Valentine’s Day 2010
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- About 47 percent of U.S. consumers will exchange Valentine's Day candy, which will cost about $1 billion. About 75 percent of that billion is from sales of chocolate. Chocolate has been associated with romance at least since Mexico's 15th- and 16th-century Aztec Empire.
- About eight billion little candy hearts were made last year, with sayings such as "Be Mine.
What are you doing this Valentine’s Day? And what do you normally get/give for gifts?!
German Chocolate Peanut Butter Kisses
Makes approx. 28 cookies
- 1 box German Chocolate cake mix
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 c vegetable oil
- 1 bag Reese’s PB hearts
- 1 c roasted peanuts
- Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix cake mix, eggs, and oil thoroughly. Set aside.
- Grind up peanuts in food processor and pour into a shallow bowl or plate.
- Start taking wrappers of a hearts.
- Roll cookies into 1-inch balls and follow by rolling them in the ground peanuts.
- Bake 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet for 9-12 minutes.
- Cool for 2 minutes then press Reese’s heart into the middle.
- Let cool completely—2 hours.
1 more day of Valentine’s treats tomorrow—save the best for last!