. If you win this $50 shopping spree, you will get to go to the candy aisle and get $50 of any candy you see! How sweet is that? You do not want to miss these savings so hurry in!

Candy Hands

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Trick-or-treating just got sweeter.
Are you looking for a fun way to plus up your Halloween trick-or-treating candy, classroom or office gifts? These creepy candy gloves are perfect and only take minutes to prepare!
What you’ll need:

Clear plastic gloves

Candy (some thin and long to fill the fingers)

Ribbion or string

Optional:

Spinder rings

Fun Halloween treats

Pull gloves open and stuff with candy. Place thin and long candies in the fingers. Add any fun Halloween trinkets or toys until the glove is full. Tie with ribbon or string. Place spider ring on one of the candy fingers. Be creative and clever— find fun Halloween themed candies like chocolate eyeballs to help your make your hands extra creepy.